I believe that traveling widens your horizons and I am attracted to each new place, culture or experience as you can see from my posts. The life isn’t long enough to see all the world.

discover palma capital

Discover Palma capital

The capital of Palma de Mallorca is the largest city of the Balearic Island and it attracts millions of tourists, mainly from UK (Magaluf) and Germany (S’Arenal). The south part is more commercial with lively nightlife, while the north one brings picturesque landscapes. Even if you prefer the north part, it is a must to discover Palma capital, as the island is relatively small.

From Can Pastilla to Palma you can either go by bus for 1,50 euro, 50 minutes or take a cab like we firstly did,  but paying 20 times more and yeah, lasting 15 minutes. The capital has everything from many old narrow streets winding towards Bellver Castle (14th century) and Royal Palace of La Almudaina to the fancy street Passeig des Born (very similar to Las Ramblas in Barcelona) which is now known as the Golden Mile hosting shops such as: Louis Vuitton, Mulbery, Hugo Boss, etc. The most famous landmark of the city today is  one of one of Europe’s tallest Gothic structure the Cathedral La Seu,  located to one side of the harbour and overlooks the seaside promenade.

Palma has the benefits of both a cosmopolitan city and an amazing seafront location, with a wide choice of fine property types and prices.

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Summer in late October

Turkey, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Greece, Tunisia and Spain are the European countries with a perfect beach climate even in October. This time, we risked and chose Palma de Mallorca in the wettest month- October as we were dreaming for a long time to visit the Balearic Island. Palma de Mallorca is the largest island in Spain and it’s full of…PALMS!

As I am unemployed, everyday feels like holiday to me (a more stressful one,though) but my boyfriend and I needed to break the distance for a while and relax in a warm place.  Summer never dies, as long as you have money and the willingness to travel. We got used to book our holidays on off season as there are numerous advantages:

-lower prices: You are able to enjoy super fine hotels and save between 30-40% on your accommodation costs. For example, we chose Java Hotel where we paid 102 euros/ night for half board instead of 150 euros during on season.  Everything met and exceeded our expectations there: friendly staff, delicious & various food,perfect location, modern furniture. The hotel is situated close by a wide promenade of 10 km to the resort of Arenal in the east.  If you don’t fancy to walk between the 2 resorts, there’s a popular mini train which runs along the promenade.

-fewer crowds

-pleasant weather

– local tourist industry still ready to please and entertain.

Along with few disadvantages :

-seniors everywhere

-few places closed

-uncertain weather

Anyway, stay tuned to discover more of the island in the next posts!


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The Swiss escape

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The Swiss escape or… the sweet escape

The true beauty of Switzerland stands in its nature, but also delicious chocolate, high quality watches and banks.

However, there are so many incredible places to go in Switzerland, but my boyfriend and I selected only 2:Interlaken and Mount Pilatus, because were the closest ones.

Mount Pilatus The views are spectacular because the mount towers above the region with its 2,132 meters in height and it gives and is a mountain overlooking Lucerne. Unfortunately, we didn’t make our homework and manage to get up there. We stopped on the halfway at Krienseregg and the trip costed 10 CHF per person.

Interlaken is one of the most popular towns for adventurous, hikers and energy hunters. It is located at the base of the great ALPS and surrounded by mesmerising blue lakes, but… EXPENSIVE. I don’t know why I am still surprised of this aspect. There are 120 km from Zurich and it’s easily accessible by bus,train or car, but expect traffic jam if you are travelling on weekends. The trip until you get there is also very ‘tasty’, because The Brienz Lake accompanies you on the way.

We have many other places on the list such as: Rhine Falls, Kandersteg, Grimselpass, Grindelwald, but also the French part: Vallais, Lavaux, etc.

Anyway, for a better travel guide in Switzerland you must follow switzerland.vacations on Instagram.

Taken at Mount Pilatus

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Yes, the colour of the lake is REAL!!!

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One of the most expensive cities

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The top spot is taken by Singapore followed by Zurich and Hong Kong.

To begin with, let me get this straight: Zurich IS NOT the capital of Switzerland, BUT it’s the largest city in Switzerland ,and obviously, one of the most expensive cities in the world.

Zurich is a great city either to visit either to earn pretty good money and then run far away from it or even Switzerland.

Anyway, I was impressed by the shops, streets,trams, CARS, boutiques, chocolate, watches and every Swiss touch you can think of is sophisticated and well-designed. The town itself is very accessible and you can easily walk everywhere.Despite of what others say about Swiss people, I found them friendly and willing to help. I expected that Swiss will look in a certain way, like Danes- tall, blonde with blue eyes, but surprisingly they are very diverse: from Asian to Germany roots.


  1. If you are travelling on a low budget in Switzerland and you’re clueless about where to eat, I will strongly recommend you to try Migros or Coop restaurants. However, with the money spent there you could spoil yourself with a à la carte restaurant in Spain, for ex. Read more
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Copenhagen girls

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Every time I spell the word ‘ Copenhagen’ I think about a famous Danish song -Copenhagen girls by Christopher. Listen it here because it’s really catchy. However, I know you expected to see photos of beautiful Danish girls, but no it will be only with me and my cousin. We finally met after 2 years of not seeing each other in beautiful vibrant Copenhagen.

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I fall in love more and more every time I go to Copenhagen. There’s something that attracts me like a magnet. Mostly the beautiful people, events, good weather-sometimes, shops, pubs, men are part of this spell.  Otherwise, just think about specific places such as: colourful Nyhavn, crowded Strøget, Christiania, Amalienborg Palace with the park, Royal Library Garden, Islands Brygge, etc. Another place which I recently discovered and fell in love with  is Papirøen , the city’s first and only genuine street food market.  You must go there and elso enjoy having brunch somewhere. Outdoor life is everything in Copenhagen, especially on sunny days.

The easiest way to get around is by bike,  as there are over 390 kilometres of designated bike lanes.  In this way you will experience the city as a local. The capital is world famous for its biking culture and for two years running, Copenhagen has been voted the best cycle city in the World by US sustainability experts Treehugger.

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Even better than Brussels

I am not done with travelling. In fact, I will never be as long as there are unexplored places. When my parents and I decided to go to Belgium, my boyfriend asked: ‘ Aren’t you sick of old buildings and getting lost?’ You probably know my answer already. Besides Bruxelles, Antwerp and Bruges are 2 must visit cities with impressive histories and beautiful places.

I can tell you more about Antwerp or the photos will talk by themselves: renaissance & modern buildings, vibrant nightlife,crazy bike riders, cosy cafes and gorgeous clothes shops.

Where to stay: Scheldezicht Hotel is situated in the heart of Antwerp,1 minute from Read more

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10 reasons to love Brussels


It was love at first sight: Brussels and I. You will surely feel the same as me once you get there, so that’s why I will enumerate 10 reasons to love Brussels.

  1. Architecture. It was hard to decide what should be the on 1st place, but I guess this aspect amazed me the most since the Town Hall  was completed in 1420 . The architecture in Brussels varies from the clashing combination of Gothic, Baroque and Louis XIV styles on the Grand Place to the postmodern buildings of the EU Institutions. The must-sees are: Mont des Arts, Musical Instruments MuseumGrand Place, The AtomiumPlace Poelaert near Palace of JusticeArcades du Cinquantenaire,which was built between 1904 and 1905 by the architect Charles Girault. The triple arcade commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Belgian independence).


2. Gaufres. Notable specialities include gaufres/waffles, therefore we ordered 2 different ones, Brussels and Liege with some delicious toppings over.
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3. Chocolate. Shame on me! I didn’t try it but I know it well from the ice creams with Belgian chocolate. Did you know that Belgium and Switzerland are the most important producers of chocolate in Europe?

4. Royal Greenhouses of Laeken. Every spring, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are open to the public for 3
weeks. Mom and I were very keen to see the gorgeous flowers and architecture  of Alphonse Balat, but the 4 hours queue told us to come back other time. Read more

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Maximum adrenaline at Heide Park

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Are you looking for pumping up your adrenaline? Heide Park is the right place for you, but if you are not a fan of roller coasters  then the area of over 850,000 m² is perfect to walk or cycle in. However, you will feel like a kid again!

The normal ticket costs 37 euros, guaranteeing  good weather, which means that if it rains for more than 1 hour, you have the chance to come back for free.The parking fee is 6 euros for all day. Once you get there, you have to queue  between 10-40 minutes for each attraction. You can check more on Heide Park website.

However, we had the perfect weather and very little people, so we didn’t have to wait on any queues, and inclusively had the chance to ride some attractions more than once. It was the first time in my life in an amusement park and I will definitely go once again! You need to overcome your fears once in a while. I will list what I tried there:

  1. Colosos is the biggest wooden roller coaster: 60 m height and 110 km/h speed blows you away. I can’t express the intense feeling you get. You just have to try it!
  2.  Scream.  This will take your breath away! On top of the gyro-tower (71 metres) you can see the hole city in front of you for few seconds and then you  fall with a speed of over 100 km.
  3. Desert Race. The ride through hell and back, but beware: In 2.4 seconds you will go from 0 to 100 km / h speeds, this will absolutely thrill you, unless you are a Formula 1 driver!
  4.  Krake or Octupus in English. Yes, it does look and feel like an 90-degree drop! That’s how steep it is. You fall into the mouth of the Krake and do a loop and then a twist and it ends. Sounds simple, doesn’ t it?
  5. Big Loop The roller coaster takes you on a wild journey for 706 m length with a maximum speed of 67 km/h through two breakneck loops and a double corkscrew.
  6. Grottenblitz Train drives with up to 45 km/ h through steep turns, switchbacks and the interior of a mountain range.
  7.  Mountain Rafting. Do you need to refresh or rather get soaked wet?  Then try this one, because it’s of the largest of this kind in Germany and you will relax.

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More of Berlin


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Eager to know more about my trip in Berlin? Unfortunately, the day was shorter, but warmer than we thought and we chose to go by car to some specific tourist attractions such as: Checkpoint Charlie, The Jewish Museum and Postdamer Platz. The parking fee is Read more


Experiencing Berlin

From where I live to Berlin there are only 580 km and dad and I thought that would be a good excuse to escape for awhile from Denmark. The Easter break was getting closer, so we decided to embrace the adventure. It look longer to get there than I was expecting, because of the traffic jams and, to be honest, one stop at Designer Outlet Neumunster .

We stayed at Park Plaza Berlin , a hotel with too many facilities for simple tourists, but we extremely enjoyed our stay there. The hotel is situated in Ku’damm, one of the most famous avenues in Berlin and it’s like Oxford Read more

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Chrysi Island

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Throwback to 26 sept, to sun and warm days, when the paradise was under our nose…Where?

In Chrysi Island!

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How to get there and for how much? Probably, these are the questions that pop up in your mind.

Well, the trip costs  35 euros/person,  but be careful on what other services you are paying for, therefore make a deep research by asking around because the travel agencies can play you.  I am sure that you would rather drink a fancy cocktail than paying more for the same thing. However, there is an option for 45 euros of having  barbecue or buffet on the boat, but don’t expect high quality food. It takes Read more

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Spinalonga island

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 There are plenty day trips  when choosing Crete. For example, we decided to go to an island off the coast of Crete, called Spinalonga. Today Spinalonga is mainly known as the Leper Island, because  it was a leper colony from 1903 until 1957.  The boats depart regularly from Agios Nikolaos, Elounda and Plaka and the ticket costs 10 euros.

Unfortunately, our expectations were higher than what we found there, but it might have been interesting for those who were passionate about history. Anyway, we enjoyed the long ride Read more