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Roskilde – A day trip from Copenhagen

Roskilde Market Square

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

Swans in front of Beguinage in Bruges

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

Haarlem view on the Nieuwe Gracht

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…

A lazy day in Bruges

Bruges Grote Markt and chariots

I was dreaming about visiting Bruges ever since I first watched ‘In Bruges’, a great dark comedy staring Collin Farrel, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Finnes. And it finally happened, last weekend I went on a day trip to this cute and charming Belgian town. I was very busy lately with starting my own business, doing a lot of museum guiding and working late most of the days, so I needed  one day for myself. That’s why I took it really slow and was mostly enjoying a beautiful medieval architecture and, of course, Belgian cuisine (and beers). So here is how…

Cultural workshop ‘Amsterdam City Guide’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Last week I had a great pleasure to deliver presentation ‘Amsterdam City Guide’, in one of the biggest online travel agencies in the world – Booking.com. Presentation was organized in its headquarters in a very center of Amsterdam. Since a lot of employees of this international company are expats living in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, main goal of the workshop was to familiarize them more with the city they are living in. Many researches shows that traveling and getting better knowledge of a new culture helps expats with stress relief, transition, prevention of depression…

City Guide: Paris Top 11

Sometimes I have a feeling that almost everything is said about Paris. You can find loads and loads of online guides, articles and „must see“ lists. I can’t stop wonder is the city of lights, high fashion and chic restaurants story that has been told too many times? Well, it could be the truth. But, let’s be honest, could you really get enough of it? After being there many times, I already found my favourite places. And still, there are so many left to discover in the future. This is why I didn’t want to write here about the main…