Older I get, I do not stick anymore to have New Year’s resolutions! I prefer more to take some time and think about the previous year. Being grateful for all the positive things, people, and memories the year brought. 

My 3 TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS OF 2015

  • I have visited 30 countries in the year of my 30th B-day 🙂
  • 11 countries visited while having a full time job (Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Guadeloupe, Italy, Martinique, Morocco, Saint Lucia, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Vatican)
  • 3100 EUR spent for 44 days traveling (including all costs – 14 flights, local food, accommodation, activities, etc.)
We as happy wanderlusts in Slovenia

We as happy wanderlusts in Slovenia

Best of 2015: My Travel Year Recap

January

Slovakia – Šindliar

I was enjoying lot of snow – watch the funny video with mini snow glider in Šindliar in Slovakia

Me after having fun with mini snow glider in Šindliar in Slovakia

Me after having fun with mini snow glider in Šindliar in Slovakia

Slovakia – The Spiš Castle/Spišský hrad

Spissky hrad (The Spiš Castle) in Slovakia

Spissky hrad (The Spiš Castle) in Slovakia

Slovakia – Bratislava

I had incredibly great celebration of my nameday! The best actions are usually unplanned! 🙂

Celebrating my nameday with friends in Bratislava

Celebrating my nameday with friends in Bratislava

February

Hungary – Budapest

Weekend getaway in Budapest, Hungary with my boyfriend to celebrate our 2nd anniversary

Budapest_celebration of 2nd Anniversary

Budapest – our celebration of 2nd Anniversary

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest

Slovakia – Bratislava

I and my boyfriend got really sick for 2 weeks with strong flu and I needed to cancel my flight to Romania – AGAIN! 🙁 Until today I have canceled 2 flights to Romania due to same reason – sickness! However, I made a road trip to Romania – to charming Transylvania, but I have never managed to get there by plane! Maybe 3rd time – finally 🙂

March

Slovakia – Šindliar & Lačnov

Visiting my boyfriend’s family in East Slovakia & hiking – love it!

Church in Sindliar

View to Vysny Slavkov from Smrekovica

View to Vysny Slavkov from Smrekovica

Peace & quiet in Sindliar - East Slovakia

Peace & quiet in Sindliar – East Slovakia

April

The Road trip during Easter to Český Krumlov, Hallstatt & Salzburg was amazing!

Czech Republic – Český Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov_Czech republicAustria – Hallstatt, Salzburg

Hallstatt_Austria

View to Salzburg from the castle

View to Salzburg from the castle

A weekend to Czech Republic – Prague is always a must! 🙂

View from Toy Museum to the old town of Prague

View from Toy Museum to the old town of Prague

May

11 days trip to Italy, Vatican & Morocco! I can’t decide which place I love more!

Morocco – Essaouira, Fes, Marrakech, Merzouga, Rissani

Fresh Orange juice in Essaouira

Fresh Orange juice in Essaouira

Chaos & Charm in Fes, Morocco

Chaos & Charm in Fes, Morocco

Me, Berber & Camel in Sahara Desert Morocco

Me, Berber & Camel in Sahara Desert Morocco

Riding Camels after sunrise in Sahara Desert

Riding Camels after sunrise in Sahara Desert

Italy – Rome

Having fun in Rome

Having fun in Rome

Vatican

Swiss Guard in Vatican

Swiss Guard in Vatican

Austria – Vienna

I met with my beloved schoolmates from University again after a year  in Vienna! It was such a great time with lot of fun! Next year we should continue and meet again! 🙂

Having fun with friends from University in Vienna

Having fun with friends from University in Vienna

June

I love hiking and discovering castles. In Plavecke Podhradie it was a perfect combination for having a lovely sunny Saturday

View from castle in Plavecke podhradie

View from castle in Plavecke podhradie

Thank you daniela kišová | photography for this lovely photo

Thank you daniela kišová | photography for taking this  photo

Slovakia – Bratislava

Our friend Ben from Singapore visited us in Bratislava! We met during travels in Indonesia in November 2014 and he managed to come to Europe. Do you like being a tour guide in your town? I do! 🙂

View from UFO bridge in Bratislava while being a tour guide for our friend Ben from Singapore

View from UFO bridge in Bratislava while being a tour guide for our friend Ben from Singapore

Devin castle in Bratislava

Devin castle in Bratislava

Having great time with our friend Ben from Singapore in Bratislava

Having great time with our friend Ben from Singapore in Bratislava

Bratislava in June with lovely sunny weather

Bratislava during lovely sunny day

July

Slovakia – Bratislava

POOL TIME! The summer in Bratislava was hot and I enjoyed every single minute swimming in the pool!

Pool time during summer in Bratislava

Pool time during summer in Bratislava

Slovakia – Bratislava

Celebrating friend’s 30th B-day & Bye-bye party at the same time with my dear friend Lenka Timkova – she is currently living in New York City – I MISS YOU! :*

Bye-bye party with my friend Lenka moving to NYC

Bye-bye party with my friend Lenka moving to NYC

August

SlovakiaŠindliar

I with my boyfriend enjoyed a typical East-Slovakian wedding in Šindliar – what a fun we had! 🙂

Ready for wedding in East Slovakia

Ready for wedding in East Slovakia

I needed to say bye to my dear friend & travel mate – Miška Struhárová, currently living in Bali, Indonesia. Check out her travel blog about her salty life in Indonesia: The One Who Wanders. I MISS YOU! :*

Wine tasting in Porto

Great Europe trip with my dear Michaela during wine tasting in Porto, Portugal

August – September

Road trip to Slovenia – Bled, Ljubljana, Piran, Portorož

We traveled 1000 km & we enjoyed Slovenia a lot!

View from Bled in Slovenia

View from Bled in Slovenia

Tasty dishes in Slovenia

Tasty dishes in Piran, Slovenia

Charming Ljubljana

Charming Ljubljana

Beach time in Portoroz, Slovenia

Beach time in Portoroz, Slovenia

October

Slovakia – Bratislava

In October 16th, I was celebrating my 30th Birthday! It was such a great time with my family & friends – thank you for having you in my life! 🙂

My 30th Birthday

I love to bicycle in Bratislava and I also commute to work by bike. In October, I enjoyed autumn in Bratislava & its beautiful colors.

Colorful autumn in Bratislava

Colorful autumn in Bratislava

Biking in Bratislava during sunny day in autumn

Biking in Bratislava during sunny day in autumn

Autumn in Bratislava, Slovakia

Autumn in Bratislava, Slovakia

November

United Kingdom – London

Caribbean islands – Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Lucia

One of the best trips of the year! With 24 h stopover in London we spent such an amazing time in Caribbean because of nature, flora, fauna, beaches, volcanoes and much more. Traveling off season has full of advantages – more articles about the trip will be posted on my blog soon.

Amazing underwater world in Caribbean

Sugar Beach in Saint Lucia

Sugar Beach in Saint Lucia

Guadeloupe Saint Anne

Guadeloupe Saint Anne

Colorful Creole Garden in Guadeloupe

Colorful Creole Garden in Guadeloupe

Point Chateaux in Guadeloupe

Point Chateaux in Guadeloupe

Hiking to volcano in Guadeloupe

Hiking to volcano in Guadeloupe

Colorful Caribbean

Colorful Caribbean

December

Slovakia: Bratislava – Sládkovičovo – Šindliar

Christmas time spent with my family & friends

Me at home enjoying Christmas

Me at home enjoying Christmas

I met with my dear friend Nadja from Austria – in 2013 we used to study Italian in Sicily. It was such a great time to meet her again – this time in Bratislava and hopefully in 2016 our roads cross again – in Romania! 🙂

With my dear Nadja from Austria

With my dear Nadja from Austria

I enjoyed the New Year’s Eve hiking in Eastern Slovakia in -12 Celsius, but with such an amazing view!

New Year's Hiking in Sindliar, Slovakia

New Year’s Eve hiking in Sindliar, Slovakia

Happy New Year 2016

I WISH YOU HAPPY TRAVELS & have in mind what CONFUCIUS said:

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

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