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My travel diary: Four days in Rome

Last month I’ve spent four days in Rome. The city was busy, loud, filled with cars but also calm, monumental and beautiful at the same time. And it was a very special occasion we went there for – Marijan and I were celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. And, on a top of that, we went there without our little boy. So, it was like back in the old days and we just wanted to relax, take it easy and enjoy Italian cuisine. Four days in Rome # – Day one There was a huge storm in Amsterdam a night before we…

Travel guide: The best of Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the cities that has everything: great climate, sea, excellent cuisine, beautiful architecture, rich history and culture and a friendly people! After I recently spent three days in Barcelona  it definitely became one of my favorite European cities. Here is my travel guide with the best of Barcelona, some recommendations and must see places! Travel guide to Barcelona # – Climate Coming form the Northern Europe this is one of the best things in Barcelona for me – its climate! I was there in the beginning of December and it felt like the late spring in Amsterdam. Check your…

My travel diary: three days in Barcelona

I went to Barcelona without any expectations. In fact, I was so busy before my trip, I haven’t prepared for it, at all. I just needed a few days break and some quiet time to spend with Marijan and Karlo. So, my initial plan was to just get some sun and to enjoy Spanish cuisine. Three days in Barcelona Where we stayed? We stayed in apartment in the historical building from the beginning of the 20th century in Dreta de l ‘Eixample neighborhood. We were just in between Gaudi’s Casa Batllo, Casa Mila and Sagrada Familia. The whole area was…

A quick guide to Varaždin

Croatia is well known for its Adriatic coastline, but its inland is definitely worth visiting, as well. That’s why I decided to compile a series of posts dedicated to not-so-well-known places there, but absolute musts if you are planning to spend more days in this beautiful country. We will start with the baroque pearl of North Croatia – Varaždin. A quick guide to Varaždin Varaždin is one of those towns which charm you can feel instantly. It is full of cute small streets, beautiful mansions, picturesque churches and friendly people. Once it was the capital of Croatia, but it lost…

Roskilde – A day trip from Copenhagen

Located only 30 minutes by train from Copenhagen, Roskilde is a perfect choice for a day trip outside the Danish capital. With a rich history, Gothic cathedral with the tombs of Danish monarchs, the Viking ship Museum and a beautiful seashore, it is absolutely worth visiting. How to get there It is very easy to travel from Copenhagen to Roskilde with the train. Journey lasts for 30 minutes and return ticket will cost you 190 DKK (around 25 euros). You can buy it at the ticket machines in any train station. From Roskilde train station you will need only about…