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Does anyone know of great beaches in Eastern Europe outside of Schengen?


by @worldtravel | 5yr  | 7 comments

Looking for a place besides Croatia in Eastern Europe to go to the beachโ€ฆ any ideas? Looking for a place that is exciting and fun and not too sleepy.

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@wanderingdev | 5yr

I LOVED Sarajevo. I ended up doubling the time I planned to stay there and I canโ€™t wait to go back. I could see living there for a while, easily.

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I second @wanderingdev. Albanis is a good shout, everyone raves about them. Iโ€™m planning to go this year and a friend of mine stayed in Sarandรซ for a month or so and loved it.

Montenegro is good too, and has a nice mix of old town charm and party (if you want that).

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@worldtravel | 5yr

Nice Iโ€™ll go to Albania also thenโ€ฆand Montenegro โ€ฆon a bus right now headed to Saraevjo from Belgrade for 6 days

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Have fun in Sarajevo. Itโ€™s my most favourite city in the world.

If you get a chance, take a walk up to the White Fortress about an hour before sunset and climb out onto the ledge. Once ramadan starts tomorrow, youโ€™ll hear the canon fire at sunset. Itโ€™s a fabulous view!

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@wanderingdev | 5yr

Albania. I didnโ€™t get to the beach but everyone raves about them. apparently theyโ€™re some of the cleanest given the low tourism and itโ€™s dead cheap.

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@anon72215238 | 5yr

Montenegro, Bulgaria and Romania. Bulgaria and Romania are outside Schengen, even though they are in the EU.

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@diananoel | 5yr

Iโ€™m originally from Constanta which is a beach side city in Romania. This is what I can tell you about Romania and Bulgaria, as far as beach resorts go:
Romania
Pros:

  • very exciting, especially if you go to Constanta;
  • a lot of fun activities to take part in;
  • decent waterpark for an eastern european country;
  • a lot of stuff to see around the city (ex: roman ruins and other historical landmarks);
  • itโ€™s close to the Danube Delta (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/588) which is a UNESCO heritage site so you can visit that as well;
  • most young people speak english; if you know french you can probably get help from older people as well;
  • romanians get really excited when foreign tourists ask for their help and will go out of their way to assist you; thereโ€™s a strong chance you make some new friends; try asking some local college students if they would be willing to show you the sites or act a guide for a day or more - some will be glad they get a chance to exercise their foreign language skills and say yes.

Cons:

  • very expensive taking into account the quality of the services being offered
  • probably going to encounter a lot of beggars or people how will try to scam you in some way (donโ€™t give out money to anyone, theyโ€™ll stick to you like the plague afterwards)
  • loud and crowded during the summer
  • you will need to rent a car since the public transport will get really annoying fast + the taxi drivers will try to scam you if you donโ€™t get a local guide to help you out :slight_smile: if you get a hotel room in mamaia, you can get to most places on foot;
  • I know this will sound very racist but donโ€™t trust gypsies or anyone who looks kinda ragged. Some will have good intentions, sure, but most will not. Better to be safe than sorry. You might wake up to find your wallet missing or your phone.
  • donโ€™t buy food from street vendors (people who walk around selling corn on the cob or apples or whatever), stick to things that look like a legitimate business.
  • donโ€™t drink the tap water - the water purification system, in Constanta at least, uses a lot of chloride. Romanians are used to this but I had some friend from other countries that left with very upset stomachs because they did not listen to this warning.

Iโ€™ve never really been to a beach resort in Bulgaria but this is what people who have vacationed there told me:
Bulgaria
Pros:

  • Great quality/price ratio
  • Great service
  • Heard itโ€™s very clean
  • Stuff to visit
    Cons:
  • Apparently cars get stolen a lot, or at least thatโ€™s what every single person Iโ€™ve ever mentioned vacationing in Bulgaria has told me.
  • Same gypsy problem
  • Not great english speakers ( this may just be because they donโ€™t seem to like romanians and just pretend not to understand)
  • Great for relaxation, but not for partying
  • Need to stick to the areas intented for tourists as the rest is somewhat impoverished

Hope this helps!

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I will be traveling/working through Mexico with my dog February to April. My plan is to stay in Sayulita for about 2-4 weeks, then travel south along the cost.

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Hello,
Iโ€™m preparing to travel again to Europe, but this time I want to bring our bikes. 2 road bikes. Iโ€™ll be traveling from USA to the Milan or Rome airport.

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General range of cost?

Anyone bring their bike and glad they did? โ€ฆWish they didnโ€™t?.. :stuck_out_tongue:

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Hey guys, this was my first year as a Canadian nomad.

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Does anyone know someone who specializes in Canada who can help? Iโ€™ve seen plenty of US recommendations but none for us canucks.

Thanks guys!

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Any long terms Project Fi users cancelled?

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Over the next few weeks Iโ€™m visiting:

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Planning ahead for the winter. Iโ€™ll be in Spain in the Fall and want to go someplace warm for the winter in or near Europe, but not Schengen. Was first thinking Cape Town, but the internet is slow and it is very far. Was also thinking:
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by @larsheather | 2yr 1 year ago | 8 comments

Weโ€™re Americans planning to be in Europe for all of 2020 - approx. 90 days in each country, and alternating Schengen and non-Schengen. Our destinations will likely include four of these: Italy, Croatia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Ireland, Romania, and Spain.
Can anyone give us advice on cell phones? We would prefer to keep our current (U.S) numbers if at all possible. We donโ€™t anticipate making many local calls, but will phone the U.S. about once a week. Weโ€™ll use our phones for internet quite often.
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Thanks,
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Hi,
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Does anyone plan on applying to the Vermont $10,000 remote work incentive?


by @wagmanben | 2yr 2 years ago | 5 comments

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vermont-pay-10-000-move-110056645.html

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by @adrienbetweets | 2yr 2 years ago | 5 comments

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by @gmisjura1 | 3yr 2 years ago | 2 comments

Hey everyone,

I got into situation when nothing really helped me, and now searching for alternatives.

Two web site where I was trying to buy tickets for Tribeca film festival and just cinema do not let me to buy tickets and the websites are quite big -

Ticketmaster.com
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Georgius.

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