‘How do you like your Erasmus in the Netherlands? I bet you’re partying all the time?’ This is the reaction no. 1. Sometimes there’s also the reaction no. 2. ‘The university there, it’s probably so much better than ours, right? You’re not gonna want to come back?’
Is your Erasmus exchange in the Netherlands? Well then, you won’t want to come back to Poland. Why? Because you’ll like weed too much. This is the reaction number 1. Sometimes there was also the reaction number 2, but it was occurring much less often than the reaction number 1.
They looked like two beautiful princesses. Big blue eyes, long blonde hair, and a smile. An imaginary one, because I could not see it. Jelena and Olivija are two Lithuanian teenagers. They love to swim in a small swimming pool in the backyard, watch movies and learn English from an old dictionary.
Every journey has its life cycle. From the early amazement, through slow disapproval, until the final satisfaction, and game-changing learnings. As a traveler you need to be prepared to experienced it all, otherwise, somehow, it’ll feel kind of incomplete. You have the childhood when everything is new, fresh, and exciting. You want to see and…
Traveling and musicals have one thing in common. Both of them show us the essence of life, packaged in beautiful views and sounds. The similarity between those two wonders was especially intense when visiting Plungė, a small city in Lithuania. Slow life filled with pretty places, kind people and good food – go to Plungė to…
Have you ever heard this cliché saying that ‘Life begins outside of your comfort zone’? Yeah, me too. And yes, I also think it’s overrated. Why? Because life happens anyway. It’s the collateral beauty of life that starts far behind what you call ‘comfortable situation’.
Any Portuguese town looks like bride’s finery – something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue – said an American novelist, Mary McCarthy. Even though expressed more than 50 years ago, her words are still very true.
Sometimes, all you need to be 100% happy and 100% relaxed is a good walk in the forest in the morning, an afternoon exploring the small city and a dinner in a local restaurant in the evening. That’s exactly how I remember Telšiai, one of the oldest cities in Lithuania, located in the northwestern part of…
Not all the destinations are glorious and cut out of the best travel magazines. Sometimes the best stories are made in places where nobody would think of going or taking a photo – because those places are too usual, too regular. This post is about a spot just like that.
Going on Erasmus? Or maybe you have just changed your job? Perhaps you decided to taste a new culture by living in a new country? No matter of what your motives are, moving abroad is a big deal. It takes energy and time to adapt, can be stressful and not always successful from the start.