10 Photos of Colourful Houses in Granada, Nicaragua

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Visiting Granada is making a trip in the time tunnel. Spanish classic colonial buildings and transport vehicles remain untouchable since colonial times. High ceilings, interior courtyards with gardens, fountains, swimming pools, red tiled roofs, wicker rocking chair in the dining rooms in almost every house. And one of my favourite – ancient front doors. You will be charmed by the spirit of colonial time walking down the tiled streets of Granada.

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Why Is It Time to Save Boracay?

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Hello, beautiful people. Today is a national holiday in Bulgaria and finally I’ve got some time to review one year old photos from journey to Philippines and do some writing. I wanted to make this post just to inspire, but occasionally came across the article in Business Mirror about closure of Boracay and was a bit frustrated. Continue reading

Is Roatán, Honduran Caribbean Bay Island, Worth Visiting?

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While traveling through Central America I was looking for a charming oasis in the Caribbean region, with white warm sand and turquoise waves, not glamorous, without tons of tourists. The research brought me to Roatan.

Roatan is one of the smallest islands in the Caribbean area. It is part of Bay Islands, just 50km long and up to 4km wide. It’s territory belongs to Honduras. Continue reading

Secret Cuban Island Cayo Largo

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It’s been 5 years since I launched a tradition of spending our summer holidays in winter. In our native country the climate is severe in January and February so it’s become a trend in young Ukrainian families to have extended winter holidays somewhere in Asia or South America.

Visiting Cuba was my teenage dream, all those photos of vintage cars and post-colonial architecture.. who haven’t been allured by them tell me! So, it was decided 2016 would start on Cuba. Our trip started on the 9th of January and lasted 3 weekss, but this post is about a lazy part of vacation – Cayo Largo retreat. Continue reading

How to get the best of London in 2 days (part 2)

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For me, when it comes to visiting London for short periods the most complicated part is not to get lost in a broad choice of world famous attractions, various activities and numerous restaurants and bars. This is not the situation when you should trust yourself to fate and let all happen by itself. You need a plan. Thanks to my friend Marina and her passion for planning we managed to see some of the most beautiful spots and get into world famous restaurants and bars within only 2 days.

Lat week I started telling you about how to spend 2 days in London and shared our self-invented entertainment plan for Day 1 including the shortlist of must-see’s and a couple of dining choices. Today I am happily sharing a plan for Day 2! Continue reading

5 Reasons I’ve Fallen in Love with Porto

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It was a humid July day when after 3 hours train ride I’ve arrived in Porto. By that time I had stayed in Lisbon and Lagos for a couple of weeks and already decided for myself that Portugal is the country where I feel cozy and homy, and nothing could make me feel thrilled. And how wrong I was when booked only 2 nights in Porto. Walking down the city streets I was already imagining myself spending the whole summer here each morning drinking coffee at the large antique table in a spacious old apartment with Atlantic ocean view. Continue reading

How to get the best of London in 2 days (part 1)

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A few months ago, on May late evening I arrived in Luton airport, took the shuttle and headed for London. My friend was already there, we agreed to meet on Oxford street at the bus stop not far from Marble Arch. No surprise we didn’t find each other at once and of course it was misty and drizzling on the streets. And I thought, yes this is definitely London! Nothing changed since 2014. I am here, it’s foggy and rainy. But last time I had umbrella with me at least. People and cars were passing by, traffic lights reflected on wet pavements, and I still needed to find my friend at one of 5 bus stops with the same name.

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Где и когда искать цветущие поля тюльпанов

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Начиная с 20-ых чисел марта и до конца мая большая часть земель Королевства Нидерланды трансформируется в красочное одеяло из тюльпанов. Голландия стала идеальным местом для выращивания тюльпанов еще в 16-ом веке, все благодаря продолжительной весне с холодными ночами и песчаной почве, которая отлично подходит для выращивания луковиц. Continue reading