Summer road trip essentials

After 2 years, I’m packing my suitcase once again to visit one of my favorite countries ever, Croatia, but not before making a stop in pretty Slovenia. As my previous visits, this time will also be a road trip, which means, my traveling dog is coming along. Oh well, if […]

Practical tips for visiting the Acropolis

An acropolis is as settlement or citadel, where in Greek akron means “highest point, extremity” and polis means “city”. In Greece, there are more than one Acropolis, but whenever the name is mentioned, there is only one that can be, the Acropolis of Athens. This sacred site is nothing less […]

10 romantic two-week European Itineraries

I love making up itineraries around Europe, this continent offers so many incredible options, especially if it involves romance. Whether you are traveling by train, bus, plane or road tripping, there are so many ideas that it won’t be easy to pick one. A few months ago I shared with […]

Mykonos for first-timers

It’s hard to tell looking at how popular this Greek island has become in the past years, but in the 1950’s Mykonos was a simple finishing island. Back then, probably no one would have guessed that the place was going to become the most popular island in the country for […]

10 awesome things to do in Athens

A trip to Greece is not complete without visiting Athens. Either at the beginning or at the end of your trip, the country’s capital is a must. I mean, how can you skip so much history? Not only that, because what if I told you that there is more to […]

Our 12-day Greece Itinerary

Greece has been on my wish list for a long while. Each year W and I hoped to go and even created different itineraries for our ‘almost trips’, but every time something would come up and we had to cancel our plans. Recently, this very special item was finally ticked […]

Visiting the Bastei Bridge

The Bastei Bridge is a very famous landmark in Germany, if you like Pinterest you probably have seen a picture of it somewhere. The bridge is located in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Saxon Switzerland National Park, around 42 Km away from Dresden. The bridge has been on my list […]

10 must do’s in Dresden

30 years ago a visit to Dresden would have been impossible. After the WWII the city became part of Eastern Germany (DDR) and was closed to the outside world. In 1990 with Germany’s reunification, the process of reintegration of the city to the rest of Germany began, and so did […]

How do you plan your trips?

Pixabay This week as I was planning my next trips to Dresden and Greece, I realized that even though I mention all the time that I love planning, I actually never told you how I plan my trips. How do you plan your trips? Or you never plan them at […]