Is zapiekanka the best alternative to pizza ?

If you are visiting the wonderful town of Krakow in Poland, you should also visit the historic Jewish quarter, called Kazimierz. The area was destroyed during World War II and in the communist era gradually fell into disrepair. Rediscovered in the 1990s, thanks to the fall of communism and worldwide exposure, as the place where…

A guide to your first visit to Birmingham

While most tourists head straight to London, only a few visit United Kingdom’s sleeping giant, the unique Birmingham. It is just 90 minutes by train from London and the second largest city in UK. Birmingham is a historic city and played an important role during the Industrial Revolution. Although the city’s industrial past is evident, a…

Have you ever eaten in a Polish milk bar ?

A bar mleczny (milk bar in Polish) is a type of cafeteria – restaurant in Poland which according to Wikipedia “during the communist era provided government subsidized traditional Polish cuisine at low cost”. The first milk bar opened in Warsaw in 1896 by the Polish dairy farmer Stanislaw Dluzewski. He named it milk bar due…

Dublin – A virtual tour of the capital of Ireland

Wait a few seconds for the tour to load…. Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is a lively and welcoming city, known for the friendliness of the Dubliners and famous for its “craic” (crack) – a mixture of humour, intelligence and assuring calm, that has attracted writers, intellectuals, and visitors for centuries. Situated on a bay on the…

Secret stories of Venice

Venice needs no introduction. It is probably one of the most famous and emblematic tourist destinations in the world. The city has a long and interesting history and its past is full of mysterious stories and legends. A visit to Venice could turn into something unique if you know the stories behind the buildings you…

Spello – The flower town of Italy

#uniquedestinations Spello, located on the southern side of Mount Subasio, between Assisi and Foligno, is considered one of “The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy” due to its significant environmental, cultural and artistic heritage. The ancient town centre of Umbrian origin, “Hispellum” from the first century BC, was an important Roman town. There are important and…

10 favourite restaurants all over Europe

During our travels throughout Europe, we have eaten in many places, but some of them stand out and remain in our memory. What makes a place – a restaurant, a pub, a snack bar, etc. – turn it into a unique travel experience is not only the food, but also the location, the scenery, the…

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Geneva for the first time…

Geneva is a cosmopolitan city whose small size contradicts its wealth and importance on the world stage. It is the center of the French-speaking part of Switzerland and a dynamic center of business and commerce. It is also home to more than 250 international organizations, including the United Nations, and also the birthplace of the…

An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center

In 2019 the readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted Dresden as one the “Best Cities in World” and in fact put it in the second place. Risen from the ashes of World War II and neglected for many years, Dresden has made an impressive comeback as a beautifully restored city in the east of Germany….