Europe, Sightseeing, Travel List, Travel Tips, Trip reviews

Wonder-fall destinations to paint a portrait of Europe

I could tell you all the reasons why autumn is the best time for a Eurotrip, but winter would come by the end of my enumeration. So I’m only going to focus on the really helpful things. First of all, there are fewer people, given that most of the holidays are ended by September. It could seem like this is a disadvantage at first, but the true upside of this is that there will be…

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Architecture and art, Asia, Culture and religion, Food, Sightseeing, Things to do, Transportation, Travel Tips, Trip reviews, Uncategorized

Get a sense of the metropolitan life in Shanghai

There is no typical guide to visiting this city, and the impossibility of making it fit into a pattern is what makes it so memorable, after all. Unlike many of the popular tourist destinations, it’s hardly possible to make a list of monuments of which the Internet says they’re a must. Instead, Shanghai is all about discovering the bewildering variety, unfolding on the street level. And although it’s called the Paris of the East, you’ll…

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Experience Splendor in the Grass – the city

What is Iași anyway? It’s not the biggest Romanian city, but rumor has it that it is believed to be the cultural center of the country. One of the explanations for its extraordinary reputation is the fact that Alexandru Ioan Cuza University is the oldest one in the country. For a first timer it looks provincial and for some reasons people tend to associate this with a bad attribute. Contrariwise, Iași is a positively provincial…

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The best holiday – a stoner’s guide to countries where weed is legal

Especially if you’re under the age of thirty, but it’s not a rule, you probably take into consideration other things than the general usual before taking a trip. This is how you’re maybe not interested solely in the weather, museums, coffee houses and the lowest prices of hostels, but more. Taking a trip is very often associated with fun. And, like it or not, most of us think that soft drugs are one of the…

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Great alternatives to disappointingly expensive popular destinations

Saint Tropez/Budva Whenever you think of extravagance and opulence, Saint Tropez has got it. Partly because of the French style and classy fashion, partly because of the former model Brigitte Bardot, the French Riviera slowly became one of the hot spots of amazing holidays. The kind of place or, if you don’t want to go on your honey moon, at least you should be there for the bachelor party. Of course, along with this huge…

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How to live like a local in Brazil during the World Cup

  It’s amazing how many things can say ‘you’re a tourist here’, and while thinking of all of them is almost impossible, the basic’s always good to be known. From eating in a weird position to talking loudly or dressing oddly, there’s always something to put you off when you want to live like a local someplace new. But during the World Cup this year, given the state of things where everything’s overcrowded, we strongly…

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Destinations, Food, South America, Things to do, Trip reviews

Best bars and clubs for anyone in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro may seem a little twisted at a first sight and it’s essentially because it’s a huge city, full of stunning places to go to, especially in terms of bars and pubs, in restaurants and cafés. And we’re perfectly able to understand your confusion, but there are some places in the city that under no circumstance should you miss. Although I’m personally pro finding yourself a place to fit your personality, there are…

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A first-timer’s guide to China. Do’s and don’ts

We know. You don’t get the chance to hear too ofetn a phrase beginning with ‘Last time I went to China…’ or ‘What surprised me in China…’. And it’s not even because it’s not a popular trip destination, because lots of people respect the Chinese culture and want to know as much as possible about the people there. If you’re a first-timer, your trip isn’t going to be as planned, and it’s exactly because of…

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Architecture and art, Beaches, Central Europe, Financing & Budget, Things to do, Travel List, Trip reviews

Things to do for free in Warsaw

Poland’s history wasn’t, as we already know, the most merciful of all. Smashed under the Nazis during the World War II, it was rebuilt in a Soviet style under the communists, following their so called realism, as lacking in emotions as the limpness of their broken spirit. After joining the European Union in 2004, things have started to change and their capital city now looks completely different. There are many things to see and to…

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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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