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My Favorite Airbnb Moments for Under $30 a night!

  A huge way I have been able to budget travel is by using Airbnb for accommodations.   Airbnb is a site where anyone can list a single room, whole apartment, or even a whole house for rent. And because anyone can list their property, you can find accommodations in even the most remote destinations. […]

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10 Culture Shocks Living in the Balkans!

Here are 10 things I was surprised by most when moving to Serbia. And because I work remotely, I have spent a lot of time PRACTICALLY living in Croatia, Macedonia and Albania for weeks at a time. And my experiences in those countries, as well as the rest of the countries in the Balkans that […]

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Emotional & Happy Trip to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina [Video]

Aaaahh, Mostar! My interest in Mostar started my obsession with NEEDING to travel to the Balkans. It did not disapoint. It is technically situated in Herzegovina, and so there is a significant population of ethnic Croatians there, as well as Bosnians. But please be warned: This was one of my first travel vlogs. I was […]

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How I Stay in Nice Hotels for Free as a Small Youtuber!

Even with a small Youtube channel, Instagram, or small or new blog; you can get free accommodations as you are technically part of the media. Find out how that works in the video below where I explain a well-known technique called pitching that influencers, micro-influencers and bloggers do to get free accommodations. Helpful links from […]

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Omis Croatia Travel Guide – Croatia’s Best Kept Secret!

If you are reading this Omis Croatia guide, and it isn’t the year 2030… Then congratulations! There’s still time to travel to Omis (Omiš) before it becomes super touristy, because, I really have no idea why it isn’t yet. Omis is the most underrated destination in Croatia. Living in the Balkans has allowed me to […]

Makarska Riviera Croatia: How a holiday romance and a scooter made me see all the hidden treasures of Makarska riviera beaches, mountains and little towns!

Makarska Riviera Croatia Guide: The Stuff the Internet Forgot to Tell Me

Strange how a holiday romance can change everything… Here was my initial travel prediction about the Makarska Riviera: Croatia was going to give me yet another lovely  beach town–one more nice, lovely beach town with shockingly tall mountains to give it a slight edge over the other nice, lovely beach towns. Wow, if I sound […]

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Moving and Importing Belongings to the Balkans from the US

This is a guest post by a contributing writer. Importing your belongings into another country takes time and attention to detail as well as patience and organization. When you’re planning a relocation to the Balkans, thorough preparation is the best way to ensure that the move goes smoothly. Of course, you’ll want to hire a reputable […]