Travel Blog: Off the beaten track

Berlin's Abandoned Buildings: Soviet Tank Barracks

When visiting Berlin it’s important if you wish to explore an abandoned place that it’s not all about the SpreePark (the abandoned amusement park in Treptow). There’s plenty more of Berlin's abandoned buildings on offer, that isn’t as risky to get into and as disappointing.

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Sapa Market - A Taste of Vietnam in Prague

For a moment it's easy to forget that I'm 8 thousand kilometers from south-east Asia.  For a moment I really believe I'm in Hanoi. Prague is more than just the jewel of Bohemia.  It's very much an alive city.  Stray from the cobbled streets of old town, and you never know what you'll find.

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15 Things You Can Do In Berlin For Under €15

Berlin can be considered to be one of the more expensive destinations in Europe, but it's certainly a must-see city! It's more than possible to experience Berlin's crazy alternative culture without your wallet being ripped to shreds! There're so many incredible pocket-friendly things to do, especially outside the tourist traps! 15 things you can do in Berlin for under €15 precisely ;)

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Why You Should Avoid Franchises In Prague

By "Franchise", I mean the big global companies - McDonalds, KFC, Starbucks, Subway and Costa.Off the top of my head, those are the five main global companies that can be found in and around Prague. Sure, McDonalds is safe. Starbucks does good coffee. Subway is tasty. Costa do good snacks; but you can do so much better in Prague.

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Prague: Off The Beaten Path

So obviously you've seen what the internet and the guidebooks have to say about where to go and what to do and what to see while you're in Prague. Or maybe you've been before and you want to discover more local and lesser known attractions and places to go. Either way, I've compiled a list of my favourite places to go - all of which are in the centre of Prague. And very well hidden ;). This is Prague: Off the beaten path.

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Alternative Nights Out To Partying in Prague

Many many people head to Prague for the partying, however if dancing the night away in a club isn't your cup of tea, check out these alternative ways to spend the evening.

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Partying in Prague: A Step-By-Step Guide

The Prague party scene is not only reserved for the packs of Stag parties and the thousands of exchange students arriving in the city search of a good evening. It’s often overwhelming as a backpacker coming to Prague looking for a great night as most of the decent pubs and clubs are not located directly in the centre. That’s where I come in! I’ve been living in Prague as an exchange student for a few months now, so I definitely know where to go for a party!

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Gettin' Crafty: A Delicious Guide To Dublin's Craft Beer Revolution

What do you think of when you think of Ireland? Rolling green hills? Diddley-aye music and dance? Guinness? A picture perfect pint, emblematic of the nation and considered in many ways as much of a valuable cultural export as a beer commodity and that is due in no small part to the Guinness dominance of the brewing industry here for a remarkably long, long time. For the majority of people, Guinness features in their top three answers to that question and it's no surprise.

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