Mini Retirement Project

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5 European Destinations That Surprised Us – Part 1

*Long blog post ahead to make up for the long absence. Enjoy!* As we embarked on our journey, we received countless of travel advice from friends and fellow travelers we met along our way. Some of these advice were about where to avoid, what to do, but most of the time they were about where we ‘absolutely have to’ visit. Sometimes I’ll take up on their suggestions, then there were times I just decided to go off on my own path and discover something new or unexpected. Which is why I was inspired to write this blog post to give a few of...

Viennese Food In A Nutshell

Viennese cuisine is like the culture itself, very classy and traditional. Interestingly, Viennese cuisine is also the only cuisine in the world named after a city. When it comes to savoury, the cuisine usually consists of meat, poultry, root veges, and wheat. With sweets, you can usually find a combination of chocolates, soft cheese, and fruit compotes. We really enjoyed the food we tried in Vienna, particularly their sweets which were just exquisite. I think I mentioned this before, but the Viennese are really the masters of classical cakes...

Tales of Prague

What You Need To Know Before You Visit Prague Prague is the complete opposite of Berlin. While Berlin is modern and hip, Prague still maintains its old town charms and traditional values. At first glance, Prague appears to be frozen in time thanks to its beautiful old buildings, castles and town squares that have survived the past few world wars. However, after delving deeper into the city we soon realised that the entire Old Town and Castle Quarter were populated by tourists. Most locals in these areas were people working in the tourism...