Tag: Europe

Learning To Let Go In Transylvania’s Retezat Mountains

Spending time in the high mountains means letting go. Letting go of your expectations and carefully crafted plans. Letting go of the feeling of being in control. Embracing whatever you get, whenever you get it. There’s no other way. You’re so tiny, so vulnerable in the wild. You never know whether you get sun or…
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4 Stunning Castles To Visit In Copenhagen

Here’s a fact: Danish kings and queens were never hated, beheaded or chased away. Not a straightforward fact in European history. Actually, Denmark has a beloved queen today: Queen Margrethe II. As a result, Denmark’s stunning palaces are not only relics of history, but still part of everyday life. Well, not necessarily for everyday people,…
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The Best Day Trips From Budapest

Budapest is a popular tourist destination. It has everything to be one: amazing architecture, rich cultural heritage, a lively vibe, good food (yeah, ruin pubs, too), and tons of cultural and art events. In our very biased opinion, it also has the most beautiful Parliament building in the world. But as much as tourists know…
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Our Weekend Getaway To Maribor, Slovenia

On our first trip to Slovenia we focused on exploring as many natural treasures of the country as we can. Despite of Slovenia’s tiny size, it was a challenge. 🙂 Slovenia became one of our favorite countries in the world, and it tempts us back again and again. This spring we returned to visit another region,…
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5 Reasons To Visit Sinaia, Romania

Sinaia is a lovely little town south of Brașov and just east of the Bucegi Mountains. It’s not a place where you would spend long days sightseeing, but it’s definitely one that deserves a place on your Romanian itinerary. We spent an unforgettable day walking around in Sinaia, and it’s that kind of a nice…
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How To Skip The Lines In Rome & Vatican City

We’ve recently visited Rome for the first time. Though we chose what we thought to be the low-season for tourists (February), we had to face the fact that a world-famous city like Rome doesn’t really have a low-season. So we decided that there are enough guides about what to see in Rome (and you might…
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4 Great Day Trips From Salzburg

Salzburg is a wonderful city. And being so close to the Alps makes it even more wonderful in our eyes. Therefore we couldn’t imagine visiting it without exploring its surroundings. We ended up spending more time doing that than actual sightseeing in Salzburg – and that’s not to say sightseeing was not enjoyable. But if…
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6 Beautiful Parks In Vienna, Austria

Vienna is one of our favorite cities in the world. And the most beautiful season to visit it in our opinion is spring! We’ve already told you about all the things we love in the city, this time we’d like to show you our favorite parks. Because Vienna has fabulous parks, and they are in…
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15 Pictures To Make You Fall In Love With Little Fatra

Little Fatra (or Malá Fatra in Slovak) is one of our favorite weekend hiking getaways from Budapest. This barely known mountain range is located in Slovakia, and it consists of several protected areas – like Little Fatra National Park itself. Though it’s not a very large – neither a very high – mountain range, it…
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