Cool place to see a cat colony in Rome.

Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary Location: Largo di Torre Argentina Via Arenula corner (archaeological area) 6 minutes walk from Pantheon 20 minutes walk from the Colosseum Opening hours: Every day: 12am- 5pm Since ancient times, cats have been very popular in Rome. Besides hunting mice and rats, cats were also great companions for wealthy people. TheContinue reading “Cool place to see a cat colony in Rome.”

How to choose the right Japanese Lucky Cat (Maneki-neko) and where to buy souvenirs in Tokyo and Japan. 

Traveling is the best thing that can happen in life. I think it is one of the most rewarding experiences. Whenever I go on vacation, I am filled with joy, positive emotions, unforgettable impressions, pleasure, cultural knowledge, lots of photos, and, of course, local souvenirs.  Like many travelers, I typically bring something memorable home fromContinue reading How to choose the right Japanese Lucky Cat (Maneki-neko) and where to buy souvenirs in Tokyo and Japan. “

Etiquette for everyday. Part 3.

Part 3 of the “Etiquette for everyday” series is my favorite. I find it more entertaining and alive.. If you missed the previous posts, you can catch up here: Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s learn more about the etiquette in public places and the rules of small talk. Public Places. Shopping. In order toContinue reading “Etiquette for everyday. Part 3.”

Etiquette for everyday. Part 1 

Etiquette is an often neglected topic in modern-day life. However, I would say it should become a habit! The ability to present yourself and show proper manners will help to avoid misunderstandings and embarrassment in everyday situations. Having a good understanding of etiquette will make you feel confident and create an excellent first impression. QuiteContinue reading Etiquette for everyday. Part 1 “

Cozy Italian restaurants in Florence.

Traveling and tasting traditional dishes is one of the best ways to get to know the local culture. Italy is not an exception and we recognize Italians for their exclusive food. Italian cuisine is rich in delicious variety and rooted in centuries-old historical culture. Of course, traditional dishes differ from region to region and TuscanyContinue reading “Cozy Italian restaurants in Florence.”

Best attractions in the Florence and skip the line tickets to the galleries.

Florence is one of the most delightful cities in Italy. So rich in art, architecture, history and it is one of my favorite ones.  Our trip was really amazing that I can endlessly talk about it. There is so much to see, learn, admire, and explore.  All the traveling tips are based on my experience.Continue reading “Best attractions in the Florence and skip the line tickets to the galleries.”

Dining etiquette in Japan.

Proper etiquette at the table is important in every social situation. Table manners are the elementary way to show respect and appreciation to your host or surrounding people. The country you are visiting may have different dining etiquette rules. Take some time to learn about it. A respectful manner will help avoid embarrassing yourself.  JapanContinue reading “Dining etiquette in Japan.”

Skip the line tickets and tips for first time visiting Colosseum.

The Colosseum is an iconic symbol of Rome, beautiful, powerful and historical. It was the largest and absolutely outstanding amphitheater in the Roman world. It’s one of the most famous sights in Italy and a very popular tourist destination.  The Colosseum was build in 1st century CE and commissioned  by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people. Later, his son Titus openedContinue reading “Skip the line tickets and tips for first time visiting Colosseum.”

Tokyo: What Airport to choose?

Planning a trip is an absolutely thrilling thing for me, but after picking the desirable destination, there is more serious research and the necessary preparation to do.  The next step will be choosing a hotel and flight tickets. It might look easy, but sometimes not really, especially if you have the select between airports and you don’tContinue reading “Tokyo: What Airport to choose?”

My travel essentials: What I take on the trip and not go without.

My young friend was preparing for her vacation. She was very excited and there was so much euphoria that we all got involved and became very enthusiastic: giving advice on what to take on the trip, choosing dresses, hair, nails and so many other women’s things.  Then I was thinking about what I usually take on my trip. WhatContinue reading “My travel essentials: What I take on the trip and not go without.”

How to buy skip the line tickets, Save money and See an amazing Vatican Museum.

I can’t wait when we are going to be able to live our “normal” life again and start to travel. I am sure you have the same desperate wish as I do. Hopefully, one day we can pick our desirable destination and… hooray!!! We are going to the place of our dream.  We are allContinue reading “How to buy skip the line tickets, Save money and See an amazing Vatican Museum.”

Belgium: Travel tips

Belgium is an incredibly beautiful country with medieval cities. The unique architecture and cobblestone streets are evoking a feeling of history and cultural heritage. Belgium is a small country and it’s very easy to go from one city to another. This is so convenient because you can explore more places for a limited period.      WeContinue reading “Belgium: Travel tips”

Rome: where to see Caravaggio’s masterpieces.

Italy is a very popular travel destination and wonderful historic country. It is one of the world’s centres of magnificent art, architecture, literature, music, and fashion. Italian people have an amazing cuisine and such romantic language.   Italy carries a unique art collection carefully preserved through centuries. Museums and galleries have an inspiring work by notable paintersContinue reading “Rome: where to see Caravaggio’s masterpieces.”

Best places to eat in Rome.

Rome. Rome. Rome.  What a wonderful city. Beautiful, impressive and powerful. Italy has not only incredible art, history and remarkable architecture, but also a great  Italian cuisine. The Italian food is absolutely fantastic, simple, healthy and delicious. I would like to share our food experience in Rome, because dining out in Italy is a big pleasure.  ButContinue reading “Best places to eat in Rome.”

Bernini’s masterpieces in Rome and tips for travelers.

Rome is a wonderful city, with magnificent artwork and many genuine masterpieces. It is a real open-air museum, very beautiful and impressive. I already published a post “Where to see Caravaggio’s masterpieces in Rome” and if you missed it you can read the post here.   Today I would like to introduce the impressive works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, a remarkableContinue reading “Bernini’s masterpieces in Rome and tips for travelers.”

My dreams came true: Paris.

In Soviet Union most of people couldn’t travel outside the country. It was so normal for us that I didn’t even think about it. I never dreamed of going to another country until my French teacher went to Paris and came back with so many incredible stories and pictures. She talked about people, architecture, art,Continue reading “My dreams came true: Paris.”