• Hamilton Island, Australia
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    Instagram – it’s a wonderful life

    Before coming to Instagram a few months ago, I knew that it’s a place to impress, to be seen, and to possibly gain short-lived celebrity moments. Until then I didn’t feel the need to post my meals and selfies online. I can assure you – I still don’t. However, creating the blog last summer encouraged me to try out this social media platform. My goal was and still is to share favorite photos I take during traveling and concerts as well as anything I believe is beautiful, curious or quirky.   Not so long ago I shared my experience with Facebook over the years. As I currently barely see a…

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    The bites of the travel bug

    The roots of my love for travel are hidden between the pages of a book. In the early ’90s my mother brought home ”The wonders of the world”, one of the best gifts I’ve ever received as a kid and beyond. I still remember the book cover – a close-up of the Statue of Liberty’s head and it’s hand, holding the torch. Inside, natural and man-made wonders were revealed continent by continent. I admired the photos and imagined what it’s like to visit these places. I dreamt of Machu Picchu and the Sydney Opera House. They were distant mirages and I had no clue that one day I will have…

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    Post-vacation blues

    It happens every time after vacation and it begins a few days before the vacation comes to an end. The same feeling of not wanting to leave behind the place, its flavors, moods, and spirit. That same feeling of melancholy is even stronger if the destination has become a favorite. Vows to come back are a useless deception – always something happens, plans change, and traveling to new places bring me anywhere else but back to the same location. I believe that if I can see something now, I shouldn’t postpone for when I come back one day. Returns are rare. I get attached to places and don’t want to go…