30 Hour Stopover in Dubai – Our Experience And Some Tips

Stopover in Dubai - View of Burj Khalifa

Huh, it’s been a long week. Last Tuesday we left Portugal and started heading to Asia. And now, 7 days and 4 long flights later, we are in Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia. As we already said few weeks ago, to make our trip from Portugal to Malaysia more interesting and to see some new places, we decided to make … Read More

Read This Before Traveling to Cambodia

Phnom Penh - Traveling to Cambodia

Most of people, with whom I have talked, associate Cambodia with Angkor Wat temple complex. And I can understand why. Because this place is really beautiful and it’s amazingly popular. Everyone talks only about it. Making you feel like there is nothing else to see in the whole country. So for many people Cambodia is just a part of their Southeast Asia … Read More

Backpacking With a Kid. Story of Sandra, Valdas and Hugo

Backpacking with a kid - Southeast Asia

Do you know anyone backpacking with a kid? We have friends, who have been going on regular long term backpacking trips with their daughter since she was 12 years old.  And last year in Thailand we met a Latvian family who had moved to Thailand for a year, to experience living in a completely different for them country and to travel around … Read More

Escaping the Cold and Heading to Asia… Again!

Palm tree and flowers in Obidos, Portugal

As some of you might know, since mid August we are in Portugal. But soon our rather lengthy visit to Portugal will come to an end. Because on 8th of November we will start moving South. And eventually we will end up in Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia, for, umm, the fifth time. Why Portugal? Why Malaysia? Why Asia? Why, why, why? … Read More

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel to India

Fort in Delhi India

So far we have been to India twice, for more than half a year in total. And I’m pretty sure, that many of you, who are following our journey for some time already, thinks, that India is one of our favorite countries in the world. But that’s not quite true. India is interesting for us. Some day we will travel to India again. And … Read More

Read This Before Traveling to Moscow, Russia

Policeman in Moscow, Russia

I wanted to visit Moscow, capital of Russia, since I was a child. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Kremlin and Red Square were imprinted on my mind since childhood, because of the Russian TV programs my family watched then. At that time I thought that these are the most beautiful buildings. As travel was not possible for me then, a small child from a … Read More

Read This Before Traveling to Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Una - Canary Islands Fuerteventura

Traveling to Fuerteventura anytime soon? Or should I ask – do you know Fuerteventura? Because many people seem not to know anything about second largest of Canary Islands. Yes, Fuerteventura is that island. It is the second largest of Canary Islands, after Tenerife. Politically part of Spain, but geographically closer to Africa than Europe. Situated just 100 kilometers off the … Read More

Top 5 Things to Do in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya is a planned city 25 kilometers South of Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia. Construction of the city started in the 90s, after the idea to have a new federal administrative center to replace Kuala Lumpur as the administrative capital. Construction of Putrajaya was one the biggest projects of Southeast Asia and the largest in Malaysia. Now Putrajaya takes … Read More

Moving to Manchester & Building New Life From Scratch. Story of Laura Lasmane

Laura visiting Peak District, England - Moving to Manchester

Summer of 2015 for Laura Lasmane wasn’t like the previous ones. Not at all. Because that’s when Laura, experienced marketing professional, who had a successful career, decided to take a leap and move from Latvia to Manchester, UK, to live and work there. As she recalls, it was very scary, but she decided to go for it, nevertheless. I have worked with Laura for … Read More