A slightly awkward story of my first solo adventure

I stood on a rock overlooking Stockholm on my first solo adventure. I had promised this trip to myself a long time before, as a present for my 18th birthday. So there I was, alone, with only a backpack, 18 years old and ready for an adventure. And on the verge of sobbing. I wasn’t ready. I didn’t plan this enough. As much as I could have read about my peers travelling solo and backpacking through Europe, hitchhiking through the US or walking the great … Read more A slightly awkward story of my first solo adventure

10 reasons to visit Warsaw this summer

I finally decided to write a post about my city- Warsaw! Although I live abroad now, I visit home frequently, around every 3-4 months. Apart from running like crazy trying to fit seeing everybody during my short time home, I usually manage to visit some of my favourite places in the city as well. Poland receives a growing number of tourists every year. With cheap flights from Europe to many Polish cities it’s easy to plan a weekend getaway to Warsaw or some of the … Read more 10 reasons to visit Warsaw this summer

Vigo and Islas Cíes- a hidden gem of Spain

What I love the most about travelling is discovering the underrated places that turn out to be beautiful although you’ve never heard about them before. This Easter weekend was the first time I was spending Easter abroad and not with my family, so I knew I had to take the opportunity to do something special. So My Travel Companion and I decided to take advantage of the four days off and take a citybreak in Vigo with a trip to Islas Cíes. It was a … Read more Vigo and Islas Cíes- a hidden gem of Spain

3 perfect ideas for a day trip from Valencia

Albufera Albufera is a freshwater lagoon, separated from the Mediterranean sea just by a small strip of land. It has a variety of flora and fauna, so it’s a must see for the lovers of nature looking to get out of the crowded city for a while. The locals offer short boat trips around Albufera. The perfect time, if you can make it, is to get one to see the sunset. As it is also used to cultivate rice, the villages around Albufera specialize in … Read more 3 perfect ideas for a day trip from Valencia

My favourite spots in Lisbon

Going to Lisbon was one of the random ideas I get sometimes. As I have almost a year of living in Spain ahead of me, I thought I can’t miss the chance to visit Portugal. So when the opportunity came and me and my Favourite Travel Companion were looking for an idea of a short trip at the beginning of December, Lisbon came to my mind. And I soon discovered it is quite a good option for budget travel! I had someone tell me that … Read more My favourite spots in Lisbon