The Baltics: Vilnius, Lithuania – the G-spot of Europe?

Lithuania was my first stop on my 9-day backpacking through the Baltics (plus Helsinki). History wasn't kind to this country. Its independence was recognised in 1918 (precisely 100 years ago, which makes this year very special), but this didn't last for long. The 20th century was about to bring very bad news. We all know … Continue reading The Baltics: Vilnius, Lithuania – the G-spot of Europe?

A relaxing time in Benidorm, Spain

I have mentioned before that I live thorn between land and sea. I grew up relatively near the ocean, and Summer always meant endless time at the beach: as a child building castles and running in the sand, jumping around in salty puddles and jumping amongst small waves when the ocean allowed it; as a … Continue reading A relaxing time in Benidorm, Spain

Belgium, 1st Stop: Bruges, the Enchanted

I did my first real travelling solo to Belgium. Being able to get to Brussels by train so easily from London, finding nice prices and, best of all, having still some holidays to take off from work, I thought, what is stopping me? Not having company? Please, I've been used to doing things alone for a … Continue reading Belgium, 1st Stop: Bruges, the Enchanted