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Beautiful Snowy Bucharest in 33 Photos

Posted on February 6th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Romania. 6 comments
I decided to start 2015 the same way I started 2014 – travelling to a new city, and this year also to a new country. My first visit to Bucharest, capital of Romania, coincided with a big dump of snow and a record low temperature for New Year’s Eve. The snow was welcome, the extreme chill not so much! But I’m happy with how my Bucharest photos came out.…

A Summer Road Trip In Slovenia & An Instagram Feedbomb

Posted on December 15th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Slovenia. 8 comments
Today I’m sharing a few of my Instagram photos from a summer road trip in Slovenia this year. I went to lovely Ljubljana for Ana Desetnica street theatre festival, and then with my co-blogger Kate, took a hire car to see what other things you can do in Slovenia. Turns out there is plenty! Including two UNESCO world heritage sites, and some really impressive places for green travellers.…

One Night In Helsinki – Where Heaven Meets The Sea

Posted on November 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Picture Perfect. 1 Comment
Helsinki, ‘the land where Heaven meets the Sea’, that’s what they like to call it. This is a city that people live in for its design and culture, the art and nightlife, and for its quality of life. It’s getting better known on the international stage in recent years, and the strong food scene is a big draw. The steps up to Helsinki Cathedral in Senate Square are a popular place to meet, relax and people watch So how do the Finns celebrate all this?…

Highlights of La Strada Graz, a street art and puppetry festival in Austria

Posted on October 30th, by Peter Parkorr in Austria, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
La Strada, meaning ‘The Street’ in Italian, is an annual festival of theatre, street performances and puppetry, that takes place for a week or more in Graz each summer. It began in 1997 with Werner Schrempf, who still directs the festival today. Together with his assistant Noemie and teams of helpers, they paint the cool city of Graz with an exuberant streak of orange before filling it with talented acts.…

Travel Advice: It’s Not Just Where You Travel

Posted on September 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
Travel is a complicated thing. There are so many decisions to make before you go and when you’re on the road. Usually people decide where they want to go first, and then how they will get there.  How do you decide who to travel with? Often deciding who to travel with is a foregone conclusion – you’re going with your mates or your boyfriend/girlfriend or family.…