How is life in Odessa, Ukraine?

Ukraine If you arrive in Odessa coming from Moldova, you simply can’t imagine what lies at the seafront.   Moldova is considered the poorest country in Europe but Ukraine seems to be even more. Its country side at least..  The few villages we drove through were simply...

The country that doesn’t exist on map

Europe Have you ever heard about Transnistria? Pridnestrovia maybe? I admit I’d never heard about till we entered Moldova. And since we visited the country we can assure you it really exists even if you will not find it on the map or in the list of UN countries. Its...

The Dracula’s castle

Europe If you ever go to Romania you will certainly visit its No1 tourist attraction, the Dracula Castle in Bran. But is it worthy the trip? Let me write some facts: Bran exists on the tourists’ map because of Dracula’s character. But the guy is only a...

A time machine to the Middle Ages

Akis Temperidis We didn’t know Sighisoara, as a town, as a name or whatever.  A fellow greek overlander, Yannis Yannopoulos, who is on his ultimate Overland Diaries trip mentioned the place during a chat we had while we were in Romania. We googled the town and we...

Our first week in Bulgaria

Hello from beautiful Plovdiv – the ancient Phillippopolis – of Bulgaria. This is our first week in the country but it seems as if we left Greece a month ago. One thing is certain: travel distorts your biological clock.  Last Monday we left our home country...

09.09.19

The time has come, right? Our departure date is fixed. Let’s see if we can really make it! 9 September 2019 we intend to leave Thessaloniki and drive towards Turkey. It’s a symbolic date for us because it marks the 9th anniversary of our return from our...