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  • Ukraine

    What to See and Do in Odessa, Ukraine

    Ukraine’s third most populated city, Odessa is a favorite seaside destination for locals and its neighboring countries. Often called the “pearl of the Black Sea”, there are many interesting things to do in Odessa. Rich in history and culture, every traveler can find something of their taste. Before Odessa was established as a city, it used to be an ancient Greek settlement. And its name comes from a Greek city of Odessos, which was wrongly thought to have been placed here. Russian Empire’s queen, Catherine the Great declared to set the city of Odessa in 1794. After Moscow, Warsaw, and Saint Petersburg, Odessa used to be the fourth largest city of the Russian…

  • Free things to do in Budapest
    Hungary

    13 Free and 6 Cheap Things to Do in Budapest

    Hungary’s capital Budapest is the most populous city in the country and one of the largest in the European Union. In 1873 it became one single city occupying both banks of the Danube River and unified Hungary’s former cities Buda, Óbuda, and Pest. Therefore, if you’re looking for fun free things to do in Budapest while traveling on a budget, this post will definitely come in handy. Free Things to Do in Budapest Granted with UNESCO World Heritage Site status, Budapest for many is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It mixes its fascinating history with a bright, laid-back modern artistic style. Budapest attractions can vary from historic and iconic sites, museums,…

  • Things to do in Hvar
    Croatia

    Top 6 Things to Do in Hvar Town, Croatia

    Hvar island, located very close to Croatia’s second largest city of Split, is considered to be another jewel of the Adriatic Sea. Famous since ancient times, because of its significant nautical, and strategic position, the island is rich in culture, natural monuments and historical sights. Most of Hvar attractions are located in Hvar town, making it a great day trip either from Split or Korcula island. How to get to Hvar island Unfortunately, the only way to get to Hvar is via a ferry from other islands or central cities of Croatia. If you’re coming from European cities, you can flight to Split or Brac and take a boat from there. Frequent passenger ferries also run from Korcula and Dubrovnik.…

  • Croatia

    Top 7 Things to Do in Korcula, Croatia

    Korcula island is a collection of natural and cultural heritage, but its jewel is undeniably the town of Korcula. According to a legend, Korcula was discovered and founded by the Greek hero Antenor, who escaped from Troy. Thus, the old town of Korcula is one of the best examples of fortified medieval town in the Mediterranean and is often called a ‘mini Dubrovnik’ by locals and its visitors. How to get to Korcula Getting to Korcula is not a hard thing to do. There are a frequent passenger and car ferry sailing from Dubrovnik, Hvar, Brac, and Split for instance. As we started our Croatian trip from Dubrovnik, we had to take…

  • Great Ocean Road
    Australia,  Guest Post

    Traveling on the Great Ocean Road in Australia Like a Local

    The Great Ocean Road is renowned as one of the world’s great drives, with stunning beaches, quaint seaside towns and as an added bonus the Otway Ranges curl along the coast. In the morning you can be hiking through the bush by a waterfall in the morning, sunning yourself on the beach by lunchtime and enjoying dinner in a “hatted” restaurant for dinner. Australia seems to be getting a reputation as an expensive travel destination and after 12 months away we have to admit we are surprised by the cost of many of the things you might like to do on holiday, like eating out or grabbing a few beers,…

  • Croatia

    12 Things to Do in Zagreb, Croatia

    Croatia’s capital Zagreb is not as popular destination for travelers as Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice National Park, or its islands. Zagreb is no less than those destinations and should definitely be on your bucket list. Moreover, it’s one of the cheapest cities in the country! Usually, the capital is the most expensive one, but here, its the opposite. What to do in Zagreb? Zagreb sightseeing boasts with its interesting culture, historic sights which date back to the Roman times, beautiful cathedrals, and world-known Museum of Broken Relationships will keep you intrigued and awed. Most of the Zagreb attractions are free, and some require a small fee to enter. The city is divided into two parts…

  • Plitvice National Park
    Croatia

    Ultimate Guide to Plitvice National Park in Croatia

    Besides, gorgeous beaches and beautiful sunsets, Croatia boasts with breathtaking national parks. With Krka National Park and Plitvice Lakes, being the most popular ones, we had to decide which one to visit on our trip to the country. However, the beauty of Plitvice National Park outbalanced and we had a great day-trip from Zadar on our way to Zagreb. Why Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park? Plitvice National Park is the ensemble of 16 named lakes which naturally cascade in each other, creating breathtaking waterfalls. This UNESCO Wolrd Heritage Site is one of the biggest and oldest national parks of Croatia offering seven different routes to visit the lake system and four various hiking…

  • Croatia

    Top 12 Things to Do in Zadar, Croatia

    Zadar might not be as popular destination as Split, Dubrovnik, Zagreb or islands of Croatia. For many years, the city saw very few visitors, but fortunately, that’s been changing. The city boasts with incredible and historic sights that you don’t want to miss out on your trip to the country. Therefore, here’s the best 12 things to do in Zadar. Download this guide as a mobile app How to Get to Zadar Zadar is easily accessible by land, air, and water. There are plenty of buses, cheap airlines, and ferries going from many destinations of the country. We took a bus from Trogir to Zadar for 73 Kuna = €9.80 = $12.07…

  • Guest Post,  USA

    How to Tour the White House

    The New Year has brought new adventures for my family and Adventure & Chill. We started off 2018 with a trip to Washington, D.C. The kids didn’t know, but I had acquired passes to tour the White House. Yes, a White House Tour. All photos are shot with an iPhone X since cameras with detachable lenses are prohibited. This post is not political but one of education, architecture, history, and travel. How to tour the White House During the Clinton Administration, I was able to tour the White House on an eighth-grade D.C. field trip. It was memorable, and I wanted to recreate that for my children. Fast forward to 2018,…

  • Accomodation,  Croatia,  Review

    101 Dalmatian Hostel in Split [Review]

    101 Dalmatian Hostel is a comfortable, fun, and friendly place to stay in Split. What makes this venue unique is its design and concept that represents the region of Dalmatia. The 101 Dalmatian hostel, located at 114 Brigade 10, is well connected with the city center with five bus lines running in every couple of minutes during the working days. The area is quiet with a huge hypermarket next to the hostel. The building has 19 air-conditioned rooms and 101 beds, with each bed representing an island on the Croatian coast. The fact that each room of six people has a separate bathroom and a toilet was quite surprising. Usually, you get…

  • Georgia,  Restaurants,  Review

    La Boheme – Authentic Mediterranean Cuisine

    Tbilisi has its fair share of restaurants serving international cuisine. Here, you can easily find Asian, Chinese, Russian, Lebanese, and Japanese restaurants, but until October last year, there was none which focused only on the Mediterranean. Yes, there are venues that serve some of the meals from the cuisine, but none of them were oriented in it. La Boheme restaurant, located at Abashidze str. might look fancy and expensive from the outside, but don’t let the looks deceive you. The design is fancy, with flower decorations all over the place, but it’s not expensive. The prices here are on average and worth every penny! What makes La Boheme so special? The venue is a…

  • Africa,  Guest Post

    What to See in Marrakech: 9 Sites under $5!

    I visited Marrakech in Morocco as a solo traveler and found that it was very affordable. The old city of Marrakech is known as the Medina. Many of the buildings are older, many of the streets are narrower but you’ll also find that it is affordable and you get to be surrounded by culture. Get a hotel or riad deep in the Medina and the 9 sites below will all be within walking distance. In total, touring all 9 of these historical sites costs about $21. If you’re thinking about a trip to Morocco, visit Amber’s Compass for recommendations on where to stay, camel rides, and to learn all about safety…

  • Croatia

    Exploring the Small Town Trogir in Croatia

    Trogir, a historic harbor town on Dalmatian coast is one of the most beautiful small towns we have visiting in Croatia. This UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe makes a great day trip from Split. There aren’t many things to do in Trogir, but the beauty of it attracts many visitors. Hidden on a tiny island guarded by medieval walls, Trogir is a great place to get away from crowded cities and wander through its narrow cobblestone streets. Top Things to do in Trogir One day is more than enough to explore the city, however, as our initial itinerary didn’t go as…

  • street art in Montreal, Canada
    Canada,  Guest Post

    Enjoy the Street Art in Montreal, Canada

    In Montreal, you don’t need to search for hidden alleys or rooftops to catch urban art, in fact, it is the contrary. The city has become a hub for graffiti, murals, and urban art. Luckily, to admire these you don’t need to pay an expensive ticket to a site, these are free and are scattered through the different neighbors. It seems that almost every building and walls are decorated with gigantic works of art giving a vibrant and colorful personality to the city. To check out more of Montreal posts, make sure to visit Melanie’s blog The Saint-Laurent Boulevard, one of Montreal’s busiest street, is where you will find the…

  • Things to do in Split
    Croatia

    Top 8 Things to Do in Split, Croatia

    Lying on the shore of Adriatic Sea, Split the second-largest city of Croatia boasting with historical sights that date back to the ancient times. Some of the best things to do in Split is to wander through the streets of old town, sit by the shore on a sunny day and explore the markets to name a few. We stayed for two days, and it was more than enough for exploring the city. However, depending on what you would like to do in and around Split, you might want to stay longer. This post will give you a bit of an idea how to plan your visit to the city and…

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