Weekend in Istria at Al Fresco mobile homes

View on Fazana from Bi Village campsite

Istria is my favourite region in Croatia, and I love spending my summer holidays there. It has a perfect combination of lovely beaches, beautiful nature, friendly people, and so many amazing cultural sights. A few days ago I visited Bi Village holiday centre in Fažana with my family. And we had a perfect weekend in Istria at one of the Al Fresco mobile homes there.

Things to do in & around Quito, Ecuador

San Francisco de Quito, the capital of Ecuador, has become one of the most exciting cities in Latin America lately. Although being a small capital, when you compare it to the rest of South America, it has the largest and best-preserved historical centres on the whole continent. It’s the reason it was declared the First Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO back in 1978. Here are some things to do in Quito.

Moco Museum: Highlights & A Virtual Tour

Moco Museum Building

Moco Museum (Modern Contemporary Museum) is quite a unique cultural spot in Amsterdam. It’s young, urban and with a strong millennial vibe. They are working on an exciting virtual tour around the Moco Museum in a moment. So I thought it could be nice to tell you more about the Moco Museum highlights, it’s story and give you some tips for visiting it.

Best places to visit in Croatia (recommended by a local resident)

View on the old town Dubrovnik

It’s no secret Croatia is home to some beautiful nature, pristine beaches, transparent blue sea and some lovely old towns. With more than 1,000 islands, hundreds of kilometres long coast and many amazing cities, it could be hard to choose the best places to visit in Croatia. Being a local myself, I have visited many of them. And decided to create this list with some of the best places to visit in Croatia.

How to hygge while travelling

Tea standing at the bridge in Alkmaar

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine borrowed me ‘The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well’. And I read it in a day! I realised I’m already doing many things suggested in it. But, I also created some kind of hygge while travelling without even realising. So, I thought of sharing here some ideas of how to hygge while travelling with you.

Art Nouveau walk around Nevsky Prospect in Saint Petersburg

Au Pont Rouge in Saint Petersburg

Here are some good news for all Art Nouveau admirers! That spectacular architectural style is well represented in Saint Petersburg. And you can spend weeks studying its finest examples in the city and its surroundings. Today we’re taking you to an exciting virtual walk along the main avenue of the city, Nevsky Prospect. This is where you can find some of the earliest examples of Art Nouveau in Saint Petersburg.

I’m moving… but, not to Canada

Tea from the Culture Tourist

Do you remember my big news from three months ago? I shared with you how I’m moving to Canada with my family. Well, a lot has happened in the meantime. 2020 showed us its teeth and the whole world has found itself in the middle of the pandemic. Who could predict that only a few months ago? Of course, it affected my life and plans to move to Canada, too.

Weekend trips in the Netherlands – with 2020 summer tips

Are you looking for some nice weekend trips within the Netherlands? Well, it seems like this summer many of us are going to take holidays more locally. And you’re quite lucky if you live here. Because there are many great places to visit in the Netherlands and numerous cute Dutch towns you could visit in 2020. I’m going to share with you some of my favourite places in this blog post with some extra tips for keeping your distance to stay safe while travelling within the Netherlands.