190 days have passed since we started the world trip

Asia
Stories

The Cinema

It still bamboozles me that many, many people see traveling to India as something cool, glamorous, even chic. Every now and then, on the tv or social medias, you can see the figure of a hippie, a rasta raggamuffin or a 20-something-years-old girl singing praise about some ecstatic state of enlightenment reached by travelling through […]

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Tips and tricks for low budget trips

Plane ticket rental

Usually when we go somewhere on a holiday, we purchase a return flight (they are even cheaper for oversea flights, if we don’t take a low-cost carrier), but what if we travel longer, for instance in Southeast Asia, and we are not sure what our next destination is or how long we want to stay […]

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Asia
Stories

The castle

Being in paradise is a state of mind, different for everyone. While the most common choice to reach Nirvana is through hordes of attractive, available sexual partners and/or rivers of energy drinks & videogames, many also agree that going to some tropical beach, sipping cocktails and observing the panorama, which often includes Instagram models posing […]

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Asia
Stories

The rainforests of the Malaysian peninsula

In the first 1,5 years of the world trip, we are spending around 6 months in tropical, lush countries, and since we prefer nature to the concrete jungles, it is obvious that we planned to go to rainforests. Our first try was in India, where it is safer to get a guide. In Kerala we […]

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Europe
Stories

The dormitory

  “It’s a bit dark here, Matej!”I swear it was supposed to sound like a legitimate statement, not like some scared puppy noise. “Is there a way to turn on the light in here?” A woman’s shriek filled the hallway in response, immediately freezing the air of that hot July night.“…p-p-p-pleaseā€¦?” “Ah, sorry Luca” replied […]

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Europe
Stories

The legend of Bob

It’s a long, long way In the movies it always looks no more difficult than taking your chiwuawua to the park. Except, when you are walking on El Camino de Santiago, you do not wake up at midday, you are not as fresh as a rose, chances are that you took the last shower two […]

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Europe
Stories

The yellow bastion

“For instance, if I were at the market I would pickpocket someone else, not you! Everyone knows that Italians don’t like rules and are suspicious, so I would go for someone else!” said our host. “Take the Swedish, for instance! They are so naive, and much easier targets! Ha ha ha ha ha!” Worried Laughter […]

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World trip preparation

Planning a world trip

And the idea was born We don’t even remember when did the first spark come. We were already travelling for years alone, with friends or with the NGO where our positions required us to travel, for shorter or longer period. Then we met each other and since we lived in different countries for almost 3 […]

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World trip preparation

How to select insurance for a world trip?

In the past months, we have spent days trying to find the insurance fitting our needs during our world trip. First, we heard about the option of having insurance for a trip longer than 90 days with World Nomads, but then friends mentioned Round the world flight‘s insurance, True Traveller andĀ Chapka. Besides, they were also […]

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Europe
Practical information

How to discover Oslo during a cold weekend

There are a lot of cities where we can have a quick visit for a weekend – mainly due to the favourable flight schedules since many of these towns would require more days preferably. Oslo is one of them, this was my second time here and I still feel that there is still a lot […]

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