• Latvia

    Latvia and the Latvian way of life

    When in Rome you must do as the Romans do and accept the local customs if they are not immoral. St. Vincent de Paul My English professor was always quoting this man. Latvians, nevertheless a very tiny nation, have some truly unique customs that will surprise even the most experienced travellers. Many people have no clue about Latvia. The best chances are they have heard of Riga somewhere in eastern Europe. Do you mean Lithuania? Do you speak Russian? Sorry, what? These are the common questions I receive after telling I come from Latvia. There are many facts you probably don´t know. Latvia’s internet speeds are among the fastest in…

  • The entrance of the Starigrad-Paklenica National Park
    Croatia,  Hike

    Hiking in Starigrad Paklenica National Park, Croatia

    If you are a nature lover, adventure – seeker, enjoy hiking and are interested in Croatia´s fauna and natural heritage, than Paklenica NP might be your choice. Me and my partner we are true to nature lovers, and for our spring break, we chose to travel to Croatia. Read why Croatia is the perfect spring trip destination. Being only 47km north (northeast) from Zadar it makes an excellent day trip option. Our first full day in Croatia started with a bus ride and the following 6 h fitness test. About the park The Park is south of the Velebit range of mountains (the largest in Croatia) and covers an area…