Bird’s Eye View over Amsterdam

Amsterdam is such a gorgeous city. To truly take in the mix of architectural styles, it must be seen from above! I visited Amsterdam for the first time in December and discovered Skylounge. The rooftop terrace and bar provide panoramic views over Amsterdam’s famous canals, the central station, Amsterdam Noord and many landmarks, including the…

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6 Best European Destinations to Visit in March

March is one of my favorite months to travel within Europe. Some of the best European destinations to visit in March are also among my all-time favorites? Why? The weather starts to get warmer – and by the end of the month it can warm enough to stroll in a t-shirt in Southern Europe –…

My Top 5 Travel Memories

Travel memories…those moments that remain in our hearts for years and which make us warm up when we recall them. I have been traveling independently and without my parents, since I was 19 (so that’s pretty much 12 years already). During those years, a lot of memories started to pile up, which makes it’s quite…

Bird’s Eye View over Paris: Arch de Triomphe

Eiffel Tower is probably the most popular site in Paris, but the best views are definitely seen from the top of the Arch de Triomphe. This famous monument stands at the end of Champs-Élysées avenue and it was built between 1806 and 1836. There is an underground tunnel on the Avenue to get to the…

Review: Sony SmartWatch 3

Is it worth it to purchase Sony Smartwatch 3? We should ask first if any smart wear is worth it? All of the smart wear functionalities are limited, the answer is relative to what you need. For the past 3 days, my only smart wear was the Fitbit Charge HR (author’s note: yes, FitBit is…

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Gadget Review: FitBit Charge 2 (HR)

I have been a FitBit user since 2014. The first tracker I used was FitBit One. In March 2015, I got FitBit Charge HR and wrote about the similarities of and differences between the two trackers. After being quite frustrated with how long the tracker (Charge HR) lasted between two charges (3-4 days if I…

Bird’s Eye View Over Prague

This shot was taken from the top of St. Vitus Cathedral within the Prague Castle grounds during my semester abroad a few years back. It’s a steep climb up a narrow spiral staircase and I remember being so tired already from the uphill walk to the castle. But, wow, the view was worth it! One…

Things That Make Me Happy – January 2017

I cannot believe the first month of 2017 has come and gone already. Although we’ve been back home for more than 3 weeks, my heart is still in Italy. And my body still cannot get adjusted to the cold weather back home. What has made me happy this past month? Read on! 6 years with…

9 FREE Things to Do in Bratislava

Free things to do in Bratislava are really not hard to find. As usual, when I start researching a destination for my upcoming trip, I start with the affordable and free things to do. And that has happened before our trip to Bratislava, as well. Bratislava is not that expensive either. Out of the cities…