The Baltics and Finland

I had no idea what to expect coming up to The Baltics. The sun was shining and it was beginning to get cold. Fortunately I stocked up on winter wear whilst in Gdansk. I was ready as I’d ever be for my 11 hour bus ride. I had four days per country, thinking it was…

Sweet, Sweet Budapest and Maybe A New Home!? 

I booked for six days and that’s already considered a lot of time. I ended up staying for two weeks. Bottom line, I loved it in Budapest so expect a lot of gushing in this post. First let’s talk about coffee. Budapest has a thriving coffee scene but there are two that stands out in…

Cluj-Napoca And The Power of Youth!!! 

Cheesy anime reference check, a new place to explore in Romania also check. To start, if you want coffee Cluj-Napoca has a lot of options. That’s fine but there’s only one place you should go to: Narcoffee In Cluj-Napoca Narcoffee is the best spot for a great cup of joe. They have great beans sourced…

A Reunion, Castles, Citadels, and a Monastery. 

Onward I go! My time in Bucharest is finally over and it’s time to move on. There was one thing I really wanted to see while being in Romania and that’s a castle. Fortunately, Romania is not lacking when it comes to castles. So with my bag packed I headed north. My first stop was…

Bucharest & Having Too Much Coffee Man!!! 

Doing a specialty coffee shop circuit wasn’t my intention when I went to Bucharest. It was as what Bob Ross said, a happy little accident. It wasn’t my intention but it greatly shaped my experience in Bucharest. Now, I forever associate Bucharest with great coffee and even greater people. Although as a result of all…