20 + 3 + 1 NomadXpress top experiences in the Balkans

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After almost two months spent rambling across the Balkans (from the alpine Slovenia to the mediterranean Rhodes, Greece), we wish to present you our list of the most thrilling sights and moments we have relished so far. The list goes in descending order of importance for us. At the end, you will find our 3 best gastronomic experiences, plus an extra logistic one. Feel free to...
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Worldwide Cuisine

As Spanish-Italian food lovers, we couldn't help creating a section for all the different dishes and styles of cooking we are tasting during our tour.  Don't forget to click on the photos for more info! Bon appetit !!! SLOVENIA Slovenian food was the beginning of our cookery pilgrimage, where we relished our first fresh fish plate at the Lubjiana open air market, to...
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Local Beverages

Here you can find a list of the most typical lager beers in the Balkans, with the original alphabetic transcription and the city where we placidly savoured them. Enjoy !   And here a selection of the most popular raki or rakija, a distilled spirit most commonly made from plums in Serbia or grapes in Albania. Also we couldn't miss to try a glass of local-home made w...
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A hike to Bled Lake

Among the several natural attractions you can find in Slovenia, the Bled Lake is certainly a place worth to be seen. Albeit being a classic tourist destination, it offers the pure essence of the Slovenian Julian Alps, with their flourishing pine forests, the picturesque mountains, the overlooking castles and the limpid air. Besides, if visited during the low season (we reac...
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24 hours in Ljubljana: quick sketches under the dragon wings

Ljubljana is certainly one of the European greenest and habitable cities, with its affordable size, peaceful parks, pedestrian streets in the centre and easy-going walks along the "trendy" banks of the Ljubljanica river. We arrived there from Trieste (Italy) using the notoriuos carpooling platform Blablacar at only 5 €, much more cheaper than buses (Baltour or Flexibus) or t...
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When to travel through the Silk Road?

The first question we asked ourselves when were planning a trip across the Silk Road was: WHEN should we start our adventure? Among all the aspects we pondered over, we definitely found crucial the weather factor. Our adventure will measure at least 8.000 km and our main target is accomplishing it only by ground transportation. We will be inevitably faced with unpredictable...
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