Tag: Europe

Scenic Drive Through Triglav, Slovenia

Triglav is Slovenia’s amazing gem. Its only national park. Towering white cliffs and snowcapped peaks of the Julian Alps. Wild and incredibly blue streams. Lovely waterfalls. Fairy tale valley of Soča River. Magical reflections of Lake Bohinj. And we shouldn’t miss out Lake Bled either. Simply driving through this park was an amazing experience. We…
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Best Day Hikes In The High Tatras, Slovakia

Wherever we live we need to find our mountain paradise. Because we feel the same way as the quote from John Marsden states: “I’m a person of the mountains and the open paddocks and the big empty sky, that’s me, and I knew if I spent too long away from all that I’d die; I…
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Architecture Highlights: Sainte-Chapelle, Paris

Paris has a world famous cathedral Notre-Dame which is definitely there on everyone’s itinerary when visiting Paris. And it is impressive! We expected it to be impressive and it didn’t disappoint. But the real surprise for us in terms of beautiful churches in Paris was Sainte-Chapelle. Sainte-Chapelle is located on the same island (Île de…
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Heaven On Earth: Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia, this small country in Eastern Europe is blessed with breathtaking cultural and natural wonders. One is Plitvice Lakes National Park which is one of the most stunning national parks in whole Europe in our opinion. Just imagine a chain of 16 perfectly clear green lakes joined by countless bigger and smaller waterfalls. It felt…
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Why We Love Zürich, Switzerland

Switzerland was all about mountains in our imagination so we were surprised that there’s no towering peaks above its largest city, Zürich. Still Zürich was a mandatory stopover during our stay in Switzerland because of work. So we tried to like it. Not without success. Actually, Zürich is easy to like. Its old town (Altstadt)…
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High Tatras Of Slovakia: 10 Fun Facts

The reason that not everyone in the world is as deeply in love with the High Tatras as us is probably that most people have never heard about it. We’ve already collected some reasons to love it and now it’s time to share some interesting facts. So here’s what you didn’t know about the High…
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Colorful Gardens Of Château de Villandry

Visiting the castles of Loire Valley this May was like sneaking into a fairy tale. Though we couldn’t decide which is our favorite castle, castle gardens definitely have a winner: the gardens of Château de Villandry. Actually, our main reason to visit Villandry was its gardens. They shine in their original Renaissance design and oh,…
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10 Reasons To Fall In Love With The High Tatras

High Tatras (in Slovak: Vysoké Tatry) National Park is one of the 9 national parks in Slovakia. It’s the oldest, the most-visited and the best-known. And it’s our favorite! The temptation is strong to call it an off-the-beaten-path paradise, but it would sound funny from me as a Hungarian. Because half of Hungary is hanging…
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Architecture Highlights: Little Blue Church, Bratislava

Famous churches are usually enormous and impressive… Hordes of tourists can be found around them. Not the Little Blue Church of Bratislava. First of all, as its name says, it’s little. Also, few people know about it. Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava is not among the most visited European cities, anyway. And Little Blue Church is not…
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