Working out while traveling

Working out while traveling

Staying in shape, working out while traveling and eating healthy is crucial. Considering all the tasty food we have to try, long hours on the trains and buses, sitting for hours in front of your PC, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of all the calories and inevitably you start to gain in weight. Joining workout classes can be stressful, because if you are constantly on the go, you will have difficult time getting used to a routine. So every time you…

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Cairo Egypt and Siwa Oasis trip

Cairo Egypt and Siwa Oasis trip

This is a second part of the amazing Egypt trip. My trip to Alexandria Egypt was back in 2008. In the second half of the trip we went to Cairo Egypt, as well as Siwa Oasis. The impressions are unforgettable!  Everybody should see the desert at night – so many stars! The Giza Pyramids are a true wonder of engineering and a must see, too. The best thing is it only takes 3 hours to drive from Alexandria to Cairo (compared…

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Alexandria Egypt and Mediterranean coast

Alexandria Egypt and Mediterranean coast

My trip to Alexandria Egypt was back in 2008. Lately, when I was looking through the travel notes, I lost myself in reading about that great trip and decided to publish it on my blog. What makes it so special are the honest impressions of a first time traveler – it really was my first real solo trip. In fact it was a business trip – I was working in a travel agency at the time and was sent over…

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Tigrest travel year 2016 in review

Tigrest travel year 2016 in review

Wow, it’s already Christmas time, soon the fantastic year of  2016 will be over. Time to look back, analyze what the year has brought and all the great things that happened to me. It was not an easy year in terms of work/travel balance. Nevertheless, I managed to travel quite a lot – more than I usually do. All those wonderful memories found their way to my wonderful new blog – Tigrest travel blog. I’d like to wrap it up…

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Moscow Highlights in November

Moscow Highlights in November

I’ll be honest – November is not the perfect time to visit Russia’s capital. It’s dark, dirty, muddy and will hardly impress as much as, say, in summer. But that’s when I visited and I will speak of this time of the year. I’ve been looking to visiting this huge city for a while already. As a European national, it wasn’t hard to get a visa. We decided to fly in, so my first impression was Sheremetyevo Airport. It’s huge!…

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Moscow foodies guide

Moscow foodies guide

Enjoying local food has become a big part of my travels lately. Refilling energy levels with a nice meal, tasting some local flavors – it all forms an opinion about the destination. And if we are traveling off season, when the weather is not great, good dining option become crucial. That’s exactly what happened to us in Moscow this year in November. Luckily, we had two amazing guides who showed us around. As a result, we decided to compile a…

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Travel articles now available on GPSMyCity!

Travel articles now available on GPSMyCity!

Traveling with a cell phone or a tablet is nothing new these days. However, having a decent connection while you are strolling through a new city may be a problem. Luckily, there is a cool solution for that – a new travel app called GPSMyCity. The idea is to have a detailed description and itinerary in your phone, with you. Once downloaded, no internet connection is needed. The app locates you via GPS signal and guides you through your city of choice….

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Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki – complete guide

Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki – complete guide

The two capitals are located fairly close to one another and are easily reached by ferry service. It’s an easy day trip – you can take the first ferry Tallinn-Helsinki and return with the last one from Helsinki, leaving you enough time in the Finnish capital. Alternatively, travelers from Helsinki take the way down and spend the day in Estonian capital. As Finland has much better flight connections, many Estonian holiday crawlers get a one-way ticket to catch a plane from…

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Travel gift ideas for coming Christmas

Travel gift ideas for coming Christmas

Christmas is coming sooner than we might realize. Travel accessories can be an amazing gift for travel bloggers, nomads, expats and any other traveling souls. We all love them! Good ones don’t come cheap, though. But what if I told you there is a way to get really nice travel gift ideas and get them without paying a fortune. Believe it or not, there is a way! The website is called Aliexpress and, well, it has almost anything you’ll ever need….

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Best travel movies

Best travel movies

When you find yourself in between travels, it may get depressing at some point. That’s when good travel movies are very handy – a great way to escape the reality and forget yourself for an hour or two. I enjoy watching all kinds of movies – from TV series to documentaries. However, travel movies are my favorite. Some of them are simply entertaining, while others are true gems in terms of travel advice, ideas and new routes. I’m not going to…

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