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10 Things I wish I knew Before Going to Buenos Aires

10 Things I wish I knew Before Going to Buenos Aires

Where to stay?

1. Every neighbourhood of Buenos Aires has its own character, it is hard to pick out the “best” since what part of the town will best suit you depends on your tastes and needs. If you are interested in the nightlife and late morning brunches, trendy Palermo might be your best choice.

Valparaiso - a Story in Pictures

Valparaiso - a Story in Pictures

Ever since we saw the bright houses and quirky streets of Valparaiso, we knew we had to put the town on our itinerary. Here are our impressions.

Things to Do in Buenos Aires for a Girl

Things to Do in Buenos Aires for a Girl

Are you currently pondering what to do in the beautiful and thrilling capital of Argentina? How about tango classes, wine tasting, flea markets, book stores or chilling in an artsy café with a novel by Julio Cortazar and your new eye-catching tango shoes? And the little girl in you will be excited to become a gaucho for a day.

Museums in Music in Rome

Museums in Music in Rome

What we absolutely loved about our last trip to Rome in December was the Night of Museums in Music: Musei in Musica 2018.

Where to See the Berlin Wall in Berlin?

Where to See the Berlin Wall in Berlin?

Once upon a time in Paris, I was idly examining a map of the city. Having spotted "Place de la Bastille" in the network of the streets, I immediately put it on my Paris itinerary: I was curious what this old prison I knew from numerous books by Alexandre Dumas looks like now. It turned out it looks like nothing - not a single trace of it survived the French Revolution.

With the Berlin Wall, things are different. There are some remnants of it spread over Berlin. In order to help you choose which historical sites of the Berlin Wall to visit on your next trip to Berlin, we made a list of the most interesting still standing parts of the Berlin Wall and will tell you what is so peculiar about it.

7 Special Things Not to Miss in Istanbul

7 Special Things Not to Miss in Istanbul

The Hagia Sophia, Bosporus and the Golden Bridge. Bazaars and baths. However, there are some other great things not to miss - or not to oversee - in Istanbul I was not aware of until I came to this amazing city and joined in its whirling life.

7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

7 (Still) Affordable Destinations in Europe. Hurry Up!

There were times when you could travel to cities like Prague, Dubrovnik or Tallinn on a shoestring - now, 20 years later, those days have gone by. Still, there are some amazing affordable destinations in Europe that you can visit today.

7 Awesome Things to do in the Neighborhood Xochimilco, Mexico City

7 Awesome Things to do in the Neighborhood Xochimilco, Mexico City

With almost 25m people, Mexico City is so enormous, that I gave up on the idea of seeing all of its sights. It would mean spending hours and hours on trains, buses and taxis, hours I could have spent outdoors enjoying the sun. The idea I had was to keep things slow and focus on the neighbourhood we were staying in and that was Xochimilco. There is a lot to see there - enough for a whole week!

Berlin to Georgia – Day 9: Dubrovnik, Bay of Kotor

Berlin to Georgia – Day 9: Dubrovnik, Bay of Kotor

With the tank full of cheap Bosnian diesel and food supplies that should last us a week we crossed the Croatian border as early as 7 am. The border crossing at Neum was not busy, there were maybe 10 cars in front of us and the cars moved quickly. For comparison: 10 cars at the Ukrainian-Polish border would mean an hour of waiting at least.