The Importance of Stopovers and Timeouts while Traveling

walking along the railway

When we decided to start a travel blog, we already assumed that we wouldn’t always travel and write about it. Sooner or later we would reach the point when we would be tired of jumping borders and chasing flights, making us crave for a little stopover. Being able to live a life of travel is indeed something remarkable as you can move freely around and make decisions on the way. That also includes the freedom…

10 rain confessions – How to welcome Bali’s rainy season with a positive attitude

Strong rain in Bali

Rain can be annoying Rain can mean an end to an activity, or event you were looking forward to. Rain can force you to stay inside, when you were just about to leave the house. All that, rain can be to some people. A negative aspect of life. Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards. – Vladimir Nabokov Rain can destroy Rain can destroy a whole…

30 Reasons Why We Travel

Overgrown shed, Malá Chuchle, Prague

Have you ever asked yourself the question why you travel or why people travel in general? Many times it is the bad things, we experienced in our lives which put us on the road. When we decide to take a break and travel, plenty people tend to say that we’re running away from our problems. In the first moment they might be right. The impulse to escape from everything that is connected to the problem prevails…

Wanderlust Gene DRD4-7R Decoded – Discoverers are Dreamers for 7 Reasons

Calm Beach of Negos, Philippines

According to scientists, the lifetime urge to travel the world is stored in a gene. DRD4-7R is the so-called “wanderlust gene” For us travelers, this is a very numerical explanation for our craving to explore far places, learn about foreign cultures and connect with new people. What we, hungry discoverers, really need to explain ourselves is a dream. A dream, so big and out of reach that we can barely catch it. And if we…

30 Tips how to Create a unique Travel Journal to Capture your Travel Memories

Hemmo writing on the Azores, San Miguel

1. Buy a book and create a unique cover A journal for your adventures. Even if you like to take notes on your laptop, using pen and paper while on the road will give you a unique experience. Since the beginnings of travel journalism, travelers document their adventures on handwritten pages. Be one of them. Get yourself a nice book with a preferably colorful binding. The first page should include your name, the year of…

The story behind the bracelet

Casaroro Falls - small waterfall halfway

“It changed me so much”, she said while we waited for our dinner served in a cozy tavern in Split. Spontaneously she and me decided to spend the evening together despite meeting just a couple of hours ago in the lounge of a Croatian hostel. “You’re right”, I responded, understanding the core of her words. “Each bracelet contributed to the person I am today”, she concluded. “Let me tell you my story.” Just in time, the…