Country Nr 65 – Belgium – sweet waffles on the hottest day

Belgium honeymoon

Country 65/196: Belgium Destinations: Bruges, Antwerp, Boom (Tomorrowland), Brussels Breathtaking Flemish architecture, medieval fairytale cities, rich history, diverse culture, spectacular music festivals, open-minded people, great beer, sweet waffles, and world-famous chocolate shops on every corner of every city. Sounds too good to be true? That's Belgium, ladies and gentlemen. Things to see and things to do As Belgium is famous for its delicious cuisine, cozy cafés, stunning architecture, countless wonderful castles, and super friendly people, you will have a great time whichever place you choose to visit. However, we decided to visit the following destinations. Antwerp The second-largest city in...

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Country Nr 64 – Montenegro – exploring the amazing Bay of Kotor

Honeymoon in Montenegro

Country 64/196: Montenegro Destinations: Budva, Sveti Stefan, Lovćen, Kotor, Perast Montenegro is known for its rich history, delicious Adriatic cuisine, awesome nightlife, rugged mountains, lush forests, pristine lakes, stunning beaches surrounded by mountains, and its picturesque Mediterranean coastline with the many medieval fairytale towns. ♥ Things to see and things to do Montenegro offers a lot of diversity, however, this time around we decided to explore Montenegro's amazing coastline, including the iconic Bay of Kotor, and to visit some of the most romantic medieval towns in a rocky embrace. During our stay, we managed to visit some of the most...

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Country Nr 63 – Slovakia – a sunset picnic by the Danube

Bratislava best view

Country 63/196: Slovakia Destination: Bratislava For us, Slovakia has always been the country that is often confused with our home country - Slovenia. That is, until now. Since we have recently had the pleasure of visiting this beautiful country (even if we only got to visit its capital city) we fell in love. Slovakia is known for its rich history, spectacular castle ruins, beautiful cities, magnificent mountains (e.g. the High Tatras), diverse landscapes, and the lovely Danube River. ♥ Things to see and things to do Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia, and even though it is a relatively small...

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Country Nr 62 – Bosnia and Herzegovina – breathtaking sights, diverse culture, and the scars of war

Country 62/196: Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H) Destinations: Jajce, Pliva lakes, Sarajevo, Jablanica, Mostar, Blagaj, Kravice waterfalls Bosnia and Herzegovina is located within the Balkan Peninsula, very close to our home country - Slovenia. We have already been to Bosnia and Herzegovina, but we have never visited its most beautiful sites. The country is known for its rich, yet bloody history, welcoming people, diverse culture (it is home to three ethnic groups - Bosniaks, Croats, Serbs; three languages; and three religions - Muslim, Catholic or Orthodox Christian), good food, great music, many natural wonders, and breathtaking cities. B&H turned out to...

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Country Nr 61 – Hungary – old Buda, charming Pest, and a visit to the Széchenyi thermal bath

Country 61/196: Hungary Destination: Budapest Hungary is an intriguing country known for its wonderful architecture, rich cultural history, tasty cuisine, spectacular spas, and difficult language - one of the few non-Indo-European languages spoken in Europe. The country's most popular attractions include Lake Balaton - the largest lake in Central Europe, Lake Hévíz - the largest thermal lake in the world available to bath, Hortobágy National Park - the largest natural grasslands in Europe, charming historical cities like Szentendre, Eger, and, of course, Budapest. Things to see and things to do The capital of Hungary is truly mesmerizing. In fact, with...

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Country Nr 43 – Romania – New Year in Bucharest and visiting Count Dracula

Country 43/196: Romania Destinations: Bucharest, Brasov, Bran Romania is a unique and mysterious country. It's known for its charming old cities, rugged countryside, medieval castles, the famous Carpathian mountains, and the infamous fictional characters. Things to see and things to do Bucharest Bucharest is well known for its awesome nightlife and party people, therefore we decided to visit Romania's vibrant capital for new year's. The verdict? It was a great decision! The main celebration was held on Constitution Square in the center of the city, but there were countless parties all over the city. The old city center was full...

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Country Nr 42 – Bulgaria – visiting Sofia, Rila, Veliko Tarnovo, and the country’s top historical monuments

Country 42/196: Bulgaria Destinations: Sofia, Rila Monastery, Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria is an Eastern European country known for its unique historical monuments, great landscape variety ranging from the charming coast to majestic mountains, tasty cuisine, and unparalleled hospitality. Definitely, a must-see for all the history lovers. :) Things to see and things to do Sofia Researchers believe that the capital and largest city of Bulgaria has been inhabited since 7000 BC, therefore it's a paradise for history lovers. It is a modern, vibrant city and an increasingly popular tourist destination thanks to its many historical monuments, Ottoman mosques, pompous Orthodox churches,...

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Country Nr 41 – Kosovo – a short stop in the lovely Prizren

Country 41/196: Kosovo Destination: Prizren Kosovo is known for its many archaeological sites, diverse architecture, a tasty blend of Albanian and Serbian cuisines, majestic mountains, and picturesque towns. This time we decided to visit what might be the loveliest town in Kosovo - Prizren. :) Things to see and things to do Prizren is a historic city in the southern part of Kosovo. It is located on the banks of the Prizren Bistrica river and surrounded by the Šar Mountains. The magical blend between the Orthodox and the Islamic can be seen in the architecture, the language, the traditions, and the...

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Country Nr 40 – Macedonia – Skopje and Mavrovo National Park in winter

Country 40/196: Macedonia Destinations: Skopje, Mavrovo National Park Macedonia is a country of rich history, tasty food, welcoming people, amazing lakes, and stunning mountains. ♥ Things to see and things to do Skopje Whenever and wherever possible we tend to avoid bigger cities and explore nature instead. Some years ago, we did the same in Macedonia. This time around we realized we made a mistake in not visiting Skopje because Skopje is beautiful! :) The capital and largest city of Macedonia is a vibrant city, which attracts many visitors with its 1500 years old fortress Kale, charming archeological sites, countless...

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