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I am Anna. A travel lover. A food lover. A dreamer. This blog has been created to inspire to follow the dreams and turn them into plans. My dream is to travel. What is yours?

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Perfect gifts for girls who love to travel.

I do not shop much. I do not buy many clothes or gadgets. Usually all the extra money I spent on traveling. I have always done that. While studying I had been working two jobs to be able to pay all the expenses and have enough pocket money to sponsor...
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Sunday Postcard. Kauai, Hawaii.

 Hello everyone. I hope you are having a wonderful Sunday wherever you are. I am happy to tell you that we have received a postcard today from one of the most amazing places, Kauai in Hawaii. I haven’t been there yet, but it definitely is on my bucket list and...

Copacabana, Lake Titicaca and mixed feelings.

The bus ride was bumpy. All passengers squeezed in a tiny van, unable to stretch properly if necessary headed to Bolivian Copacabana. It was my first time. The plans of visiting the highest lived lake in the world started two years ago when I first stood on South American soil....

12 tips to pack light for long hikes

When I was in primary school, a head teacher of my class was also a geography teacher and a big lover of outdoors. As part of our education about nature, we were taking frequent trips to forests and mountains. I lived in the south of Poland, close to the border...

Sunday postcard. La Rioja, Spain.

Hello everyone. I hope you are having a lovely Sunday. We have got a postcard today from Spain sent to us by Reyes. Spain – La Rioja – Wine and mushrooms I stumbled across this wine and mushroom market in Haro, Spain.  I could not resist taking several pictures of...

How to stay fit while traveling.

  Traveling is a big part of my life. I cannot imagine not to travel.  I always thought that staying fit while traveling is easy. You walk around many hours a day, hike, swim, conquer the mountains. All of this is completely opposite to sitting at a desk. I do...

Nostalgia of planning next move

I think I have never written a personal post. Every time I try to show you some amazing places to go to, practical guides or inspiration to follow dreams. But that’s all, I guess. I am a little bit shy in that matter. Stepping out of comfort zone from time...

A day in Guayaquil.

My planning to go to one of the most amazing places on Earth- Galapagos Islands– involved a long layover in Guayaquil. I guess that half of the travelers headed to Galapagos have a stop in Guayaquil, the other option would be Quito. Guayaquil is the largest city of Ecuador and...

Sunday Postcard. La Paz.

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a lovely Sunday. Today we have received a postcard from La Paz sent to us by Maya. One of the most impressive views of the capitals I have visited has been La Paz.  La Paz is located in a huge canyon in the...

Practical and pretty. 5 favourite accessories to take on a trip to a desert.

I like practical things. I rarely buy something that has a purely decorative purpose and lies around the house collecting dust. I like comfortable clothes that allow me to travel without worrying about cold wind, too hot sun or getting dirty. Adventure comes before picture-perfect looks.  I like, however pretty...

Animals of Galapagos

There is many reasons to love Galápagos. From seeing how evolution theory looks like in reality to unique landscapes to amazing fauna…just get a pick. I guess one of the main reasons people travel to those beautiful islands are their beautiful inhabitants and the list is long. The Galapagos Islands are probably...
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Sunday Postcard. Venice.

Hello everyone. I hope you are having a lovely Sunday. Today we have received a postcard from Venice in Italy sent to us by Miss Happy Feet, Vivian. When I tell my friends that I love Venice, they raise their eyebrows, because I am not the kind of person who...
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A woman traveling solo. What to do when a motorcycle breaks down in the middle of nowhere in Vietnam.

  A story by Laura Knight  It’s a beautiful morning and I’m preparing safety gear for my trip, quite contentedly, in a hammock near Cat Tien National Park in Western Vietnam. There’s a newborn kitten curled up in my lap monitoring my writing progress and her adoptive mother, an attentive...
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Swimming with sharks and facing the fears.

Alarm went off at 5:45 that morning. The sun was slowly raising . The excitment of the forecoming adventure was successfully substitutng my need of caffeine. We could smell the toasted bread and freshly made coffe by the lovely staff of Peregrina. I put the bikini on, packed the essentials...
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Sunday Postcard: Varanasi, India.

Hello everyone. I hope you are having a lovely Sunday. I would love to know where are you today? We have got another postcard today, yay! It was sent to us by Izzy from India. This is what she said: This was taken on The River Ganges in Varanasi, India....
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7 ways you can make travelling happen while working full-time

I get many questions from my lovely readers asking how I plan my travels. I mentioned in the past how I used to travel while studying and working at the same time.  Now I am not restricted so much by work, but I still use the techniques I learned in...
  • Uyuni, Bolivia

That one time I went to Uyuni, Bolivia.

Salar de Uyuni is the biggest salt desert in the world and one of the most popular destinations in South America. It is truly an unforgettable Bolivian landscape.  I am sure that you have seen photos of a mirror-like endless land where the sky meet the ground. When it rains...
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Sunday Postcard: Hakone, Japan.

Good morning, everyone. I hope you are having an excellent weekend. We got a postcard today, yay! Annalisa travelled to Japan with het family and wanted to share with us the place she liked so much. This was taken in the mountains of Hakone, Japan. My family and I were...
  • Lago Chungara, Chile

Road trip to Lago Chungará.

We love road trips and have seen almost every corner of the northern part of Chile and Atacama by car. Locals call us crazy. The distances are huge and according to them if you don’t have at least a week off, your bums should stay in the city or barbecuing...
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Sunday Postcard: Tanzania.

Good morning, everyone, I hope you are having a lovely Sunday. Today we have got a postcard from a Maasai Village in Tanzania sent to us by Savannah. “I have nothing and no way to explain what has happened to me over the last two weeks. Where can I even begin? How...
  • Cuzco, Peru

Potatoes, coca and baby alpacas: the beauty of Cuzco.

A former centre of Peru and the most important city, Cuzco nowedays is mostly visited by tourists whose  final destination is Machu Picchu. And it is ok. I think however, the rush and emotions caused by the urge to see the famous lost city stop some of us from discovering...