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New year’s Eve in Brussels? Pro and cons

Before deciding to spend the NYE in Brussels we did a bit of research and most of the reviews were like: “no, boring, old people”…We thought, it can’t be that bad, the capital of EU, Bruxelles, the largest city in Belgium?! so, we bought the NYE happyBrussels  package. It’s 45 euros and you can go […]

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Auschwitz-Birkenau visit

January, 2015. Destination: Auschwitz It’s winter, it’s cold and when you arrive to Auschwitz, you will feel chills down your back only because you know about the mass murder that happened inside. We arrived to Oświęcim in a very “vintage” bus, with background music playing Louis Armstrong’s “It’s a wonderful world” song. Pretty ironic, huh? The city […]

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Make the stress disappear in Furteventura and Lanzarote

September 2014 – Fuerteventura from head to toe We started our journey in Corralejo, the island’s largest resort. Calm waters, beautiful landscapes, view over Isla de Lobos from a short distance. Nobody lives on Isla de Lobos and you can get there by boat (10 minutes) and do some snorkeling or walk around the empty […]

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Gaudi’s Barcelona

July 2014 Beaches, mountains, delicious food, architecture..all in one place. You’re still wandering what to see in Barcelona? A LOT! We took a bus from the airport to Plaça de Catalunya, a very beautiful square from where all the roads start. You will need a map and you might want a 10 journeys ticket (T10) that you […]

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Ibiza, the White Island

After we’ve seen what Gaudi made of Barcelona, we took off to see the so-called White Island. Just 1 hour in the air and we land on the island. Please be aware of pickpockets from the moment you land. We arrived at midnight and we went to sit in the waiting area. I was looking […]

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24 h in the city owned by cyclists

Where the bikes run over cars 24 h of Summer – Here we are in front of Amsterdam Centraal. With the list of what to visit here and with no map we’re thinking if we should turn left or right. Of course, we chose the wrong direction, but we get to Dam square where we find […]

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How to get a U.S. Tourist Visa

We are citizens of Romania, we live in United Kingdom and we wanted to apply for a U.S. Tourist Visa for the first time. How was the process? Easy peasy: check out the U.S Embassy in London website Select non-immigrant visa and fill in the DS-160 online application ( questions about your background, education, work […]