Dubrovnik - 3 zile in paradis

Dubrovnik-ul și-a câștigat notorietatea în urma scenelor apărute în Game of Thrones. Milioane de turiști vizitează anual Dubrovnik, pentru a retrăi, chiar și pentru câteva secunde, atmosfera faimosului serial. Eu nu m-am uitat la Game of Thrones însă am tot visat să ajung aici, după ce am văzut o poză cu acest orășel superb de la Adriatică. Am plecat cu foarte multe așteptări și nu m-a dezamăgit deloc. Într-adevăr, este foarte turistic și aglomerat însă merită fiecare minut petrecut acolo. »

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8 zile in Croația. Tot ce trebuie să știi înainte să vizitezi Croația

Croația mi s-a părut a fi cea mai spectaculoasă țară din toate cele pe care le-am vizitat până acum. Am plecat în Croația cu foarte multe așteptări și nu m-a dezamăgit deloc, m-am întors îndrăgostită profund de această țară verde, cu peisaje dumnezeiești, cu orășelele medievale încântătoare și o mare de cristal. O să scriu câteva articole separate (Dubrovnik, Split, Cascadele de la Krka) despre tot ce am vizitat în Croația, însă, până atunci, va las câteva detalii administrative care să vă ajute la planificarea vacanței. »

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O zi în Taormina, orășelul cochet din sudul Siciliei

Taormina are un loc special în sufletul meu: m-a fermecat încă de la primul pas cu priveliștile sale uimitoare și a rămas acolo, ascuns bine bine, așteptând cuminte să fie vizitat din nou (este pe lista mea să revin și să petrec ceva mai mult timp acolo). Cel mai apropiat aeroport este cel din Catania, aflat la 55 de km distanță. Vestea bună e că există autobuze directe aeroport – Taormina, așadar nu trebuie să va faceți griji că vă veți încurca în conexiuni. »

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Capri island – experience island life in low season

For the second year anniversary of our love, me and my boyfriend decided to visit the southern part of Italy, more specifically, Capri island and Amalfi coast. Capri is well known as the island of luxury, of stunning landscapes, of incredible colors and romantic walks. We decided to stay in Sorrento and to visit Capri during a one day trip. For us, one day was enough to visit all the island (including hiking on Mount Solaro and descending Scala Fenicia). »

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Hiking to Mount Solaro in Anacapri. The complete guide to Mount Solaro

The hiking to mount Solaro should have been the highlight of my trip to Capri. I’ve prepared a lot by reading all the existing information (not too much though) and I got very excited about the trip. I got there on 10th of March, on a cloudy day. Just a side note, the chairlift did not work (even if on their website I saw that it should work all year long). »

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Top 5 panoramic views in Athens

One of the top activities that one can do in Athens is to admire it from the top. In Athens, there are seven hills and a lot of viewpoints, each one showing you a different side of this lovely city. I enjoyed a lot the panoramic views of it and in this article, you will find my top 5 views for an unforgettable trip: 1. LYCABETTUS HILL – THE BEST PANORAMIC VIEW Lycabettus is the highest hill in Athens (277 m) and offers a full panorama of Athens (including Acropolis, the port and surroundings). »

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Barcelona travel guide; 4-day itinerary in December

The first time when I traveled abroad was some time ago, in Barcelona. I perfectly remember the terrible emotions, the anxiety, the enthusiasm faced in the airport, at the gate, looking with terrified eyes to the planes that were moving around. I remember also the terrible turbulence on that flight, the motion sickness, the tears, the feeling that we will never get back on earth. After 3 endless hours of torture, we were approaching the runway and I looked out, for the first time. »

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Montserrat in December. An adventurous day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat

Montserrat is a beautiful oasis of peace in the middle of nature and a lovely escape from the noisy and crowded Barcelona. It is a religious place (a Benedict Monastery is located there) far away from the bustle of everyday’s life. After being in a rush in Barcelona for 3 days, this trip was a welcomed antidote: amazing scenery, quietness, relaxation. Just sitting on rocks and admiring the landscape. »

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Navagio boat trip - between paradise and nightmare

The day we arrived, the Ionian sea was very agitated, with big waves. We enjoyed the view, as all the strong currents have colored the water in an incredible turquoise. And the waves were the missing puzzle in order to have a surprising wild landscape. The problem was with the timing of each planned trip. What should we do with Navagio boat trip? We waited for a couple of days hoping that the sea will calm down (and it happened just when we were on the island tour) in order to buy the tickets. »

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What to see in Zakynthos without a car

Traveling around the island can be pretty difficult if you don’t have a car. The public transportation does not cover the whole island but just a small part, therefore a lot of tourists rely on organized trips. We did it too and it was a nice experience so I want to share it with you. We bought the island tour, Kefalonia tour (blog article coming soon) and Navagio boat trip. »

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