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Top 5 things to eat and drink in Toronto

One of the best parts about going to any new city is trying out the local cuisine. According to the city of Toronto’s website, Toronto has no shortage of restaurants, with over 7,500 establishments to choose from. Two of the hardest questions I have to field as a tour guide...

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How safe is Bucharest?

How safe is Bucharest?

Bucharest is well known for its engaging personality, beautiful architecture, low prices, and charming contrasts between old and new. It’s not hard to see why Romania’s capital is among the most desired city break destinations, but many travellers may wonder how safe Bucharest really is. We’re here to share everything...

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Communism in Poland through the eyes of a child

Communism in Poland through the eyes of a child

During our tour of Nowa Huta, the communist district of Krakow, I’ve had tourists ask me about my memories from childhood. In reality, this question should be directed more to somebody from my parent’s generation, but on the other hand, there are definitely some things I remember about the communist era....

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24 hours in: Irkutsk

24 hours in: Irkutsk

If you ever find yourself in Irkutsk for a short visit, you can still get a good sense of what the city has to offer in just 24 hours. Located in eastern Siberia, Irkutsk may not be on your travel radar, but it won’t be hard to see why it...

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30 things you should experience in Europe

30 things you should experience in Europe

It’s impossible to ever grow-out of Europe. You may have experienced a flurry of European capitals on a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it, blurry-eyed coach tour in your early 20’s, then perhaps ventured back a few years later for a more adventurous solo trip through The Balkans, and maybe you were invited to your...

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