Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

It’s Saturday morning at the Obor farmers’ market and there’s a humming and buzzing of people coming and going with their shopping bags full of fresh vegetables, fruits and meat. Most of the farmers are organised more or less according to their geographical area of Romania. The smoke you see...

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The complete guide to: Brasov travel

The complete guide to: Brasov travel

Welcome to this beautiful medieval Transylvanian town of Brasov; smack in the middle of the mountains, carefully balancing its large size and modern amenities with its small-town atmosphere, history and warmth. Whether you’re planning to visit for a few days or you want to stay a while, our local Brasov...

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The owners have no restaurant experience, but this is still the best vegan cafe in Moscow

The owners have no restaurant experience, but this is still the best vegan cafe in Moscow

Wandering the maze of yards of Moscow’s Artplay Design Centre, you will sooner or later stumble upon a bullet-shaped structure mounting a concrete box covered in drawings. If you get here in one of the few warm months, you will also see a summer terrace with chairs and tables of...

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Where to find the best pyzy and flaki in Warsaw

Where to find the best pyzy and flaki in Warsaw

Kasia and Jarek just celebrated the third anniversary of Pyzy, flaki gorące — a place where the authentic taste of Warsaw’s street food integrates with locals and foreigners alike, from a kitchen that has only recently moved to the Praga quarter. “When we were opening this bar three years ago,...

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Discovering street art in Palma de Mallorca

Discovering street art in Palma de Mallorca

I remember when I was young, walking through the old streets of the capital on the island of Mallorca. I was incredibly curious, walking alongside my parents, about the hundreds and hundreds of names drawn on the walls and doors. I later found out this was what many call graffiti....

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Why Krasty Tasty has the best burger in Bratislava

Why Krasty Tasty has the best burger in Bratislava

Walking through the streets of Bratislava, you’re bound to stumble across many hipster restaurants and food stalls. It’s the huge trend here lately: locals not only want to eat good-quality food — they want to have drool-worthy pictures of their dinners for Instagram, too. So, where should you go to...

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Things to do in: Brasov

Things to do in: Brasov

While many people often use Brasov as a gateway to surrounding castles and other areas, spending a more significant amount of time in this endlessly fascinating city never disappoints. From historic churches and medieval architecture, to a scenic old town, lively café culture and great food, what’s not to love?...

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Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

One of my most fascinating days in Crete was when my family and I toured Rethymnon with a local guide. We walked through the city (and out of the city) on the Rethymnon Conquered and Bygone Crete Adventure tours, learning the region’s history and secrets, and hearing incredible stories about...

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Treasures and treats in the hidden shops of Budapest

Treasures and treats in the hidden shops of Budapest

We meet our guide, Monika, for our Urban Adventures’ Made In Budapest Shopping Tour, at the front of the Grand Central Market — a fascinating place that we’ll definitely be back to. Monika is enthusiastic and keen to welcome us to some of the spots we’d probably never find on...

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10 things about Poland that might surprise you

10 things about Poland that might surprise you

Every country has its stereotypes: Swedes are tall, blonde vikings, the Scottish all wear kilts, Germans have no sense of humour, and every Australian knows how to surf. Poland is no different. While everyone assumes we drink nothing but vodka, that’s not the full story of our drinking habits —...

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