A scenic photo tour of the Scottish Highlands

I would've kept delaying visiting Scotland if it wasn't for my friend E! I think because Scotland feels so close to my current home (London), I've taken visiting it a bit for granted. Later, later...I can always go there...later. However, E was passing through Europe from the US, and we had the perfect opportunity to meet up… Continue reading A scenic photo tour of the Scottish Highlands

Our rainy honeymoon in Iceland

I really love the idea of going to a cold climate for a honeymoon! Maybe it's because of my Russian roots, or because an Icelandic honeymoon seems less conventional than one spent in a beach paradise - and I love doing as much as possible differently from convention these days ;). As long as you invest in proper… Continue reading Our rainy honeymoon in Iceland

What we spent on 8 days in Iceland

It is commonly known that Iceland is pretty expensive - £20 bowl of soup type of expensive. So because of this, and because it is 2017 and J and I want to spend our money more thoughtfully so we can travel more, we did something we hadn't done before. We created a detailed budget for this trip,… Continue reading What we spent on 8 days in Iceland

Seven things you might experience in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

J and I don't like to be like most people, so in the run-up to our wedding we had TWO pre-honey moons! They were nothing lavish, just two very inexpensive weekend getaways prompted by cheap flights we found through Skyscanner. One of them was to Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Europe's oldest inhabited city. However, to be honest,… Continue reading Seven things you might experience in Plovdiv, Bulgaria