This morning I realised that dam, after writing about all these awesome places abroad, I should really post something about my hometown. Dún Laoghaire (please – go ahead and try to pronounce it) is a harbour town south of Dublin city centre. It takes it name from Laoghaire, a High King of…

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The small city of Rzeszów (I still have no idea how to pronounce it – Che-sof I think!) lies to the east of the extremely popular city of Kraków. In May I was passing through on my way to Ukraine, as it’s small airport is served by Ryanair – hurrah! The border crossing is just…

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What To Eat When Backpacking OR  ‘How to survive when you’re absolutely broke’. Obviously a humongous part of travelling to new places is experiencing the exotic food, but sometimes our stomachs (and wallets) need a break from all the gastronomical adventures. When this happens, naturally you don’t want to be wasting money…

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The Grand Bazaar, built in 1461 is the original shopping mall of the world. And it’s funking huge. The Kapalıçarşı (as it’s known in Turkish) is a labyrinth of 61 covered streets and over 3000 shops. Whilst getting yourself completely lost in this glittering jungle you will encounter master-craftsmen of jewellery, traditional pottery, metalwork…

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Nestled between the Dublin mountains and the expanse of Dublin Bay, the capital of Ireland is rich with beauty and true Irish character. However, as beautiful as the city is, it does of course come at a price. While getting to Dublin is very cheap (€9.99 on Ryanair), for budget backpackers…

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