My bucket list for next 7 years

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, most of people aim to lose weight, quit smoking, do more exercise … or something else, mostly health-related. Well, I have been a good girl for years now and I am well aware that healthy lifestyle is a journey, not just something you promise to yourself (and usually fail) every year 😉 Instead of making resolutions, I decided to come up with a bucket list of 7 destinations I want to visit and 7 activities I want to do in the next 7 years. As I mentioned in my post about my travel favorites, my goal is not to visit all countries in the world, but it is pretty damn close. And since […]

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I love New York

The capital of the world. Big Apple. The city that never sleeps. Melting pot. The door to freedom and hope for many immigrants. And the city of disappointments for a lot of people who don’t cope with its challenges. New York. You either love it or hate it. But first of all, you need to feel its pulse to have an opinion. So, are you ready to visit New York and don’t know where to begin? How to reach Manhattan, where to book a hotel, how much it will all cost you? And, most importantly, top things to see in New York if you are in the city for 5 days? You came to the right place, I am a […]

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5 days in New York – Things to see in Manhattan

Before you start planning your trip to New York you need to know how many days you can afford, what are your sightseeing priorities and how much money you are willing to spend. For most of people 5 days in New York are just about enough to feel the city – after that you either become a New York addict like me and want to return as soon as possible, or you check it from your bucket list and move on. Also, if you only have a weekend or 3 days to spend – New York is ALWAYS a good idea. Skip a thing or two from my suggested itinerary, spend a few hours less in Macy’s and you will […]

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Traffic in New York City – How to get around Manhattan

Most of people come to New York City by plane and then wonder how to get to Manhattan from JFK, whether to rent a car, buy a Metro card or hire a Taxi. You have several options of transport; however, it is also good to know how to get around Manhattan later on. In this post you will find out that driving a car in Manhattan is not such a good idea, that calling a taxi is not that sexy as you might expect from the movies and that using metro can be both fun and a nightmare if you don’t read the city map carefully. Getting from JFK to Manhattan The cheapest option to get from JFK to Manhattan […]

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Potovanje v New York – kaj si ogledati v 5 dneh (3. del)

Odločitev je padla, dopust je rezerviran, letalska karta in hotel v New Yorku sta plačana. Sledi torej »samo« še načrtovanje vašega obiska Velikega jabolka. Kaj si boste ogledali v New Yorku, je seveda odvisno od vaših želja, družbe, števila dni in proračuna. Kot sem že omenila v prejšnjih dveh člankih, je za potovanje v New York dovolj že nekaj dni, če se dobro organizirate. V tem zadnjem zapisu pa bom skušala zajeti, kaj si lahko ogledate, če boste v New Yorku preživeli 5 dni ali pa zgolj podaljšan vikend.  New York v dvoje Če želite svojo drago presenetiti za rojstni dan, obletnico ali morda celo zaroko (ah, kolikokrat bom še to napisala 😉 ), je potovanje v New York zagotovo […]

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Potovanje v New York – Kako se znajti v mestu (2. del)

Legendarni Frank Sinatra je o New Yorku prepeval »Če mi lahko uspe tam, mi bo uspelo kjerkoli«. A brez skrbi, Frank ni govoril o logističnih izzivih. S turističnega vidika je New York namreč precej prijazna destinacija, ki jo lahko osvojite v nekaj dneh. Če boste v New Yorku le za kratek čas, pa ne bo odveč nekaj nasvetov, kako načrtovati vaše potovanje in kako se znajti v mestu.  Z letališča do Manhattna Največje newyorško letališče je John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) in večina mednarodnih letov pristane na njem. Po opravljeni identifikaciji na carini (naj spomnim, za vstop v ZDA potrebujete ESTO, o čemer sem pisala že v tem prispevku) imate za prevoz do Manhattna več možnosti. Najcenejša, a hkrati tudi najbolj […]

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Potovanje v New York – nasveti za začetnike (1. del)

New York je mesto številnih imen, turisti mu radi pravimo veliko jabolko, večini priseljencev predstavlja simbol svobode, nekaterim pa tudi mesto razočaranj. Tako kot vsako večje mesto, lahko tudi New York vzljubiš ali zasovražiš. Vendar ga moraš za to najprej doživeti. Razmišljate o “skoku čez lužo”, pa ne veste, kje začeti? Koliko stane letalska karta, kje rezervirati hotel in kako se znajti na Manhattnu? Če je potovanje v New York na spisku vaših želja, potem si preberite nasvete, ki vam bodo v pomoč pri načrtovanju vaše nove dogodivščine.  Kdaj je najboljši čas za potovanje v New York New York je eno najbolj obiskanih mest (in destinacij) na svetu, zato seveda velja, da se mu je najbolje izogniti v času državnih praznikov […]

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Things to see in Brisbane, Australia

If you are thinking of visiting Australia, you will probably want to see Brisbane, the capital of Queensland and one of the oldest cities in the land down under. Not only has it got the benefits of any large city, but the weather is amazing, the people are friendly, and you can still experience much of the beauty offered by Australia’s natural world. You basically can’t go wrong with the so called ‘River City’, and in this post you will find 4 things to see in Brisbane, if you only have limited time to explore: 1. Brisbane Botanical Gardens Nature lovers will definitely want to see Brisbane botanical gardens which are located just outside of Brisbane. It covers 52 hectares and whilst there […]

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