Unusual Places and Sights in Prague

Mosaic head, Stodůlky, Central park, Prague

Most visitors flocking to Prague have surely made acquaintance with the astronomical clock, the saints on the Charles bridge or the giant babies by David Černý. Are you planning a trip to Prague or like to discover all the magical places this city has to offer? Then check out Prague’s Best Kept Secrets for inspiration. This time we want to take you on a tour to Prague’s less known and rather bizarre sights. And there…

Abandoned Places in Prague – Time Machine

View over Prague from Barrandovské terasy

Article published November 2016 and updated September 2022. Every now and then we’re catching up on our mission to explore abandoned sites that once represented marvelous examples of contemporary architecture but are now in a dilapidated state. We call this series Time Machine …because visiting those abandoned places feels like traveling back in time. Our experience shows that the majority of abandoned buildings is located in the countryside and in surroundings which are difficult to…

5 Reasons to Fall in Love With Ninh Binh (Vietnam)

The rowing boat tours of Tam Coc

Are you in the midst of planning your trip to Vietnam or are you even currently there? Or maybe you just came here to escape daily life for a while. Either way, you are in the right place. In this article we want to take you to one of the most serene places in Vietnam: Ninh Binh, located at the scenic Tam Coc river. Are you a backpacker like us? Always on the lookout for…

The Most Stunning Backpacker Guide to Vietnam

Tina standing by lake, Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Vietnam was on our bucket list ever since we have traveled to Cambodia. At that time we had to skip its neighboring country, however we made a promise to ourselves that we would come back for another adventure. It would take us 2 years to keep this promise. When the day finally arrived, we booked flights and applied for a 3-month visa, giving us enough time to explore the country without being in a rush.…

Budapest – Budget Travel Guide

Tina at the Little Prince statue, Budapest

Embracing our tradition of celebrating New Years in a different place every year, we chose to welcome 2020 in Budapest. It was a fairly spontaneous decision as we haven’t booked or planned too far ahead. Usually the way we prefer to travel. As we both work full-time jobs in Prague, we couldn’t take more than 4 days off, including New Year’s Eve and the first of January. While researching cheap and nearby getaways for the…

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Vietnam – Our Comprehensive Budget Guide to Backpacking Vietnam

Hang Múa viewpoint, Tam Coc

Our Vietnam Budget Guide With European winter approaching, we decided it was time to bolt once again and spend the Christmas days under a sunny sky, packed with adventures. Two years ago, we took on our first quest to explore South East Asia, visiting Bali, the Philippines and Cambodia. This time we boarded yet another plane with a new destination. From the beginning of November until two weeks after the new year, we had the…