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Our random trip to Skopje, North Macedonia

Our random trip to Skopje, North Macedonia

Truth be told, I didn’t know much about Skopje or Macedonia before crossing them last year on our way to Greece. I did hear about Macedonia being a rather “dangerous” country. However, everyone I personally know that has been there had only good things to…

The Albanian Riviera or What I Did Last Summer

The Albanian Riviera or What I Did Last Summer

Last year, truth be told, I wasn’t in a good place for traveling and no new destination allured me. For the first time, I dreaded the idea of chasing airplanes, buses, scratching my brain to find the best accommodation, budgeting and all the other less-glamorous…

Scuba diving in Croatia: How I failed at my first underwater experience

Scuba diving in Croatia: How I failed at my first underwater experience

If you’ve been around for a while, you might already know that I’ve been in love with the seaside since forever! Water sports and activities are my favourite past time and while I’m not proficient at any of them, I love to practice each time…

The waves of Nazaré (day trip from Porto)

The waves of Nazaré (day trip from Porto)

While in Porto, we wanted to squeeze in as much as we could: discover the city, take surf lessons, have good coffee, explore the whole area and its surroundings. So what’s at a stone’s throw available to visit from Porto? One day trip idea would…

How we explored Douro Valley on our own

How we explored Douro Valley on our own

Taking a trip along Douro River, the valley that is home to the famous (and delicious) port wine, was an absolute must while visiting our friends in Porto back in May 2018. We didn’t plan much in advance because we thought it was going to…

Coimbra: Portugal’s student hive

Coimbra: Portugal’s student hive

When good friends recommend you new destinations to visit, your only choice is to comply! Therefore, on our way back to Porto from Nazaré, we took the bus to Coimbra for a short city break to convince ourselves whether it’s as beautiful as they say.…

5 Specialty Coffee Shops in Porto, Portugal

5 Specialty Coffee Shops in Porto, Portugal

I can’t exactly pin point the moment when specialty coffee entered my life, but man, am I glad it happened! Gone are the days when I was ordering “a long espresso with milk”! My present looks more like a “flat white” now! However, without entering…

3 Yummy Coffee & Food Spots in Budapest

3 Yummy Coffee & Food Spots in Budapest

For some reason, the winter cold feels so much colder in Budapest. I didn’t expect the cold to be so piercing, to cut right through your skin and sneak into your bones… ok, I’m taking this too far, but still. It was freezing and being…

How I failed my 365k running challenge

How I failed my 365k running challenge

It’s 30th of December, 2017, a wonderful sunny day. Time: around 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Just arrived home after barely running the last 5k of the year. I ticked them off and looked at the paper with a thorn of sadness stinging me: I…

Garden House: A green oasis in Timisoara, Romania (or how to run a successful holiday rental)

Garden House: A green oasis in Timisoara, Romania (or how to run a successful holiday rental)

What’s up everyone? Remember how excited I was to discover and share with you the story of Fragments BCN, meet the team and witness all that goes behind the scenes to save hydraulic tiles in Barcelona and create beautiful new products from them? Well, I…

One day in colorful Girona

One day in colorful Girona

What’s up everyone? Where to spend a lovely weekend getaway you’re wondering? Wonder no more, I’ve got a cute proposal for you in Catalunya: Girona! Cumulated, we spent just a full day in Girona, as we passed through it on our way to hike the…

7 of the best specialty coffee places in Barcelona

7 of the best specialty coffee places in Barcelona

It’s no secret that coffee in Spain generally sucks. What baffles me is how is this possible in a country whose population drinks coffee like water!? Back in 2014, when I was living and studying in Sevilla, I used to have my daily 3-4 cups…