Traveler's Test

Author: Maria Angelova

Maria is a 20-something traveling disaster roaming the world. She’s crazy about mirto from Sardinia, speaking in foreign languages (even if she can't, actually mostly if she can't!) and studying fortune-telling. She is one of the founders of 203challenges.com and, god forbid, its editor-in-chief.

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5 travel challenges for October (to keep you warm and inspired)

5 travel challenges for October (to keep you warm and inspired)

It's October again, a month dedicated to woolen socks, fireplaces, hygge and hot rum cocktails. If you feel like your traveler's soul is hibernating,
Alberobello, Italy – a guide to the real-life fairy town

Alberobello, Italy – a guide to the real-life fairy town

If you see photos from Alberobello you might think, “Wow, this place is like a fairy tale!” But once you set foot on one of the cobblestone streets an
25 common travel problems and their unexpected solutions

25 common travel problems and their unexpected solutions

I believe the world would end if one morning everyone on Earth woke up problem-free. People just wouldn't know what to do with their boring, perfect l
The narrowest street in Prague has its own traffic lights

The narrowest street in Prague has its own traffic lights

The challenge: squeeze through the narrowest street in Prague (and one of the narrowest in the world). Even if you are slim and skinny as a beanpole,
How I swapped my bed for a hammock this summer (and kept on going to work)

How I swapped my bed for a hammock this summer (and kept on going to work)

The challenge: sleep in a hammock and then go to work as fresh as a daisy without having to invest hundreds of dollars in an air conditioner. Long
13 useful tips before you head on a road trip to Australia

13 useful tips before you head on a road trip to Australia

Road tripping is one of the best ways to explore Australia, as it allows you to see the many different faces of the country. When a bunch of Europeans
How to travel for free (without feeling like a tramp)

How to travel for free (without feeling like a tramp)

There are some great ways to travel for free, and they don't even include sleeping in roadside ditches, eating from trash cans or begging on the
These are the secret places I will never show you

These are the secret places I will never show you

Every time I see an article entitled 'secret places in [Destination X] revealed', I cringe at the mere thought that someone may have exposed to the wo
This cute bus to camper makeover will inspire you to follow your dreams

This cute bus to camper makeover will inspire you to follow your dreams

You've read all those travel blogs of people who bought a camper van and turned exploring the world into their full-time occupation. You could, howeve
The 6 most common life-changing decisions we make while traveling

The 6 most common life-changing decisions we make while traveling

You know, or at least suspect, that traveling changes you in many ways: your backpack tends to get smaller, you stop forgetting your toothbrush at hom
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