If only the days at work were going as fast as on vacation. Do you agree? Three days in Berlin have fled with speed of light. We really can’t repeat Kennedy’s famous word with which he wanted to get some love from locals: »Ich bin ein Berliner« – which in a literal translation means, »I am a donut«. Well, we are not exactly donuts, although we have just been stuffed with chocolate in those days (but about this little bit later) – we are not locals even; although we have to admit that the German capital has already slipped under our skin.
Hurray for us! It’ not even a month since we came back from our summer vacation and we are already on the road once again. For all of you who have not liked our Facebook page yet, let we just say that in the coming days we will be discovering one of the more interesting European capitals. After a long time, we are returning to Germany, more precisely in Berlin.
Many people say that Berlin is nothing special, just a city as a city – but if you encounter such a cheap air tickets as we did (30,00€ for a return ticket per person, Treviso → Berlin, Ryanair) – then there is really no reason to delay with a visit to the German capital. We will give Berlin an opportunity.
Almost with certainty, we can say that August is at least for Europeans the main holiday month, therefore we anticipate that you are reading this article on your smart devices while enjoying the sun on the beach. Are we mistaken? Millions of people are moving to the shores of nearby and also far more distant seas and oceans, for at least some weeks in this month. For all of you who are still looking for last minute deals, we offer you a bunch of ideas below – where to go on your hard-earned vacation.
Here it is. Summeeer! High temperatures, longer days and for many hard-earned holidays and well-deserved vacations. You still didn’t booked hotel or purchased air tickets? Then you must read further and maybe we will give you some interesting ideas where to go this year.
Why should we spent a free sunny day at home, when we can go on a short trip across the border. This time we return to the place where we realized that the travels will definitely be a part of our lives. At our first trip we went to Venice, that time with a travel agency, where time is very limited and you only run wild across the city or blankly follow guide who gives you piles of data, which are usually not that important and interesting. It is true that you see the whole town within three hours, but you do not experience those little things that make Venice, as well as any other place, something special.
Did you ever travel on your own? Have you ever thought about what you get in return? Our fast »brain storming« brought us to some interesting facts…
1. Admiration of natural wonders
Beaches, mountains, caves, cliffs… the list of what our planet is hiding for us is never-ending. Just when you think you have seen everything, there is another surprise just around the corner waiting for you.
2. Amazement at the sight of the architectural heritage
Have you already witnessed the feeling, when a look on glorious landmark takes your breath away? We will never forget the first sensations at the sight of the Egyptian pyramids, Eiffel Tower, London’s Big Ben…! How can man build such a magnificent and massive buildings… then you think also on the hours of work done by Renaissance artists who literally bring statues and frescoes to life,… such details. Unbelievable.
Europe, great for a spontaneous city break
In the last month before the summer starts, you can visit the huge set of countries in Europe. Higher temperatures are already covered the whole continent and there are less rainy days, which is ideal for a spontaneous city break.
You can catch the last football matches in Barcelona, admire the jewels of Renaissance in Florence, enjoy a glass of excellent whiskey in Scotland or get into the shopping spree at the world-famous bazaar in Istanbul. Of course, there are already nice high temperatures at the south for strolling on the beach. You can choose between the bunch of Greek islands, Malta, Portugal or Israel, especially Tel Aviv.
Here in Slovenia, we traditionally face with the rain and bad weather in this spring month – because of this, April is the best time to go on the other end of the world. Below we highlighted some destinations, which are the best to visit in this month. The reason to go there are summer temperatures, endless fields of multicolored flowers or white blooming avenues – the choice is yours!
We saved best for last, it was so good, that we stayed two extra days, but about this later 🙂 22 kilometers of beautiful sandy beach, which stretches across the entire length of the peninsula on the north side of the county, is the main reason for visiting Varadero or so-called city of colored bracelets. Forget about unique artistic jewelry, those are plastic bracelets worn by all-inclusive guest from various hotels and resorts.
The city is created for tourists, bunch of huge hotels, stalls with souvenirs on every step and roads full of taxis. The prices here are significantly higher than on the rest of the island, which is reflected not only in restaurants and bars but also on stalls. You have to go deep in your pockets if you want to indulge yourself in one of those hotels. You will have to spend more than 100 € per night, which is of course a lot more than you would paid for a night in casa.
Well, here it is, our beloved and faithful companion, rain. With each passing mile from Trinidad to Santa Clara was getting more darker and in the end the rain finally caught us when we were walking to our casa. And no, it wasn’t just a quick shower, but it rained for almost 2 whole days, so our plans literally fall in water.
Nevertheless, we manage to see the statue of Che Guevara, his mausoleum was closed due to rain or moisture until next sunny day. Cuban logic 🙂 You all probably know this person, if not from elsewhere, you definitely saw him on a shirt worn by one of your classmates in high school. Che is still worshiped as a god in Cuba; in honor of him, they named streets, build statues, post jumbo posters along the highway with his portrait and his famous slogan Hasta la Victoria siempre! The story about him is complex, so we will not talk about it… but you can always check some history textbooks if you are interested in those stories.