Petting baby lions in South Africa

My name is Anda and I am obsessed with lions. I have spent hours in different zoos observing these magnificent animals, although this “hobby” can be quite frustrating. First of all, I believe no animal should be locked up in a cage, at least not in a space too small to ensure a decent quality life. Lions are huge, they need space to grow, run, develop their muscles and catch their own food. Anything else is almost the same as torture. Secondly, lions are big lazy bastards and it can take hours before they move. Seeing lions in their natural environment has thus been on my bucket for as long as I can remember. And so has cuddling a baby […]

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5 things to do near Ljubljana Airport

A few days ago, someone asked on Twitter: “Has anyone ever written an article about 5 things to do near Ljubljana Airport in case your flight is cancelled or delayed?” His Tweet got a huge response, but unfortunately mostly for the wrong reasons. If you want to know why, I’ll explain briefly in the next two paragraphs, but if you are only here for the “things to do” tips, just skip them and scroll down to “le big 5”.

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5 things to do in San Francisco

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair” – listening to this beautiful song with a gentle voice of Scott Mckenzie is definitely the right way to start planning your trip to northern California. With so many iconic sights to see and things to do, you will be spoilt for choice if you are planning to visit Frisco, as the locals usually call this vibrant city. If you are only in town for the weekend, or if you don’t have time to do your own plans, here are 5 things to do in San Francisco.

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5 common excuses people make for not travelling more

Have you ever wondered what is it about travelling that inspires people to leave their homes and explore the far corners of the globe? I believe travelling changes people for the better – it helps them discover and even reinvent themselves. Journeying across continents is an exhilarating and richly rewarding experience, one that shouldn’t be put off . The tourism industry is booming with nearly four trillion pounds being spent on the travel sector every year. In fact, there’s never been a better time to see the beauty of the world for yourself, and all the excuses you’ve been making to postpone your travel dreams are just not good enough.

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3 reasons to visit Perth Mint

Australia is a land of many wonders, ranging from the ancient tropical rainforest of Daintree (the oldest tropical rainforest in the world) to the Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock, and much more. But it’s not just the breathtaking natural landmarks of Australia that are worth a visit. The city of Perth is a city rich in history, and with plenty of its own attractions and allures. Out of all the historical and natural landmarks to see around the city, there is one place that you should definitely put on your list when visiting Perth. Perth Mint is a premier tourist destination giving visitors the rare opportunity to discover the magic of gold through unique combination of attractions, exhibitions and live […]

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5 things to see in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most beloved and cherished cities in Spain thanks to its art, culture and stunning architectural designs. Known for its vibrancy, as well as being the capital of the Catalonia region, once you visit Barcelona, you will be astounded by how incredible the city is. The magical Mediterranean climate will make your holiday better by ensuring you get an experience of a lifetime. Despite the beauty and attractiveness of the city as a whole, here are 5 things to see in Barcelona which you simply cannot miss.

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Slovenia day trips: Brdo Estate

I believe it is safe to say Gorenjska is the most beautiful region in Slovenia. If you visit Slovenia you definitely shouldn’t miss world famous Bled with the small island in the middle of the lake, its bigger brother Bohinj lake, Kranjska gora area, alpine valleys with scenic drives and waterfalls, not to mention the limitless hiking opportunities in Triglav national park. However, if you don’t have enough time to visit Gorenjska but you still want to feel the touch of beautiful Slovene nature, visiting Brdo Park near Ljubljana airport is a nice alternative. Brdo Estate is a perfect opportunity to stretch your legs if you have a few hours before your flight, or if you are staying close to […]

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