Versatile Blogger award nomination

Tigrest Travel Blog is honored to be nominated to Versatile Blogger Award! Past year has been a roller coaster of events and travels! We are happy to see our Facebook page cross 1000 followers mark. Our Pinterest traffic has skyrocketed in the past month, bringing us close to 2500 new visitors this month! It all means we are doing something right. People are reading our posts and numbers speak for that. Read the rest of this entry »

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 and just remember once more all the good stuff that happened. Welcome aboard! (PS – this post, unlike most of other my posts, will have a lot of pictures of me). Read the rest of this entry »

20 Life lessons learned from traveling

Traveling several times per year leaves you with a lot of emotions. But what happens, when the initial excitement fades and there are only good memories left (and cool photos). Perhaps it’s time to analyze what you have seen, and most importantly – learned – during your trip. Visiting new places leaves a trace in your life. You are not the same person. You should not be. Getting out of your everyday life transform you, gives you a new perspective of life, allows you to see how life is beyond your own horizons. Read the rest of this entry »

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. Read the rest of this entry »

5 largest cruise ships

largest cruise ships

What makes largest cruise ships so special? Is it their size? Would traveling on the these ships be the ultimate, ideal holiday for anybody? Cruise ships are getting bigger and larger, accommodating more passengers, more crew and eventually more facilities. It’s not a boat anymore – it’s a floating city of it’s own. And as with any other type of holiday, cruises are gathering their own fans – people, who like this type of holiday and are willing to pack their bags and spend money on these huge floating machines. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel blog tips for beginners

travel blog tips

Starting a travel blog has never been easier. All you need is a little bit of initial investment, some amazing travel stories and couple of hours per week to manage the whole thing. Unlike before, when creating a website involved some degree of programming skills, blog platforms seem to be doing most work for you. All you really need to do is learn how to manage content, add pictures, respond to comments and share your writing. So let’s look at the process step by step and some travel blog tips to successfully market your content. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn coding in simple steps

learn coding

For someone who has never seen a single line of code it may look like and alien language. For a travel writer like myself, to learn coding was essential, as it gave me a lot of freedom in terms of organizing and managing my blog. To be honest, it did scare me at first too. It is, however, an important skill and should be learned by many people. Ideally it should be included in school curriculum so that kids would get comfortable with coding from early age. Read the rest of this entry »

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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. The best part is – if you order now, your gifts will arrive exactly on time! Read the rest of this entry »

20 Travel facts you din’t know about

Traveling a lot, but how much do we actually know about the world? There is too much information available nowadays, so here is a list we found with the most interesting travel facts. Read the rest of this entry »

How to prepare for motorcycle season

motorcycle season

Although some riders may enjoy year round warm and sunny weather for motorcycle season, most of us have to divide their year into two parts – riding season and off season. When it finally starts to get warm and nice outside, many rush to drag their steel friends out of the garage and take them for a spin. When it’s March and there are riders out there already, even though the temperature hardly rises above +7C during daytime, it’s time to start preparing for motorcycle season. Read the rest of this entry »

Virtual reality and tourism

virtual reality

Virtual reality devices are becoming a central topic as technology keeps getting more advanced. Today we are mostly talking about gaming industry. However, it’s not the only possible area where VR devices could be used. Researchers are looking at ways to implement virtual reality technology in a wide range of fields. The future will show how we will end up using VR devices. For now let’s look at some trends and early predictions. Read the rest of this entry »

3 months of madness: working at a hostel in Berlin, Germany


The madness started on a boring and cold February morning, when I departed my home town and went on a long bus ride, heading for Berlin from the town of my studies. It was time for internship at the university, my second year living in Germany. I had never been to the capital before, so journey itself was very promising. It was supposed to be one day trip, I was planning on spending just a few hours in the city of my dreams, and my goal was to attend an interview for an intern position at one of Berlin’s youth hostels. Read the rest of this entry »