A feeling of extreme desire towards a certain destination. You’ve visualised your experience, yet you never really thought about the execution of it. Thinking, it won’t happen ‘on-the-days’ but rather in the distant future. What’s a place that immediately popped into your mind?
Iceland was that kind of place for me.
Living in Sweden. Yep, this isn’t just me frantically telling everyone about my 2018 vision board (THIS HAS BEEN ON IT!). Remember how I told you it’s going to happen this year? Well, let me tell you – a little bit of law of attraction blended with visualisation and a good-old, last-minute letter of motivation can go a long way honey.
Buckle in for a thing or two about what your girl learnt and loved about this kick-ass experience (because unforgettable is not strong enough, and a lil’ basic) *pretends she ain’t basic*.
If you’re a fellow travel fanatic, you often might ask, or get asked the question “what’s your favourite/most beautiful place you’ve been to?”… After that question sneaking into conversations often, I thought the best way to answer would be through a post. So here they are, five of my favourite and most beautiful places I’ve seen in my twenty one years of life (in no particular order).
A local friend, £15 return flight tickets = weekend of catch ups and discoveries in the city of Luxembourg. Having friends scattered across the globe is a real perk. I didn’t think I would get to travel much during my final year, but thankfully I was wrong. An invite from my Lux babe came my way, so I didn’t think twice about discovering this [very] little European gem. Here is what my quick weekend away consisted of (and it’s more than counting how many banks I saw across the city… ;)). When in Luxembourg, make sure you do the following… Continue reading
Karolina finally made it to Sweden… and, I say finally, because the desire to visit struck me when I was only eight years old, after reading The Children of The Noisy Village, written by the Swedish author, Astrid Lindgren. Although I wasn’t visiting Bullerby, the village the book was based in, Stockholm has given me a taste of what the ‘hype’ surrounding Sweden is about. So, what do I think Stockholm is (partially) about?
It’s your first time travelling alone, and you’re completely unprepared. With no research, you’re prone to panic about missing out, hesitant as to what is there to discover on the Adriatic Coast? Let me show you what I’ve done, and would recommend for you, as I found myself flying into Croatia in the exact same situation!
Karolina turns 21 and she’s surprised with a cheeky weekend in Brussels! I remember choosing Bruges over Brussels during my Interrail in 2015 – ‘there’s nothing exciting about Brussels!’, I thought… I couldn’t be more wrong about this diverse city. Are you wondering what I loved (because yes, I ended up falling in love over and over again) about it? Read on! Here are my absolute favourite things about Bruxelles. Continue reading
Santorini was like a dream come true. The architecture, warmth of the people, the weather and the gorgeous natural phenomenons just kept on giving. Are you wondering what are the must-do’s when you’re over? Where to catch the best sunsets and what are the local delicacies? Well, here it is!
Say hello to all of my favourite, ride-or-die travel items I take on every flight. Are you wondering how to optimise your travel experience, save some cash and don’t lose out on comfort? Take a look at my top ten, maybe it will turn out that our heads think alike, or maybe you’ll gain some inspo you never thought of before?
Being in a long distance relationship comes with its ups and downs, but meeting that special someone in a place you haven’t visited is a major perk almost making you love the circumstances.
Portugal was on my list since many of my Portuguese friends became family. And, as you may know, your curiosity spikes and in turn want to know more about your families’ homeland. And so, the circumstances have allowed me to spontaneously decide to explore the undiscovered and very under-rated region of the Algarve.