Posts Written ByTea Gudek Šnajdar

Hotel Review: Best Western Premier Alsterkrug in Hamburg

The more I’m travelling, hotel and a place of my accommodation are becoming more and more important to me. It’s a place where I’m relaxing, so I love having a restaurant and some extra amenities like swimming pool or a spa in it. Location is of course very important to me, as well. And a hotel has to be close to the city center or the public transport. When I’m travelling with my family I also like hotel room to be spacious, so we have enough room and privacy in it. Well, with the Best Western Premier Alsterkrug Hotel in Hamburg…

A perfect (kids friendly) weekend in Hamburg

Bicycle tied to a fence on Hamburg's canal

Hamburg… Well, I’ve completely fallen in love with Hamburg. It looks like Rotterdam’s and Copenhagen’s love child that was raised in Berlin. Cool and classy with a great attitude. That’s how I would describe it. I could easily imagine myself living in it. Although second largest city in Germany with almost 2 million people living in it, it’s often overlooked by people visiting Germany. Often described as a large port and an industrial city, images of grey unpleasant place are something many people have in their minds when thinking about Hamburg. But, that couldn’t be further away from the truth. I’ve…

Visiting Peterhof Palace from Saint Petersburg

Peterhof palace

There are so many beautiful palaces in and around Saint Petersburg. But Peterhof is definitely one of the most beautiful palaces in Russia. Being easily accessible, it’s a great place for a day trip from Saint Petersburg. Here is everything you need to know about visiting Peterhof Palace from Saint Petersburg. Visiting Peterhof Palace from Saint Petersburg Peterhof palace was probably one of the first places that symbolized travel to some far away countries to me. My mum visited it when she was 18 and I remember looking to those old black and white photos from her trip. Beside a…

Lumix GX80 Review: Is this the best small travel camera?

Tea taking a photo with Panasonic Lumix GX80

I was looking for that perfect small travel camera for a long time. Something with a great photo quality, easy to use and something that would fit into my handbag. Since I got asked very often about the camera I use, I’ve decided to write my Lumix GX80 review. So, here it is! Panasonic Lumix GX80 Review What am I using my camera for? Well, I’m not a professional photographer. So, this is not going to be a review filled with all these technical terms (which I don’t understand at all, to be honest). I’m using my camera for my…

The best souvenirs from Amsterdam

Amsterdam canal

There is a souvenir shop on every corner in Amsterdam. However, finding the right souvenir from Dutch capital, is quite a hard task. Something produced in the Netherlands, meaningful and with a story related to it. After buying presents and souvenirs in Amsterdam for my friends and family for around five years now, here is my list of the best souvenirs from Amsterdam. The best souvenirs from Amsterdam #1 – Dutch food In my opinion, food is the best souvenir from any place you’re visiting. It’s giving you the best taste of the country and it won’t be collecting dust in…

Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (complete guide)

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg is one of the best museums I’ve ever visited. Situated in a beautiful Winter Palace and being a home to one of the biggest art collections in the world, it’s definitely a treat for any art enthusiast. Being the second largest museum in the world, it could definitely feel a bit overwhelming planning a visit to it. That’s why I’ve created this blog post with some info and tips on how to best visit Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg First things first, let’s start with the history of this…