Gdansking it for the weekend

Neither Hayzybob nor I had been to a new country this year, and 2017 is coming to a close threateningly quickly. So last month we pinpointed our meeting point to Gdansk, which I’d heard good things and seen beautiful pictures of – a one-of-a-kind town with recognisable circular towers and buildings. It used to be […]

Cafes of Vienna, 3+1

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Vienna is known for its good coffee, lavish cakes and buzzing café culture. During our stay we managed to visit one or two, so here we have Viennese cafes, 3+1! (Flashback to my 2016 Central Europe trip, so obviously things may have changed since then…)     Café Diglas Cafe Diglas, according to efficient Hayzybobz’s efficient […]

A brief burst of Bratislava

Which city is the only capital in the world that borders two countries? Chances are that you’ve already read the title, and therefore already have rather a reliable hunch for the answer, so give yourself a pat on the back and a large portion of parene buchty (steamed dumplings filled with jam) if you answered BRATISLAVA! […]

The Clash of Beaches

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What do you think of if I ask you to imagine a Beach? Translucent turquoise waters lapping the warm silky sand of the pristine coastline, with a few perfectly placed palm trees bordering the natural greenery of this secluded beach where it just happens to be just you? Or a packed shore full of stressed, […]

Do it like Dubai

“HAPPINESS IS SITTING DOWN IN AN EMIRATES PLANE.” Especially when that Emirates plane is bound for Dubai. Ever since Tom Cruise climbed that magnificent mirror-covered Burj Khalifa in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, I had near-unhealthy obsession with Dubai. The reflection of Monsieur Cruise (not that I am particularly a fan) and the insane backdrop of […]