PCR test for the UK – no longer required

PCR NO LONGER REQUIRED From 04:00 GMT on Friday 7th 0f Jan 2022, fully vaccinated travellers coming to England will no longer have to take a test before they travel. That means no worry about paying for your flight and booking into Somewhere Different and then not being able to to show up.  Full details […]

10 Reasons Why Blackpool is the Place to be this Winter

Are you looking for a place to spend the winter with that Christmas feeling without it being too cold? The place that  is easily reachable, has a lot of entertainment, has an ice skating rink, Christmas market and all that without breaking the bank? Then you should come to Blackpool. Why Blackpool you say? This […]

Digital Nomad Christmas: Where to work from this winter?

5 coworking/coliving ideas for Christmas 2020 Let’s face it, 2020 was not the best. If you are a digital nomad and looking to not spend Christmas this year on your own, again… now is the time to make plans on where you want to be working from in December and avoid the Captain Corona blues. […]

Coworking models needed in Egypt this November

Up for some desert shoots and hot springs? Somewhere Different is a coworking / coliving space in the Sahara Desert in Egypt. Duncan who runs it is a professional photographer and is looking for some models to help him capture the spirit of staying at Somewhere Different Siwa.  Are you between 25 & 40? Good […]

Traditional Wedding in Maramures

When your neighbour gets married My neighbor got married at the weekend. It’s great to see that some things have not changed in Breb; it’s a matter of time and it will all be different, but for now – life, and weddings, go on like they always did. Except for Johns shoes…. and the girls, […]

The Romaniain Invasion of 2014

A week is a long time in politics they say. It can be a life time in the world of newspapers. A about a week ago I was leaving Bucharest for good and my phone rings “ Hi, from the Mail on Sunday, can you cover the story about the Romanian invasion in 2014 for […]

Dancing with the Gypies

I am putting together a tour called “Dancing with the Gypsies”. It’s not easy, as no Romanian will help me. I am slowly building up my knowledge on what Gypsy tribes do what and where they all live. I am enjoying the research and am amazed at the different cultures there are within the Gypsy […]

A walk beyond the forest

Saturday morning. Mid August, the sun is shining and I step out of my home in Breb with my camera – detestation unknown. I see the neighbors and Georgy Pop making Horinca in Maria’s Casan. We say hi and Pertu our other neighbor appears and tells me to buy his land down at the cross. […]