What to do at Baikal Lake: visiting Tazheran Steppe on a day trip from Irkutsk

Tazheran Steppe… so far, the most beautiful place I have ever seen. I came across this place by pure accident: I was looking for things to do around Baikal and saw a picture of a fantastic place: autumnal hills alternating with valleys, lit by the fading sun. After a bit of digging I found out that this place is called Read More

Tapas in Spain: 17 must-try traditional Spanish tapas

I bet everyone has heard about tapas: it is an inseparable part of the Spanish culture. Tapas in Spain are perfect appetizers and their small size allows tasting more varieties and sharing it with others. Patatas aioli and tortilla are probably the most well-known traditional Spanish tapas, but there are so many more. Some of the links below may be Read More

Norway, Preikestolen hike: everything you need to know

Preikestolen, or the Pulpit Rock in English (some call it Preachers Rock as well) is a cliff overlooking the picturesque Lysefjord in the southern part of Norway. It is on the bucket list of many people and, I guess, Preikestolen hike alongside with Trolltunga are two of the most famous in Norway. The Pulpit Rock is relatively not far from Read More

Things to do in Barcelona for free

Barcelona is one of my favorites. It has everything in one place: yummy food, history, architecture, beaches and sunny days 😊 A perfect city in all senses 😊 But there is a big disadvantage here: entrance fees to tourist sites can be too expensive. For example, visiting Casa Mila or la Pedrera, one of Gaudi’s masterpieces, costs 22 EUR. Considering Read More