In Armenia, you shall never starve

“If you were given a chance to see gorgeous mountains higher than the Alps and embrace Stalinist-style architecture, would you say no?” asked Alex in a rush. It was summer as I sat idly in Hamburg. He just received a response from the Chair of Expeditions Committee. Continue reading “In Armenia, you shall never starve”

My ultimate bucket list for Hamburg when the sun is out

Although the last week of January might be a bit ambitious to wait for any good weather outside, inner me is already ready. Here is my ultimate bucket list for Hamburg when the sun is out. Continue reading “My ultimate bucket list for Hamburg when the sun is out”

A daring escape from Hamburg or how to embrace Bremen in 10 hours

Although Hamburg offers abundant touristic attractions, exploring nearby surroundings won’t go amiss. Especially if this nearby destination can boast in everything its big brother has if not more. Right, I am talking about Bremen. Continue reading “A daring escape from Hamburg or how to embrace Bremen in 10 hours”

Why to pack your suitcase immediately and head to Riga?

Conveniently located and easily accessible Riga presents a great historical and cultural hub to plan your next trip to. Straddling the border between Tallinn and Vilnius, it is also less than an hour and a half from Stockholm and Moscow. Continue reading “Why to pack your suitcase immediately and head to Riga?”

Bringing Volunteerism and Sustainable Tourism together: a Case of the Great Baikal Trail Project

The 25th IAVE World Volunteer Conference just came to the end yesterday.

Held since 1970, this event brings together the third sector practitioners from around the world and serves as a main meeting point to exchange ideas and experiences around volunteerism.  Continue reading “Bringing Volunteerism and Sustainable Tourism together: a Case of the Great Baikal Trail Project”