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Many people get tired of living the same mundane life, and constantly seeing and experiencing the same things, and desire to do more with their life, to gain the most out of it. Taking a faraway destination trip, to a different continent even, could be the answer to achieve this. Travelling to another continent may sound like a crazy, and scary prospect however, it allows you to experience another culture and gives way for major self-development, even if for a short period of time. Travelling to another continent offers several advantages and skills, that one should take advantage of and experience in their lifetime. When visiting a completely different continent you are opened to a completely new world, especially when travelling to a country in need. The bubble one lives in at home is burst, causing you to mature and see the harsh reality that exist in some places of […]

  The warm season is approaching faster than we thought. So, I suggest you start planning now for the holiday of your dreams. More and more health experts are encouraging people to make the most out of their vacation days to go somewhere new, lie on a beach, learn how to ski, sip cocktails and do absolutely nothing- without feeling guilty! Several studies have shown that these breaks from our everyday routine are very beneficial to our physiological and physical selves. Vacations, whatever form they take, give us time to unwind and examine our life from a new place and a totally new perspective. Traveling  somewhere new provides us with the opportunity to leave our old life behind us and learn about different cultures, face different challenges and look at the world from a totally new perspective. What I really love about going to new places is that you wake […]

My trip in Berlin

Berlin is a charming place to visit, with a rich varied history. This fascinating city has been one of Europe’s most influential economic, cultural and political centers since its origins as a trading post in the 13th century. Berlin is famous for its summers, not because it is particularly warm, but there is a never-ending list of things to do. Summer can be very wet so I suggest that you always carry an umbrella and pack a light jacket. However, the rain does not stop people from enjoying the city. I have a couple of friends working in Berlin and they always told me to visit in May as it is considered the best time to visit. And that is what I did! I was very lucky as the weather was quite good and I managed to do a lot of things. Another reason why they suggested I visit in […]

Getting to know Sweden!

What comes to mind when you think about Sweden? If I had to answer this question the first three words that come to mind are: Ikea, Abba and Volvo! Well, joking aside, Sweden has much more to offer. The largest of the Scandinavian countries, with an area twice that of Britian, Sweden offers something for everyone. There are 9.7 million people in Sweden, of whom about 2 million are under the age of 18. Eighty- five percent of them live in the cities. It has a spectacular landscape, incredible cities, a friendly and educated population, breathtaking countryside and a rich history and culture. In Northern Sweden you can find the rural landscape and beautiful green forests while in the south you can witness all those little red small houses scattered all over. The country’s south and west coast features some of the most picturesque beaches in Europe. Generally speaking Sweden […]

Amazing Budapest

I fell head over heels in love with Budapest the very first time I visited. I love it for all the right reasons- architecture, museums, romance, food, Turkish baths and it is surprisingly cheap. Budapest is often described as the Little Paris of Eastern Europe. Budapest is not only famous for the monuments reflecting its rich history, but also for the ruins who settled there. Remains of both the Romans and Turks can still be seen in the city. Budapest is divided into two sides, Buda and Pest, which represent two different characters of the city. Buda, on the west side of the river is hilly and semi-suburban and offers medieval streets and houses, museums, caves as well as roman ruins. It is far greener, residential and harder to navigate by public transportation. When in Buda I always get the same feel of Montmartre. It is very nice to visit, […]

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