DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

Plovdiv a Must Visit on Any Bulgarian Itinerary

Kapana and it's Street Art makes Plovdiv a must visit place on any Bulgarian Itinerary

Originally Plovdiv was thought to be the oldest city in Europe.  It’s history is now under question due to new archaeological developments.  However, it is believed to have been settled for 6,000 years.  And continuously inhabited since that time.  This makes Plovdiv a treasure trove for antiquity lovers and a must visit on any Bulgarian […]

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How To Get From A To B With Rome2rio

Rome2rio logo

Like any good carpenter, tools are very important. Since we are constantly on the move I always find myself researching how to get to the next destination. One tool we use to get from A to B is Rome2rio. I can plug in any address, airport code, city and then a destination and boom! How […]

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Use A VPN To Keep Your Data Secure.

Masha Lock and Key

Using a VPN while surfing the net is like having health insurance while surfing the perfect swell in the ocean. If something bad happens you’ll be glad you had it. This is why it is wise to use a VPN to keep your data secure. What Is A VPN? According to Wikipedia: A virtual private […]

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3 Perfect Days in Brasov

Peles Castle a perfect place to visit during 3 day Brasov visit

Surrounded by the magnificent peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains and filled with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, Brasov is one of the most visited places in Romania.  It is also a perfect gateway to the rest of Transylvania.  Read on to find out about our 3 perfect days in Brasov. Brasov Brasov’s Pedestrian Walkway […]

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Was Getting Robbed A Good Thing?

Last year in Taranto, Italy our car was broken into and our bags were stolen. At that point we pretty much only owned what was on our backs. Think about that. That’s it! Masha posted about the incident last year but I thought I’d reflect on it and see if we have grown from the experience. […]

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Is Eger worth a visit?

Old town Eger - a view from the castle. Surely this answers the question "is Eger worth a visit?"

Leaving Budapest was really difficult.  We truly fell in love with that city after only being there for 10 days.  We kept on saying to each other, “Is Eger really worth a visit?”.  Or should we stay in beautiful Budapest longer?

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Things to See and Do in Apulia

Leaving the Amalfi Coast was hard enough, but driving through the outskirts of Foggia we felt like we were in a different land.  It is customary to see scantily clad young ladies (mostly very good looking ones) sitting on a chair underneath a bridge.  Not the welcome mat that we were hoping for as we […]

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25 Free and Fun things to see and do in Budapest

After hearing so many amazing things about the Paris of the East, it surprisingly surpassed even our expectations. Budapest is a beautiful large city sitting proudly on both sides of the Danube river. It’s personality sparkles due to it’s architecture, green spaces, art, history and diversity. There are so many free and fun things to […]

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Dancing Pandas Nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger recognition award

The Dancing Pandas have been nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award by April of Rodes on the Road. We are truly humbled and honored to have been noticed by other more established bloggers like the Rodes. Who nominated us? The Rodes are a very active family that loves to travel. They enjoy seeing parts of […]

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Sarajevo – the Heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina showing a bridge over the river with mosques in the background

Hearing the name Sarajevo conjures up different historical memories and thoughts for me. The gunshot that started WWI, the Olympics of 1984, the Bosnian war and of course the Siege. So much strife and pain has been felt in this tortured capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Yet, today this resilient city is filled with diversity, […]

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