Capitals Along the Danube River

Capitals Along the Danube River

The Danube River flows through four national capital cities and ten countries. Choosing one of the river Danube cruises to enjoy the beauty of this body of water is a very good idea, especially if you are looking for a romantic vacation. However, making sure you stop in the capital cities along the way to … Continued

Things to Do in Vienna on a Rainy or Cold Day

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Vienna, Austria, two times so far. First time, on a scorching summer in 2008. Second time, during winter in 2013. And the thing I dislike about winter is…obviously, the cold. While the weather wasn’t exactly nasty, it wasn’t warm either. And since I had planned to visit some museums, … Continued

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How could I choose between Paris and London?

Paris or London? How could I choose between two cities which attract millions of visitors annually ? London is four times as large as Paris and has 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. London has London Eye, Paris has Eiffel Tower, London has pub food, Paris has croissants – ok, I have to admit this one … Continued

Vienna is ready for Santa to come

Vienna is home to the world’s oldest Christmas market. In 1294 it started off as the “December market” and over the years it has morphed into what you can enjoy now in Austria’s capital city. Christmas Markets all over Europe have some characteristics which define them: they are usually held during Advent; first Advent Sunday … Continued

The Magic of Christmas Markets in Europe

December is one of the most colorful months in Europe. And we have Christmas Markets to “blame” for this. A Christmas Market is basically a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas. They most often open around the start of Advent (which in 2013 starts on December 1) and close sometimes between Christmas and … Continued

The Day I Got Soaked in the Tent…in Budapest

It was the best of times. July 2011 and our first trip to Budapest as a couple. On a lowish budget, we figured we’d have more money to spend in the city if we stayed in a tent. We found Haller Camping close to metro station, easy to get to from Keleti pu and close … Continued

Dreams come true: a trip to London

I am pretty certain everyone- especially a person who loves to travel – has a bucket list. I’ve always had one and there were three major “entries” there: New York – blame Anthony Bourdain for that- , London – thanks to my English teacher back in general school- and Athens – thanks to The Legends … Continued

How I Tried to Fall in Love with Rome

Rome – La Citta Eterna – has failed to make me fall in love with it. During our two-week vacation in March 2012, we have planned to spend several nights in Rome, allowing us enough time to at least scratch the surface and decide whether we love it or not. Rome met us with sunshine … Continued

Halloween Special: The Land of Dracula

With Halloween knocking on our doors, I got to thinking of…Dracula. Oh wait, in fact , I got to thinking of the real places where the real Vlad Tepes lived and ruled. Now let’s look at some historical facts. Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) has been “confused” with the blood-sucking vampire Dracula thanks to Bram Stocker’s … Continued

Vieste, Italy: That’s Amore

When the moon hits you eye like a big pizza pie That’s amore When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine That’s amore Bells will ring ting-a-ling-a-ling, ting-a-ling-a-ling And you’ll sing “Vita bella” Dean Martin – That’s amore That song was the first thing to come to my mind the second … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel