My Private Photo Shoot in Amsterdam

Tea sitting on the stairs in front of the house in Amsterdam

Have you ever had a private photo shoot on some of your trips? It’s something I was playing with as an idea for some time already. But, I always felt really uncomfortable and nervous in front of the camera. So, I would always drop the idea in the end. However, recently, I’ve finally booked a private photo shoot in Amsterdam and really loved the whole experience. And it’s something I’m definitely going to do more often when travelling. Photos as a lovely souvenir from your trip I love having some beautiful photos from my trips. They are my favourite souvenir…

Day Trip to Brijuni Islands

Sculpture of the lady on Brijuni Islands

Although I’m spending a couple of weeks each summer in Istria, I haven’t visited Brijuni islands before. But, after I’ve taken a day trip to Brijuni Islands this year, I think there won’t be summer without it. Here is a blog post with all the info you need to know before your visit to that gorgeous Croatian archipelago. How to get to Brijuni Islands Brijuni Islands are Croatian National Park, and a limited number of ships are allowed to get there each day. Although you’re going to see many smaller touristic boats offering a trip to Brijuni Islands, the truth…

Journey Through History on Batana Boat in Rovinj

People in Batana boat with the city of Rovinj in a background

‘Rovinj changed so much since I was a little boy’, said an old fisherman who was rowing our boat. ‘But one thing hasn’t. We still row our batanas…’ What’s the story behind that small boat batana you can see everywhere in Rovinj? Well, it’s a story about the city, its people and a symbol of change. Rovinj and its batana Rovinj, one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia (and one of my favourite) has such a fascinating history. It was founded as a small town located at the island for the protection from numerous enemies that were attacking the…

It’s my Birthday! And here are some things I would like to do this year…

Tea at the garden of the Rijksmuseum

It’s my birthday today! I’m one of those people that loveee celebrating their birthdays. And I’m always making a few celebrations. One in Croatia. One in the Netherlands. One in… Well, you get the point. To me, my birthday is a day when I’m reflecting to the year behind me. I love to celebrate good things. And to learn from the bad ones. Although, I had a feeling like this year was pretty calm and not many things were happening, when I started writing this blog post, I realised it wasn’t like that at all. It was quite busy, and…

Quick Verona Guide: How to spend three hours in Verona

Bridge and houses in Verona

Last month I went to the Traverse conference in a beautiful town of Trento. I haven’t been in the northern part of Italy before, so I was utterly amazed by how beautiful the region of Trentino was. However, my flight from Amsterdam was to Verona, and after seeing so many beautiful photos of that most romantic Italian city, I wanted to explore it at least a bit. So, on a day of my return to Amsterdam, I woke up early, took an early morning train and spent three hours in Verona. Three Hours in Verona Here is what I did…

How to Pack Smart: 15 of My Best Travel Packing Hacks

Best travel packing hacks

Bringing the right things with you and packing smart could be quite challenging when travelling. Especially if you’re going to stay in your destination for a longer period. Or if you’re going to change the climate completely. After travelling at least once per month for the last few years, I wanted to share with you some of my best travel packing hacks that will hopefully help you to pack smarter for your next trip. My Best Travel Packing Hacks *This post was created in collaboration with Laundryheap. It’s a laundry service you can use when travelling. And definitely one of my…