Explore Vietnam Part 3 continued: Cat Ba Island

Day 3: Exploring Cat Ba Island itself Cat Ba Island itself has plenty of beautiful nature to boast about. A good idea is to rent a motorbike (60k VND for a day) and drive around the island. The highlights include the Hospital Cave and the Cat Ba National Park. The Hospital Cave is another proof…

Halong Bay tour – cheapest options

If you are interested in a Halong Bay Tour, but have limited budget, you should definitely consider Cat Ba Island as your base for exploring the area. There are many tours and cruises you can book online, but the cheapest options are definitely the ones you can book yourself without any middle men. There are Halong…

Explore Vietnam Part 3: Halong Bay

Why Halong Bay? Well, what hasn’t been already said about Halong Bay (Ha Long Bay or “descending dragon bay”)? It is many people’s single favorite place in Vietnam. Not without a reason. The scenery of thousands of little limestone karst islets is absolutely gorgeous, enchanting and unique. Few people know, how to see Halong Bay cheap way,…

Explore Vietnam Part 2: Saigon

Hello, Saigon (ehm, Ho Chi Minh City)! Saigon was my entry point to/ leaving point from Vietnam and I spent a total of five days there (three days at the beginning of my trip and two days at the end). I think it is an optimal amount of time to get used to the city (the…

Explore Vietnam Part 1

Welcome to the first post in my Explore Vietnam series.  Explore Vietnam is meant to be a resource for travelers to Vietnam, which is based on my own travel experiences in the country and personal interest I have in the region. But why did I decide to put all my thoughts and observations in writing? Choose…

Morocco Budget Travel Part 2: What’s your favorite color?

Welcome back to the second part of my budget Moroccan adventure (for the first part, click here)! Let’s pick up where we left off, shall we? Meknes and Volubilis Most tourists leaving Merzouga decide to take either the shared taxi or overnight bus to Fes (the bus is around two bucks cheaper per person than…

Morocco Budget Travel Part 1: Give Me My Tagine!

Planning a budget itinerary for a comprehensive travel across Morocco seemed like an easy task, given that the country is one of the more popular destinations among Western European tourists (especially since neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt are becoming less so). In fact, it didn’t take me much time to pinpoint the major sights as I…

Kontrakty terminowe (Polish only)

Kontrakty terminowe… czyli jak zawierać „przyszłościowe” transakcje? Historia Pierwszymi beneficjentami kontraktów terminowych nie byli inwestorzy z Doliny Krzemowej czy maklerzy z Wall Street, ale rolnicy handlujący zbożem na targach miejskich. Kontrakty terminowe funkcjonowały w bardzo prostej formie już w połowie XIX wieku w Stanach Zjednoczonych i związane były głównie z rynkiem produktów rolnych (istnieją zapiski…

Holiday itinerary in Australia

If you are looking to go to Australia and have 3-4 weeks to spare, below is an example itinerary you could follow. I created it for two of my friends visiting. It was interesting and diverse enough, but not too tiring.

Tasmania itinerary

Why Tasmania? Tasmania was my first “longer travel” destination in Australia. I had a long weekend ahead of me and chose to explore the island that I always associated with something wild, crazy and exotic. Not just because of the Tasmanian devil… I thought I would share my Tasmania itinerary, as more and more friends…