Travel

 

The old road

Travelling is my favourite mode of live which I plunge into from time to time.

My memories, photos and thoughts from the places I’ve seen. Where will the road lead me next time?

  • Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Blagoevgrad, Sofia and the Language

my first trip to the country and encounter with its two cities

  • Finland

Black Currant Muffins, Vyborg and Lappeenranta

a flew glimpses of Finland in autumn

Lappeenranta in (Spring) Details

new details of the well-known city

Enjoying Indian Summer in Imatra, Finland

Finnish nature close to the Russian border

 An Autumn Day in Lappeenranta, Finland

the fortress, the port and lots of autumnal details

  • France

Nîmes and the End of Provence Trip

a tired walk in Nîmes

Heritage Days in Avignon

a heavy-stone history-laden city on Rhône

Tarascon and Beaucaire, on Bike and on Foot

two medieval towns on the Rhône river

Comps, between Provence and Camargue

a perfect location to discover Provence

Arles

the place where you feel as if you’re in a painting

Orange and David Gilmour

they found each other!

Piolenc Village in Provence, France

small village, small things and a slower pace

Marseille: Old Port and Traces of Civilizations

a glimpse of one the Europe’s oldest cities

Neverending Strasbourg and Chocolate Marble Bread

lots of pictures of Strasbourg and its restaurants

Provence and Tapenade on Crackers

pictures and impressions from Provence & Côte d’Azur

A Glimpse of Rhône-Alpes and Cheesy Cauliflower Soufflé

pictures from the Rhône-Alpes region

Petite Alsace and Petits Pains

Strasbourg in winter + advice for foodies visiting the city

some Strasbourg pictures from my year living in the city as a student

  • Germany

Back to Autumn in Berlin

or how to enjoy Berlin

  • Greece

Greece: Piraeus and Thessaloniki with Markets, Cats and Dogs

coming back to Thessaloniki old town and revisiting its markets

Aegina, Greece: Island of Enchanted Places

medieval churches, a fortress, a monastery and the capital

Aegina, Greece: Island of Sea, Food and Sunrise

first part of my ode to Aegina, my favourite island

Thessaloniki

food and cityscape of Thessaloniki

  • Italy

polenta cult in the Northern Italy

mostly on cheese and food in general

  • Russia

Winter Dreams of Vladimir and Suzdal

two of the Golden Ring historical cities of Russia

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 10 and Last: 7 Time Zones Back and Roundup

plus some more Russian train trip tips

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 9: Vladivostok and Russky Island

with that very different nature

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 8: Breathing in Steppes in Ulan-Ude

and the biggest Lenin’s head in the world

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 7: Majestic Baikal and Irkutsk

the day we saw the beauty

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 6: Krasnoyarsk and Stolby Park

going deeper into Siberia

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 5: Russian Trains and Bored in Omsk

How To: Russian Trains

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 4: Siberia Begins with Tyumen

first stop in Siberia in the oil & gas capital of Russia

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 3: Zlatoust, Taganay Park and the Urals

beautiful nature of the Ural mountains

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 2: Samara on Volga River

moving South and East to the wide and long Volga

Trans-Siberian Trip Part 1: Moscow Old and New

walking round Moscow before setting off to Siberia

Oreshek Fortress where Neva River Begins

the “key” fortress which proved to be a “hard nut”

A Getaway to Veliky Novgorod

a much needed weekend away from the city

Rossosh, the Other Russia

visiting my Mom’s birth-place in the South of Russia

Black Currant Muffins, Vyborg and Lappeenranta

Vyborg and Monrepos park in autumn

Wiborg, Viipuri, Vyborg

the most European-like Medieval old city in Russia

Kaliningrad in Spring: Ships, Sea and Robots

revisiting the Baltic city and not finding it haunted anymore!

Vyatka, City of Snow that Dreams of Summer

cozy town in absolute winter

Revisiting Arkhangelsk, the Dying City

before it’s too late!

 Petroskoi or Petrozavodsk, Capital of Karelian Republic

an open-air museum of old architecture and a place for tasty cuisine

Yet Another Attempt at Understanding Moscow

what is Moscow, the huge capital of the vast Russia?

Kaliningrad: In Search of Old Konigsberg

how the authentic Prussian city peeps through the brutal Soviet reality

Rough and Tough Chelyabinsk – Legend or Truth?

Seeing Chelyabinsk for the first … and hopefully last time

First Trip to Kazan and Last Trip with My Job

glimpse of Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan

this is how the route from Novosibirsk to St Petersburg look like from the airplane

some memories from my short visit to Petrozavodsk in Karelia

Moscow and Courgette Pies

shots from my Moscow marathon

P.S. For the St Petersburg and the environs related posts, see a separate St Petersburg page.

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