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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…

Bruges travel guide – things you shouldn’t miss

Bruges in Belgium is definitely one of the cutest towns I’ve ever seen. With its well preserved medieval architecture, a lot of great restaurants and plenty of chocolateries it is definitely worth visiting! Here is a small Bruges travel guide with a list of things you shouldn’t miss. Bruges Bruges got its name from Vikings that occupied its territory in 9th century. They called it ‘Bryghia’, which means landing stage. Later on, a name of a town changed to Brugge or Bruges. In 14th century it had 40,000 people, which was the same as London at that time. Golden age…

Haarlem – the Complete City Guide

When planning a one day trip outside the Amsterdam, Haarlem should be one of your first choices. This charming medieval city is situated only 15 minutes train ride from Amsterdam’s Central Station and will surprise you with its amazing history and beautiful architecture. Did you know? The New York city’s neighborhood Harlem was named after it In the 14th century it was a Dutch major city It was a historical residence of counts of Holland In 1620 it had around 100 breweries It has more museums per inhabitant than any other Dutch city Medieval center is still mainly intact Once…