My travel essentials

Up in the air

There are dozens of blog posts and YouTube videos dedicated to this theme. Trust me, I know. I’ve seen quite a few myself. But everyone is different, and everybody has his/her own opinion in a matter. It depends on a gender, travel style, destinations, travel experience, preferences, health issues and many other things. That is why I’ve also decided to give it a go and to share my travel essentials with you, my readers. Hopefully this information will be useful.

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Day trip to Vršac

Vršac, city center, Serbia

I can’t say that I am a spontaneous person. On the contrary, I prefer to plan everything, including our vacation: where to go, what to see, etc. But when I saw Vršac on a map that was given to us by the Tourist information center of Bela Crkva, I got curious and googled it. Main thing that made me want to go there was the medieval Vršac tower (Vršačka kula). If you have been following my Instagram or my blog for some time now, then you know about my love for everything that was built and made in the Medieval Ages. So, I arranged a driver for us, and we hit the road next day.

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Tallinn. Latest discoveries

Olde Hansa, Tallinn, Estonia

I have been in Tallinn dozens of times, yet I rarely trying to find any new beer and food places. I mean, if you have already found couple of restaurants and pubs that satisfy you, then why to waste a precious time on searching something else. Why to change a pleasant atmosphere and good service for something vague and unknown?

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Finnish Archipelago. Part one

Mossala Island Resort, Houtskari, Archipelago trail, Finland

We have been planning our mini Finnish archipelago road trip for quite some time. And only in the summer of 2016 it finally became possible. Although I must admit… it wasn’t easy. Sometimes I even thought that the weather is against us. It was raining almost every single day. Downpours were replaced by rain, rain turned back to downpours, and we didn’t see the end of it. In other words, the summer of 2016 turned to be a real Finnish summer.

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Holiday in Sri Lanka. Part ten. Accommodation

Mount Lavinia hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

I think I haven’t mentioned it before… but during our stay in Sri Lanka we managed to stay in four (!) different hotels, and one of those was paid for the entire holiday. Yes, I know, it sounds silly, weird and impractical. But as they say, wisdom comes with the experience. And next time we come to Sri Lanka, we are going to plan our vacation and accommodation differently. But for now, I can share the valuable information with you about the places we stayed in.

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Holiday in Sri Lanka. Part eight. The Beauty

98 acres Resort and Spa, Ella, Sri Lanka

This will be the last post about our road trip adventure across Sri Lanka. I feel a bit sad because these posts made me relive all the wonderful moments we had in this beautiful country. But I’m also happy that I can share my stories and travel experience with you guys. As Nelly Furtado’s song goes: “All good things come to an end”. But not just yet.

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Holiday in Sri Lanka. Part seven. The Beauty

Glenloch tea plantation, Sri Lanka

Next stop on our wish list was Royal Botanic Garden. It’s located in Peradeniya, which is about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy. Once again prices for tourists were the same as for locals… only multiplied by ten. But this time I can tell you without hesitation that it was worth every penny!

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