Gothic Quarter in Barcelona: Walk through History and Beauty

The one unique thing that links all humans throughout the ages is the need to surround ourselves with beauty. We might perceive it differently, use different materials and colors… but the drive to see the beauty and to create it, seems to be integrated with our humanity. That’s the reason why I love to go […]

Awesome Beyond Words: Female Solo Hiking Laugavegur Trail in Iceland

Although I dreamed about visiting Iceland for years, I had no idea I would be able to actually visit. Last year, when looking for a place to spend my summer, I researched briefly visiting Iceland but resign based on the costs. This year I had planned my ten-year reunion with beloved friends in Canada. Lo […]

Sagrada Familia: No, It’s NOT Overrated & Yes, You MUST See It!

Sagrada Familia: see the gallery of the most unique and stunning church in Europe! Barcelona, Spain | Gaudi | what to see in Barcelona | Best in Barcelona | Is it worth to see Sagrada Familia? |

There is a very strong trend to go and visit places off the beaten path. Discover the unknown, find the hidden gems and tourists-free spots. Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia definitely ain’t it. It’s crowded, very popular and famous. But you know what? Most of the times there is a reason why such a place is that […]

POLIN Museum in Warsaw: Visit the Best Museum in Europe.

Looking for something unique for your trip to Poland? POLIN Museum is a must! Named the best museum in Europe - won't disappoint you!

Are you ready to get your mind blown? Go to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Surprised?  This is not your old school museum with dusty artifacts and long, boring descriptions of events no one cares about reading. This is one of the most beautiful museums in the world. And it is […]

How to Hike the Fimmvörðuháls Trail in Iceland for a Truly Unforgettable Experience!

I wasn’t supposed to go to Iceland. It was a lucky coincidence. It’s not that I didn’t want to – quite the opposite! I hoped and dreamed of seeing the Land of Fire and Ice but didn’t even think it would be possible. Iceland is famous for being expensive and when I was looking for […]

Best Day Hikes in the Silesian Beskids: From Wisła Głębce through Stożek Wielki to Wisła Dziechcinka

Check out one of the best day hikes Silesian Beskids have to offer - great views, challenging trails and cheap accommodation - don't miss it! Day Hike #3: Wisła Głębce - Stożek Wielki - Wisła Dziechcinka. | women hikers | Beskid | Poland | hiking trails | Wisła | Carpathians | Hiking in Poland | solo |

Recently, over a long weekend break (May the 1st), I went to Wisła for a short hiking trip. This is the heart of the Silesian Beskids Mountains and a great place to make your base for a number of day hikes. My third day of hiking in the Silesian Beskid Mountains proved the most beautiful and […]

Best Day Hikes in the Silesian Beskids: From Ustroń through Czantoria and Soszów to Wisła

Check out one of the best day hikes Silesian Beskids have to offer - great views, challenging trails and cheap accommodation - don't miss it! Hiking in Poland | Carpathians | Eastern Europe Travel | Hiking Trails in Europe

For my second day hike from Wisła (pronounce: viswa) in the Silesian Beskids Mountains, I decided to start in Ustroń and walk back toward my hotel. It’s a nice linear trail with a pleasant mixture of challenging ascents and steep downhill treks with lovely and easy walking. There is a lot of forest hiking with enough clearings and meadows […]

The Complete Packing List for Women Hiking & Camping Solo in Scotland

Going hiking in Scotland? Grab this complete packing list for women hiking & camping solo in Scotland to ensure you have all you need!

So you think about hiking in Scotland? Awesome! I absolutely loved my month of trekking through the West Highland Way, parts of the Great Glen Way and on the Isle of Skye. The landscapes are captivating and pretty soon you are completely in love. But to fully enjoy your trip to the Highlands you have […]

Best Day Hikes in the Silesian Beskids: From Wisła Center, a Loop Through Stary Groń and Salmopol

A perfect day hike from Wisła, Poland in the Silesian Beskids - check it out!

Hiking in the Silesian Beskid is just wonderful. Go solo or grab a few friends  – you will have a great time! You can use the day hikes I created or try to make your own combination. The site mapa turystyczna is a really handy tool. Yes, it’s in Polish, but it’s really intuitive and […]

Why Hiking near Wisła in the Silesian Beskids Should Be High On Your Bucket List!

Check out the awesome hiking benefits backed by science! Hit the trails today and heal your body and soul! | Hiking and Camping | Mental Health | Anxiety | Fitness | Wellness |

If you love hiking and seeing new places you should consider hiking near Wisła (pronounce: viswa). This small but charming town in the Beskid Śląski Mountains is the perfect base for many day hikes in the area. The modest yet beautiful Silesian Beskids Mountains The Beskids are a long mountain range in the Outer Western […]