Today is my last day in Belarus. After publishing this blog post, I’ll cram all my belongings to my backpack once again and head to the Brest railway station. A few hours later, I’ll arrive to Warsaw, Poland.
Most guides for travel preparations focus on the equipment and necessary documents. But what about the stuff you pack inside your skull?
What should you pack for a long journey? I cannot give you a definite answer, but I can share my own list with you.
When things don’t go as planned, it is very relieving to have people ready to help you out.
I was not originally planning to go to Klaipeda, the Baltic Sea port of Lithuania. However, a member of the CouchSurfing community sent me a message after seeing my travel plans in the website and recommended that I should definitely go there. And she was right.
I arrived in Šiauliai, Lithuania after a long day of sitting on buses all the way from Tallinn. After spending the night with my super nice Couchsurfing hosts Iván and Ester, I had time to walk around the historical town of Šiauliai and its most famous landmark, the Hill of Crosses (Kryžių kalnas).
A lot of people dream about a trip around the world – but don’t know how to start. To help those people out, I made a step-by-step guide to show them how it’s done!