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Win a trip to Estonia for two

By Petra Tkalcec / 2015-03-19

The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened its annual Estonia-themed quiz “Estonia Quiz 2015”, with its grand prize of a trip for two to Estonia. In order to participate in the draw, you must first correctly answer all 12 questions in the online quiz. Links are provided for finding the answers; they will help lead […]


European Tree of the year announced

By Petra Tkalcec / 2015-03-05

IS it not great that contests like this exist at all? We have less and less treas all over the world so we better pay some attention to the ones that are still here. What is great about this contest is that it focuses on the personal story behind the tree in question and the […]


Top 10 Iconic Destinations in Europe

By Guest Post / 2014-10-15

Europe has fascinated travelers from all around the world. Cities of Europe has their own character owing to their history and culture. For travelers here are the iconic destination of Europe. 1. Prague  Prague, they say is the most beautiful city in the world, a UNESCO listed, a city of hundred spires, would be the […]


Skate film Take back the city of Budapest

By Petra Tkalcec / 2014-06-23

Get outdoor skate park made possible by Vodafone Firsts. Balazs used mobile technology to crowd source hundreds of skaters to appear in his video. He has recruited hundreds of skaters to make his first film and revive skateboarding in Budapest. Vodafone has created a documentary about his drive to refurbish Europes largest skate park.  


Spotted in Čakovec: Happy

By Petra Tkalcec / 2014-02-17

Happy people of Čakovec, Croatia, sharing positivity on Saturday dancing to Pharrell Williams’ Happy. All generations dancing togethe in this flash-mob type of thingie arranged thru a facebook group ČAKOVČANKE I ČAKOVČANCI. Čakovec (pronounced [t͡ʃâkɔ̝v̞et͡s]) (other names Csáktornya, Aquama and Tschakathurn) is a city in northern Croatia, located around 90 kilometres (56 miles) north of Zagreb, […]


Spotted in Budapest: Sled Christmas Tree

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-12-15

Hello Wood stacked 365 wooden sleds to form a Christmas tree in front of Palace of Arts in Budapest. Once the tree is dismantled each sled will go to a child in need at SOS Children’s Villages,.  The tree is 11 meters tall and from the inside if you look up it looks like a […]


Slava – how only Serbs celebrate patron Saints of their family

By Jovana Cvetkovic / 2013-11-29

If a Serb invites you to his/her home for Slava you should be very honored! Slava is a celebration of patron Saint and it’s a very important family event. This tradition, unique to Serbs dates from the time people in this area accepted Christianity but couldn’t forget their old pagan Gods. Pagan Gods were „Christianized“ […]


Moscow Subway Ticket Machine Accepts 30 Squats As Payment

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-11-13

As a way exercise and the 2014 Olympics, Olympic Changes installed a very special ticket machine at one of Moscow’s subway stations. Instead of accepting money ticket machine only accepted 30 squats as means of payment. Would you do squats for free tickets? What do you think of the idea?


Predjama, the haunted Castle

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-10-30

Everyone who visits Postojna Cave should visit  the Predjama Castle (Predjamski grad) meaning the castle in front of the cave. There are castles and there are castles, if you know what I mean. Some castles are magnificent and boringly beautiful. Predjama Castle on the other hand gets more fascinating with every step you make in […]

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