My Story of Balchik, Bulgaria

Balchik is a town in the northeast of Bulgaria, on the coast of the Black Sea. It’s popularity is mainly due to Queen Mary’s castle. Long story short: a Romanian queen looking for a pretty and quiet place decided to have her summer residence here. The castle grounds include a wine cellar, a monastery, aContinue reading “My Story of Balchik, Bulgaria”

Another Italian Trip part 5

My Story of Milan, Italy We’ve now reached the final part of “Another Italian Trip”, culminating with Milan, Italy. I prefer the Italian spelling and pronunciation, so I will be using “Milano” in this article. This is one of the most popular cities in the world and somehow I felt it had a sort ofContinue reading “Another Italian Trip part 5”

Another Italian Trip part 4

My Story of Lake Como After taking you to Lake Garda last time, we’re now jumping onto another great lake, this time closer to Milan, Lake Como.  Although we previously planned to go from Verona to Milano, spend a day there and then visit Como, the weather had other plans. Rain and storms were forecastedContinue reading “Another Italian Trip part 4”

Another Italian Trip part 3

My Story of Lake Garda We’ve now reached the middle of our latest trip to Italy, a day spent in an area that can easily qualify for a fairytale setting – Lake Garda.  Of course, I didn’t get to see everything but instead planned a few stops in what I considered to be key locations. Continue reading “Another Italian Trip part 3”

Another Italian Trip part 2

My Story of Venice As promised, we continue our travels through Italy with a day in Venice and a very short story. If you missed part 1 of this series: My Story of Verona, you can read it here. After the day in Verona, on Saturday we took the train to Venice. The train rideContinue reading “Another Italian Trip part 2”

Another Italian Trip part 1:

My Story of Verona I know it hasn’t been long since I told you my stories of “A trip to Tuscany and Beyond” but I’m back with another series on Italy as I just finished another trip to this beautiful country. This time I visited Verona, Venezia, Milano and some towns from the two bigContinue reading “Another Italian Trip part 1:”

My Story of Constanța, Romania

I interrupt my regular stories from memory lane and bring you a fresh from the oven trip that just happened last weekend. With travelling abroad still being a bit of a hassle, travelling inside the country is currently more convenient. And so, as the company I work for decided to give us two Wellness (free)Continue reading “My Story of Constanța, Romania”

A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 4

My Story of La Spezia & Cinque Terre After the short overnight stop in Pisa, we left, by train, of course, to our final destination: Cinque Terre.  If you haven’t heard of Cinque Terre, you definitely saw at least one picture on the internet, depicting a cluster of colourful villas perched on a stone cliffContinue reading “A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 4”

A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 3

My Story of Lucca and Pisa, Italy We left Siena on a Sunday and unfortunately, there were no direct trains from there to Lucca or Pisa and the connection was somewhere near Florence. Moreover, luck was not on our side as we got off the train to see the connecting train leaving the station. WhichContinue reading “A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 3”

A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 2

My Story of Siena, Italy After a couple of days in Florence, we took the train to Siena. The trip took roughly one hour and a half and it was fairly pleasant. The train goes through the Tuscan countryside, giving a glimpse of vineyards, winding roads lined with tall trees that lead to old countryContinue reading “A Trip to Tuscany and Beyond part 2”