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Russia

Top Things to do in Saint Petersburg | Russia

Saint Petersburg – the city founded along the Neva River by Peter The Great. The location of the city means that it is strategically closer to Europe when compared to Moscow. It is for this reason that the city feels a lot more European than Russia. Since its foundation in […]

Catherine Palace in Snow
Russia

DIY Guide to Visiting Catherine Palace | Saint Petersburg

This guide to visiting Catherine Palace is intended for the budget traveler. That is, the kind who prefers to spend less, but experience more when visiting a tourist attraction. You see, although it is possible to visit Catherine Palace in more comfortable ways (e.g. an organized tour) – we find […]

Russia

Saint Petersburg Metro Tour | Self Guided

Saint Petersburg is the most visited city in Russia and is known worldwide for its museums, churches, and architecture. Unlike Moscow, the Saint Petersburg Metro is not as well known as a tourist attraction. The metro in Saint Petersburg is not as tourist-friendly, the trains are quite old and worn […]

Russia

The Moscow Metro Tour | Self Guided

One of the top things to do in Moscow is to visit the world-famous Metro. Known as the ‘Palace of the People’, many of the metro stations are extraordinary, with ornate details and decoration. Indeed the metro is so famous that multiple agencies offer a ‘free walking tour’ designed to […]

Russia

Apps you need to Download before travelling to Russia

Traveling to Russia can be quite daunting for some people. A different culture, language, and even alphabet are just some of the struggles people may encounter. Alas, with the technological advances in mobile apps in recent years there is plenty of help out there to help make your Russian trip […]

Russia

A guide to visiting the Kremlin | Moscow

What is the Kremlin? The Kremlin is one of the most famous landmarks in Moscow, if not in all of Russia. Steeped in history, the Kremlin is a lot bigger then you may think! It is not just the workplace of the Russian President you know! The word Kremlin actually […]

Europe, Poland

Wroclaw Christmas Markets | A Winter Wonderland

Wroclaw (pronounced ‘Vrotswaf’) is the fourth largest city in Poland. It is located in Western Poland and is the historical capital of the Silesia region of the country. Wroclaw actually has a varied history – being part of the Kingdoms of Bohemia, Poland, Hungary as well as the Habsburg Monarchy, […]

Bolivia, South America

Travel Guide | Toro Toro National Park

Toro Toro (Quecha for ‘Pampa of mud’) is a town in the Potosi region of Bolivia – 140km south of Cochabamba. Although a small town, it is best known for the surrounding national park (also called Toro Toro) and all that comes with it. It is a magical place, and […]

Europe, Spain

Top Things to do in Almeria

Almeria is a city situated on Spain’s southeast coast, along the Mediterranean sea. The city itself is not as frequently visited as some of the attractions surrounding it, such as the Costa del Sol beaches, Cabo de Gata National Park, or the Taberna Desert. Our visit to Almeria was by […]

Europe, Spain

48 Hours in Granada

Granada is an Andalusian city located at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It was one of the most important cities in Moorish Spain, and remained under Islamic rule until 1492, making it the last city to fall back under Spanish rule. For this reason, you will experience an […]

Europe, Spain

Complete Guide to Visiting Cordoba

Cordoba is a Spanish city located in the province of Andalucia. Just over an hour away from Seville, this city played a major role in the Roman and Islamic history of Spain. Due to all this history, the city contains a variety of attractions that merit spending some time here. […]

Spain

Seville Travel Guide

Seville is the hot and humid capital of Spain’s Andalucia province. Although it is a large in size, all the main attractions are located close together, so you won’t need to worry about traveling too far within the city. We spent 3 perfect day’s here in September 2019 and have […]