Slovakia in a nutshell: fun facts about Slovakia

-“Where do you live now?” -“Bratislava.” -“Is that in Russia?” Only a few people I’ve met know about Slovakia, or have heard of it. Slovaks go mental when they hear for the hundreth time “ah yeah, czechoslovaquia” or “Russia” or” Slovenia” being associated to their country. Guilty nº1: me. I didn’t know anything about Slovakia before […]

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“I’ll never go there”: the dangers of travelling

Are there any countries you said you would never visit? Did you want to go somewhere but got scared off by something or someone? Is it dangerous to travel? Is it safe to travel? What are the dangers? Are holidays safer than a backpack adventure…   Close your eyes and imagine China. Remember everything you’ve […]

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What’s your story? Policemen are humans

There’s this noticeable, strange and irrational fear for the police in France. Drivers getting nervous when they see a blue car, people twiking, behaving just a little bit out of normal when they come across the police. I haven’t seen this behaviour in any other country so far, and I can’t explain it to my […]

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