Day 447: Let’s Pretend It’s Summer

Boats by Lake Ohrid

Ohrid, Macedonia An hour bus ride away from Ohrid is a famous monastery St. Naum. Canada, Kiwi and I decided to pay it a visit. […]

Day 446: Free Dimensional

Autumn in Lake Ohrid

Ohrid, Macedonia We thought it a better idea to relocate to a hostel the next day, in hope to bump into more travellers. There were […]

Day 445: I Was on Hot Seat, Literally…

Busker at the market

10/24 Skopje – Tetovo – Struga – Ohrid, Macedonia Last night at dinner, a Kiwi named Sam and I had agreed to check out Skopje […]

Day 444: No Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow


10/23 Skopje, Macedonia The hostel I stayed at in Skopje was packed with solo travellers. I liked it. The fact that the hostel is tiny […]

Day 443: Balkanized!

Waiting for the bus

Rila – Blagoevgrad – Sofia, Bulgaria – Skopje, Macedonia Today was pretty much uneventful as Jonathan and I made our way from the Rila Monastery […]

Day 442: Rilski Manastir

Rila Monastery

Plovdiv – Sofia – Rila, Bulgaria Supposedly there’s a monastery (a UNESCO heritage site) up in a mountain called Rila in south of Bulgaria. And […]

Day 441: HE ЛAPKИPAЙ!!!

No Parking!!!

Plovdiv, Bulgaria  It’s hard to navigate around Bulgaria’s streets since everything is in Cyrillic… Cyrillic looks similar to Engish alphabets but it’s not. That’s the tricky […]

Day 440: Let’s go Disco in Bulgaria

Plovdiv's town square

Istanbul, Turkey – Plovdiv, Bulgaria First impression of Bulgaria: the 80’s making a comeback or it never left. My bus from Turkey to Bulgaria was mostly […]

Day 439: Nada!

Lazy day

Selcuk – Istanbul, Turkey Did. Nothing. Today. Nothing. Nil. Nada.

Day 438: “Lost” in Samos

Inhabitant on Samos

Selcuk – Kusadasi, Turkey – Samos, Greece – Kusadasi – Selcuk, Turkey Today sort of pissed me off. My travel route plan was to go […]

Day 437: Cat Power

Ephesus cats

Selcuk – Ephesus – Selcuk, Turkey I have guest entry for today :] Hello, this is Sugar from Hong Kong, a woman backpacker travel alone in […]

Day 428: Here We Go

Sunset in Istanbul

Istanbul – Goreme, Turkey Nice slow day today: homemade breakfast with Cagil and his brother; strolling around the coastline promenade with Behic, then it’s off […]