Author: The Wandering Vegan

My name is Ryan. I caught the travel bug at a young age, and here are the tales of my wanderlust, surprise vegan food finds, and adventures across the planet.
By The Wandering Vegan

Prizren, Kosovo

From Macedonia, I crossed into Kosovo and was told that my proof of insurance didn’t count, because nearly all car insurance doesn’t cover Kosovo. I had to back out of the passport control line (the people behind me loved this) and buy a temporary insurance policy to cover me in Kosovo. 15 days was the…

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Macedonia

Another place I passed through on this epic road trip was Macedonia. I came in after a full day in Thessaloniki and a night at a cheap hotel, where I had my first shower in 3 days. I was much more interested in getting to Kosovo than spending time in The Former Yugoslav Republic of…

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Through Bulgaria

I passed through Bulgaria this time, laughing about my previous trek through the country. In 2007, I took a train from Budapest to Istanbul. Somewhere in the middle of Bulgaria, between Sofia & Plovdiv, the train broke down in the Bulgarian countryside. They called to the station we’d just left (a small one) and the…

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Romania is beautiful

From Hungary, I crossed into Romania the next morning and drove until Bucharest. If you haven’t been, it’s a beautiful city. I actually tried to find 3 different places from Happy Cow while in Bucharest, and all of the map markers were for some non-existent address. I couldn’t find any of them and wound up…

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Budapest, Hungary

The 2 days I spent around Budapest were really awesome. The area around the river is super cool and looks amazing at night, when everything is lit up. Upon first arriving, I got a great laugh from the number for the taxis. 666 all around. From here, I wandered around aimlessly and wound up at…

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