How to travel through the Balkans by bus

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Let’s go!

Last month I wrote a dedicated guide to Albania on the same topic, because bus travel in Albania deserves a post all of its own. This month is a quick guide to the rest of my bus route through the Balkans. More

Three great waterway runs in the Balkans

My journey through the Balkans brought me a lot of sights, Brexit, and a homesickness for Europe that I’d forgotten. It also brought a bunch of fantastically beautiful places to run, so I’m sharing a summary of my Pick of the Trots.

Still nursing unreliable knees from last September’s half marathon, and not hitting my stride yet in the heat of the middle-east, this holiday gave me the fresh cool air to get me back out on the track by running little and often in the true spirit of runsploring each new town. More

Three Things Thursday; three shades, none of which are grey

One thing travel involves a lot of is colour; whether it’s colourful individuals (we’ve all encountered ‘colourful characters’ in a hostel), colourful language (as in “f*@! this sh?#, why the hell don’t the buses work here?!?!?” or a number of other travel frustrations which can build up on a long journey), or in this case, colourful architecture and some creative protests.

This month I’m sharing some recent and not so recent colourful places from north Thailand and the Macedonian capital, Skopje.

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