Scandinavia, Travel Tips

Are you popular on Facebook? Then you can stay for free at this luxury Hotel in Stockholm

Being popular on Facebook has its perks – but you probably never assumed that it may help you stay for free at one of the most chic hotels in Sweden’s capital. The owners of the hotel have decided to use the powers of social media, so if you have 100,000 followers on instagram, 2,000 facebook friends or 100,000 page fans then you can stay for free at the Nordic Light hotel. Of course, you have to…

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Architecture and art, Scandinavia

The World’s Longest Art Gallery: The Artistic Stockholm Metro

A few days ago we were telling you about the amazingly beautiful metro in Moscow, but now it’s time for something different. As you’d expect, Stockholm is not a city where traditional art thrives – the Swedes love their modern art, and this is visible in many subway stations in their capital. The first line of the Stockholm metro opened in 1950, and today the system has 100 stations in use, of which 47 are underground…

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Scandinavia

Oslo – love at first sight, chargeless!

Although ranked as the second most expensive world city after Tokyo, the Norwegian capital has a lot of free to do stuff to offer that caters to even the most demanding tastes. It is indeed a global city in the true sense of the word, not only an important economic and political center of Europe, but a populous, extravagant heritage of the fjords-crested Scandinavian Peninsula as well, where the old meets the new, and nature…

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Architecture and art, Scandinavia, Things to do

Backpacking in Riga or how to understand a culture in 6 easy steps, for free!

It’s not only refined, but harmonious and curved, delicate just like a giant piece of jewelry about to slip through your fingers. What’s really specific about this city is the way it’s going to reveal to you. At first, you’ll only see the striking beauty of the big picture, but Riga won’t cease to show you its innermost mysteries and wondrous places – all you have to do is be patient enough to discover them…

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Scandinavia, Things to do, Travel List

Here’s what puts Helsinki on your bucket list!

From architecture to street art, the Finnish capital can offer you anything you wish. Despite being one of the eurozone’s most developed countries Finland is deffinitely a place on your bucket list that you shouldn’t give up on because of financial reasons. The popularly known wealthy situation of the country doesn’t make it less of a touristic woner, even for the budget travelers. There are plenty of events with free admissions happening especially during the…

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Destinations, Scandinavia, Things to do

Diving through Stockholm’s free festivals

Blue and green come in all shades and nuances here, in the city where WiFi will never be a problem. The best way to discover the best this city can offer is by walking. Try and take in as much information as possible, along with the all kinds of positive vibes. And no, we’re not being abstruse, it’s the plain truth and you’ll have the chance to live it yourself. Stockholm is one of the…

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Architecture and art, Europe, Scandinavia, Things to do, Trip reviews

Things to do for free in Kaunas

Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania and a place where culture and industry are on top of heap, with a lovely, coquettish old town. Whatever local you’ll ask, they all know the same story – Kaunas was the son of two passionate lovers, maiden Milda and her sweetheart Daugerutis. Both sentenced to death because of her carelessness of leaving the Holy Eternal Flame go out, they didn’t get to see their child grow…

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Architecture and art, Culture and religion, Scandinavia, Things to do

Things to do in Vilnius for free

I don’t think that there’s ever been someone thinking: ‘Oh, Vilnius, great city, but so expensive!’ and yet there are plenty of reasons for which we should recommend some free amazing things to be done and not just because they don’t involve spending money, but because it would be great if you knew about them either way before going to visit Lithuania. White Bridge Play Area Depending on the kind of traveler that you are,…

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Central Europe, Europe, Scandinavia

4 astounding European churches you’ll be sorry you missed

It doesn’t matter if you’re religious or not – some churches are simply a visual splendor – and this is what we’re going to discuss here. Not the religious part, but the touristic one. La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain While the new and the old part of the cathedral seem to belong to different ages and styles, its history gathers a spectacular combination of visions and styles. In 1882, when its construction began, the first…

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