Reasons I Keep Coming Back to Norway (And Why Should You Visit)

1. Mountains

I come from a country where the highest hill is 312 m high, so you can understand my fascination with mountains. And Norway is full of them. There are around 600 mountains in Norway. And they are all around the country in all sizes and shapes. When you travel around in the time when seasons change, you can travel across the country and see snowy mountains, orange Iceland-like mountains (read about my experience in Iceland here), rocky mountains and even some greenish mountains. You can choose a mountain based on your level of hiking experience. Just go and explore.

Norwegians are pretty obsessed with hiking themselves so you wouldn’t have any problems finding a hiking map, some road signs or suggestions from the locals. Continue reading

14 Reasons why Slovenia should be on Your Travel List 2019.

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:

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Georgia: The Country of Cows, Cheap Hostels and Beautiful Nature. + FREE GIVEAWAY

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.

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5 Reasons Why I Love Poland but Poland Hates Me.

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.
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A Bit of Iceland. [Video time.]

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.

Therefor.

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

Moroccan dream. Atlas mountains on low budget.

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!
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