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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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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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Hiking in Montenegro: Mountain Adventures

In case you, like me, have recently had an increased thirst for nature adventures, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Montenegro, the country of lazy Balkan inhabitants (fun prejudice admitted even by the Montenegrins), big national pride and incredible achievements considering the country’s size and age. Montenegro has existed as a sovereign state …

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The Transylvanian Triangle: Sibiu – Sighisoara – Brasov

Transylvania has lured travelers since the time of publishing Bram Stoker’s novel on Dracula. The legendary Vlad Tepes, the inspiration for Dracula, called this region home. To get a real feel of what Transylvania is like, you need to visit more than just the castle(s) associated with Dracula! Let me take you to these three …

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13 Highlights of Ostrava, a Proud City in the Czech Republic

What a revelation! I’ve lived for more than 30 years with the notion that Ostrava is mostly just a dirty polluted Czech city that is hardly worth visiting except from the music festival Colors of Ostrava. But guess what – I found myself in Ostrava for work and fell in love. I think it wasn’t …

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