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How to travel with a cat

How to travel with a cat Are you a traveller who also happens to love cats but not know if you can combine these two? A year ago we were in the same situation – running a temporary home cat shelter for stray cats between one trip and another. We were getting very young ones, Read more about How to travel with a cat[…]

To the Sahara!…by a normal car?!

To the Sahara by car Getting to the Sahara by car- doesn’t it sound crazy? Well, there are some quite nice roads going there and GPS, in general, does well. You DON’T need a 4×4 to go there, I promise!     Yes, we did it in this car (above), a 2006 Renault Megane. Of Read more about To the Sahara!…by a normal car?![…]

Female travelers in Morocco – Are there reasons to worry?

Female travelers in Morocco – Are there reasons to worry? You can read a lot about the sexual abuse of women in Morocco and lots of people are wondering if it’s safe to travel to Morocco because of it. Personally, I didn’t experience anything bad during our trip, but I did a bit of research Read more about Female travelers in Morocco – Are there reasons to worry?[…]

Morocco packing tips: What to wear in Morocco

What to wear in Morocco? Before we went, I read lots of stories about how you have to be careful when it comes to what you wear in Morocco if you want to avoid sexual abuse. What you have to wear so that you don’t offend anyone, respect the culture, and a whole list of Read more about Morocco packing tips: What to wear in Morocco[…]

Santa Claus Village in the Summer

Santa is waiting for you the whole year round. Is it worth going to see him in summer?       Have you visited Santa yet? Well… We visited Santa Claus village in Finland because, simply enough, it was on our way. We aren’t big fans of Christmas itself, but we were there and its Read more about Santa Claus Village in the Summer[…]

Bribes aren’t all bad

Being asked for a bribe is one of the things that travellers fear the most, but they could be doing you a favour, regardless of legality.   “Abroad” is full of “them”. Who do I mean? Oh you know the ones. The sort that aren’t in OUR native countries. The people who are out to Read more about Bribes aren’t all bad[…]

Seeing the Aurora in summer – is it possible?

On top of many a travellers bucket list, the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, enchant all those who get to glance at their glimmering trails across the sky. But, is it just for those in big warm jackets and snow boots?     If you are able to see the aurora in summer depends on Read more about Seeing the Aurora in summer – is it possible?[…]

What to eat in Scandinavia and where to find it

  First of all, if you’re planning to tour the whole of Scandinavia, and wanting to try all the delicacies on offer, you can save quite a bit of money by trying it all in Finland. However, there’s at least one thing you can’t really buy there which is….   Whale (bottom right)   Norway Read more about What to eat in Scandinavia and where to find it[…]

Scarisoara Ice Cave – snow in the summer

Most people want an escape to the sun, but if you start to feel the burn then a wintry wonderland awaits During our summer trip to Romania we decided to take a detour to see Peştera Gheţarul de la Scărişoara and like with hoia baciu we couldn’t find it. If you check on Trip Advisor, Read more about Scarisoara Ice Cave – snow in the summer[…]

15 Phenomenal photos of Scandinavia

Scandinavia can be outrageously expensive, but is that countered by it’s sheer beauty? Although Scandinavia cannot really be done on a budget, when compared to the rest of Europe anyway, it can be beautiful. 1)Briksdal Glacier 2) A Mountain Pass – there are many 3) Preikestolen   4) Trollstigen 5) The Way to Briksdal Glacier Read more about 15 Phenomenal photos of Scandinavia[…]