What is Slovenia? A small country surrounded by Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. Pretty surprising, huh? It has the Alps. It has the Adriatic Sea. And, oh, so beautiful nature. So many things in a country of 20,273 km2. And, yes, it is not Slovakia. So why should you visit Slovenia in 2019? Here are some reasons for that:
A few months ago I went to Georgia. Even if it was only for a couple of days, it was great for getting the first taste of Georgia. So I want to share with you my first impressions of this beautiful country called Georgia (საქართველო) or as it felt to me- little India. Stay tuned till the end for a chance to win a FREE GIVEAWAY.
Some time ago I wrote a bit about my trip to Morocco and to Netherlands. Today it is time for Poland. Have you ever felt like a country does not like you? Maybe you get a parking ticket or lose something every time you are visiting? Or maybe everything that might go wrong, does whenever you are there? This is my case with Poland. As I am from Latvia, whenever I plan a road trip with a car, there is no other way but to drive through Poland. At least if you don’t want to get a visa. So I have visited it several times. Starting from a family vacation to famous tourist destinations, continuing with a youth project in a countryside of Poland (practically in the middle of nowhere) and finishing with visiting the Tatry mountains. So this time I am going to share some interesting stories which describe my experience with Poland. If you are planning to visit the country, you might want to have a read.
I am definitely not a video maker, but sometimes I just want to capture some videos along the way. It has a different feeling than pictures do, after all.
Low Pro Iceland Experience. This was my second try with video making. First try was a video from our Europe trip. This time it is Iceland I would like to show you.
Iceland was one of my all time favourite trips and I would definitely wanna go back there one day. If I am lucky enough to return there, I promise to actually learn how to film videos with straightened horizon and clean lens. Continue reading
It was my first time outside of Eurasia. I had no extra money for traveling and no available vacation days. But what I did have, was a colleague planning a trip to Morocco. The goal was to go to Atlas Mountains and climb its’ highest peak – Toubkal (by the way, it is the highest peak of Northern Africa as well). I watched him planing the trip, buying the tickets and looking for someone who would like to accompany him. I told him that it looks awesome and I would really wanna come, but it probably is too expensive for me to join in. What happened next was a start for my love for warm countries.
The tickets were not expensive. Since it was December, it was not a tourist season, but who cares about winter if it means minimum +25 Celsius. I paid around 80 euros for a return ticket and voilà! Morocco, here I come!
During my years of some occasional traveling I learned a thing or two about what you should not do while in mountains. Yes, you get some stories to tell, but, no, it is not always worth it. My life always takes me to cold places for some reason. This one goes for those who enjoy the North of our planet.
- Do not forget your gloves.
Even though it seems like it is warm outside and you don’t see a reason for bringing gloves- take them with you. Really. Weather conditions in mountains can be surprising and change rapidly. It may be very sunny when you start your hike, but soon get very chilly when you are getting closer to the top. In the moment when you have made a snowman out of yourself, you will remember my words. Especially when you are going on a long hike and it might be even snowing on the top of the mountain. Don’t let the cold ruin the view you are about to experience.
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