Venice travel tips: 10 things to know before visiting beautiful lagoon

We haven’t been to a place prettier than Venice. Even though years have passed, I still remember our time there vividly. I still remember sweet-scented roses from our hotel garden and delicious bruschettas, I remember historical San Polo district and I remember falling in love again. Persistently claiming The Most Romantic City in the World title, […]

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A quick guide to Visiting magical Sintra Castles for the first time

Valters laid down his surf magazine, looked out the campervan window and slowly turning towards me said: “I’m so glad this morning dawned a day of blue sky!” It seems like just yesterday we were in Portugal, cooking eggs near the pavement leading to the castles main door and plotting what we are going to […]

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A Quick Guide to the Best Things to do in beautiful Fuertaventura

I have long yearned to come to Fuerteventura, one of the lesser known and quieter Canary Islands. Imagine a volcanic island surrounded by warm, turquoise waters, where empty ribbons of road stretch from one white sand beach to the other one, and were free running goats roam the sun-baked landscape. The second largest of Spains Canary […]

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A short guide to beautiful Dinan town in Nortwestern France

For the past year, we’ve been working on our travel blog rewriting stories, deciding what’s going to stay and what’s got to go. After a  long period of silence, where we stayed up into the night and worked our butts off working on a brand new design and reasoned over the font-size, we are back […]

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Discovering the best of beautiful Zürich and Lucerne in 48 hours

Travel fills me with such accomplishment, few other pursuits do. Just the thought of it energises and excites me to the point where ‘I want to travel’ becomes ‘I have to travel’. My reason for roaming the Big Beautiful World is quiet simple-it’s the best way to celebrate life! On top of that – because […]

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A Short Guide To the best things to see and Do in Brussels

Did you know that Belgium appears to be the brightest country in the world, when viewed from space, due to the nearly 100% illumination of its highways and roads? I didn’t read it in a travel magazine or online article but heard in on Top Gear program Valters was watching shortly before our trip. Yes, […]

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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

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 pair of shorts, summer sandals and rejuvenate after […]

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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 heavy 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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