Tony Goes Global

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Odessa – Ukraine

I wasn’t really intending to go to Ukraine. Partly because of the political climate and partly because I wasn’t sure if it would be safe for a Brit. Well I’m very glad I did...

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Moldova

The night train to Moldova The journey from Bucharest to the Moldovan capital Chisinau was my first time on a sleeper train! I had read lots of bad reports on this train, from the...

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Transylvania – Romania

Brasov My journey to Transylvania was pretty painless apart from getting ripped off by a taxi driver in Bucharest, they are such dishonest people! The trains in this part of the world are so...

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Bucharest, Romania

I’ve been a bit lapse with the blog lately whilst I work on other things. I’m currently in Ukraine but over the past few weeks I visited Romania, Moldova and Transnistria. Arrival I travelled...

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Sofia, Bulgaria

The last time I was in Sofia was on a skiing trip with my secondary school. I remember it well, Bulgaria was still a communist country back then and there were lots of scary...

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Skopje – Macedonia

It was a 2 hour bus journey from Pristina to Skopje, not too bad at all. I was expecting a large coach but it was only a small minibus and there were still free...

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Kosovo – Prizren and Pristina

Arrival in Kosovo I caught the bus from Tirana and arrived in Prizren, Kosovo at around 18:30. After getting lost on the way to the hostel, I asked a group of people for directions...

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Albania – Shkoder and Tirana

Shkoder I travelled to Shkoder in Albania with Jude, we were only intending it to be a stop over for a few hours before continuing onwards to Tirana but the town had a nice...

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Montenegro – Kotor and Budva

Kotor I decided to fly from Belgrade to Tivat in Montenegro. It was a choice between a 12 hour bus journey or 1 hour flight and there wasn’t much difference in the price so...

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Belgrade – Serbia

After 6 hours in a minibus on some really crappy Bosnian roads we finally arrived in Belgrade. I didn’t have a clue how to get to my bed for the night but fortunately the...