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Driving the Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria

Grossglockner High Alpine Road

Once we arrived in Austria and visited Eisriesenwelt, the largest Ice cave in the world, it was time to explore the mountains some more. High on my list was the famous Grossglockner High Alpine Road – one of the prettiest mountain roads in the world. It is comprised of 36 curves and u-turns, which makes it a dream for any vehicle lover – bikers, car drivers and even bicycle riders!

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How to visit Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave in Austria

eisriesenwelt ice cave

Mountains have always been a major magnet for me. The higher their peaks are, the better. When I was choosing among the popular visitor attractions in Austria, Eisriesenwelt ice cave was an easy choice, because the place has it all – huge walls of rock, great views, fresh mountain air and, by far, the largest ice cave in the world!

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Top Hiiumaa attractions for one day road trip

Hiiumaa

Summer in Estonia is not complete without a proper road trip to one of it’s many islands! As much as I love Saaremaa – the largest island – Hiiumaa has always been my favorite. It has a special atmosphere and unique culture. Once you get off the ferry and let all the fast drivers pass by, you almost have the road to yourself. Everything is so near, you can make a round in just one day while enjoying it’s best spots. 

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CabinZero backpack – my new travel friend!

I love traveling light. Lately, I noticed that many airlines wish to restrict amount of hand luggage taken on board. As a result, hand luggage sized bags are stored with checked baggage and thus suitcases tend to break faster. In fact – no wonder, considering how they are being tossed.

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Business class or economy – What is the difference?

Every time I’m booking my next flight, I always think of why I should or should not book business class. The advantages are certainly clear – better meals, more space, generally nicer experience. But is the extra money worth all the comfort for just a few hours?

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Exploring Eastern Estonia – Ontika, Toila, Vaivara Blue Hills and Lake Peipus

eastern estonia

Summer time is just so great for short road trips. When it comes to picking our next spot, we always look for good variety of sightseeing’s. Eastern Estonia is great because it’s still very near to the capital, but has a lot to offer. On our last trip to Eastern Estonia we explored some of it’s gems, so this time we decided to pick some more places.

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Bucket List Item: Switzerland

Switzerland is a little fairy tale country located in Western Europe. It has long been on my to-go, bucket list, so in today’s post I’m going to reveal some little known, mind blowing facts about this amazing country and why it is worth a visit.

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42 Brilliant Travel Hacks to Save Time and Money in 2017

Opportunities are almost endless, when it comes to travel hacks. Sometimes I truly admire experienced travelers who keep discovering new ways to save money when everyone else is paying. In this post, among other tips, you will find out how to make use of free WiFi, how to travel solo like a pro, make the most out of your credit card, some great transportation hacks, finance wisdom and how to stay healthy while you travel.

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How I blew my travel budget

travel budget

During my latest trip to Italy, I managed to blow my travel budget so badly, it still hurts. A lot of things went wrong, from most basic to some really unexpected ones. I learned a lot and made a list of top lessons to share with other travelers (so you won’t have to repeat my mistakes).

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How to spend half day in Milan Italy

Last city on our awesome Italy itinerary after Florence was magnificent Milan Italy – capital of fashion! Our hotel was conveniently located right next to train station. After a long sleep and packing all our bags for return flight, we still had few hours to explore a bit of Milan. So here it is – quick guide to Milan’s best attractions!

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