Venice – one of the most romantic cities in the world

Venice carnival

It is impossible to find a list of the most romantic cities in the world without Venice. But what is it about this city that makes it so special? ♥ Its construction Venice is situated on 117 small islands separated by canals and connected by bridges. But most of the buildings weren't built on islands - instead, they were constructed on stone plates, which are supported by submerged wooden piles. Even after so many centuries of submersion, the foundations are still mostly intact. ♥ Its history From its foundation in the 5th century AD, throughout the Middle Ages, when it was considered as a...

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All you need to know before visiting Spain

Madrid architecture

Budget Prices in Spain are quite high by international standards, however, they can vary greatly by region. Northern cities are generally more expensive than Madrid, southern cities, on the other hand, tend to be cheaper than the capital. To save some money try to visit museums on their free days, eat tapas, share accommodation, and travel underground. • Prices for private rooms start at 20 USD (16 EUR) in Valencia, 30 USD (24 EUR) in Madrid and Tenerife, 35 USD (28 EUR) in Barcelona, and 45 USD (36 EUR) in Ibiza. • Food prices are fairly expensive. Prices for a budget dinner...

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Drinking sangria and eating tapas in Madrid

Symbol of Madrid

The site of modern-day Madrid has been inhabited since the Stone age, but the first historical document of its existence dates to the 9th century. Throughout the history, the city was influenced by the Muslim, Christian, Visigothic, Greek, Roman, Celtic and Iberian culture. Precisely because of its rich culturally diverse history, Madrid grew to be so special. Today the city is known for its imposing architecture and art, for the many taverns and restaurants, where you'll fall in love with the local cuisine, dazzling nightlife and for the vibrant culture. It is the third largest city in the EU, the capital of Spain and...

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All you need to know before visiting United Kingdom

Westminster bridge London

Budget The United Kingdom is one of the most expensive countries in the world. You can save some money by avoiding the most popular tourist places, skipping major attractions, sleeping in hostels or Airbnb rentals, and eating at inexpensive restaurants. Buying a city discount card could also save you a few dollars. • Prices for private rooms start at 35 USD (28 EUR) in London - 50 USD (41 EUR) in Central London, 40 USD (32 EUR) in Edinburgh and Birmingham, and 35 USD (28 EUR) in Manchester. • Food prices are generally expensive. Prices for a budget dinner start at around 15...

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Tea, biscuits, and a whole lot of sightseeing in London

Eye of London

London recently won the title of the most romantic place in the United Kingdom and to us, it comes as no surprise. This city is simply beautiful. And in spite of the crowds and bustle of the largest city in the European union, it offers a surprisingly long list of romantic things to do. This city is sure to charm you with its compelling architecture, great history, settled traditions, and cultural diversity. The sole fact that it is the capital of an actual kingdom and therefore the home of the royal family is pretty fascinating, isn't it? :) It is posh and...

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A walk throught the old, posh city of Vienna

Vienna Austria

Austria is a Central European country, that attracts a large number of tourists year-round with its rich history, highly mountainous terrains, ski resorts, idyllic lakes, and castles. The most popular destination is the capital city - Vienna. It is known for its many historical monuments, remarkable architecture, museums and cathedrals, wine pubs, classical music, opera, and Viennese waltz. Vienna is often regarded as the City of music, and the City of dreams (since it was the hometown of Sigmund Freud). It is elegant and traditional, as well as trendy and progressive and will charm you with many Baroque castles, gardens,...

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All you need to know before visiting Russia

Moscow church

Budget Prices in Russia vary greatly by region. Moscow, for example, is very expensive, even by most European standards. Rural regions, on the other hand, are very cheap. • Prices for private rooms vary a lot. They start at 16 USD (13 EUR) in Moscow (20 USD (16 EUR) in the city center), and 10 USD (8 EUR) in Saint Petersburg and Kazan. • Food prices are relatively cheap as long as you focus on local restaurants, street food, and fast food. Tourist restaurants are usually overpriced. Prices for a budget dinner start at around 8 USD (6.5 EUR). • Transportation costs are low...

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Admiring the diversity of Moscow

Moscow red square

Moscow is a very popular tourist destination and indeed a stunning city. It is the capital of Russia - a country famous for its unique and very obvious cultural diversity, rich history and turbulent politics, outstanding architecture and superb art - therefore an undeniably special country. Moscow is known for its numerous architectural masterpieces, in particular, its churches and cathedrals with multiple golden or brightly colored domes (e.g. Saint Basil's Cathedral - wow!), prominent museums and neat gardens. The city underwent drastic political and cultural changes, which is clearly reflected in the architecture, the people, and the spirit of the city. It is...

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Paris – the city of love


Paris is the capital of France - a true fairy-tale land known for its picturesque landscapes, charming old cities, incredible castles, artistic culture, beautiful language and 'haute cuisine'. The city itself attracts people with its rich history, majestic architecture, vibrant bohemian atmosphere, famous museums, art, fashion, three Michelin star restaurants, and many notable monuments. The blend of all these elements is what makes the city so beautiful and unique. Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC and it has always been one of the most important cities in the world. It is still considered as one of Europe's major financial, cultural and scientific...

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