things to do in Havana

Things to do in Havana

What to do in Havana in 6 days. A list of the major tourist attractions. During our trip through Cuba we were in the capital three times. Havana is where most of the tourists land and pass while travelling through the country. Havana is a hello and good bye Cuba spot. Before I visited Havana, […]

How to travel in Cuba

How to travel in Cuba

Transportation in Cuba. Domestic flights: There are some airline services offered within the country from Havana to the major Cuban cities. However, the flights are sometimes once a week only. Plus they are not the cheapest travelling option. Still, if you would like to go to Cayo Largo, you have no other choice to get […]

Casas Particulares in Havana, Cuba

Casas Particulares in Havana

If you are staying in Havana during your trip to Cuba, there is absolutely no reason to book a hotel. There are many other definitely more interesting options of accommodation, that offer you not only a cozy room but as well a home like atmosphere and an opportunity to see how real Cubans are living. […]

CUC vs CUP, Cuban currency

Cuban currency

If you are used to travelling through the Eurozone, here in Cuba it starts to be a little bit confusing. Because Cuba has two currencies, yeah! The Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC$) – simply called convertibles – and Non-Convertible Pesos (CUP) / Moneda Nacional (MN$) simply – Cuban Pesos. Non-Cubans use mostly convertibles. That’s what you […]

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An epidemic of „Das ist meins“

Last month we met with our friends from England and they told us a story about how their 2 years old son can say one thing in German: “Das ist meins!” (“it’s mine!”)  – that’s what he learned on the playground. We had a laugh about it. But later on it hit me: it’s not […]

Travel Medication

Travel Medication

If you are planning your trip to Cuba, you should spend some time preparing and thinking about your travel medication. Of course you should do that whenever you travel, but knowing the medical conditions in Cuba makes you paying a bit more attention to what you want to take, especially when you are travelling with […]

Casas Particulares in Trinidad

Casas Particulares in Trinidad

Casa Coky this is THE casa to stay in Trinidad! Location: What you have to know about Trinidad: the closer to Plaza Mayor you stay, the less of real Trinidad you will experience. The center of Trinidad is overfilled with tourists, and this can be more than tiring. Therefore, we loved the location of Casa […]

Havana streets Cuba

Casas Particulares in Cuba

Where to stay in Cuba? If you are travelling to Cuba, you can of course stay in a hotel, but who am I kidding, I don’t expect those people would bother to read our blog. To get closer to Cuba, its life and Cubans, for your accommodation choose casas particulares. A casa paticular is a […]

Woman with a cigar, Cuba

How to prepare your trip to Cuba

When to travel to Cuba When it comes to the weather there are two seasons in Cuba that you have to take into consideration: dry and hurricane seasons. The dry season lasts from November to April. You can expect a good weather with lots of sun and low rain. Nevertheless, the dry season is not […]

Scandinavia on a budget

Weekend in Scandinavia on a budget

…Once upon a time in Scandinavia… In was December and it was snowing and snowing. It was so much snow, soon the only thing to be seen would be the infinite whiteness. This exact same time, there was a girl in Munich packing her small luggage for her first meeting with Scandinavia. It was a […]

travel discovery box

DIY toys: Travel Discovery Box

Whenever some birthday, Christmas, or any other gifts-giving-celebration is on the horizon, I’m asking myself the same question: What should I get for my daughter? It is not that I don’t know what toys she likes, but usually I get her “gifts” during all the year. But somehow it always happens, that when holidays or […]

Mt Ararat

Yerevan: Part 1

Don’t be afraid to learn people’s biggest sorrows. Without them you’ll never learn their biggest happiness. Picking an accommodation in Yerevan was not a difficult task. It was enough we saw Mt. Ararat on the pictures from the hostel’s balcony. When you google for Ararat, what you get in Wikipedia is: “Mount Ararat is a […]

Bratislava

Bratislava

On our Post-Soviet Trip Bratislava, Slovakian capital lying on the banks of the River Danube, was our first stop. We went there when Zosia was 9 months old and we must say: this is THE CITY to go to with your baby. It’s cozy, comfortable, easy to sightsee, friendly, beautiful, full of life and free […]

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Longing for Armenia

I was introduced to Armenia in Poland. For many years my family has been friends with Armenian family who lives in the same city. And during all those years with many friendships fading and disappointments in other people growing, one stayed unbreakable: our relation to this Armenian family. As a teenager I participated in Armenian […]

Marienplatz Munich

City breaks: Munich

If you live longer time in one place, it always somehow happens. You simply get used to the place and do not notice the beauty of it. We have been living in Munich for a few years now, and on the way our attention to the city faded. We barely made pictures of it, we […]

New York I love you

New York I love you

Usually it is like this: people love New York, they go there for one week, come back complaining about the jet lag and pretend how American they became in those few days. Well, my story was totally different. I’d never wanted to go there and New York definitely wasn’t love at first sight. I lived […]

DIY toys for toddlers

DIY toys for toddlers

Small travelers coming home. So we were travelling for few months, met different people on the road, played with kids at Slavs and Vikings festival, changed diapers on the grass in national parks, ate sand at Baltic Sea, played with everything and found everything interesting. We came back home, to our sweet 4 walls with […]

Magic travels

Magic Travels

What is travelling? Travelling is far more than visiting new places. It is not just a check-list or a scratch-off map of the countries you’ve been to (We got one of those once. It made us so confused. We had no idea what to scratch off. For example after being in Madrid should we scratch […]

Ostrog Monastery

Ostrog Monastery

Before we knew what exactly to see in Montenegro, we had been already sure that we want to visit Ostrog Monastery that is dedicated to St Basil of Ostrog (Sveti Vasilije Ostroški). Apart from its picturesque location, the monastery is as well one of the most spiritual centers for all Orthodox Christians in Montenegro. The […]

Caminito, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Plan a trip to Argentina

How to survive your first trip to Argentina? How to prepare? Everything you need to know before going: Tip 1 First of all, if you plan to go to Argentina and not just stay in a hostel but discover this amazing country: LEARN SOME CASTELLANO! Every Spanish word you know will make your life easier. […]

Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Bay of Kotor

The Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska), 28km long and surrounded by two massifs of the Dinaric Alps (the Orjen and the Lovcen), is definitely the most amazing bay of the Adriatic Sea we’ve seen. The history of inhabitants of the bay goes back to antiquity. The most popular places among tourists are the well preserved […]

Oktoberfest, Munich

Oktoberfest

They say every festival has its story. And indeed the history of Oktoberfest goes back to 19th century. There was a king and a princess and a wedding and the tradition. Nowadays the festival lasts between 16 and 18 days and according to the tradition ends at the first Sunday of October. In order to […]

Makarska, Croatia

Opatija – Makarska

While picking our places to stay we had to take into consideration how far they are from each other. There are really many beautiful places on the Adriatic coastline, which do not have a touristic standard ( Makarska is very popular, especially among Poles). However, as we were going before the high season, we didn’t […]

Opatija, Croatia

Munich – Opatija

We started in Munich and through Austria and Slovenia we got to the northern Croatian Adriatic coast. Our first destination was Opatija. It is a small town close to Rijeka. One the most popular tourist attraction is Lungo Mare, a 12 km long seaside promenade from Lovran to Preluka. The promenade links many historic buildings […]

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Welcome

Dear Travellers, We are a family that loves to travel. As a couple we had amazing (low-budget) trips and are excited about everything that we still want to explore, now with our daughter more than ever! With her we want to discover countries, cultures and people. We want to get to know the countries we […]

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