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I am Ricky aka ‘’Ricky El Suave’’ or ‘’Ricky the Dancing Traveler’’.
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Mallorca 2020

Mallorca 2020

Ricky goes to MallorcaPalma AgullaJuly 2020 Finally after rainy days in Poland I arrived in summer paradise. During my flight to Mallorca, I met a young Polish girl who was heading north of the island to a small tourist village Ratjada. She offered me the ride there and I accepted without a second thought. I was situated completely north of the island away from the big city. This village had two beaches of which the smaller was more beautiful and practical for going naked. Through my research...

Poland 2020

Poland 2020

Warsaw Gdansk Gdniya Gdansk  🇵🇱 July 2020 It’s been a long time I haven’t kept up with my blog due to a crazy virus situation COVID-19 which is only a media created pandemic to increase control the world poplulation.. Enough people believed the lie that they successfully brought all citizens to their countries of origin. Once in their country, citizens could not travel freely. So I had been stuck for almost 4 months in a country that was controlled by mafia. After several visits to the court,...

Odessa 2020

Odessa 2020

Ricky goes back to Odessa March 2020 I have been told to come back to Odessa for my long awaited trial agains the Palladium and my presence was needed. This case was already more than 1 year in the making and I still haven’t received one penny from my stolen money which was over $ 1000. My hopes were really completely lost to getting my money back. The road back to Ukraine was long as I had to take the buse from Egypt and fly from Israel to Romania. From Romania I took momento Bus to Moldova...

Egypt 2020

Egypt 2020

Ricky goes to Egypt Cairo – Sinai Peninsula – Hurghada January 2020 Egypt , by far has been the most difficult country I’ve ever encountered in my adventure across the globe. It has been already 1 year since I left everything behind with the goal to visit every country possible and the only thing that was preventing me to continue was the stolen money in Ukraine. Getting into Egypt : There is an entry fee of 400 Egyptian Pounds which is equivalent of about $35 CAN. This fee MUST be paid in...

Israel 2020

Israel 2020

Ricky goes to IsraelTel Aviv – Haifa – Eilat January 2020 The weather in Haifa was getting to be depressing and I managed to work almost 2 months in a cute little Hostel called the Haifa Hostel. The owner Omer is always looking for volunteers and it has 2 floors but one floor still needs to be renovated. The beaches were gold and clean but just a bit frisky.  The sun enable me to just bathe and go in the water to refresh.  Even though Israel does not have any designated nude beaches I managed...

Cyprus 2019

Cyprus 2019

Ricky goes back to CyprusPaphos, Limassol, Nicosia, Famagusta November 2019 The weather was just getting unbearaby cold in Romania so I took a cheap $35 flight right to Cyprus where you can swim and enjoy the scenery. Paphos has unique coastlines filled with volcanic rock and sea caves. Incredible natural scenery.Dancing in Cyprus :Omnia – every Friday night . Located old town PaphosBossa Nova – every Saturday night – Located 15 min. out of city center by car. Limassol. Great venue, free...

Romania 2019

Ricky goes to Romania Lasi and Bucharest October 2019 Back again to Bucharest since Lasi was cold and rainy. Upon arriving in Bucharest I took a nice hostel called the Little Bucharesti Old Town Hostel. It was located right in the center of the city and the price was now 12 euros per night. It was located 2 minutes away from my favorite dance spot the Club Rio ! The view from the hostel was really nice and felt like everything of an old city. The case against the Palladium in Ukraine was...

Ricky goes to Bulgaria 2019

Ricky goes back to Bulgaria Varna October 2019 The situation in Ukraine forced me to take a bus from Bodrum Turkey all the way to Ukraine passing by Bulgaria. I obviously took the action to visit for a couple of days to have fun and relax from the long bus ride. The dancing was a bit better in Varna where I discovered the small latin dance school by . There was a fine latin night whth good music which lasted for my taste. If you want information on latin dance in Varna look up Maria Lilianova...

Ricky goes to Kos 2019

Ricky goes to Kos 2019

Ricky goes to KosOctober 2019 Kos was the perfect choice to visit after my long stay in Turkey. It was only a ferry ride away from the city of Bodrum. There was also a bachata festival which I really wanted to attend but to my surprise the events in Ukraine forced me to shorten my stay. Watch my VIDEOS HERE ! Nothing short of paradise ! A beautiful natural beach 30 minutes by car from the city of Keflosa ! It is also a nudist beach so everthing is permitted. I made the challenge to walk...

Ricky goes to Turkey 2019

Ricky goes to Turkey 2019

Ricky goes to TurkeyIstanbul , Antalya, Fethyie July-September 2019 After 24 hours in Albania I couldn’t stand the smell or the attitude of the people there. I immediately took a bus that took me to Athens thereafter headed to Istanbul , Turkey !My first night in Istanbul was amazing and had a beautiful bachata night at a known hangout called the 360 which is located on the 7th floor of a historical building in the heart of downtown. Bachata Nights at 360 – A popular restaurant spot with...

Montenegro 2019

Montenegro 2019

Ricky goes to Montenegro Budva, Sveti Stefan , Ulcinj & Albatros July 2019 Upon arriving in Montenegro I immediately noticed the commercialization of the beaches in Budva. My Polish companion and I immediately made the quick decision to head out as far from Budva as we could before dark so we could have some peace and quiet. REAL BEACH.We found an absoulutely beautiful beach a few hours walking distance from Budva. We were burned out but boy did we love this place. A local gril actually...

Nature & dancing Croatia 2019

Nature & dancing Croatia 2019

Ricky goes to Croatia Zagreb, Opatija, Pula, Rovinj June- July 2019 One of my dreams for years was to participate in the Croatian Salsa Festival. I met some great people in Turkey and by a last second decision I found myself a close flight via Bratislova, Slovakia. Upon arriving in Bratislave my computer battery quit functioning and I rushed to find the closest computer repair store with no success. The people were, in my opinion, too preoccupied to help a lonely traveller. With some quick...

Greece 2019

Ricky goes to Greece Samos June 2019 After almost 2 weeks in the beautiful city of Kusadasi I had my sights back to Bodrum or a couchsurfing experience in Samos. My last minute choice was Samos ! I found a couchsurfing friend by the nmae of Mike who was willing to let me stay at his beautiful villa close to mountains and ea for some help in building his villa which he wanted to convert to Air BnB. The first day I arrived he took me stratight to the mountains and what an experience ! The...

Turkey 2019

Ricky goes to Turkey Bodrum, Kusadasi, Pamukalee, Izmir & Selçuk June 2019 Bodrum – I chose to arrive in this charming city since it was close to my salsa festival. Upon arriving in Turkey I immediately noticed the difficulty to get free wifi where I could get it easily in Canada. If you plan on getting free WIFI be prepared to enter the place of business and pay a small fee to use their services. This includes McDonalds and Burger King. My stay was in a hostel called Eskici. The price was...

Cyprus 2019

Ricky goes to Cyprus Paphos, Aphrodite , Kyrenia May 2019 Paphos – After a great party at bachata takeover in Bucharest off I fly to a new country, Cyprus ! This small island is located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Turkey and Syria and is a British colony. During my stay in Paphos I stayed at a really friendly COUCHSURFING friend by the name of Magik who offered a couch for a few days….really nice , cool guy and showed me the area after and before his work . If you plan to travel...

Romania 2019

Ricky goes to Romania Bachata Take Over Bucharest & Constanta April 2019 Bucharest – Since the weather was crappy I decided to head back to Bucharest where my plane was scheduled for April 30th to Cyprus ! At the same time, I knew there was some good quality dancing in Bucharest. And the first night was awesome as always at Club Rio.The weather was once more not cooperating but I did get a chance to do some sightseeing by foot and saw some awsome architecture. I stayed at a Hostel in...

Ukraine 2019

Ricky goes to Ukraine Odessa April 2019 I have been doing couchsurfing for several years now and luckily found a host ready to help me out since I was out some money after the terrible Palladium experience when they extorted me close to $ 1500 CAN ! I found a girl by the name of Shanti who was a trained masseuse and also practised meditation. The weather was great so I had no choice but to visit the beautiful beaches of Odessa. She was located an hour north of the City Center called the...

Moldova 2019

Ricky goes to Moldova Moldova March 2019 After an absolutely incredible congress in Brasov I take the train back to Bucharest so I can take what they call the ”night train” to Kiev, the cheapest way of getting to Kiev other than by plane since I hadn’t reserved my plane in advance. It was a bit confusing to find out WHERE to find the train tickets but just go to the international check-in and the cost for a train to Ugeni is about $ 40 CAN which takes...

Romania 2019

Ricky goes to Romania Bucharest & Brasov February 2019 What can I say about the the National Salsa Congres in Brasov Romania ? SIMPLY INCREDIBLE ! The RNSC is the biggest dance event in Romania and there are over 1000 dancers that come from all parts of the country to express their passion for salsa, bachata and kizomba. Social damcing starts at about 11 pm. and can end until 7 am in the morning ! http://nationalsalsacongress.ro/ Here is the hostel EVIL CLOWN HOSTEL I stayed during the...

Greece 2019

Ricky goes to Greece Athens January 2019 What a great visit to one of the oldest cities in the world. Must see the Acropolis. I stopped at Zorbas Hostel right in the center of the city for a small rest. You can dance almost every night in Athens. Here are a few of the well-know spots for dancers : Fuego Latino – Salsa , bachata and kizomba nights Palenque – Salsa Cuban nights with bands Alsos – Salsa – bachata nights . Great music and dancers The transportation is fairly good but you have to...

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