»Three-month state of emergency declared after deadly bombings targeting Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria.« (source) Uf, could I read something worse less than a week before travelling to Alexandria, Egypt? Probably not. Did it stop me going there? Absolutely not!
There is just something about Alexandria, Egypt, that makes you like it! Maybe it’s the long promenade, where you can take a stroll and admire the Mediterranean Sea, or it’s one of the cafes where you can sit for a Turkish coffee or shisha and observe people passing by. It could be that it’s a […]
For me discovering a country includes trying out as much of traditional food as I can. Traditional drinks included of course. And Madeira is in this sense definitely a great destination, it offers a lot of tasty local food which firstly originated from Portugal. Everything I ate here was absolutely delicious and I thought I […]
In the centre of Funchal, right on the main street Avenida Arriaga, there is the Blandy’s Wine Lodge. Blandy is the only family of all the original founders of Madeira wine trade that still owns and manages its own wine company. Their tradition of making Madeira wine goes back to 1811. Lucky for us, Blandy’s […]
Picking my top five experiences in Madeira was really hard! After only four whole days of exploring this gorgeous Portuguese island I had so many amazing moments it’s almost impossible to select the best ones. But I wanted to give you a list of things you absolutely can’t miss while going to Madeira, so here […]
If you are travelling with low cost airlines in Europe, you will definitely fly into the Brussels South Charleroi Airport in Belgium one day. I have spent there quite a lot hours waiting for my next plane, to fly out and even one whole nigh, which I can’t really recommend. However, if you don’t have […]
This weekend I spent exploring German city Munich, the capital of Bavaria region. I was really lucky and had sunny spring-like weather and discovering the best spots of this city was an extra pleasant experience. So, what to do in Munich if you have a day and a half?
Head to the north of Iberian Peninsula for an eight days long road trip, on which you will visit all the most important Basque country cities in France and Spain and four Spanish cities in neighboring autonomous communities. Try typical Basque, French and Spanish food, admire gorgeous views and do some sunbathing and swimming. If […]
Summer will be here sooner than you think, so it time to start planning your perfect summer vacation. For me one of the best destinations for relaxed and active holidays is Greek island Kos. And it has great public transport connections, so you don’t even need to rent a car to see all the best […]
This Uruguayan city was founded in January 1680 by Portuguese and later come into Spanish hands. Colonia del Sacramento is most known for having a Historic Quarter that is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its well-preserved urban landscape is a mixture of Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial styles. With lots of colours, wild flowers and old […]