5 Romanian Easter Traditions (Orthodox Easter) | JuliaSomething

Julia at JuliaSomething shares a bit of Romanian Orthodox traditions around Easter... food, fun, family and even a strange religious "light" ritual. Thanks Julia! -- Lane Beck, 7 Apr, 2018, San Diego, CA 5 Romanian Easter Traditions (Orthodox Easter) | JuliaSomething — Read on juliasomething.com/romanian-easter-traditions/

What do Ljubljana, Zagreb and Belgrade all have in common?

Fun Fact (from this map nerd): I just realized the river that runs through old town Ljubljana is the same river that runs through Zagreb... the Sava river! Bonus Fun Fact: The Sava river originates in the foothills of the Julian Alps near the Italy/Slovenia/Austria border and joins the mighty Danube in Belgrade, Serbia. Here …

Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

March 1, 2018, San Diego, CA, Lane Beck This awesome list contains my Plan B, Plan C and Plan D! Always have a backup for your backup. Not yet sure which destinations correspond to which plan, but that is part of the adventure! _______________________ A list of our favourite non schengen countries in Europe to …

The Top 7 Non-Schengen Countries to Visit in Europe


5 Spooky Places In Europe That Any Halloween Fan Should Visit | From Europe and beyond.



The world offers a myriad of opportunities to realize our privilege.


Time is a magical and dramatic thing. It is only through the passing of years and through travel that we, creatures of modern times, are allowed to cross over into once forbidden or restricted places of the world. If you can’t find any other reason to leap onto the next plane, ponder the novelty of going somewhere that so many others before you could not. 

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Created by the Soviet Union, the Iron Curtain once divided Europe in half, leaving those forbidden to enter it with only their imagination of what lay beyond. Take advantage of the fact that you can now discover the gorgeous city of Budapest, venture high into the mountains of Zakopane in Poland to indulge in delicious smoked cheese and visit the mystical Bran Castle in Romania, home of Dracula.

Auschwitz, in the 1940’s was a place no one would wish on even their most…

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It’s good to be home – Adi Seres

This year I make 10 years since I am not living with my parents and 5 years since I live in the UK. In 2007 I left my home town and relocated to Oradea, about 130km from home to attend University. … Source: It’s good to be home – Adi Seres