Where to break the journey between Skopje and Lake Ohrid

Interested in seeing some smaller, less-visited cities and towns en route between Macedonian’s outlandish capital and its jewel in the crown, serene Lake Ohrid? Although you can get between the two places in a little over three hours by public bus, we spent about a...

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How to get from Lake Ohrid in Macedonia to Berat in Albania

A step-by-step guide on getting from Ohrid to Berat using public transport This is a popular route for independent travellers and backpackers in the Balkans but there is no direct public transport between the two places and little information online about how to go...

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Twelve More Forts and Castles from Around the World

A photo essay featuring twelve more forts, castles and palaces that we have explored on our travels As a continuation of our first Forts and Castles post, here are some more fortresses that we have discovered on our travels.   Gjirokastra Castle, Albania Gjirokastra...

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How to Spend a Few Days in Skopje | Macedonia

What to do in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia - Europe’s most eclectic capital! A controversial and not to mention very expensive renovation programme has turned this once relatively quiet former Yugoslavian city into a neoclassical masterpiece. Launched in 2010, Skopje...

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2015: A Review of our Travelling Year in Photographs

A Review of 2015: Our Year of Travel in Photographs When it comes to travel, 2015 was another fantastic year for us, once more packed full of superlatives. In November we celebrated a milestone: our seven year travelversary. Yes, it really has been seven years since...

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Longterm Travel: Seven Years on the Road

Today marks the date when, seven years ago, we left the UK and began our nomadic lifestyle. Introduction by Kirsty and stories by Mark Nomad: a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place … Seven years. It’s a long time...

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