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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…

Travel quotes that will inspire you to travel more

Traveling is inspirational in so many ways. You don’t just get to know the new culture, city or the country, but the most importantly yourself. Many books were written and so many movies were filmed about it. Obviously, it also inspired people to wrote some of the very beautiful things about it. Here are some of my favorite travel quotes: You can never cross the ocean unles you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. DALAI LAMA There comes a point in your life when you need…

Traveling by train with a child

Traveling by train is one of the best ways to explore the Europe.  It is also one of my favorite ways of traveling.  Luckily, in a few of my recent trips, I found out it is also completely child friendly. But, like with everything related to kids, a good preparation is the key! Food Although international trains mostly have their own restaurant, I really wouldn’t recommend eating in them (they have a nice coffee, though). So, take enough food with you (delays can always happen) for both you and a child. Just think of his or her daily menu and…

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…