443 days have passed since we started the world trip

Backpacker on the rock
World trip preparation

3 easy steps to change your life and take that “big leap”

Changing your life is very scary, I get it. It was also very scary for me, took quite some months, if not years to decide whether I really want this or not. In the end, we did it: we quit our jobs, left for 3 years of world trip… and well, in the end Covid-19 […]

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Asia
Stories

The baby giant

Life on the fields Once upon a time, in a remote village of ancient Vietnam, there was a couple who spent their youth traveling and sharing their adventures on their favorite social media, but when the 50th year of age kicked in, they found themselves desperately wanting a child, while not being able to bear […]

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Asia
Stories

Geishas and maikos

The world pandemic made us stay in Japan, thus maybe it is also just a perfect time to learn a bit more of the Japanese culture. In the first weeks we are staying around the Kansai region. We arrived here a week earlier than the cherry blossom, so got plenty of time to find the […]

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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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