Europe-Estonia – Tallinn (Introduction )

Our Europe Trip – #Estonia #Tallinn #Introduction

As a country renowned rich in discoveries numerous of historicism architecture and extensive bogs, Estonia with situated the northernmost of the three Baltic states, from the sourth of country that reach to the Latvia and to the east is Lake Peipus and Russia. It’s bucolic islands with an allure all of its own, the territory of Estonia that including 2,222 islands on eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, the island’s special blend of traditional, numerous cultural and archaeological sites but meanwhile is influenced by a humid continental climate. Prepare and enjoy for a relaxing cruise from or to the Finland and Sweden set sail, its capital Tallinn bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland and meanwhile also to the west by the Baltic Sea across from Sweden. Tallinn and Tartu are the two largest cities, though Helsinki, across the Gulf of Finland, is closer to Tallinn than Tartu is.

You’ll encounter history in towns where streets were laid out long which Estonia it has over century of history. As a result of centuries of Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian rule, the idea of an independent Estonian state had already been raised in the late 19th century and came true in 1918 when Estonia attained independence from the(CP). Estonia remained a Soviet republic until 1991, when, along with the other Baltic countries, it declared its independence. The Soviet Union recognized independence for Estonia and the other Baltic states on September 6, 1991, and United Nations membership followed shortly thereafter. Since April 2004 Estonia is a member of NATO and member of the European Union since May 2004. So wherever you go, many sites relating to different types of historicism and art history from Gothic architecture, Baroque and Rococo, Neo-Gothic with architectural creations. And now will wow you with their cultural and art from museums and many festivities to local traditional culture cabaret and restaurants and club.

Of the thousand of islands in Estonia, they can be large or small, sometimes islands can be found few meters from the shores or in the middle of the ocean. And most Estonian islands are located a short ferry ride from the country’s western coast. The scenery and architecture provide a spectacular backdrop, Its rich multi-cultural heritage, its historic monuments, its stunning natural landscape, Estonia’s many islands offer an enormous amount of charm, with the most popular Estonian islands being Saaremaa, Hiiumaa, Kihnu, Ruhnu and Vormsi. With its bright green hills, rich of the pine forests and juniper groves and uninterrupted line of beaches, all of islands offering an wildlife and flora, Estonian islands as unpretentious allure are great for hiking, cycling or just riding in the car into the great outdoors to soak up the epic landscapes. Add the island’s traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites and here, can enjoy food, art and crafts of the islanders inspired by nature. The Estonian landscape of glacial also the off-the-charts splendour, carved into rugged glory by glaciers and the elements. Extensive sandy areas mark what was the glacier’s edge, all of these are integral parts of a magical natural matrix. Estonia’s relief is thus generally undulating, with small hills and numerous lakes, rivers, and forests lending a mild and picturesque aspect to the scene. Be pity, because of a variety of factors so our Estonia Travel Trip we haven’t travel to other city and don’t walk into their natural area and we just only visit the capital city: Tallinn.

Transport from Riga departure to Tallinn🚍🚍 :

From Riga Latvia to Tallinn Estonia, we select Lux Express with provide the most comfortable seat on highways, Lux Express as operates Intercity bus routes with connects the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) to neighbouring countries including Russia, Finland and Poland with multiple journeys a day out of Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn. HA! HA! HA! Before start our Estonia Trip, on the Riga International Coach Terminal we buy and enjoy some local and tasty traditional cookies add Mass food; salad and coffee as our breakfast. After that we take as pleasure mood and seat on the Lux Bus Express to the Tallinn. The Lux Express concept of their spacious seats that with have wide legroom and reclining seats and air-cond always keeping us cool that let us feel comfortable plus the professional driver with the journey to be safety and quietly, it all let us cozy and pleasant to be. Meanwhile, its also provide many different realistic facilities such as charging sockets, free Wi-Fi, a washroom, free drink with coffee machine and every seat provide motion picture screen that show of movies and all them let us convenient and would not feel boring, the time was going fast during road journey. The bus ticket price is 9.00€ per adult and can be accept,plus generous baggage are allowed and FREE, the distance from Riga Latvia to Tallinn Estonia take around 4 ½ hour. By the way, we are advance buy the bus ticket on the network and their booking process is delightfully straightforward, just pay by card (Whether you are use credit card or debit card) no be problem.

Tallinn🏛🏙 :

Tallinn, the capital city and Tartu as chief urban centre of Estonia, that lies on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, only 70 km (43 mi) south of Helsinki, the easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea. It is renowned for its medieval old town; vibrant cultural scene and way of life that’s somehow all go yet relaxed. First established in the early medieval era, Tallinn’s medieval old town was built by the Germans in Middle Ages and an magnificent landscape that covered in cobbled streets and filled with medieval houses, ancient churches, and alleyways. And as the medieval city walls and towers almost completely intact, and it rates as one of Europe’s best medieval old towns. Now, bustling with noise wonderful sights is home to art, delightful food, versatile nightlife and and vibrant modern culture. In fact, the city is best known for its striking contrasts. Historical buildings stand alongside modern architecture as the past and present intermingle.

Groceries Store🛒🛒:

If you are on a self-cooking vacation then picking up food is one of the first orders of business. And we are freelance travellers; in order to save travel expenses, it is inevitable to cook by ourselves. Here, then, is what you need to know about shopping in Tallinn grocery stores. Sometimes buying ingredients during the journey and cook yourself, and then walking to the public park for picnic, is not only the best way to save money on dining, but also a good experience. Even if you’re not stocking the fridge in your apartment rental, with numerous different food products and convenience goods shopping in grocery store can be a fun experience especially for exploring the culinary options of a particular place is always fun. Several large number of discount grocery stores do exist, though, Tallinn city. Different kinds of discount grocery store have different kind of segment market. So it’s up to you to decide which one you prefer depending on your lifestyle, your budget and how far they are close to your accommodation.

In Tallinn City, grocery stores chains tend to be on the small acreage, but in the store you can different product plus the price are budget. The beginning and be older of the grocery stores chains in Estonia are supported by local capital, these stores are Selver and Maksimarket and be one of the biggest groups selling food products. No be trying sniff out the discount grocery stores; most people shopping here. Your current best option of discount grocery stores; Grossi, followed by Coop with loyalty, followed by Maxima, you might have to default to Rimi as the cheaper shops and these supermarkets don’t usually operate in areas with high rents. You can complete your shopping list with items at their lowest price. Fruits and veggies don’t always look their best, the quality of their products isn’t the best, meanwhile the price is lower. If you take the budget or don’t mind no has the best cheese of the world, these discount grocery stores are suitable shopping place would be satisfy for yours. Prisma; as hypermarket-style stores, the stores usually large and the selection is much greater than at the discounters, they offer a huge variety of products from groceries to clothes to home appliances. But you must know not everything will be inexpensive, but it can satisfy all you need. Specialty retailers such as Kaubamaja and Stockmann Department Store sell many of the high-ends goods with specialty and luxury, of course meanwhile price are a high premium. Gourmet department is a wonder to behold, but the prices may limit how often you indulge in this guilty pleasure. In the Tallin city, we go to the Maxima chains buy some staple items that including different taste of breads and cake, cheese, raspberry fruit, chocolate, coffee, Potato chips, and Coca-cola, the total price is 19.73€ (the goods we buy that can seem on photo picture).

Transport in Tallinn🚕🚗🚌🚋🚃:

There is truly no better way to absorb the atmosphere of a city especially in Tallinn Old Town than by doing so on foot, It enables you to connect with the history and charm of a destination. But sometime we also must take the public transport to the other destination. In Tallinn want reaching farther out destinations that can use the city’s public transport of buses, trolleybus and trams. Tallinn’s public transportation system is use the same ticketing-system, on which the same tickets can be used for trams, trolleybuses, and city buses. Each time you board a vehicle, swipe the tickets/cards in front of the orange validator to validate the ride. The tickets/cards are divide into three type of tickets. The simplest version is the 1-hour QR ticket (€1.50) which can be purchased either on the website tallinn.pilet.ee or with a mobile app. Or you can be purchased 1-hour QR ticket with contactless interfaces machine by using Mastercard, Maestro, Visa and Visa Electron bank cards. Easy for look of validators at the front of the vehicle with the contactless payment logo. But other types of ticket are not available using this payment method.

If you are planning on travelling a lot via public transport, they also provide the other types of tickets that help you save the costs. You’ll need to rent the card for a one-time deposit fee of (€2) and then purchase ‘virtual’ tickets that will be added to the card. These come in the form of a 24-hour (€4.50), 72-hour (€7.50), 5-day (€9) or 30-day (€30) pass. The e-tickets (longer period tickets) are sold in Tourist Information Centre, bus station, Balti jaam train station, airport, ferry terminals A & D, Selver and Prisma supermarket info desks, or R-Kiosk shops. Or you can choose for purchase Tallinn Card that provides free transportation among other entertainment parks. The Tallinn Card acts as a ticket, entitling the holder to unlimited, free public transport for the period the card is active. It also gives you free admission to museums and sights, a free sightseeing Tallinn City Tour with Tallinn Card and other discounts. The card is available for periods of 24, 48 or 72 hours.

Taxis also are one of the common transports during your vacation. In Tallinn city, Taxis can be found lined-up at taxi stands (in front of larger hotels and in several locations just outside Old Town) and can be ordered on the phone or via various mobile apps. Even you can check the prices first, which should posted on the taxi’s right rear window, but most better ask the driver the approximate cost of the trip in advance or use a taxi ordering app. In Tallinn, the taxicabs fees with charge a starting fee (max. €5.50) and per kilometre rates (€1.10/km). For my suggestion, in Tallinn download and using private taxi ordering apps for assured the taxi fees, most important fees to be cheaper than taxicabs. At Tallinn, with the taxi apps you can easily and quickly order a taxi and normally are 2 big taxi apps available – Bolt and Yandex. We take Bolt on our traveling Tallinn and from Tallinn Central Bus Station around 3 km to our staying accommodation, the fees is 3.00€.

While, continuous follow us start our Tallinn Journey ” Stylish Cruise Public Transit highlights the spectacular Sea. Tallinn, Estonia – Beautiful Medieval Old Town. Enter the historical complex through one of gates and get a feel for what the fantastical fortress felt like and due to its exceptionally intact 13th century city.

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Latvia Europe – (Introduction ).

 Our Europe Trip – #Latvia #Riga #Introductions 

Latvia, situated in Baltic region of Northern Europe is bordered by Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania, has a kaleidoscopic range of terrains that made be a wealth of natural landscapes🏞🏖🏕, as well as the country holds a great deal of unspoiled nature with many of them worthy of conservation, volume of wild nature and rare flora and fauna that makes Latvia represent one of the Europe’s of the greenest countries. 65 thousand square kilometres of Latvia hold numerous spectacular highlights that to the diverse nature are studded with the ancient forests, dense vegetation, vast meadows, countless of deep river, thousands of tranquil lakes, over century of marshlands, shinning of gulf and sandy beaches. There is a continent’s worth of epic landscapes to explore, each more profound sense than the next and a feeling of being at one with nature.

One of the country’s greatest treasure is vast forests🌄🌲🌳, hike along ancient paths that meander through verdant meadows, wide marshlands, and intact forest landscape, It’s a priceless habitat for a variety of iconic wildlife including wolves, lynxes, otters, beavers and etc. Most importantly, it is an absolutely vital safe haven ground for birdlife🦅🕊🦜, including a large population of the black stork and the lesser-spotted eagle, “cranes birds”, golden plover, black grouse, Eurasian Whimbre, and Feregrine falcon. Located alongside The Baltic Sea; these remarkable that Latvia has fostered unique conditions where along with indigenous flora which are diverse mix of northern-southern and western-eastern vegetation. Rich of natural forest and marshes that offer the studded of many berries that growing here including wild strawberries🍓🍓🍓, blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, cloudberries and etc, simultaneously, coverage the largest range of mushrooms🍄🍄🍄 such as edible boletus, orange cap boletus, chanterelles and russula that available for picking and gathering.\

Although Latvia hold of rich and diverse pristine nature, simultaneously, the country possess by highly urbanised architecture of European modernity. Farmstead be one of the economic production unit in Latvia, It is considered Latvians’ most common residential model, where the Latvian combined with utility and harmonizing with natural rhythms. A formed by wood fence that placed around a yard, a group of buildings here both work and recreation took place here, festivities were celebrated and rituals performed. Cow🐄🐄🐄 and pig🐖 🐖🐖as important animal husbandry for farmsteads so in the central Riga market one of the whole building turns into an almost continuous strip of meat vendors that overflow with different part of fresh meat and pork. Locals are fond of dairy products like cottage cheese and curdled milk. Most of it is cow milk, as indicated by the many herds grazing in the farmsteads. These precious haven`s of natural and man-made landscapes, with bucolic rural towns dotted along this breath taking landscape and the peace and quiet with which to contemplate it at leisure.

Seaside🏖🏖🏖 along the Baltic Sea, a landscape that seems to stretch into infinity, is one of the important parts of the Latvian landscape. Golden beaches, river estuaries, marshes and lakes all come together in a composition so breath taking whether looking for adventure or relaxing. The half a thousand kilometre coastline is littered with fishermen villages⛺⛺⛺, coastal fishing traditions are an essential part of Latvian culture and they have catching the eels, flounders, sea lampreys and cods. The small harbours are still thriving and await yachtsmen. It is possible to traverse nearly half of Latvia by sailing from harbour to harbour.

Transport departure to Riga🚍🚌✈🚊:
From Saint Petersburg Russia to Riga Latvia, we tried one of the largest numerous long-distance bus companies that are serve routes between city-to-city and regional cities to rural areas – ECOLINES that provide the most extensive route network in the Baltic States as well as in Western and Eastern Europe. ECOLINES as one of the Latvia icons, the seats are spacious and even has a most experienced coach provider, which let us comfortable and safety on our routes travel. Simultaneously, let us satisfied is the company offering many different amenities, from the norm of the a small flip-down table, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a washroom, air conditioning and reclinable seats to the like on an airplane service free drink with coffee machine and every seat provide motion picture screen that show of movies, music, games and books. Most important, generous luggage are allow and FREE, plus bus ticket price inexpensive and 15.00€ per adult, the distance take around 11 ½ hour to Riga, Latvia. By the way, we are advance buy the bus ticket on the network and their booking process is delightfully straightforward, just pay by card (Whether you are use credit card or debit card) no be problem.

Riga🏛⛴🥩🍖🥔🥕🐄🐖:
As the capital of Latvia, Riga is the city lies on the Gulf of Riga at the mouth of the Daugava River where it meets the Baltic Sea and become as port facilitates export and transit trade from Russia and Belarus to European ports and beyond. While less of the magnificent architecture, the unique architecture of Riga that pack the full of Art Nouveau (aka Jugendstil) style of architecture dominating the Old Town manages to capture the same old world charm. This unique of architecture well preserved so it is refreshing to see it, that is a mash-up of Medieval and fairy tale vibe of Riga that brings us back to the Middle Ages which is perfectly accented by its amazing food and wine. Although here surrounded of architectural treasures, the main highlights including Riga Central Market as one Europe’s biggest food market which is deals mostly in fresh and cheaper food including meat, seafood, local farmer product, local fruit, vegetables and etc.

Internet Data Sim Card🌍🌎🌏:
With going on an endless journey to European adventure, Internet connectivity is very important for us. Even on a travel trip in Saint Petersburg Russia we have buying a SIM card but that only can be using in the Russia, so in Riga we must buy one of international SIM cards offered us can enjoy a great internet connectivity Europe to Europe. Actually much simpler than you had imagined, you can buy the Prepaid SIM Cards in any of the convenience stores, no need passport, after buying your SIM, you just have to insert it on your phone and start using it. The price of SIM card we buy is 3.99€ but after that you must going to telecommunications company for top up package and we buy the package of 5.99€. So the total price is 10.00€, that is effective of best connected network during our Europe journey that including in Estonia and Finland even travel in small town. That can make international calls or send international text messages from Europe to worldwide.

Groceries🛒🍞🧀🥛🍫🍎🥒🥔🥩🍤:
Just as other of the Europe countries, Latvia has a number of different chain grocery stores which include regular grocery stores along with a large number of discount grocery chains. Even though Latvia has a large number of discount grocery stores that pretty good discount on a selected range of products, one of the different is Latvians are very fond of their own local produce. Grocery stores as the most convenient place that greater variety of imported and local goods, making quite fun for us that to discover and notable of the usual range Latvia local products maybe you’ve probably never seen. Here, fun for us who’s like to attempt and consume some different fresh of goods.

Rimi and Maxima are the two largest discount chains in Latvia that you can easy found and look in everywhere even in differently town and city. Here also have more on foreign supermarkets such as Sky and Stockmann’s food hall or smaller chains which name as Top!, Elvi and Mego. Normally, the chains of Rimi and Maxima these are usually built with supermarket in every corner of the Riga city, although those are small-acreage but variety product of store get cheaper and fresher produce. Simultaneously, they also built up the Large ‘Big Box’ Grocery Stores located in the outskirts of the city or the towns. During our Latvia trip, when us travel in different region journey, one of our fun are go to the groceries store for discovery and buy some different of Latvia local products. In the Riga city, we go to the Rimi chains buy some staple items that including Latvian recommended goods: cream cheese, milk, black bread and spices that be fond of its after tasting: Latvia chilli powders, Taco, cheese powder and some groceries goods, the total price is 16.75€ (the goods we buy that can seem on photo picture). At night, walk into the Maxima chains buy a 0.40€ ice cream and be a crazy, cooler and joyful savour of ice cream in the winter street of Riga city, you will find the ice cream can be more tasty. In the Riga city the supermarket are business hour until night in every day.

Accommodation🛏🛋🚿🚽🧯🍽:
During our journeys trip in Riga, we using Airbnb, a website let us with a great base for exploring the local surroundings, through accommodation, you will live like local residents and understand and get closer to their lifestyle, this also be one of our journeys to enjoy. Similarly the site also let us compares different facilities, environment and price vacation rentals. Latvia, one of the reputation means that accommodation prices tend to be lower than in the Northern Europe and here also with the scenery of sun shines the beach and sea, the lush scenery all views of pine and chestnut trees.

We stay for 5 day in Riga Latvia and choose for stay in this stylishly renovated an old traditional condominium, the location is handy for both the old town and the beach. if you want more buzz, with just walk a few ten minute that can arrived the old town, simultaneously, not least its proximity to a bus stop where you can take the public transport direct to the Jūrmala Beach. It’s probably not going to be love-at-first-sight, when you approach this condominium, what in this is general traditional old style building looks, but inside is the wide space, light, airy the décor mix of modern and vintage. The modern style of kitchen that parquet flooring that’s pits wood style of kitchen cabinet, paired with to a complete of modern appliances and dining utensils, dining areas with bright colour gingham tablecloths. Modern decorative floor tiles and contemporary bathroom fittings. A large lounge with vintage furniture set (including bigger size of vintage sofa and coffee table set) against light pink walls and modern appliances, cosy corners strung with vintage bookshelves against bright big window. Although the wide space of bedroom makes up but with radiator heaters that even though in the winter let the room keep warm and with antique wardrobe finds and vintage furniture set that including large size of comfortable double bed and office equipment.

Transport🚕🚎🚊🚋🚃🚍:
Latvia has both an extensive network of railroad as well as land transportation; these are easily accessible from city to regional and regional to regional by public regional transportation systems – minivans, trains or buses. Nearly every train and many of long-distance bus either begins or ends at Riga city and one of the advantage is the train and coach station are location in the Riga city center and each of them are very nearby just only walk a few minutes. Even there have vast network of bus connections around Latvia, it is advisable to go by train from Riga especially in the areas close to Riga, the passenger railway traffic is especially frequent, with a train in each direction every 20-60 minutes between morning and midnight. One of our travelling Latvia trip experience is as we ride the minivan from Riga city to the nearby regional, HA!HA!HA! We missed drop-off our travel destination and just followed the minivan route to the next town. In the outskirts of Riga city with the wide of public transport system so this is not be problem that you has worry, at once just find and walk to nearby train station, the train is arrived our destination about 20minutes and train ticket price is cheaper just 0.90€ per ticket.

In the Riga city, for our suggestion walking is probably your best bet, with most of city center and historic districts can easily accessible by foot it let us relaxing and easy walking around city. Although there is no subway in Riga, but public-transit systems network has developed and within cities have fairly dense public transport system. In Riga, traffic of 8 tram routes,17 trolleybus routes and 55 bus routes, as well as that of minibuses, express buses and night transport is ensured within the united route network. Want a comfortable and relaxing travel journey, no problem the taxis in Riga are normal price. Download and using app for assured the taxi fees, at Riga normally are 2 big taxi apps available – Bolt used to be called Taxify and another is Yandex. We use Bolt, this is the local equivalent of Uber, quick and easy to use, from Riga Central Coach Station around 2km to our staying accommodation and the transport fees is 2.30€.

Luggage Storage🎒👜:
Latvia a country hold numerous spectacular highlights that to the diverse nature that let your enjoy and experience the best of the natural environment in the different regional. Same as us habit for bring a large luggage during the travel trip, here these is problem and let us imagined not so fun for struggling to haul your suitcase up and down natural landscape all day long. These luggage storage options may come in handy that to avoid dragging your journey and in Riga you can decide the best place to affordably stash your bag! Luggage storage can be found all from many convenient locations in Riga city such as train and coach station, pay a small fee, and drop your bags. Coach station has luggage storage but calculate in hours so these is not suitable for us which drop our bags for a few day, the price is very high .It is worth considering the luggage storage of the train station itself, just follow the signboard of luggage storage icon . It located on lower ground floor, next to the car park and you can take the lift for. You can drop off luggage in a luggage storage area, storage price is reasonable at €6 per bag with any size for whole day (24 hours) plus a staff take care our luggage and we leave a suitcase for 3 days. HA!HA!HA! thanks for give us a discount price and total price is 16€.

While, continuous follow us start our Latvia Journey ” Even though Latvia less of the Magnificient & Gorgeous Architecture, Latvia, a country with rich and diverse of the Pristine Nature, Stately forests, Countless Rivers, Broad Sea, Sunny Beaches, Animal Husbandry and Passionate People ” .

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Our Europe 2020 Trip (#Introduction Part 2 ).

Our Europe Trip – #Russia #SaintPetersburg #IntroductionPart2

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Saint Petersburg Russia, the city sits for handful of astonishing edifices, broad public squares and granite-lined embankments. You can enjoy arty and historic streets where museum and galleries and boutiques shops share the sidewalks with cozy cafes, pubs and restaurants tucked among the palatial and renowned emporiums.

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Grocery:🛒🛒🛒
Russia is one of the country offers a lot of budget goods compare with some certain Europe country. It’s a great thing that Saint Petersburg has countless grocery market from very low-cost local stores to huge suburban complexes, which cover every budget and favorite. You can easy look for chain of budget Russian supermarkets which name as “Dixy” nearby or in every corner of street. “Dixy” is the typical grocery style with more focus on local products and the prices are lower meanwhile variety, choice and availability may be limited in comparison to the larger stores. Saint Petersburg has some impressive all-hours commerce, fitting for a city that sometimes stays light all night. Signboard with the “number of 24” that has on the street of whole of the city and the Night owl would love it that are the local mini-market which operations 24 hour. Variety competitors of 24 hour mini markets are sell the essentials goods, a number of exclusively imported products and a wide range of quality wines and liquors. Simultaneously, prices are comparatively high.

While, you are same as us like to shopping in the Large ‘Big Box’ Grocery Stores, just follow me to the Multinational grocery chain “Auchan”. Greater variety of imported and local goods, making it a good place for us whose like for many choices of goods and like to consume different items. The French supermarket chain “Auchan”, prices for imported goods will be slightly cheaper such as inexpensive wine and Auchan’s own-brand French groceries. It let our eye bling and delight of purchase for those goods especially those have make the larger discount, the photo would show what we were buying and total price is 2296.72 RUB ( 28.27€ ). One major disadvantage is that the stores have a tendency to be located on the outskirts of the city centre.

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Things to buy:🛍🛍🛍
It’s true that many things are inexpensive in Russia, compare the shopping trip in some certain Europe country, the goods Russia pay for less. We’ve compiled a little listing that only are our opinions and maybe savvy shoppers will enjoy them. You might be surprised and the interesting fact is that it’s cheaper😍😍😍.

Vodka🍸🍸🍸 as one of the national Russian symbols, Russia spread the vodka culture to other countries by producing some spectacular kinds of vodka. So you will definitely choose one or more of bottles as a very special gift or direct buy at there and drinking with family and friends. Simultaneously, the Beer-drinking🍻🍻 culture are popular in Russia which direct increase and rising the sales of beer market, with become it’s have more than hundreds of breweries operating including their own brand beer, that including more of ten large producers. Don’t be surprised😮😮😮 when you go for shop, store rack would place more and many selection of different flavour and brand of beer. We’ve compiled a list of Russian beers maybe are the present-day Russia popular maybe not depend what you agreed. They are: Klinskoye Svetloe, Nevskoe Imperial, Zhigulevskoye, Ochakovo, Baltika, Permskoye Gubernskoye, Rifey, Yarpivo, Stary Melnik, Tolstiak, Sibirskaya Korona and etc.

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At Russia, you can find without pay much of the money, we can purchased over many various of the nuts, raisin and mouthwatering dry fruit which let us indignant🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ why didn’t brings us the empty of travel bag. During travelling in Saint Petersburg, we’re discover that various unique types and flavours of dry fruit, nuts and raisin can be one of the best goods which you can bring home with cheaper prices. Those nuts🌰🥜🌰 are including almonds, pecans, pistachios, walnuts, Brazil nuts, Sunflower seeds and etc. Maybe you can buy from grocery market with having company name and vacuum of packaged in exquisite packets. For our opinion, you can go to the traditional market or hit on the streets and buy from the specially selling dry fruits of stall, because the price is more cheaper such as a pack of almonds just 200RUB (2.49 €), a pack of dry fruit just 100RUB (1.25€). Meanwhile, if you lucky, you also can buy them cheaper the more such as a big pack of mix dry fruits only 200RUB (2.49 €), a pack of sunflower seed only 30RUB(0.37€), a big pack of raisin only 150RUB (1.87€) just outside of the Saint Petersburg city from rows of vendors line the sides of the street😄😄😄.

Among its many delightful attractions, walk into Saint Petersburg traditional and wet market, you’ll find a few of stall rich with many colours and flavours, watch clearly these were the spices, that might be surprise for some foreign visitor . Over more than tens of various kinds specific spices and herbs can be found, most spices given their exquisite aroma, texture, taste which using for carrying exceptional ingredients in cooking. You can buy some of the spices go home for your cooking adding different flavour tempting culinary art and they stock spices in small packets of 100g +- just only 100RUB (1.25€).

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Saint Petersburg Russia gets cold in winter, even though the temperature drops well below 0 degrees🥶🥶🥶 the city is still bustling with many people. There are plenty of winter coat brands that are moderately warm and can be found at stores with the reasonable price. So whether you’re same as us that come from one of those tropical countries, or you’ve arrived from a country without yearly deep freeze, you can buy one or more of the warm clothing. Walk into Turkey multinational clothing-retail “Colin’s” as a brand which reflects a dynamic lifestyle with focus on prefers casual wear and seeks after a special style. Buy layer warmest coat from “Colin’s” store, coats are usually warm enough up with preferably features of wind and waterproof, so even in strong wind or rain would not feel very cold during our following travelling. OK, we go for late winter it is a good season to buy warmest coat with good discount and the price is just 1995RUB (24.68€).

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Accommodation: 🏨🏨🏨
Saint Petersburg Russia, Its wealth of cultural, historical, gastronomic and architecture have all the ingredients for a well-heeled traveller’s destination, so have earned as a range of accommodation types and that there are a number of options to choose from! From cosy boutique hotels to guesthouses, top class hotels that belong to well-known international hotel chains. Although the accommodation in Saint Petersburg are reasonable price and a lot of cheaper compare to the surrounding Europe Countries. No matter how cheaper for the price of accommodation or which of the season we’re traveling during, we always making a reservation in advance. We usually do some research online; comparing facilities and rates, for our opinion one of the cheapest and easy way to make reservations is usually through a book online.

After comparing we make booking our accommodation through the “Booking.com” website and choose stay a budget Boutique Condo. In the city’s got impressive architecture, historical and art environment, the space is at a premium and if you expect of budget, don’t be surprised if the accommodation room size is smaller. A range of hotel rooms that are aiming to bring the chic design flair and combine with every modern convenience with a fully equipped kitchen🍳🍽, a dining table and chairs, two single bed🛏🛏 and separate of shower🚿🚿 and toilet🚽🚽. A clean, comfortable and simple stylish design elements room that with practical and superb facilities. They including simple electrical appliances such as washing machine, microwave, hair dryer, electronic kettle and fridge (In the photo of accommodation, the rice cooker, beverage and cooking ingredients which are bringing by ourselves).

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Transport:🚌🚎🚖🚇
St. Petersburg Russia as a rapidly developing metropolis, now being a largest transportation hub in the North-West of Russia with extensive and efficient of public-transit systems. Over ground transport is be varied that including metro, bus, trolleybus, tram, minibuses called Marshrutkas, as well as taxis but that are not difficult to ride those transport with using the navigating smartly. If you embrace these forms of transportation you can shrink and visit big city by mastering the subway and bus systems, hopping into the taxi.

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One of a good way, easy and save cost to begin a city tour is by taking the metro, it as the world’s deepest subway and covers nearly all of the city. Although St. Petersburg’s metro is perhaps not quite as majestic as Moscow’s, but as Russia’s deepest you can be a cultural experience for vertiginous views of the ornate decoration and keep an eye for the mosaics featuring illustrious naval officers and columns adorned with intricate bas-reliefs. Consider your ticket options and normally as traveller they are using single ticket, Metro Travel Card, day all-transport travel pass and monthly transport pass. The St. Petersburg metro still uses the token system (coins) for single ticket and the ticket price is 55RUB (0.68€), a single journey to anywhere no matter how nearly or far in the city which have the metro lineFor our suggestion is better buy the Metro Travel Card and it will cut your per-ride costs and save you time (because you won’t have to stand in a ticket window or machine every time you ride): They have several type of Metro Travel Card🎫🎫🎫 which including 7 days, 15 days, 30 days and 90 days, we buy for a period of 7 days which can pass for 10 Journeys and the price is 430RUB (5.35€). You can buy tokens, passes, and cards at subway ticket machines or from the cashier windows operating in every station vestibule. NOTE: If you carry the larger baggage🧳🧳🧳 you need to buy another single ticket token. Same as many Europe Countries, day all-transport travel pass and monthly transport pass are valid within the administrative boundaries of St. Petersburg for all metro, bus, trolleybus and tram services. The price is depending on how many day you choose. Simultaneously, you can direct pay the cash to a conductor when take the bus, trolleybus and tram services and the price of ticket normally is 50RUB (0.62€).

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If you want a comfortable with ride as convenient transport during your travel, you can ride taxi🚖🚖🚖. In St. Petersburg taxis can be relatively cheap, if you phone to reputable cab company or It is possible to make an order on their website. Most companies will be able to get a car service to you with anywhere in the centre just 15-20 minutes and these company including TaxovichkoF, Troika Cars Taxi, Gett Taxi, Taxi Pulkovo, Yandex.Taxi and etc. We choose and download Yandex Taxi apps, which has emerged as a service similar to ride-sharing apps Uber within Russia. Yandex is Russia’s Google: a search engine and internet portal with email services and its own map software. Download Yandex Taxi app, they have similarly good user experiences same with ride-share apps Uber, no calls required, more advantage on calculates and try to escape a traffic on your route and the app would shown price of the Taxi fees for your destination. Meantime, we ride the Yandex Taxi from St.Petersburg Coach Station (Obvodnyy kanal Station) around 4km to our staying hotel and the transport fees is 135RUB (1.68€)🙂🙂🙂.

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Road across:
Think twice before jaywalking. It’s not difficult and always can view a lot of the vehicle on the road across the city are driving very fast so because of avoid for accident, you must not be jaywalk and try walk into sidewalk. Always carefulness when across the street or avenue especially the crossroad and use for the Pedestrian lights or crosswalk which can be always found it and nearby for your and make sure you cross the road without a car.

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Aware pickpockets:
Although take a delightful and relaxing mood on the St. Petersburg Russia journey are very good but as savvy traveller must always constantly on guard for aware of pickpockets. There are more pickpockets that can be anywhere and they congregate wherever there are crowds. Not only keep your money hidden and separate your funds, you also must always look out your bag especially backpack🎒🎒🎒. Happened to us, maybe you think that would happening in subway trains and buses, but its happening in the bustle street of St. Petersburg. While we walk in the busy road of city even we have zip up our backpack but the pickpocket keep to follow us and open out our backpack. Lucky, we conscious early, at once we shout “Thief” and the pickpocket immediately run into the crowd. So we put a small lock🔒🔒🔒 on our backpack and its following us during our Europe Trip (Including our next of the three countries Europe Trip). Be on the lookout, wear your money belt, lock your bag and you’ll do fine.

While, continuous follow us start our Russia – Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Region Journey “A Journey for Multicolored, Friendly and Prosperous of Russia”

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Our Europe 2020 Trip (#Introduction Part 1 )

Our Europe Trip – #Russia #SaintPetersburg #IntroductionPart1

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As the world’s largest country in total area, Russia is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia and covers more than 11% of the Earth’s landmass. Due to its size, Russia is borders as 14 countries, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, and Ukraine. It also shares maritime borders with Japan, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States. Covering an area of 17,125,200 km, the country is incorporating a great range of environments and landforms from clad sequentially in tundra, coniferous forest (taiga), mixed and broadleaf forests, grassland (steppe), and semi-desert (fringing the Caspian Sea) and as the changes in vegetation reflect the changes in climate.

Russia is known all over the world for its megacities like Moscow and St. Petersburg with many remarkable that create the unforgettable architectural🏰, as cultural and historical sites, incredible architecture in design new era, galleries, museums and restaurants🍽🥢. Situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of Western Russia, Moscow, as Russia’s capital city, is the northernmost and coldest megacity on Earth. Moscow attracted world attention as a centre of international business and has one of the world’s largest urban economies, being ranked as an alpha global city. Today Moscow is not only the political centre of Russia but also the country’s most populous city and its industrial, cultural, scientific, and educational.

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E-Visa:
Most foreign passport holders to enter the Russian Federation are required to apply for a visa, which is a permit to travel to, enter, and remain in the country. Good News!!😀😀 For now have been conformed FREE electronic visa (or E-Visa) to visit Russia for a short-term stay, with provide for that citizens of the listed 53 countries which including our living Country, Malaysia. FREE e-visa is more practical way to apply with only for enters to https://evisa.kdmid.ru/ is it convenient? By the way the E-Visa is only valid for a maximum of 8 travel day. With valid E-Visa you can ride any transport such as Airplane, Bus🚌🚌, Car🚗🚗, Train🚆🚆 and etc to entry the designated area. It is easy step for apply, no need go to Russian embassy or consulate, just sit in front your laptop💻💻 or computer and simply click, click and entirely online in minutes for complete your application.

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How to apply:🤔🤔
Firstly, you must prepared standard visa size photo, enter https://evisa.kdmid.ru/ and fill out the application form. You must fill in some simple personal detail, Russia accommodation detail and date of entry WITHOUT invitation hotel booking confirmations or any other documents that confirm the purpose of your journey to the Russian Federation .The most IMPORTANT is email address must be correct. Processing would take few days on business hour and the Official Website would send the E-Visa to your email. NOTE: You must print out confirmation E-Visa and Adobe Acrobat Reader is recommended .Customs officer must direct check your confirmation E-Visa, simultaneously you must always bring the confirmation E-Visa with foreign passport during the period of travelling in Russia because officer would check for anytime. Application must be made no later than four days and no earlier than 20 days before expected date of entry. Currently, E-Visas are available for specific Russian regions, while our country (Malaysia) in order to enter for 3 of the regions. During our Europe Trip 2020, we choose for the region of St. Petersburg and the surrounding Leningrad Region as our travelling Journey.

From our country Malaysia, we take our backpack and baggage, ride the Turkish Airlines and upon arrival in the Helsinki Finland Airport. Although as freedom traveller, well-researched itinerary and planning is one of the important parts for our Europe Trip but observed and on-site response also is significant on this adventures trip. Well, now we were start share our experience for what we are view, learning, discover and difficulty during our Europe Journey. On our planning, Russia as our first destination, before fly to the Europe we have already plan for take long-distance bus as our best route from Finland to Russia and directly book on the website.

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Transport departure to Saint Petersburg:
Choose Lux Express🚌🚌 which has connect multiple journeys to neighbouring countries and the bus have departure from the Helsinki Finland Airport. Well, it good for us save the cost and time. Lux Express, the look of long-distance buses exteriors are sleek black with gold colour logo and the interior same as long-distance bus that we ride on the last year of Europe Trip, offering comfortable and style at a premium. Thank🙏🙏 for the Lux driver patient for waiting us during the custom checking and help us carry our luggage after checking, well we admit it take a few time for checking because our big and heavy luggage are difficult to carry. Sit back with relaxing, the distance take about 8 hour to Saint Petersburg, Russia and the bus ticket price is 18.00€ per adult.

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Saint Petersburg:
Saint Petersburg, as Russia’s second-largest city and get the local of the proud of their city with its strategically located on the north-western bank of the Neva River and reborn as a centre of culture, art, science and architecture. Because it lies on a series of islands separated by canals and tributaries of the Neva River delta, Saint Petersburg also is an important Russia port on the Baltic Sea. Gone are the days of drab Cold War Russia and a city divided by the Wall. Energetic Saint Petersburg has grabbed the us attention with its exuberant urban life and vibrant arts scene. It’s central is large and spread over several islands that made the city’s with have canals and bridges criss-cross on the waterways, art-filled🗿 public spaces and rich on cultural traditions that were create the unique atmosphere of the city. In these bustle and infinite variety of streets with a lot of restaurants🍕🍟, cafés🥞🍰, and nightlife🍷🍸🍺 there’s always something to see, hear, taste, or feel. Simultaneously, hundreds of the museum🏛🏛, palaces, basilica, and monuments provide a window into Saint Petersburg’s rich art history, offering the best view of the scene across centuries and styles.

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Language and Money Changers💲💲/ATM🏧🏧:
Although, Russian is the only official language and Saint Petersburg also using Russian as their socialize but they also can speaking the simple English and it’s well for foreigners especially for us (freedom traveller). Meanwhile, the city is called “the cultural capital” not only for its sightseeing due to the manners sported by its inhabitants. Because of its residents are friendly😊😊 and if you need for any help such as ask directions, even though they would not smile for you but they were tried to help for you. The Russian Ruble is used in Russia, If you same as us want to exchange money prior to your trip, most likely, the bank or money changers in your home country doesn’t carry Russian Ruble. So the best money bring is dollars or euros, Saint Petersburg city got a lot of money changers convenient for you to exchange. Withdrawing money from ATM🏧🏧🏧 is the easiest and best way to get Ruble currency. You can find ATM everywhere and most ATM in Russia don’t charge you for withdrawing. Meanwhile, the overwhelming majority of establishments in Russia will accept debit or credit card💳💳💳 with any financial company such as VISA, MASTER and etc. Sometimes you might get charged a small fee for card transactions, so you should check with your local bank before departure.

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Internet Data Sim Card🌍🌍
Connect to Internet is very important way on our journey when you travel abroad especially for those same as us (freedom traveller). We know international roaming fees are very expensive. Before departure, we already purchased an Internet data card (Sim Card ) on internet and our country sellers inform us the Sim card of internet can use in Schengen countries and Russia. But we never expected, when we arrived Euro the Sim Card cannot be connection and we direct message to the Sim card telecommunications company which the name as CM Link but they didn’t reply to us😡😡😡. Fortunately, our country sellers direct refunded money to us. While during our Europe Trip, CM Link as Irresponsibility Company not only haven’t reply us and always message to us for top up the money. So when buy the Sim Card from your home country maybe must take of this risk.

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A telecommunications company we buy the Sim Card at Saint Petersburg from them…….

 

 

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Don’t worry😏😏, buying a Russian prepaid SIM card for connect to Internet or make calls in or from Russia is very economical. It’s easy, only going to mobile stores, by the way in Saint Petersburg mobile stores are easily look on the street which including in shopping streets or shopping centers, near metro stations and etc. Just take out your passport, there is no fee especially aimed at tourists and you only pay the amount for your consume. They offer several prepaid plans with data, text messages and minutes for calls. The shop assistant recommended us take the unlimited data with Credit Validity: 30 days and the price is 415 RUB ( 5.06€ ).

To be continued………………

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Our Europe Trip – Hungary (Introduction)

Our Europe Trip – #Hungary – #Introduction

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As a landlocked country in Central Europe, Hungary is borders as Slovakia (north), Ukraine (northeast), Austria (northwest), Romania (east), Serbia (south), Croatia (southwest), and Slovenia (west). The territory of modern Hungary was from centuries inhabited by different succession of peoples, while cities and towns of all sizes have preserved their classic old historical attractions🏛🏛🏛, many of which exhibit influences from various cultures. There are many beautiful buildings🏘🏙🏤 spread around Hungary with many important ones based in Budapest. Today Hungary is wholly Budapest-centred, the town of two cities — Buda and Pest — on either side of the Danube. From beautiful Budapest – the city of lights🌆🌇🌃 – to its many quaint villages and fantastic scenery, Hungary evokes a strong sense of medieval and nouveau at every turn.

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Cook by ownself 

From Prague, Czech Republic, we continue our journey with toward the last Europe Country travel trip – Budapest, Hungary. Early booking on website for purpose of get the best deal while current we choose Flixbus🚌🚌🚍 – one of the numerous long-distance bus companies, as our transport journey. The standard of the interior are let us feel comfortable and relaxing with sit in the seat of bus, Flixbus using 6 and half hours deliver us to the Budapest Nepliget Bus station. The cost of bus ticket is lower price as 17.99€++ for adult.

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Take the bus from Prague, Czech Republic to Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, the capital of Hungary and known as a gem💎💎💎 in Central Europe is become as the administrative, commercial, and industrial center of Hungary. The city straddles the Danube (Hungarian: Duna) River in the magnificent natural setting where the hills of western Hungary meet the plains stretching to the east and south. It consists of two parts, Buda and Pest, which are situated on opposite sides of the river and connected by a series of bridges🌉🌉🌉. With the wide Danube winding through its center, one of Europe’s most stunning skylines and its straight-out-of-a-storybook scenery—innumerable palatial buildings🕍🏰, ornate old-world cafés🍽🍴🥄, and the mighty Danube River rippling beneath an octet of bridges—Budapest is a picturesque metropolis. The city setting is stunning with a rich architectural and historical heritage: it offers an unmatched combination of culture, blooming gastronomy. Simultaneously, explore the Hungarian capital’s spa culture at thermal baths built in the 16th and 17th century.

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It is at a cultural and creative crossroads, you’ll find that Budapest’s unique blend of old and modern makes the city an architectural paradise😍😍😍. The city’s got character, impressive architecture and a youthful atmosphere. We’ve spent 8 days in the Budapest, Hungary, same as previous three countries with booking stay belongs on Airbnb in the website and we choose for stay in unique places as locals. For our accommodation, it is an old and architecturally valuable building of vast studio apartment in the residential neighbourhoods. Charm, cobbled alleyways and atmosphere, and the buildings are about one hundred years old, with thick walls, high ceilings, and motifs on the front wall. Stunning old buildings which have been restored and are now equipped with every modern convenience with a fully equipped kitchen, a seating area with a sofa🛋🛋🛋, a double bed🛏🛏🛏 and freestanding bathtubs with shower🛁🛁🛁 and a hairdryer. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also provided, as well as a kettle.

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Almost all of them whose visit oversea knows using ATM🏧🏧🏧cash withdrawal, fees can really vary when using foreign ATMs. The ATM card holders💳💳💳 may charge a fee for withdrawals. Your home bank may charge a flat fee or a percentage as a withdrawal fee. In Budapest, you can find ATM machine which have mention NO ATM FEE, that mean you would not change for local ATM fee, but your own bank will likely charge a fee for transactions abroad. Attention: You must withdrawal the cash by using HUF currency not the EUR currency because the same amount of currency you withdraw the oversea charge for HUF currency is more lower.

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This is the machine show NO ATM FEE

Grocery shopping🛒🛒🛒is the most essential type of shopping and for us shopping in a new country can be heaps of fun. One-stop shopping experience in Grocery shopping would give us a lot of help, such as during our Europe Trip buy some fresh or instant food to cook by ourselves for travel cost effective. In Budapest, supermarket and convenience store remains one of the most competitive industries and you can easy find different company of supermarket chains, they all including Tesco, Aldi, Spar (ASPIAG), Lidl, Auchan, Penny Market, Coop, CBA, Reál. In the city center, you’ll be spoilt for choice as there’s a shop on almost every corner, some of them open 24/7🏪🏪🏪.While, we go to Spar which located near our accommodation for buy some groceries and the goods (can be seen on photo) and total price are 2873 HUF (8.68€). Although the supermarket in Budapest city center are offering a wide variety of food, beverages and household products, organized into sections and shelves. But we want buy some travelling souvenir goods so we decide go to the large footprints of hypermarket that location in out-of-town with a little far distance from the city center.

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We ride the public bus🚌🚌🚌 to the Auchan hypermarket, a big-box stores which is more focus on an expansive retail facility and have many different brands including their own brand of merchandise available at any one time including full groceries lines and general merchandise. Because of Auchan hypermarket business models focusing on high-volume and low-margin sales, we can buy all our routine shopping needs in lower price🤩🤩🤩. Well, very delight with only spend 8,835 HUF (13.58€) for buy a lot of grocery, dessert and souvenir goods ( can be seen on photo). You are not wrongly, the total price for merchandise of the 3 photo just only spend for 8,835 HUF (13.58€)😃😃😃.

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Overall, Budapest transport can be the pricey compare to other during our Europe trip so planning using what kind of transport is very important. If you same as us travel to or from the airport in Budapest, use the airport bus🚌🚌🚌 that is the most affordable way to get into the city, the ride is simple and fast. The airport bus (200E) takes you to the Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal (Line M3). From this metro terminal, one can continue with the metro line🚈🚈🚈 M3 and reach the city centre. OR you can take 100E bus, from the airport🛬🛬🛬 direct to the city center and the bus stops at Kálvin square and Astoria and the last stops is at Deák Ferenc Square. At Airport, there is a bus stop just outside Budapest airport arrivals and 100E ticket price is 900 HUF (2.71€) single trip. Airport bus tickets🎫🎫🎫 are can be purchased at different points; machines next to the airport bus stop; the ticket machines at the bus stop and train station; at the post office🏤🏤🏤. By the way, you can also direct purchased the tickets from the driver when boarding the airport bus(Note: One-way tickets and travel cards can`t be use).

As we mentioned above, the price of transport fees for this country a little higher so for our suggestion walking🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️ is probably your best bet. Same as us, easy walking around city because most of Budapest’s city center and historic districts are easily accessible by foot. Simultaneously, Budapest as sprawling metropolis which has one of the richest public transportation systems of all European capitals. As Budapest has an excellent public transportation system with four metro lines and vast system of streetcars (or trams) and trolleybuses. Single tickets and travel cards are valid within the administrative boundaries of Budapest for all metro🚈🚈, bus🚌🚌, trolleybus and tram🚋🚋 services. Outer suburbs are well served by trains (suburban railway) so you need an extension ticket for the suburban railway🚉🚉. (Note: One-way tickets and travel cards can`t be use).

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Airport Bus

 

A single ticket🎫🎫 costs 350 HUF (1.05€) is valid for one ride which each time you board a new vehicle you need to validate a new ticket. They have different type of travel cards🎫🎫 which the cards are valid for an unlimited number of rides and valid for a longer period of time from the date and time indicated on them. You can buy the single ticket and travel card from Customer Centers in the Metro station or at ticket vending machines that can be found at the busier bus and tram stops and all metro stations. In Budapest, you will not find ticket inspectors or gates that only let you through with a valid ticket. On buses, trams, trolleybuses and metro, validation machines using for insert the ticket and the machine stamps ticket automatically. Of cause, don’t think🤔🤔 for no need buy the ticket, ticket inspectors can ask for your tickets on the road and if you not have tickets to validate, the penalty fee is 8000 HUF(24.10€) on the spot😮😮. In Budapest, you will not find online for booking Uber so you want a comfortable and easy transport travel you only can ride taxi🚕🚕🚕.

While, continuous follow us start our Budapest, Hungary Journey ” A Journey for Mixture of Art Medieval and Nouveau”.

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Our Europe Trip – (Old Town and food in Prague)

Our Europe Trip – #Czech #Republic #Prague ( Part 2 #OldTown #Food #Prague)

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With a city center largely untouched by WW2 bombings that crushed other national capitals, Prague is the best preserved large medieval city in Europe. As we approach Old Town it looks like we are coming up on a giant fairy tale city until we realize it is actually the oldest and most significant square in the historical centre🏛🏰 of Prague with its famous monuments presents itself from a different perspective and unusual angles. We are start off with the city’s biggest attraction in the districts of Hradcany, Mala Strana and Stare Mesto with rich architecture, thriving culture, we stroll down cobblestone streets is surrounded with exquisite historical buildings, alluring architecture, the elaborate city gates , and narrow passageways.
The Quaint Old Town of Prague seems frozen in time, Medieval times that is. The unique architecture of Prague really stands out with the Art🖼🗿 and Architecture of Medieval buildings encompasses many movements, or eras, in art history. Although the Medieval period is complex but through the fabric of the building, we can look at a field for a range of subjects, from complex theological ideas to biblical tales, from whimsical creatures to purely decorative foliate forms. Stroll on Old Town view of the most impressive and eye-catching buildings that can be seen from all over Prague – The Church of Our Lady Before Týn. It is a dominant feature of the Old Town and existed for over a thousand years, building construction was exploited the peculiar shapes of structural elements to create highly expressive forms which feature almost stone structures that classical antiquity of ornamentation coupled with delicate structural forms.

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Walk into The Church of Saint Nicholas, a Late-Gothic and Baroque church that FREE🤩🤩🤩 for open to public. The interior is often the marble itself comes from ancient buildings; we look of the great expanses of stained glass showing biblical stories, appreciated to the sculpture on wall surfaces and the elegant of classic style chandelier plus sculpture art of the cramped contours of column capitals. There are nearly a dozen Gothic watchtowers in town, including two you can climb at either end of the famous Charles Bridge🌉🌉🌉 which is the Gothic towers that overall review of the distinctive naturesat colorful buildings🏙🌇🌆. We are admiring on medieval architectural sculpture, view of the great explosion of sculpture on semicircular tympanum and sculptural embellishment display a fascinating array of different forms.

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Enjoy food🍕🍖🥞🥗 is part of our lives, so not only simply walk and shopping in Prague and we also like to try some foods. Think for taste a cuisine which is unique to the Prague location that why we walk toward street vendors on the Medieval Street for get an authentic taste of Czech foods. Decision for try a traditionally Prague foods called Prague Ham🥩🥩🥩 for that please our taste buds, it is slowly smoked with beechwood and has the speciality of being cooked boneless. We only order a little amount grams of ham suitable for two person, but stall owner sell us a large slab of ham with a few side order of bread🍞🍞🍞. By the way, the stall owner has told us that the bread can be added without any charge. It’s give us unsatisfied and unhappy😒😒😒 so we inform we only want a little amount of the grams but they say cannot. The total price is 446 CZK (17.29 €)🙄🙄🙄 can thus be greater than a course meal in restaurant.

Simultaneous, we also walk into a shopping mall on the Medieval Street, this retail facility along with shop, cafes🥧🍰, restaurants and food hall. We go into food hall which of a younger generation, new and modern decor with a big open space and open style kitchen. Everything here was so clean and new, offers selections meal for every taste but they more focus on Italian cuisine. All the dishes and price can be clear for read on the menu and the foods at reasonable price. Here we ate the pizza Masheri🍕🍕🍕Tomato Soup🥣🥣🥣 and Polevka Seasonal Soup and the total price 217 CZK (8.41€) . The chefs using fresh and locally ingredients add seasonal food and applying modern techniques to traditional ingredients. All of this made the dishes so delicious!

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The Medieval atmosphere in the Old Town certainly brings out sophistication to us…… so it’s no surprise with a refined afternoon tea. We enjoy a delightful afternoon tea in the restaurant chains – McDonald’s. A bright and relaxing spot let us feel truly peaceful for enjoy our selection of sweet treats🥯🥯🥯 plus drinks by plentiful coffee which made with seasonal ingredients. Ok, let us say goodbye to the bizarre atmosphere and enjoy our afternoon tea in this bright and relaxing place😎😎😗.

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Our Europe Trip – Poland ( Introduction)

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Transportation🚆🚌 is a concern of every traveller, of course during our Europe trip we always relies on and discover the best way to bring our trip to hop from country to country. Before go journey our Europe Trip, we early plan and check the date from www.goeuro.com and www.rome2rio.com to compare transport options in Europe. Simultaneously their booking process is delightfully straightforward and just pay by card (Whether you are use credit card or debit card) no be problem. When you think about how affordably you’re able to travel around Europe, consider booking as early as possible to make sure to get the best deal.

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A beauty sunset at Poland

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Let`s follow take the FlixBus to Krakow Poland

 

Krakow is Poland’s second largest city and one of the oldest cities in Poland that city dates back to the 7th century. The Middle Ages have been a time of change and turmoil, but it also bring us to another era and mystery waited around every cobbled corner with have been used to create fairy tales. Like cities frozen in time, modern day life is lived amidst architectural gems and historic monuments. Krakow lies in the southern part of Poland, on the Vistula River, in a valley at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains🏔🏔🏔219 m (719 ft) above sea level; halfway between the Jurassic Rock Upland (Polish: Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska) to the north, and the Tatra Mountains 100 km (62 mi) to the south. Filled with attractive hiking in the famous Tatra Mountains, prefer to enjoy the Tatra valleys and panoramic views. The city remains the culture capital of Poland with traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, economic and artistic life. Whether it’s legendary castles with their Gothic tops or while a mythical atmosphere permeates that lively squares and backstreet, Kraków reveals its harmonious blend of past and present.

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Using Airbnb, a website that lets us book stays with locals, while compare vacation rentals in Krakow Town. While we stay for 7 day in Krakow Poland made selection for all reason and facilities, we decided stay a small but cosy loft studio apartment which is perfect for two guests with two single beds🛏🛏. It`s located at the heart of city and just walk few steps can reach to tram stop, while we stay for 7 day in Krakow Poland. Never feel bored with this loft studio apartment close to a range of restaurants and cafes🏠🏠🏠 so we’ll never be short of options for food, as well as being a commutable distance to some of Krakow Town’s sights. Of Course, for facilities the apartment comes with everything we need, including a modern of bathroom with all the appliances may need, a well equipped kitchen as well as a small dining area. The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and utensils, so we can prepare our own meals. Thanks😊😊😊 for the attentive host prepared basket of fruits, different varieties and types of these beverages🍺🍵🍺 and snacks🍫🍫🍫.

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Thanks host prepared basket of fruits, different varieties and types of these beverages🍺🍵🍺 and snacks🍫🍫🍫.

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Two singles beds and we love it so much

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No denying that preparing and cooking own meals🥢🍽🍴 will save us some serious cash💲💲💲 during our Europe Trip. When first day arrived on Krakow Poland, first things must do is go for grocery shopping. We delightful for shopping in Carrefour are a French multinational retailer, one of a biggest supermarket chains. It goes without saying that by grocery shopping your travelling is to live like a local, getting to see all different cultures and you really do get to see a secret inside slice of life by shopping in the grocery stores and markets. For us, one of the best parts about shopping🛒🛒🛒 at grocery stores are buy European food and dressing. Delicious baked goods🍞🥐🥨, large size vegetables🥒🥔🍅 and fruits🍓🥝🍎, fresh meat🥩🥩🥩 and seafood🦐🦑🦀, different taste of cheese 🧀🧀🧀and snack🍬🍫🍭. If you same as us while travel in Europe want save some extra cash, you can learn us buy some discount section of goods. Buy and prepare ourself for a week of ingredient for cooking, the grocery and fresh goods we buy can seem on photo picture, while total price for goods are 100++ Polish złoty (23.32€)++.DSC_0254

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Poland has both an extensive network of railroad🚆🚆🚆 as well as streets. Simultaneously, greater development and reasonable prices of long-distance bus 🚍🚍🚍travel become another options for us travel in Poland. In Krakow Town, there are amazing public transport links too, so no matter where you are in the city, you’ll never be stuck anywhere. Even there is no subway in Krakow, but public-transit systems network has developed into a simple and reliable way to travel between many of Poland main urban regions and centres. Within cities have fairly dense public transport system which consists of tramways🚎🚎🚎 and bus lines that mostly a municipal company operates and a number of private-owned minibus🚌🚌🚌and taxi🚖🚖🚖. You can also book on online by using Uber (can direct pay by cash or using bank card) and Taxify (only can using bank card for paying) as ride app for reliable transport fees. Even same as us using our own two feet to walk around Krakow city, delight for discover the beautiful of the city with walk able. Walk🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️ able around city let us best explored incredible culture and historical sites.

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While, prepare a cup of hot drink ☕🍵🥛continuous follow us “Start Our Winter Poland Journey”.

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Thailand – Bangkok 2018(Introduction) 2018

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Our #Thailand #Bangkok trip – Introduction

This is our second time tourist for Bangkok, Thailand. In our eyes, Bangkok is a fascinating, contradictions, cultures, cars and noise. However, it’s also got of potential disappointments and frustrations. Let us start our Solo Travel Bangkok Trip.

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, also known as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, which is located in the Chao Phraya River delta in the central part of the country. The city is a busy metropolis for its vibrant street life, at the same time well known for cultural landmarks. Here, you can find a very interesting scene; you can easy find a lot of High-rise buildings 🏙 🏙 🏙 sit side by side with hundred years –village home. It also is the most populated city in the country and most people in Bangkok are of Thai ethnicity.

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You can find oversea dishes at Bangkok

 

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Hahaha, follow our trip we will lets you know where is this destination

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A traditional building and after that we will let you who is the person live in this building before……..

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We love the shopping…….

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Selfie is one must do in our journey

In the 1980s and 1990s, many multinational corporations to locate their regional headquarters in Bangkok and that is the reason Bangkok is a cosmopolitan city, home to people from around the world. There are a great variety of tourist places in Bangkok, historical attractions, museum, park and temples with elaborate architecture and art. You also can cap off a boat trip with a visit to a floating market. Luxury malls 👔👗👞👠👜 compete with a modern of boutiques and markets, where you can treat yourself without overspending.

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