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13 Reasons to Visit Finnish Lapland in Winter

Last updated Finnish Lapland is an incredibly beautiful place where nature has been kept unspoiled thanks to the rough conditions. Only brave travelers make it up above the Arctic Circle! Read further to see why you should be one of them. Winter is actually the best time of year you could come to Lapland. Most …

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Winter in Prague: The Most Magical Season

Prague in winter is incredibly beautiful. Even if you’re one of those who do mind the cold weather, fortunately there are still many Prague winter things to do and enjoy. Winter might as well the best time of year to visit Prague. Franz Kafka loved winters in Prague, probably because the city feels more magical …

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Visit Jizera Mountains for Glass-making, Awesome Cities & Nature (1 Hour From Prague)

Perhaps you’ve seen photos of one of the most iconic Czech structures – the almighty Ještěd, which is a radio tower and a hotel. Or, without knowing it, you took a glance at Liberec through a TV screen by watching your popular TV show or a movie. The Jizera Mountains in the North of the …

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25 Shanghai Tips: What to Know Before You Visit Shanghai

Back in 2010, I lived in Shanghai for 3 months. Thanks to a recent business trip, I was able to see Shanghai anew, all fresh and shining. As I had already spent a good amount of time in Shanghai, it all seemed pretty normal to me. But since I was visiting the city with colleagues …

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Discovering Georgian Wine in and Near Tbilisi

It is absolutely okay to admit that wine is your main motivation for a trip to the country of Georgia. After all, it’s right here in this smallish country in Caucasus, where wine was born thousands of years ago. That’s right, it wasn’t in Rome or Greece that grapes started to be used for winemaking, …

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Vertigo Inducing Views in Bohemian Switzerland

Bohemian Switzerland National Park, located in the Czech Republic (!), is a little-explored gem. Almost unknown to travellers (and even more so to tourists!), it’s an oasis of greenery in the Northern tip of the country. Here are some highlights of the incredible views you can have when going on a hike there. I’ll cover …

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Wroclaw Poland: Amazing Stories of Wroclaw Tourist Attractions

In this article I’ll revive a few of the amazing stories I heard told of Wroclaw attractions mostly located within the Wroclaw Old Town. I visited Wroclaw twice. On my first Wroclaw visit, I went to see my university friend, Gosia. And on the second time, a decade later, I saw Wroclaw (together with Warsaw) …

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Prague Rain Days: The Ultimate List of Indoor Things to Do in Prague

Are you visiting Prague and it started raining heavily? Or worse, there’s a snowstorm? If you feel like abandoning your sightseeing plan and wonder what to do in Prague when it rains, you came to the right place. Fortunately there are a lot of indoor things to do in Prague, no matter whether you come …

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Where to Go in Europe for Easter? Try Krakow!

Krakow for Easter of 2020? Well, why not? Easter is great time to travel. Half of the world has a longer weekend and there are festivities and celebrations. Depending on your location, you’ll surely have many opportunities to not stay at home! For the biggest Easter flare head to countries with strong Christian traditions. In …

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20 Best Things to Do in Baku Azerbaijan (and Around)

I must say I didn’t know much about Azerbaijan before going there. I barely remembered Baku was the capital and that they had rich oil reserves… That was it. But a trip to Baku Azerbaijan and surrounding areas opened my eyes and I discovered a multi-faceted country with rich culture and history. I went on …

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In Search of the Light in Gorlice Poland

I love diverse places, especially those that take me by surprise. When I was getting ready to visit the Polish city of Gorlice, my expectations were not high. After all, if I never heard about the city before, it can’t be anything too special, right? Well, it turned out I was completely wrong. Gorlice is …

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České Budějovice Czech Republic: Royal City With a Proud Beer Heritage

I took my first trip to Ceske Budejovice when I was 13 while on a camping trip in the region with my parents. Since that was a looong time ago, the look of the town got totally wiped out of my memory and all I could remember was the shiny tennis racket that my father …

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Why Visit Warsaw Poland? 10 Reasons to Take the Polish Capital Seriously

Chances are when you’re considering visiting Poland, you’re mostly looking at Krakow and that’s about it. I don’t blame you, I was the same. But then an opportunity to visit Warsaw Poland presented itself and I jumped at it and couldn’t be happier about the decision! Let me explain why the city of Warsaw deserves …

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Top Things to Do in Taormina – One of the Best Places to See in Sicily

Taormina is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and is the full package for a one day trip. It’s got all the best elements an ancient Italian city could offer. I visited Taormina on a trip to Sicily‘s East and Southeast – you can see my Sicily itinerary here. The city and its …

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Šibenik Croatia: Combining Sightseeing With Adventure

Today, let’s zoom in on one of the most interesting, yet still quite undiscovered, regions of Croatia: the Northern-Central Dalmatia. We’ll explore the amazing historical city of Šibenik and venture beyond its perimeters to experience thrilling adventures. Ready? Šibenik Did you know that Šibenik was the first city founded by Croats, not Romans or Greeks? …

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