TRAVEL SERIES

As you might know our mission is to share something relevant, something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown for travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Travel Series, feel inspired and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

A European tour
Bled Lake

What to do in Bled – A European tour. Part VI.

This article is about the top 10 activities what to do in Bled, Slovenia, and nearby. It includes practical information, transports, and price updates for 2021.   Bled is probably one of the easiest visits you can …

Let’s get lost in Catalonia
calella de palafrugell guide

Calella de Palafrugell – A romantic dream on Costa Brava

We had the chance to visit Calella de Palafrugell in winter, on a sunny day in December. Actually, winter here is like late spring in Eastern Europe. People still can have a bath in the sea. The sun is still strong enough to enjoy sunbathing. And the terraces are full of people ordering their tapas. Calella de Palafrugell is tiny, it’s not much more than a couple of cute streets. But let’s see now our complete Calella de Palafrugell guide in detail!

Empuriabrava the largest residential marina in Europe

Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe

We can find Empuriabrava in the Gulf of Roses, surrounded by the Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe has some 24 km of navigable waterways. The construction of Empuriabrava started in 1964 and completed in 1975. The town quickly became a tourist community. Nowdays, the town has more than 40 km of canals and a seasonal, summer population of around 80,000.

visit parc sama

A hidden gem next to Cambrils: Parc Samà

On a sunny Friday afternoon, when suddenly we were allowed to leave our county again, we decided to visit a hidden and less-known gem of Tarragona province: Parc Samà. Funny enough and surprisingly as well, this park is …

The castle of guimera

A hidden gem in Lleida province – The Castle of Guimerà

Recently we had the chance to travel a bit in Catalonia, as for Easter break it was finally allowed to leave the counties. Of course, we immediately lived with the opportunity and made a little “vuelta” including Vall …

Interview with Vicenç Ferré, president of the wine DO Tarragona

We think that wine has a deep influence on the culture and identity of Tarragona Region. Therefore, we wanted to speak with someone relevant to represent the Denomination of Origin Tarragona. We wrote them directly, to an e-mail …

The Sanctuary of Montferri – One of the wonders by Josep Maria Jujol

The Sanctuary of Montferri or as it is officially called the “Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary” or in Catalán: “La Mare de Déu de Montserrat“, is one of the most representative works in the Alt Camp region in …

Let’s get lost on Costa Daurada

Let’s get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most beautiful villages of Costa Daurada – part III.

Let’s get lost on Costa Daurada this time! In the first two episodes of the Let’s get lost in Catalonia series, we have already reviewed 20 beautiful inland villages in Catalonia. You can take a look here if …

Let's get lost in Catalonia!

Let’s get lost in Catalonia! 10 more picturesque non-coastal Catalan villages – part II.

In the first part of this series, we have covered 10 beautiful inland villages in Catalonia. Take a look here, if you missed “Let’s get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picturesque non-coastal Catalan villages – part I.”, …

Let's get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picteresque non-coastal Catalan villages.

Let’s get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picturesque non-coastal Catalan villages – part I.

I bet if you happen to like football you have already heard the famous cheering of F.C. Barcelona: “visca el Barça i visca Catalunya“, meaning “long live Barça and Catalonia“. And yes, when we think about Catalonia as a potential travel destination, usually the first spot …

On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region
Vilaseca On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region

On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part II.

We are here to continue our article about the castles worth visiting in Camp de Tarragona region. In the first part – On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part I., we …

On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part I.

During our trips across Camp de Tarragona region we haven’t discovered only little authentic villages but in parallel many beautiful medieval castles too. Gaia is one of the rivers running through the region of Tarragona, and in …

12 places to visit in Camp de Tarragona region

COVID-19 crisis has given to us the chance to go around our region, once finally it has been possible to move inside this territory. We live in Roda de Berà, a town in Camp de Tarragona region. …

OnE MONTH IN MEXICO
MIAMI OR CANCUN

Miami or Cancún? 10 facts to consider before you choose!

Miami or Cancún is a super popular question among “Spring Breakers”. That results in a constant debate where to spend the vacations. It’s the Mexican Riviera vs. the Sunshine State. As the Miami or Cancún battle it out every year for the title of the best beach vacation. Especially – if we disregard the closed borders for a minute – these two tourists magnet places are not so far from each other geographically & in terms of the quality of the services either.

chiapas travel guide

Chiapas Travel Guide – The 10 best activities around

Chiapas is about as far south as you can get in Mexico. It borders Guatemala on the southeast, the Pacific on the southwest, and the states of Oaxaca, Veracruz, …

The libraries of the desert route
ouarzazate Besides the Obvious

Survivors of a Kasbah, Ouarzazate, Morocco

This is an article about the lifestyle of the old Kasbah of Ouarzazate in Morocco. The libraries of the desert route. Part II  I had spent the day, backpack in tow, through Marrakech. It had not been …

ouarzazate Besides the Obvious

Supervivientes de una Kasbah: Un viaje a Ouarzazate, Marruecos.

Esta es la historia de un viaje a Ouarzazate, un lugar mágica que se convirtió en mucho más que una simple escala gracias a su gente y su Kasbah. Las bibliotecas del desierto. Parte II Había pasado …

marrakech Besides the obvious

Marrakech. La puerta del norte al desierto

Fue en un viaje de Marrakech a Gambia a través del desierto del Sahara hasta el África negra subsahariana. Como bibliotecario, sabía de la existencia de colecciones privadas de libros antiguos ocultos en casas familiares en medio …

marrakech Besides the obvious

Marrakech. The northern gate to the desert

This is an article about sightseeing in one single day in Marrakech. The libraries of the desert route. Part I It was in a trip from Marrakech to Gambia across Sahara Desert till sub-Saharan black Africa. As …

Vuelta a España – a Spanish tour
GAIETA

El Roc de Sant Gaietà – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part XIV.

We didn’t even know what to do in Roc de Sant Gaietà the first time we arrived here. Neither that because of job reasons we will end up living around it. This was our last step on …

Girona – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part XV.

This an article about Girona, a medieval city in the North of Catalonia you can not miss in a Spanish route.  Anna: Girona is located 99 km northeast of Barcelona city. It’s an ideal destination for a …

Calpe – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part XIII.

Anna: I was gently forcing Dani to continue our way via Calpe. I have read a couple of nice reviews about this place and for the obvious, naturally given reason: The Rock of Ifach, I thought it …

Nerja – The jewel of Costa del Sol – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part XII.

This is an article about Nerja, an authentic gem in the Andalusian Mediterranean coast you should not miss in a visit to Spain. Anna: We were already on the road for many days, and unfortunately, the time …

Sevilla

Sevilla 2. – A bike tour plan, under the Andalusian sun – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part XI.

This is an article about a bike tour in Sevilla, a very interesting way of visiting the capital of Andalucia. Dani: Something I really like from Sevilla is to have breakfast outside under the sun. Coffee with …

Sevilla 1. – “¡Hombre, dame vino de naranja o por la sombra!” – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part X.

Anna: We were driving from Jerez to Sevilla direction, it’s not more than 100 km distance, you can easily take it in 1 and half hour maximum. But it was crazy warm. Yes, yes everyone has an …

Jerez

Jerez de la Frontera – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part IX.

When I thought about Jerez de la Frontera, motorbike races, horsemanship and Fino wines came to my mind. Dani: But it is much more than that. We arrived from Sevilla to Jerez in the afternoon. We had …

Cadiz Besides the Obvious

Cádiz – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part VIII.

This is an article about a Cadiz tour, the last amazing city in the Spanish Peninsula. Anna: On our way to Cádiz from Jerez, Dani couldn’t stop singing in the car the famous song of Niña Pastori …

Gibraltar Besides the Obvious

Gibraltar – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part VII.

It was a very normal morning in La Línea de la Concepción, neither hot nor cold. The sky was partially cloudy but you could guess that the sun could rise harder later in the day. The streets …

setenil

Setenil de las Bodegas. Life under the rocks – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part V.

Our next stop happened to be in Setenil de las Bodegas. If you have never heard of this place, first just take a look to its photos, incredible! Most likely you wouldn’t doubt either, especially since it …

Casares Besides the Obvious

Espejo & Casares – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part IV.

This is an article about two amazing towns in Andalucia: Espejo and Casares. Anna: During those days I was in a big preparation and in a secret planning mood. We were already on the go for several …

Windmills La Mancha Besides the Obvious

Travel to Quijote windmills on the giants land – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part III.

It was one of my favourite books, as a kid. Luckily it is part of the Hungarian education system as a mandatory read, so this is how I had met first time with this amazing story. And …

Toledo Besides the Obvious

Toledo – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part II.

Anna: We have decided to continue our trip into Toledo’s direction. Of course, you might have heard before about Toledo, so did I, but till that moment I haven’t had the chance to visit. And frankly (and …

Calatayud Besides the Obvious

Calatayud – Vuelta a España, a Spanish tour. Part I.

Anna:  I can´t recall if I was ever waiting for any other trip that much as this one. I moved to Spain just three months before, and regardless of having the chance to travel a couple of …

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