Guest post from Michelle

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I admire adventure…from afar. I think I dislike the uncertainty of it. Like many, I consider myself risk-averse and if any risks are taken, they are highly calculated ones. For example, I recently walked up the UK’s highest Three Peaks which was an ideal trip for me: the trails were marked and the destinations were […]

Surprises, Sausages, and Sopje

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Miroslava swept back her curly auburn hair with a pale olive bandana as she finished preparing dinner for her family of six. It was a meat-laden meal typical of Sopje, a small village in northern Croatia which abuts Hungary, only separated by the Drava river. It was an autumnal day like any other: the golden […]

Liquid Gold: Vinogradnistvo Stampar

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Despite the picturesque nature of Brebrovnik, I had a destination in mind: Varazdin, across the border in Croatia, and I focussed on the road ahead. I kept passing signs to Vinogradnistvo this or that, but I told myself these were for another visit. After all, why would they want to see a sweaty tourist pedalling […]