Horsey Beach – back to Mother Nature

Winter season on the beach is something completely different then lazy, summer beach vacation. Instead of cocktails, sun umbrellas and hot sand you can expect strong wind, big waves and coldness. But there’s also something special about beaches in wintertime. Some of them can deliver experiences of a lifetime. We present to you one special […]

A trip by a steam locomotive

Have you ever taken a trip by a steam locomotive? We could not resist that idea, so we decided to make a small trip from Graested to Helsingor on North Zealand one Sunday last summer. We traveled by a vintage steam train for about one hour through the breathtaking Danish countryside. The first steam locomotive […]

Flat Stanley Project: Flat Eva in Zagreb, Croatia

Text and photo: Marija Lakić and Suzy Filipović At the beginning of spring we received letter form the teacher of our niece Eva, in which she asked us to send them a picture or postcard of a city in which we live, to contribute to Flat Stanley Project which they have in their school. Flat […]

Port d’Envalira – Pyrenees, Andorra

Port d’Envalira is a mountain pass located in the Pyrenees in Andorra at an elevation of 2408 m. It is the highest asphalted road in the Pyrenees that connects El Pas de la Casa with the rest of the country and the highest European road open all year round. The climb has been featured several […]

Venice – Queen of the Adriatic

I must admit that I don’t  believe those who seems to be disappointed when they talk about Venice:” It’s dirty, smelly, expensive and overrated.” The only criticism I can understand when it comes to Venice – it’s crowded. Since over 60,000 tourists visit Venice daily, you  can prevent crowds  in a very simple way – […]

Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

If you are on a day trip to Venice and do not have time to visit the islands in the Venetian Lagoon, try to take an hour and visit the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in front of  St Mark’s Square. Trust us, you will not regret it. Vaporetto ride from the station near St […]

Murano – Island of Glass

After Venice, the most visited place in the lagoon of Venice is Murano -  seven islands archipelago (like Venice) connected by a bridge. The island has been inhabited by fishermen and fruit growers since the 6th century, but the last few centuries is famous for its glass. Although the glass production  was known earlier (the […]

Etna – the magnificent power of nature

There is something epic in these volcanoes. I don’t know about you, but I ‘m afraid of the volcanoes, although I haven’t seen any of them or knew something special about them recently. I was always terrified about the possibility to find myself  in the vicinity of an active one. This is how I imagine […]

Pompeii – history

After visiting Pompeii, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote: ”Few disasters have provided so much pleasure to later generations”. It sounds brutal, but really, we rarely have the opportunity to walk around the city in which the life stopped so suddenly. From the moment city was discovered under a six meters layer of dust and soil, […]

Aeolian Islands – Panarea

  White painted houses, blue doors and windows and colorful bougainvillea – that’s what you see when you step on a small dock, after a two-hour hydrofoil ride from Milazzo, Sicily. You immediately know that you have arrived at a piece of earthly paradise. Instead of going to the hotel, it is very likely that […]