MAXXit in Rome!

Rome is just bulging with new places right now: Modern Art Museum MAXXI sounded interesting straight away. Couldn't wait to see it, it has been around for 7 years but I only recently heard about it. The museum is located a bit north from Piazza del Popolo in northern Rome. It is easy to reach... Continue Reading →

Food for Thought on Travel

It is a thrill to see all the beautiful landscapes when you travel. It keeps you so busy that sometimes a short visit in a beautiful region makea you feel as if decades had lapsed since you last were at home doing the everyday routines. But at the same time, I see so much plastic... Continue Reading →

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Emojis for Travel

I love emojis. I could sometimes just write all of my emotions in emojis because it is hard enough to try and convey a feeling in gestures, but to put it in words is sometimes even harder. For example, when you are really happy, watching your dog play or admiring an absolutely, unbelievably, fabulously unheard... Continue Reading →

To use an open WIFI or not?

Internet is a real cave of Ali Baba, both in good and bad... When I travel, I am more often than not faced with the network problem; not the lack of it, but where to find it. The European decision to remove roaming fees is more than welcome, as it about abolishes the problem in... Continue Reading →

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Paris

People don't realize that one of the greatest things to do here, is to admire the parks. It's a nice, quiet moment, early in the morning, to simply stroll through Place des Vosges without tourists there. The great thing about Paris is that there are parks for every taste; if you like views, go to... Continue Reading →

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Songs for the road

For those long hours at the airport or on the train: Alice Russell: Travelling song Alice Russell: Adventures in Paradise Alice Russell: Hard and Strong Mas que Nada (By any performer) Jamiroquai: Smile You can get them on Spotify, YouTube or SoundCloud, out of these three SoundCloud is maybe the most hasslefree when travelling.  

Dogs in Alicante

Dogs in the street, and in the shops. This cutie was keeping a watch at a flower shop in a nearby market. It is fun to keep an eye on the dogs looks in each country, they say a dog looks like his owner, well, I guess the Spaniards are all compact in size, serious... Continue Reading →

Minsk, the Mini Surprises Continue

  Did I arrive to Hollywood setting? Nope, it's just Minsk on a rainy evening. This Cream Cake of East is a lot prettier than its reputation. However, it's clear it has had its communistic past; as the pic below proves. Block-sized , giant buildings from the past, with glorious and patriotic statues. And below,... Continue Reading →

I Choose Italian Service

Okay...so American service is the best in the world. That's what I want to say first, they are smiley, Super polite, absolutely lovely. And at the counter they add their 10 % tip into your bill. Makes me wonder sometimes, are they that lovely (most of them are!) or is part of the making-sure-I-get-my-tip routine.... Continue Reading →

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