Macedonians: A Peculiar Folk – Oddities about Macedonia and its People

Every country has its own customs, manners and people. Sometimes, this may seem odd to outsiders. We mentioned the Lisbonese, the Germans and the Philippines before; and this time, we want to share the things that we thought were peculiar in Macedonia. Great differences in one country In the Balkans, local buses seem to …

What we learned about the traffic on Bali’s streets and how it feels to be part of it

I am walking along an endless street close to Kuta. Indonesian streets and walking don't fit together is the first that an Indonesian would tell you. On the local streets, the motorized traffic makes the rules and that is mainly the scooters. They can be divided into caring drivers vs. …

Germans: a peculiar folk

Everywhere we go, seeing and meeting new people in a new culture, we notice differences. Every nation has its own stereotypes and awkward manners. After living among the Lisbonese for several months, we stayed in Germany for over a month. This blog post is dedicated to the Germans. We stayed in …

What happened to our 10 hopes after we hit the road?

We arrived in Germany after 9 days of hitting more than 2000 km of road, spending 200 hours under the open sky, going through climate changes from sweating to freezing, from beach towel weather to heavy rainfalls, sharing our stories with 26 drivers and that in four different languages. It …

Hitchhiking – 10 hopes and wishes before we hit the road

It's been 10 months that we moved to Portugal, Lisbon to work and travel. We've gone through winter, Christmas, spring, Easter, summer and autumn. Winter will begin soon, whereas Portugal has one of the mildest winters compared to the rest of Europe. There are a lot of things we'll miss for …

Lisbonese: A peculiar folk – What we hate and love about the Lisbonese people

Where there is a folk, there are stereotypes or things that characterize the local people in a rather funny, than serious way. When we approach a new culture, we have certain images in our heads, of how the local people are. Every single nation has its own stereotypes and awkward manners. Stereotypes should …

Working in Lisbon

Before Lisbon I temporarily stopped traveling and stayed in Czech Republic for some months, hoping to stay for a while. Also, I needed money and was looking for a job once again. It will be so easy to get a job in Prague for an IT person, people said. Dozens of …