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Finally, somebody is willing to take on Big Pooh

Bravo to the Polish town of Tuszyn for taking a stand on something we’ve all long wondered about and, yes, feared:

According to an Australian newspaper…

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Abandoned Soviet UFO building in Bulgaria

In the quaint town of Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria there is a hostel that runs (not completely legal) day-trips out to Buzludzha, an abandoned Soviet building that resembles a massive concrete UFO. 556 more words


Camilla De Maffei, Where Europe Ends, 2012

‘Where Europe Ends’ (2012) is an interesting project by an Italian photographer Camilla De Maffei, in which she examines the symbolic borders of Europe. De Maffei follows the Danube, Europe’s longest river, through Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria all the way to the delta in Romania, where it disappears into the Black Sea. 175 more words



The proper amount of time after our most recent court date has passed, so, without further ado…

World, meet Edward Ray Newingham.

Edward has been adopted from Latvia and is now a member of our family. 106 more words


Darkness On the Edge of Hungary – Ferenc Szalasi & the Arrow Cross In Velem

On the very edge of Hungary, astride the Austrian border, stands the small village of Velem. Set amid the forested slopes of the Koszeg Mountains, Velem is located in a quintessentially romantic landscape. 1,027 more words

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My Eastern Europe Adventure: The final leg in Croatia

Leaving the iconic thermal baths and beautiful architecture of Budapest behind, we set off early on Day 8 of our Busabout Eastern European Trek to make our way to a brand new country. 826 more words


The Best of Eastern Europe: Top 5 Places to Visit

Backpacking in Europe is a rite of passage for most students and travellers. But due to its size many end up hopping between the most famous cities (London, Paris, Rome…) and never explore what the Eastern fringes has to offer. 366 more words