graffiti, Ghent, Belgium

Weekend in Belgium part.1

Goblinette has lived in Belgium for a while. More than two years actually. That is just enough time to get used to some place and become more than just a tourist there. We decided to visit some of our favourite places and our friends living there. Sadly, there is a long list of people we […]

Questions or comments we hate on budget travel

I love going on a budget trip and I love coming back. But comments from some of my friends really piss me off sometimes. Have you ever heard any of those? 1. You have too much money. I don’t earn much so I can’t travel. What is budget travel? When I was making the most […]

cake, Valencia, heart cake

Short break in Valencia part.1

We were tired of the too long winter, so we decided to visit a country with a warmer climate. Since we are cheap and mostly close to broke, we checked special offers online. Valencia in Spain looked promising. We have been to Spain a few times, but, since it is absolutely huge, there are lots […]

fly, birds, Flying

How to enyoj flying more?

Most of the longer trips start with buying plane tickets. But not everyone enjoys flying so much. Of course we could go on a road trips more often. Doing a few hundred kilometres with car and losing a few days of holidays before you even arrive at the wanted destination, can be a problem. Don’t […]

Castle, sea and romantic walk in Trieste

Romantic Trieste? Trieste romantic? When I think of romantic places, Trieste in Italy is not usually on my mind. I saw a few commercials for romantic stays there and I was a bit sceptic. Actually, for me it was allways more a place to go shopping to, or to catch a plane from the Trieste […]

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Ljubljana, Ljublanica river, boat, winter in Ljubljana

First 5 free things to do in Ljubljana

Are you in the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, and looking for things to do on a budget? Here are some ideas. 1. Visit Ljubljana open market You can get fresh produce in an open market under famous Plečnik’s Arcades at the River Bank and there is also an indoor market area at Pogačarjev trg 1 […]

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Travel finance, steady jobs and other options

Is it good idea to quit your job and travel around the world? I see more and more posts about people quitting corporate jobs and traveling the world. They never write about travel finance. There are usually happy faces everywhere and they are usually trying to sell me something. Lately I read a post from […]

New York, Santacon

New York by American dreamer

We have a guest blogger.  Our first. My friend Michel. We meet in Belgium, approx. 3 years ago. He taught me all about couchsurfing and is a really nice guy. He is an expert on budget travel, and this summer he visited America. There he fell in love with New York and is already planning […]

Have you been to this 6 Christmas markets?

Goblins are not particularly fond of Christmas holidays, but we love Christmas markets. Here are some of our favourites. One of the most famous ones is in Cologne (Koln), Germany http://www.cologne.de/events/christmas-markets This one is so big, you have to take special mini train from one venue to another. You can also collect different mulled vine […]