Hallstatt – the viewpoint and the salt mine

Hallstatt, the surrounding mountains and a huge, deep-blue lake must be seen from above! And the most suitable place for this is the skywalk bridge built on the hill behind the village and the triangular lookout viewpoint at its end. Read more…


Hallstatt – the gem of the Austrian Alps

We don’t always have to cross an ocean to find magical places and relax for a second. In Europe, not too far from my home, there are plenty of wonderful things to see. One of them is Hallstatt that I’ve Read more…


Kuala Lumpur – 3 buildings of the Malaysian capital that are worth a “climb”

Kuala Lumpur is not only the capital of Malaysia but also the fastest growing metropolis in the region of South East Asia, both in terms of population and economy. It’s one of the most important business centers in the region, Read more…


Dog sledding in southern Finland – Gegwen Getaways

When I started to plan our trip to Finland for the end of January, I had a picture in my head:  a white snowy landscape until the eyes can see, we are sitting in a big sled that is hauled Read more…


Finland – the home of saunas, ice hockey and dog sledding

What comes to ones mind when hearing the word Finland? To me it’s clearly the following: sauna, snowy landscape, dog sledding, huge lakes, ice hockey and of course Santa Claus. Okay, Santa, as we know, comes from the north, and Read more…


Qatar – 4 parts of Doha not to miss

It happens to many travelers that they are stuck to spend a few hours or even a night in Doha because of a longer transfer time. And there are those (like myself) who deliberately buy their tickets to fit a Read more…


Qatar – visiting Doha thanks to Qatar Airways

To be honest, I’ve never thought about visiting Doha. In fact, the whole newly-rich Arab world did not raise my interest nor tickled my fantasy in any extraordinary way, not even Dubai. Then I found myself sitting on a local Read more…


India – Around the Golden Triangle on a train

In India you can find any form of transportation if not all of them – I dare to say this without exaggeration. From camel- and horse riding, bicycles and rickshaws to buses, trains, airplanes. Everything. And of course traveling on Read more…


India – solo woman travel

Nowadays we hear a lot of news about the situation of women in India and let’s admit, these news are generally not too positive.   When I started planning my trip and started to look into some tips before traveling, Read more…


Sour lentil soup – the obligatory New Year meal from my kitchen

It’s the 1st of January, and as any other holiday, this day has its own special meals to be served this day. At Easter we eat eggs and ham, at Christmas we find the Fisherman’s soup on the festive table, Read more…