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  • Tips

    How to Find Cheap Flights on Skyscanner

    There are dozens of airline ticket search platforms on the internet nowadays. And all of them help you find the ticket tailored to your needs. Skyscanner is one of many sites I use to find cheap flights, mix and match or to compare prices. Yes, every platform has a different price on the same ticket. I don’t like buying a ticket and then finding a better deal somewhere else. So I make sure I do my homework and research it before making my final decision. Read how I saved $276 on an airline ticket There are many reasons I like Skyscanner. It has some pretty impressive features that help you find the cheap flights to any destination in the world. And…

  • Ukraine

    Top Interesting Things to Do in Lviv

    Lviv is the most charming city I have visited in Ukraine. It’s not like any other post-Soviet cities you have seen. It’s colorful, lively, and simply gorgeous. With a century-old history, there are many things to do in Lviv, so this travel guide will help you identify some of the most iconic attractions of Lviv. Lviv is a unique combination of Eastern and Western cultures. Here you can experience Austrian, German, Jewish, Polish, Ukrainian, and even Armenian cultures. Lviv is a hidden gem of Europe slowly discovered by the rest of the world. Named after Leo, the first son of Daniel of Galicia, the ruler of the Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia, the…

  • Ukraine

    Top 18 Things To Do in Kiev, Ukraine

    Even though it doesn’t seem like that, but Kiev (Kyiv) has been there for a long time; before we all knew what Ukraine and Russia were. Considered as one of the oldest settlements in Europe, it’s one of the first in the Slavic world too. Wandering through its historic streets, visiting museums, admiring various architectural styles are some of the best things to do in Kiev. Located in Eastern Europe, Ukraine is not spoiled by many tourists. Therefore you get an authentic experience in a relatively budget-friendly country. The capital, Kiev, is a great place to start your Ukrainian adventure and this travel guide will help you to pinpoint some…

  • Accomodation,  Georgia,  Review

    Fabrika Tbilisi: Fantastic and Inexpensive Hostel to Stay

    Finding accommodation for your next trip can be quite exhausting. You need to check out sites, read the reviews and then decide which one you’d like to stay. And if you’re planning a trip to Tbilisi, you don’t need to look further – Fabrika Tbilisi Hostel is the most relaxed budget-friendly hostel I have stayed in so far. Fabrika Tbilisi History There are hundreds of hostels in Tbilisi, but what distinguishes Fabrika from others is its vibe. Located at 8 Egnate Ninoshvili street, a couple of blocks away from subway stop Marjanishvili, the hostel used to be a sewing factory producing women’s clothes in Soviet Georgia. After the collapse of…

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    Tips

    How to Find Cheap Airline Tickets

    It’s not news that the most prominent expense when planning your trip is airline tickets. It’s almost impossible to find the cheap airline tickets and score a great deal. Yes, there are low-cost airlines where you can buy tickets at $15 if you are lucky, but sometimes that’s not an option. Thus, there are some tips and tricks you can use to find tickets cheaper, and I am going to teach you how! Tips How to Find Cheap Airline Tickets First, remember that it takes lot of time and effort to find cheap flights Use incognito window when looking at flights. Search engines tend to observe your searching behavior so…

  • Georgia

    Tusheti National Park: Georgia’s Most Charming Region

    Tusheti, a small historic region located in eastern Georgia, lies on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains and covers an area of 796 square km. The area is one of the most ecologically pure regions in the Caucasus. The extraordinary beauty of Tusheti National Park and it’s mountainous landscapes, architecture and castle-like inhabited buildings caught the attention of UNESCO who placed it on its World Heritage List in 2007. The region is bordered by the Russian republics of Dagestan from the East and Chechnya to the North. The area is 2,800 – 4,500 meters above sea level, which means the winter season for at least seven months. Spring comes late,…

  • Georgia,  Museum

    Joseph Stalin’s Secret Underground Printing House

    In its raggedy streets a bit outside the city center, Tbilisi hides significant gems that visitors or sometimes even locals rarely see. One of them is Joseph Stalin’s Underground Printing House, often neglected from many travel guides. Secret and underground printing house is not a new concept, and every big city has some, including Tbilisi. But what makes this one so unique is that it’s in a well. Yes, exactly in a well! Wonder how it was possible? I am glad you asked, keep on reading. The house is in Avlabari district, at Kaspi str. #7. You can take a subway to 300 Aragveli station and walk a couple of meters.…

  • Georgia

    Top 23 Things to Do and See in Tbilisi

    Tbilisi is my hometown, where I spent most of my life and currently reside in; well until I am comfortable enough to spread my wings, pack a backpack and hit the road. Georgia’s capital is getting more attention both from the media and travelers, who seek a wild nature, unique culture, ancient architecture mixed with modern buildings and a distinctive cuisine. And even though it is a relatively small city, there are plenty of things to do in Tbilisi. Tbilisi’s narrow lanes mirror its complicated history of a Persian or Russian rule. The impact of each invasion is still present today, and you can see it while wandering around the…

  • Poland

    What to Do in Krakow, Poland

    Krakow, an adoring Gothic city, used to be the capital of Poland before Warsaw. This cute little town is full of interesting places to explore. The main sights are located within a walking distance. So interested on what to do in Krakow? Continue reading! How to get to Krakow Getting to Krakow is not a big deal. There are various ways to get to this Polish city. The most comfortable way, of course, is flying into Krakow John Paul II International Airport, located outside of the city, in a small village of Balice. There are budget-friendly airline companies like Wizzair and Ryanair flying directly from various cities around the world. Krakow…

  • Thailand

    5 Reasons to Visit Thailand

    Thailand is my love at first sight. The experience of living with a Thai family for a month made me attached to the country. I have developed a high sense of respect towards the hard working nation.  The wide range of activities will not leave the visitor unsatisfied. Five Reasons to Visit Thailand Here, anyone can find a place for their taste. Here, modern and traditional blend perfectly. Contemporary infrastructure, clean environment (even though they use an enormous number of plastic wraps for takeaway packaging), a wide range of cuisine, magnificent landmarks, crazy nightlife and postcard-like coastal lines are the few of those reasons Thailand is on the bucket list…

  • Azerbaijan

    Top Things to Do in Baku on a Weekend

    Azerbaijan’s capital boasts with the mixture of modern and old architecture, making it an exciting city of the region to visit. Baku’s trendy buildings are ideally positioned among its century-old buildings and towers. Dozens of parks scattered across the city offer excellent relaxation time during your walks in the city. For a short weekend trip, the post provides various things to do in Baku. We started our day with an excellent coffee and some dessert at Gloria Jeans Coffee shop near the city center. The coffee shop offers a wide variety of beverages, a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the exploration of Baku’s everyday life. Afterward, we started wandering…

  • Czechia

    What to Do in Prague in a Day [Prague Attractions Map]

    Prague is a city of many things. Besides being absolutely beautiful and equal to Paris with its attractiveness, it boasts with millennial history, best beer that is cheaper than water, large cultural scene expressed in concerts and museums, and unforgettable nightlife. While what to do in Prague itinerary can be gem-packed, here’s the top Prague attractions map to explore it in a day. By visiting top sights in Prague in a day, you’ll have plenty of time to go to the museums, shop, drink beer, try local cuisine, enjoy the sun in beautiful parks or whatever you desire to do. And if you have more time to spend in this…

  • Accomodation,  Georgia,  Review

    Top 3 Resorts in Kakheti, Georgia [Review]

    It’s been the only couple of years since resorts in Georgia started to evolve and offer great weekend relaxation time to local and international visitors. Scattered across the country, the variety of choice is wide; so are their features. Here are three resorts in Kakheti, Georgia you might want to consider visiting. Resorts in Kakheti: Lopota Lake Resort & Spa The resort lays out around the Lopota Lake, in the valley surrounded by the rims of the Caucasus mountain range. Once there you feel like being in an entirely different time zone. Only 115 Km away from Tbilisi, the resort boast with a broad range of facilities you can choose from. Outdoor pools…

  • Turkey

    8 Places to Visit in Istanbul If You are Short on Time

    I have traveled to Istanbul, twice for business and once had a long layover, so my time in Istanbul was always limited. Places to visit in Istanbul are numerous, and as my husband, Oto, (who lived there for months) tells me, every traveler needs at least two weeks to experience Istanbul to the fullest. Anyways. Istanbul is a hub city for many who travels from west to east or vice versa, and often we have long layovers in the city. Please, don’t stay at the airport! You can find a lot of things to do in Istanbul even on a short trip. And this is where this post comes in handy.…

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    Georgia

    Hiking the Black Rock Lake in Lagodekhi, Georgia

    It’s Thursday evening. I am leaving office at 6:30 pm to pack for a three-day hike with my husband, Oto and my colleague, Ruska. It’s been one year since my spinal surgery. I am nervous how my waist will react to hiking the Black Rock Lake trail in Lagodekhi at 3,000 meters above the sea level. The Lagodekhi Protected Areas located in Kakheti region is 185 km away from Tbilisi and borders with Azerbaijan and Dagestan. It conserves a variety of rare flora and fauna making the track here an unforgettable adventure. Related post:How Hiking Changes Your Brain & Body We drive during the night to Lagodekhi to start our…

  • Contributed

    Where to Stay in Malaysia

    Sandy beaches, mountain hideaways and chic hotels with all the mod cons–Malaysian countries deserve the top spot on anybody’s travel bucket list.  This Asian continent is brimming with beautiful spots and culture to make for an incredible vacation spot. With countries such as Thailand and Vietnam increasing in popularity, it’s easy to see how beautiful these places can be to stay.  With a variety of places offering the opportunity to rest and unwind after a day exploring the surroundings, here are some of the top places to visit in Malaysia.  In Penang Island  Penang, known as the Pearl of Orient in Malaysia, is filled with aspects of old and new…

  • Contributed

    The Ultimate List of Tech Travel Accessories to Take With You on an Adventure

    If you ever find yourself exploring the world in search of hidden gems and outstanding locations to inspire you, then it’s always important to carry some of the latest technologies in your bag to help you enjoy your time abroad. While many people are advocates of digital detoxes especially when traveling the world, there’s no denying that you should be carrying at least some technology with you and in this article, we’ll be listing the most important ones. Smartphone Your smartphone is essentially a small computer that will give you access to plenty of travel services, conveniences and safety options. it doesn’t matter if it’s an Android or Apple smartphone,…

  • Contributed

    Why New York Is THE Cultural Destination of the USA

    To many people, New York is just one of those big cities in the world that they should tick off their bucket list at some point, but the reality is that it’s one of the most amazing cultural hotspots in the entire world. We often think of far-away places in remote destinations as the only cultural holiday locations to visit, but as this article will show, there’s plenty of tradition and culture to be found in the heart of New York. Food Italy may be famous for its pizza, but New York is also known for its own style of pepperoni pizza. With globally recognized pizzerias such as Rose &…

  • Cambodia

    Breathtaking Temples of Angkor You Need To See

    A UNESCO World Heritage site and Lara Croft’s first destination on her mission to find Triangle of Lights, Angkor Wat is on the bucket list of many. The park is spread over 400 sq km and contains up to 45 temples you can see all in one week! You can buy one day ($20 $37), three-day ($40 $62) and seven-day ($60 $72) passes at the main entrance gate. How to Get There The best and time-saving way to visit the area is by tuk-tuk. The price varies depending which temples you want to see and starts with $20. Things to note: Sunrise, sunset and visiting some remote temples costs extra. If…

  • Laos

    7 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Laos

    I would have never imagined Laos would be such a disappointment, waste of time and money. I had never experienced such a feeling, even when I excitedly arrived in Ukraine and was stuck there for a day while traveling from Prague to Moldova. Without futher ado, here’s things you need to know before going to Laos Things you need to know before going to Laos Mostly No One Speaks English Better your body language. You will find very few Laotians who speak English, especially in small towns and villages. Hostels are Always Full They never know when will the rooms will be available. During our hunt for the accommodation, we saw…

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