10 Ways to Kick Travel Fatigue’s Ass

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There was a time a little more than a year ago, when I hated traveling. After doing it for more than five months, being sick for what seemed like the millionth time, being cramped into a dorm room in blistering heat with no air-conditioning, fearing for my life inContinue reading “10 Ways to Kick Travel Fatigue’s Ass”

Backpacking Awesomeness

I was still tired when I woke up the next morning at Hippo. Not sleeping and being in transit for nearly 40 hours can do that to a person. But, I had a one-track mind: the Adriatic. After a quick breakfast (Hippo gives you eggs to do up however you like), I grabbed a beachContinue reading “Backpacking Awesomeness”

Trains versus buses — which is better? (The List)

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js // <![CDATA[ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); // ]]> Given the fantastic experiences I had on the trains through the Balkans, I decided to write-up a pros/cons list of taking the bus versus taking the train through most of Europe. Both can be good. Both can be bad. Often times — at least inContinue reading “Trains versus buses — which is better? (The List)”

The longest day

In theory, I should have arrived to Bar, Montenegro from Belgrade, Serbia around 8:30 p.m. Which, in theory, would have given me plenty of time to catch the bus from Bar to Budva and check-in to Hippo Hostel. In theory … Unfortunately, that was not the case. As I sat in the train at theContinue reading “The longest day”