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Malta and Gozo on a shoestring

Malta and Gozo on a shoestring

  A couple of years ago, when I just settled down in Barcelona, I did a trip with a couple of friends to Malta – which ’till then sounded to me just like one of the unimportant countries of the list we had to memoriwe at school of the European Union. Boy, was I wrong about this little island country! Malta actually consists of 3 islands: the bigger ones are Malta and Gozo, and in between these two, you have…

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Sardinian Blue – Porto San Paolo

Sardinian Blue – Porto San Paolo

Sardinia – or Sardegna, in Italian – is an island that has a thousand different landscapes and breathtaking nature. You can find picturesque villages, turquoise beaches, natural reserves and so much more. This is the island where you can find a little baby boar crossing your road, where you will learn that Sardegna is NOT Italy, and it’s a place where you can keep coming back to, and discover something new – depending on the region you visit. About that…

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Budapest, baths and bridges

Budapest, baths and bridges

For me, it has always been easier to find travel destinations in Europe in summer – but actually, some of the cities in our continent have more charm in winter, at least for me. So, this time I decided to invite you guys to the wonderful city of baths and bridges on the Danube river (or Duna in Magyar, the language spoken in Hungary)… Budapest! This East-European city is becoming more and more popular in the last couple of years, and…

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On top of Catalonia – Montserrat

On top of Catalonia – Montserrat

Exploring Montserrat is the first thing I would recommend you, if you are so lucky to have a spare day to spend in Barcelona and you fell like exploring the surroundings of the city. And if you love hiking of course! Just a bit over an hour away from the city by public transport (and even less if you can get your hands on a car, which actually is the cheaper option if you are more than 2 people), you will discover this…

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Wild camping in Menorca

Wild camping in Menorca

Not the most popular, but the most beautiful of the Baleares – that’s Menorca for me. Even though I can say that I have explored some beautiful turquoise waters on this planet, I have to admit that my favourite beach is one that I have encountered on this little island called Menorca, only a 50 minutes flight away from my home town Barcelona. If you haven’t heard about Menorca yet, I’ll give you a short resume: cute little island in the…

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Gadgets: Luckies Scratch Map

Gadgets: Luckies Scratch Map

I am pretty much of a budget traveller, but sometimes I feel like splurging a bit and let myself be lured into buying some travel gadgets, that might be a little less useful to survive in the wild…  but still OH SO FUN to have! And my absolute favourite is this amazing ‘doable’ one: the Scratch Map from Luckies. Luckies is a London-based company making some little funky and witry products. Wanna know more about them? Click here! The name…

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