A layover in Istanbul is always a good idea

When booking our flight from Belgrade to Tel Aviv, we had several possibilities regarding the length of the layover in Istanbul (for the same price). We opted for an 18-hour overnight stay, which provided us just enough time for a quick tour. Our hotel of choice was the 5* Elite World Europe Hotel near the […]

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Maldives: paradise on Earth

White sandy beaches, aquamarine sea with billions of tropical fish and romantic sunsets make the Maldives one of the most popular honeymoon destinations. The Maldives are a chain of twenty-six atolls. There are more than 100 resorts to choose from, and more recently tourism has spread to the local islands (which are much more budget […]

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Sri Lanka: an island of many contrasts (Part 2)

For the beach part of our stay in Sri Lanka, we chose to be stationed in Unawatuna and do day trips around the Southern Province. We booked a room at the Sea Front Villa (through Booking.com), which was  p e r f e c t. It has a private beach and only three rooms, so […]

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Sri Lanka: an island of many contrasts (Part 1)

I have to admit, after arriving to Sri Lanka (especially from Dubai) I experienced a bit of a cultural shock. This escalated when in the morning of Day 4 we discovered an uninvited “guest” (i.e. a huge cockroach) on the INSIDE of the mosquito net over our bed. We divided our 8-day itinerary into two […]

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