Anda Galffy

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Myths and Legends of Kauai

Kauai is not for everyone. Especially not for those who seek bustling entertainment. There are no nightclubs, no discotheques, and no big-name …

Hawaii

Discovering Split Beyond the Vestiges of Diocletian's Palace

I love Split! It’s a remarkable city with a vibrant life, a rich history and a very welcoming atmosphere. A typical Mediterranean town with an …

Is Auberge Saint Antoine the Best Place to Stay in Quebec City?

Quebec City is home to some of the world’s most famous hotels. Who hasn’t heard of Le Château Frontenac, or Le Germain? And yet, there is one that …

How to Plan a Romantic Maui Getaway for your Anniversary

Tropical islands offer the perfect setting for a relaxing and romantic vacation. When you plan a romantic getaway you have to consider the kind of …

"The Crucifixion" – Hidden Treasures of Los Angeles

<b>An Unusually Big Painting</b><p>If you ever travel on Interstate 5 between Los Angeles and Glendale after dark, you may be seeing a beautifully lit cross …

The Weekly Postcard: Croatia's Most Beautiful Sites

There are not many countries in the world that are blessed with so much beauty as Croatia. From the peaks of the Dinaric Alps to the shores of the …

7 Best Places to Visit on Montenegro Coast

Ah, Montenegro! This incredibly beautiful country in Southeastern Europe that has been overlooked by mainstream travelers for so many years! A …

First Time in Québec City – What You Should Know Before You Go

<b>First Impressions</b><p>Québec City has been one of those cities I’ve always wanted to visit and yet somehow it never worked out. A few weeks ago I finally …

Europe

The Weekly Postcard: A Day Trip to Maribor, Slovenia's Wine Growing Symbol

Most visitors to Slovenia would only devote two-three days to this beautiful country in Central Europe, which is a shame. Even worse, some will only …

Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro -14-Day Road Trip Itinerary

Things to Consider When Choosing Your Itinerary<p>As many of you know, the secret of a successful journey lies in those long hours of preparation and …

One Day in Zadar – How Much Can You Really See?

Zadar (Croatia) was the last stop on our Balkan itinerary. Our trip began in Budapest (Hungary) and continued through Slovenia, Croatia and …

Inside the 'Ruin Pubs' of Budapest

Budapest has a reputation for being a party city, but few visitors actually know how complex and eccentric the city’s nightlife really is. From …

Driving the Balkans Along the Adriatic Coast – Tips and Travel Information

Despite its remarkable beauty and cultural diversity, the Balkan Peninsula remained for a long time a relatively unexplored region of Europe. After …

10 Interesting Things You May Not Know About Budapest

Budapest is one of those cities that seems to leave a mark on everyone who visits it. A place you would never get bored of, no matter how many times …

The Adventure Workout Template: Preparing For Your Next Adventure

An Adventure can provide a whole range of unique experiences and challenges. Some are only truly realized after completing it. Some are realized …

The Ultimate Worry Free Pre-Travel Checklist

Whether you’re leaving for a long while or are only taking a quick weekend trip, there are a few essentials that are always included in a vacation …

John Deere Engine & Tractor Museum: Waterloo, Iowa

The John Deere Engine & Tractor Museum in Waterloo, Iowa, is one that you will want to put on your road trip list. Museum enthusiasts will love this …

Farming

Rome: A day in the Roman Forum and Colosseum

After a couple days in Rome, I was finally standing face to face with the Colosseum. So far I have seen it in the distance and yearned for it from …

FLY IN STYLE - A LOOK BACK

<b>FLY IN STYLE – A LOOK BACK</b><p>image by Kansas City Airline History Museum<p>I still remember the day. I was a bit younger then – well, quite a bit younger. …

24 hours in Hualien and Taroko National Park - 1-day itinerary on the east coast of Taiwan

Oh, Taiwan. <i>How do I love thee? Let me count the ways!</i> Taiwan is known for its mouthwatering food and unparalleled hospitality. Visitors rush to see …

Diving in Silfra Iceland at Thingvellir National Park

We stayed up late on our stop in Reykjavik. Christina and I were excited for to dive Silfra Iceland in Thingvellir National Park the next day. We …

Reliving My Childhood at Miniature Wonderland

There’s a place in northern Germany where a kid can be a kid. And in this same place, the inner child of every adult screams to be set free. This is …

Where to Eat Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands * Ginger on the Go

It's only fair to share...<p>Despite having a rather short time on the island of Providenciales, a main tourist destination of Turks & Caicos Islands, I …

Things To Do in Edirne Turkey

Need Turkish travel inspiration? A magnificent mosque, Ottoman cuisine, a rare Jewish synagogue, & more. Read my guide about things to do in Edirne …

Asia Travel

3-Day Isle of Skye Tour with Rabbies, Scotland

<i>My eyes were transfixed out of the window, gazing at the endless awe inspiring vista punctuated with jagged peaks, clouds kissing the mountains,</i> …

7 Reasons to Travel While You’re Still Young

I do believe that not everyone is fortunate enough to travel from a very tender age. However, bringing a change in every individual’s fate solely …

10 Awesome Things to do in Murfreesboro

This weekend my wife and I were going to stay home and rest. We have going pretty non-stop over the past few weeks and thought we should just take it …

North America

Croatia Accommodation: Where to Stay in Dubrovnik 2017 | Croatia Travel Blog

2K Shares<p>So you’re headed on holidays to Dubrovnik, which means you’ll need to know where to stay in Dubrovnik. The best place to stay in Dubrovnik …

3-Day Dresden, Germany Itinerary

Grand architecture. Hillside vineyards. Royal residences. A curving river and sprawling parks. The beauty of Dresden, Germany can be seen in every …

Europe

The Weekly Postcard: California's Desert 'Super Bloom'

This year’s unusually wet winter has been a curse in many parts of the United States, but not in California. After years of drought, California’s …