During my stay in Zurich, Switzerland I thought it would be a good idea to visit Liechtenstein. Since it's relatively close and why not visit one of the smallest country in Europe, right? But is it really worth the visit? I mean, is there even anything to see or do in such a small place?
Right at the start of the year, I vigorously tried to fill all the bank holiday weekends with a trip abroad. What a better way to go on vacation without taking annual leave from work. During my cheap flight search on skyscanner, Norway popped up in my top results. Stavanger? Never even heard of it! Quick, google search and straight to images. Shock! I didn’t expect to see such amazing pictures from a cheap flight destination. Mountains, fjords, and colourful streets? Sold, booked. Now, it was only a matter of time until I got on that plane and be on my way to Stavanger.
Is Kosovo a country? Well, sure thing it is! A brand new one, in fact. “The field of blackbirds” as its Slavic name suggests. After years of civil war, known as Serbian ethnic cleansing of Kosovo Albanians; Kosovo finally broke free. Declaring its independence in 2008, a new country was born. It is one of the youngest countries in the world. Although, Serbia among few other nations still does not recognise Kosovo as a state. Many travellers have never heard of Kosovo or simply keep it off their list of places to visit. Largely undermined, this Europe's newest country should be your next destination in the Balkan region.
After living in London for the past three and a half years, I thought I've already experienced the expensive cost of living. However, Switzerland has topped it up with its double prices. Zurich, best known as the global hub for banking and finance, is the most expensive city in Europe, or fourth most expensive in the world ranking. Needless to say it's the price you pay for the best quality living standards, as Zurich has been named one of the top best cities to live in 2017. So, the common question for tourists is 'Can you actually travel to Zurich on a budget?'. The answer is 'Yes'.
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