What You Need to Do If You Can’t Make Your Flight

Life happens. Even the best-laid plans go astray and sometimes you can’t make your flight. The thought of losing all the money you paid on the ticket adds to the stress. With previous experience as a travel agent, I am here to tell you how to tackle this situation. Here is what you need to…

Bird’s Eye View over Hamburg, Germany

Hauptkirche St. Michaelis (or, as the locals call it, “Michel”) isn’t the tallest church tower in Hamburg, Germany, but it’s easily the most famous. The iconic steeple – immediately recognizable to anyone familiar with the city’s skyline – rises 132 meters above the street. Visitors can access the observation deck via a lift or a…

Bird’s Eye View over Bergen, Norway

Bergen is the second largest city in Norway, situated on the coast and surrounded by seven mountains. Taking the Fløibanen Funicular to the top of Mt. Fløyen gives a great view of the city. If you love sunsets, this is also the place to be when the sun disappears over the horizon, painting the sky.…

A day at Sighisoara Citadel, Romania

Sighisoara holds a very special place in my heart: it’s the first city I visited independently, without parents or teachers. It was back in 2000 and I was there with friends to attend the Medieval Festival. We stayed with a local lady, walked in the fortress and fell in love with Sighisoara. Since then, I…

5 Best European Destinations to Visit in July

Ah Europe in July. An oven! Sprinkled with some summer storms. Isn’t that what everyone wishes to enjoy during a vacation? Ok, ok, enough with the sarcasm. If you are looking for the best European Destinations to visit in July then look no further than…the entire continent. Yes, I am serious. It is high season,…

Bird’s Eye View Over Munich

I probably sound like a broken record when I say that Munich is truly a special gem in Europe. Not only is it a clean, safe and easy to navigate, but the view looking out over the old town, transports you right back in time. Munich is a city in the heart of Bavaria, Germany.…

A Historical Ride on the Green Arrow in Romania

The Green Arrow (Ro: Săgeata Verde) has been in operation in (current) Western Romania between 1906 and 1991. Originally there were three sectors on the route: Arad – Ghioroc, Ghioroc – Pâncota, and Ghioroc- Radna. Today, the only line left is the one connecting Arad to Ghioroc and is the only suburban tram line still…

Bird’s Eye View Over Venice

One of the many highlights of our time in Venice, Italy included a visit to The Doge’s Palace which is now a museum. It is situated on the left of the Piazzetto San Marco and faces the beautiful lagoon which forms part of the stunning views from the windows of the palace. We discovered through…