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What to Pack For the Arctic Circle

A few months ago, as my very first trip to the Arctic Circle in the Finnish Lapland was drawing closer, I slowly began panicking.  What do I pack for the Arctic Circle?  A sweater? (Yes).  A pair of jeans? (No).  A pair of boots – yes, but which kind? After spending countless hours browsing the internet for information, followed by some …

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Switzerland on a Budget: 10 Things You Need to Know

If you’re dreaming of traveling to Switzerland, and its pricey reputation is the only thing that’s keeping you – then this article is for you. Switzerland didn’t earn its famous reputation from nothing – it is one of the most expensive countries in the World, after all.  The cost of living, the cost of real-estate, food and transportation, is one of the highest on …

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5 Things To Do When Planning A Perfect Trip

I love traveling but most of all I love planning the perfect trip!  Unless you buy an “all inclusive” package, where everything is already included and planned by someone else, or maybe you decide to leave everything and go with the flow, you have to plan every single moment of it. You have to do this so that you don’t waste any precious …

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Visit Iceland on a Budget: 7 Main Tips

It is been a well-known fact that Iceland is one of the most expensive destinations in the World.  You cannot simply dismiss this knowledge with the usual: “Oh, I’ll just eat out of the grocery shops then, I don’t really mind eating sandwiches for a week”.  However, there are some tricks to keep those costs under control, and within a reasonable …

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9 Most Cliche Travel Quotes

Have you ever caught yourself rolling your eyes in the “NOT AGAIN” tone while looking at someone’s Instagram account that has one of THOSE quotes?  If yes – welcome to the club!  Below we compiled a list of the most cliche travel quotes that are often used by aspiring and experienced travelers alike all over their social media posts.  Say how often are they being used? …

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How to Visit Easter Island on a Budget

There are many reasons to visit Easter Island (Isla de Pascua – from Spanish), which is one of the most beautiful and remotely located islands on Earth. One of them, is to obviously see the World-famous Moai statues, which have been carved and preserved exclusively on this very special island. And another reason might be to get some deeper introduction to this ancient and …

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Pack Like a Pro: Top 10 Travel Packing Tips

Have you ever got charged for an overweight suitcase? Discovered a disastrous liquid leak inside your baggage upon arrival to your destination? We’ve all suffered from these kinds of luggage nightmares that could have been easily avoided by following a few basic packing tricks.  Want a stress-free journey and a smooth packing experience?  Then just read the tips below and remember them …

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Pickpocketing in Europe: 5 Things You Need to Know

Madrid, Spain - one of the worst cities for petty crime in Europe I still remember this day like it was only yesterday...  My first big trip to Europe - arriving to Madrid on a Friday night, eager to see the city with its beautiful architecture, narrow cobblestone streets, and colorful local living. On the first morning, my boyfriend and I woke up ...