Packing list for a mountain vacation with kids – and without

Packing list for a mountain vacation with kids – and without

I decided to interrupt my Venice posts with a lovely little packing list for a mountain vacation. The reason for that? Well, let me tell you why. Storytime We went on a weekend trip to Tatry – Strbske Pleso, to be exact. Staying in a nice hotel, lovely room with a kitchen, breakfast. Nice and…

Ryokan in Hakone with private onsen – the 7 best of 2022

Ryokan in Hakone with private onsen – the 7 best of 2022

Staying in a ryokan with private onsen in Gora, Hakone, was one of the best experiences we had in Japan. There’s subtle luxury, traditional Japanese hospitality and culture, incredibly tasty food (kaiseki is something else when you’re in a ryokan)… there are just so many things that I loved about our experience! Whenever someone mentions…

Different ways of travelling to your destination – popular and unexpected

Different ways of travelling to your destination – popular and unexpected

When you’ve chosen a place you want to go to, maybe you’ve even checked out some things to do there and where you’d like to stay. But now it’s time to figure out a way of travelling to your destination. There are so many different ways to travel that you can get confused about which…

12 most interesting birds and animals in Torres del Paine – and Patagonia

12 most interesting birds and animals in Torres del Paine – and Patagonia

Torres del Paine National park in the Chilean Patagonia is one of the most incredible destinations in the world. It offers some of the best hiking trails in the world, full of glaciers, turquoise waters, and towering mountains. But what some people might not realize is that there are some very interesting and even endangered…

Food in Patagonia you absolutely must try
|

Food in Patagonia you absolutely must try

When thinking of Patagonia, everyone probably imagines otherworldly landscapes, blue waters, maybe glaciers. Noone, I’d say, thinks – mmmm, I must try that incredible food in Patagonia! But nevertheless, in addition to the rugged peaks, there is some very interesting food available as well! We’ve collected some must-try local dishes and Patagonia food tips for…

7 unique and unforgettable experiences to add to your Japan bucket list

7 unique and unforgettable experiences to add to your Japan bucket list

Japan is all about amazing, unique and unforgettable bucket list experiences. 100% satisfaction is guaranteed even to the most seasoned travellers.Beauty, tranquillity and spirituality of temples and shrines that invite you to slow down and contemplate.The futuristic Shinkansen that whizzes you by the majestic Fuji at 250 km/h.The heavenly food that will send your taste…

Famous Japanese food that everyone should try in Japan

Famous Japanese food that everyone should try in Japan

Food alone is an excellent reason to visit Japan. All those mouth-watering teppanyaki, sukiyaki, okonomiyaki and other yaki… And all the delicious ramen and udon and soba and other noodle delicacies… And all the amazing sushi and sashimi… Famous and fabulous, Japanese food will tickle your taste buds and make them scream with happiness. Yup,…

7 Patagonia highlights for your bucket list
|

7 Patagonia highlights for your bucket list

Nature lovers and photographers, welcome to paradise! From the world-class hiking in Torres del Paine and El Chalten, to watching cute little penguins sing their love songs on Isla Magdalena, to enjoying a 12-year-old whiskey with 300-year-old glacial ice right on Perito Moreno glacier, Patagonia will never fail to impress you. Here’s a list of…