” I was happy to be hanging out alone and simply absorbing things, at my own pace, the key to my friend’s apartment in my purse, being able to come and go as I pleased. During the day I took one very long walk that led me through the gorgeous Parc de la Ciutadella and ancient narrow streets to Mercat de la Boqueria, the latter of which I frantically fled after a mere two and a half minutes, rowing against a torrent of tourists. I took refuge in the metro and immediately went back to Poblenou.”
After this Monday intro and for the next three Saturdays, I will share tips, tales and tattle with you on my simultaneously relaxing and somewhat crazy ride through Spain earlier in August. First things first: How did I get on the ride?
“I have managed to put something of a ‘tips’ post together by mentioning my column and asking my Facebook friends: What’s your favorite summer holiday place? Could you describe it in a few words? I turned the answers I got and a few of my own favorites into what comes next… photos and short blurbs.”
The long winding road of travel is filled with humor. And humor sells.
It’s possible to pay less than 30 or even 20 euros to stay in a castle in Europe.
My travel column today on LeipGlo presents Podstel, shaping up to be the world’s first crowdfunded hostel (in Leipzig), and gives some tips on how you could also launch a crowdfunding campaign to finance your dream, i.e. traveling the world?