A Year in review: Our Top 2018 Personal and Travel Highlights

Yet, another 12 months are gone in a blink, and what a year it has been, a year we would like to repeat! We laughed and danced. We travelled and learned and travelled some more. Two thousand eighteen saw us wander further and wider more than all the years before. For us, 2018 was all about the change, challenge, […]

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The very best travel quotes to inspire your next voyage around the world

When you scroll through Our Crossings travel blog you’ll see for yourself that some of the blog posts are pretty much straightforward mini-guides and that some of them stand out a little bit more and are way too long. The genuine reason behind the extended ones;  instead of writing been there done that type of […]

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Thrilling attractions you have to experience in Malcesine, Lake Garda

Lake Garda was everything we wanted to be, is there anything more soothing for the body and soul than big blue sky and summer vibes highlighted by the glow of natures sounds and smells? After days spent high up in Dolomite’s, it was great to leave all the hiking gear behind and slip into a […]

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A valuable guide to the charming Tartu Town in Estonia

The ground was still moist from last nights downpour, and every blade of grass was tilted under a hefty blanket of dew. Jet black clouds blocked out the sunbeams, but I could feel this was going to be a good day. After days spent with family and friends, we decided to escape rainy Latvia and […]

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How to have the best Winter Solstice celebrations Latvian style!

My grandfather was a forest ranger, and before the festive season started, he would saddle up a horse with an open sledge and take all five grandchildren wrapped up in thick winter coats for a ride deep into the woods to find a perfect Christmas Tree. I still remember how we wrote letters in the snow for […]

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