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10 HOURS IN MADRID

When I booked my flights to and from Brazil with Iberia, I would only have a 2-hour layover at Madrid's airport. However, about 1 month before my departure, the company informed me that my original return flight from Madrid to Munich was cancelled ...

10 MUST DO'S IN BARCELONA

Barcelona, a haven for architecture lovers. I'm no architect, nor expert in architecture or art, but I'm an admirer, and if there is something that is always a highlight whenever I visit the capital of Catalunya again, that is the architecture. Oh,...

10 MUST DO'S IN DRESDEN

30 years ago a visit to Dresden would have been impossible. After the WWII the city became part of Eastern Germany (DDR) and was closed to the outside world. In 1990 with Germany's reunification, the process of reintegration of the city to the rest...

10 MUST DO'S IN HAVANA

Havana is everything I thought it would be, and more. When I heard that there is plenty to do in the Cuban capital, I decided that our visit should be of at least 5 days, but if you remember my 14-day itinerary around Cuba, you know we ended up sta...

10 MUST DO'S IN MARRAKECH

After two weeks in Morocco, if I had to pick only one place to return to, my choice would be Marrakech, no second thought. Of all the cities we visited, Marrakech was the most vibrant, fun, photogenic, interesting, busy, with the best geographical ...

11 THINGS TO DO IN FORTALEZA

Here am I writing again about the city I will always call home, Fortaleza. As I have already introduced the city to you, I now want to give you some very cool choices of fun and delicious things to do in this coastal Brazilian town. While I was th...

14 TIPS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TRIP TO MOROCCO

Our trip to Morocco was a long waited one, and with a lot of mixed feelings. On our very first day we already realized that despite all my reading and research for tips and recommendations, there were still many things we only learned about after e...

24 HOURS IN MUNICH

Munich has much more to offer than what people normally think, and I am often sad when I hear that someone is coming only for a day. One day in Munich is not enough to see everything worth seeing, and certainly is not enough to get the feeling of h...

DISCOVERING THE WORLD'S OLDEST REPUBLIC: SAN MARINO

I just came back from my first trip of the year: San Marino. There is so much to tell about this small and charming place located in the middle of Italy, that I will just begin from the beginning. Shall we? As I live in Munich, I drove by car with my...

DIVING IN KRK ISLAND, CROATIA

Croatia is one of most popular diving destinations in Europe, the explanation for this popularity is very simple: its beautiful, it offers many options when it comes to dive sites - from ship wrecks to caves - it is great for both beginners and advan...

DIVING IN MARSA ALAM X SHARM-EL-SHEIKH

If you are a diver or planning to becoming one and had no idea that Egypt is among the best places to dive in the world, you need to read this and this before scrolling down. On the other hand, if you already knew that and are reading this post bec...

DIVING IN SHARM-EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT

Sharm-El-Sheikh is an Egyptian coastal town located in the Sinai Peninsula, where the beautiful Sinai Mountains meet the Red Sea. This place is one of the top destinations among divers and watersports and beach lovers. It is where you find 3 of the...

FREE THINGS TO DO IN MUNICH

Munich can be the most expensive city to live in Germany, but it doesn't mean that there aren't free things you can enjoy doing in the beautiful capital of Bavaria. I have made a selection for my own curiosity and for you who don't want to spend mu...

GREECE OFF THE BEATEN PATH: ASTYPALEA

Every time I thought of Greece, the Greek islands always came into my mind. I knew that not all islands are the same, but I always pictured them with whitewashed houses and colorful windows, tavernas by the clear waters of the Mediterranean serving...

HVAR ISLAND ESSENTIAL TRAVEL GUIDE

Discovered and colonized by the Greeks from Paros island in 384 B.C., Hvar Island has a long history of wars, fires, pirates, great wine reputation, lavender production, and proud citizens. Situated between Brac and Vis Islands and surrounded by th...

IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL TO EGYPT?

Is it safe to travel to Egypt? That's the question I get every time I publish a post about one of my trips to the country, and when I tell my family and friends that I'm going there once again. For starters, this is a great question, but I am going...

MEET FORTALEZA

Fortaleza is the 5th largest city in Brazil and 91th in the World, with approximately 4 million inhabitants including its metropolitan region. It is the capital of the state Ceará, located in the Northeast region of Brazil. Apart from hosting 6 ga...

SAVING MONEY ON YOUR LONDON TRIP

It is no secret that London is one of the most expensive European cities to travel to, side by side with others like Paris. The Pounds currency is not the only problem; the reality is that the town is expensive by itself, in every way. However, it ...

SLOVENIA AND CROATIA: A TWO-WEEK ITINERARY

It's never easy to decide on an itinerary. You always want to include as many destinations as possible, sometimes you're not sure of how long you should stay in each place, and at the same time you want to optimize your time and enjoy your trip as ...

SURVIVAL TIPS FOR TOURISTS IN LONDON

London is awesome isn't it? It can be even better if you arrive well prepared and informed. Which side of the street to look at? How to pay for the public transportation? Does it really rain a lot in London? Simple questions, but nonetheless import...

Surviving winter in Winnipeg

As soon as I arrived in Toronto's international airport, I headed to the immigration section together with other students. My English was not good back then, but it was enough to understand that the immigration officer made fun of me after I told him...

THE FAIRY-TALE CASTLE: NEUSCHWANSTEIN

The name is complicated, it takes some practice to get it right, but the difficulty to call it hasn't intervened on the beauty of this castle, or on its fame. The Neuschwanstein Castle inspired Walt Disney when creating Cinderella's and Sleeping Beau...

TOP PLACES TO PROPOSE IN AND AROUND MUNICH

Unless it’s raining cats and dogs, it’s not hard to fall in love with Munich, and even so, rain it’s supposed to be romantic isn’t it? Anyways, the point is that Munich is a lovely city, to visit and to live in (by now many of you know my r...

WHAT'S CUBA REALLY LIKE FOR TOURISTS

If you ever had to plan or are planning a trip to Cuba at the moment, you might have noticed the lack of certain information about the country. It's not that you don't know where to find them, the thing is, there really aren't many details that can...