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Vista Travellers put travel in context – introduce countries instead of destinations, look for culture instead of exoticism, meet people instead of locals, appreciate real life instead of traveller’s experience.

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Transsiberian railway – Our life on the train

Travelling in „platskarta“, i.e. in fact the 3rd class and the cheapest alternative of travelling by train in Russia, can be quite surprising in more aspects for someone coming from Europe. Basically, we have these areas in mind: life space and interesting fellow-passengers, board, hygiene. During our travel across Russia we collected enough experience in […]

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Our stops on the Transsiberian Railway

Kazan Kazan – the first stop of our Transsiberian railway trip. Kazan made a very good impression from the very first moment. Afterwards we got out of the train, we found ourselves on a modern railway station. We believed it made a better impression than the Vienna International Airport. Show the whole trip on Travel Map Our hotel, […]

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Magic and charming Baikal Lake

We visited Baikal Lake in 2013. The time we spent in this corner was limited since we both worked at that time and we used our days off in order to travel. We lacked information when getting prepared for this trip. We read a couple of travel books and gained just limited information on the web. […]

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Albania – a beauty with a damaged reputation 2/2

The long way to the beach or highway the Albanian way (Velipoje, Düres, Vlore, Dhërmiu, Himara) We longed for salty water, sandy beach and splashing waves. We looked into our paperback travel guide. It navigated us to Velipoje and promised to find it all there. Well, we got a bit disappointed. In Velipoje only crowds […]

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Albania – a beauty with a damaged reputation 1/2

If you are short of money but dream of a holiday full of adventure as well as fun on the beach, Albania might be the right option for you. Although, maybe not for a long time anymore. Here as well the local people have discovered that their most promising asset is the beautiful sea. And so, if […]

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Skiing in May – are you kidding me?

We admit that May is not the most typical time for ski holiday. There even are not so many places where you could go in May in order to ski (at least not near to our location). Despite these facts we love to go to ski holiday in May. Why? Continue reading in order to […]

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Three places in Normandy we will remember forever 1/3

We entered France through Normandy. There we made a couple of stops. From all those places we visited three will forever stay in our memory. We write this blog in order to explain why and share the experience with you. Since one article is too little space for describing all three, we have decided to […]

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In the country of wild beaches and steep cliffs

Galicia, that is not only beautiful beaches at the end of the world. That is also wild and rough beaches. And above them, steep and high cliffs rise – among them even the highest one of Southern Europe. This blog will guide you from one of the famous Galicia beaches – Playa O Picon – to […]

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The most beautiful beach of the world a little way further from its end

We found only interesting and beautiful places in Galicia. We were to the end of the world. That is the meaning of the name of the westernmost point of Spain. It is called Finisterre, evtl. Cabo Fisterra. Only a couple of kilometers from Finisterre there is the beach of Carnota. It is being regularly ranked as […]

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International Christmas in the spirit of Slovak traditions

What was your Christmas like? And how did you celebrate the New Year’s Eve? We did very internationally. During the Christmas, we hosted our friends from Russia and the last day of the year 2017 we spent with our friends from Latvia. Thanks to this experience we realized one important thing and we have decided […]

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At the top of the Europe´s highest sand dune

Whether it was a plan or a complete coincidence, there were many moments during our expedition To Gibraltar through Nordkapp that we found ourselves on interesting and extraordinary places. Walks on sand dunes rising right from the sea coast up to the couple of dozens of meters for sure belong to those most unique experiences of the […]

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Santa, Arctic Circle and reindeers

On our way to Nordkapp we could not wait to reach the magic boarder behind which either the polar night or the polar day reigns. The boarder is the Arctic Circle. The northern you go from here the higher number of days it is possible to observe the marvelous phenomenon of the midnight sun. It […]

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