Tag Archives: hostels

Bucaresti // interlude

How to start your stay in Bucharest? Probably hanging out with two dudes you met in the back of a minivan from Bulgaria, because that’s not how people die or anything. (Full disclosure, they’re really awesome guys. My mom’s all … Continue reading

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So like in Istanbul, the everpresent travel-cold that had been with me basically this entire trip finally abruptly devolved into oh-fuck-I’m-really-sick, so this is mostly just a photodump since I tried to avoid interacting with people as much as I … Continue reading

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Пловдив // Plovdiv (not in the snow)

I had no idea what to expect from Plovdiv. The name sounds so heavy and gloomy — because of plodding, I’m sure, but it’s one of the oldest cities in the world, so, you know, why not. And as often happens with … Continue reading

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in bruges

I accidentally ended up in Bruges during the weekend of the Bruges Beer Festival, because of course I did. Which meant the hostel I stayed in, despite being out of city center, was fucking bananas. Which, honestly, I don’t mind — I’m … Continue reading

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snow in venice

Italy must have known my ice queen self was en route, because it was snowing — fairly hard! — when I got there. Which was beautiful, though a bit frigid navigating the labyrinthine metro system and finding the right water … Continue reading

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I am in Vilnius, Lithuania, at the Home Made House hostel! It’s a lot smaller — actually, well, a house — which has ups and downs. There’s actually people around, which is kind of nice. One of my dormmates is … Continue reading

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hostel life, redux number… a lot

I’m in motherfucking Iceland! Got in at ass o’clock in the morning, after a wonderfully uneventful flight — better than uneventful, even, since it was ahead of schedule, and a couple near me asked if I could switch from middle to … Continue reading

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