The Haunted House of Trakai

The weather was treating us well that day. It was sunny with a bright blue sky and birds singing beautifully above us. Still, there was something dark and mysterious about the house that we had seen across the water several times that day in Trakai. An enormous mansion located at the banks of a lake with a view of the famous island castle. It sounds…

Photo Diary: A Day in Trakai

On our second day in Lithuania, my mum and I chose to get out of the capital for a bit and head out in the country. We had seen pictures of the famous island castle of Trakai and figured that it would be the perfect place to experience another side of Lithuania. We set off early in the morning and spent the day walking along…

A Weekend Getaway to Vilnius

Back in July 2015, my mum was browsing a dealsite and came across a 3-night trip to Vilnius for just 700 DKK per person. Earlier that year, my mum and I went on a similar trip to Riga and we wanted to do it again – but to a different location, although still in the wonderful Baltics. We booked the trip and on February 5th,…

15 Favourite New Destinations of 2015

2015 has been a great travel year for me. I was in the middle of my two gap years, when 2015 started, so I’ve had plenty of time to explore the World. Basically, my year has been work, travel, work, travel, work, travel. Just the way I like it. I’ve been on weekendtrips to Latvia and Germany, family holidays in Spain, Andorra and England and…

A Day Cruise to Estonia

Have you ever set foot in Estonia? Ever thought about it? Nah, I didn’t think so. For most Danes, Estonia is not high on the list over places that they want to visit. Instead, people would choose to go to London, Paris or New York for a city holiday. But I think that it’s a real shame, because Estonia has played a huge role in…