Finally I’ve decided to start a blog☺ I’ve been traveling all over the world for quite some time, and recently I went on a five month solo backpacking trip across some beautiful countries and their countryside. I love adventures and adventures love me! This blog is about me getting lost and staying found.

Some Observations about Casas Particulares in Cuba

When planning a trip to Cuba, I was not really considering camping in tents, couchsurfing or hostels, as these are not much of a thing...

DO COOL SH*T – Women’s Travel Fest 2016

Past weekend I participated in a very cool event in New York – third annual Women’s Travel Fest. It was attended by some 250-300 badass women,...

Scrambling up La Malinche Volcano in Mexico (4,461m)

This is a story, how an easy walk turned into a drama with frozen limbs and police involvement. Woot-woot! (well, I’m already dramatizing:) La Malinche...

Puerto Escondido – Mexico’s Kickass Backyard

Be careful! Discovering this Pacific gem might screw all your further travel plans:) Puerto Escondido translates from Spanish as a ‘Hidden Port’. It’s a small town on...

Isla Mujeres, Mexico, and Underwater Museum of Art

Last year I got a scuba diving license and now I’m always itching to travel to places with beautiful underwater life. When I was planning my Mexican...

Roadtripping Chiapas – the Mexican Jungle

Road trips are one of my favorite traveling styles. It implies plan flexibility, ability to get deep into the country and lots of gazing out of...

Love-Hate of a Solo Girl Travel to India

One of my fellow female backpackers was traveling to India for the second time and she was describing all the ‘weird’ things. Like that one time...

Doing Yoga in an Ashram in Rishikesh, India

One day I woke up with a dream to practice yoga in an Indian Ashram. I do yoga occasionally for some time now, but I am...

Pokhara, Nepal – the City of High Adventures

If you go to Nepal, Pokhara – is a must-visit place. After hectic and dusty Kathmandu you feel like you arrived to some resort:) Pokhara is...

How to Prepare for the Everest Base Camp Trek

I completely and entirely winged any advance preparations for the Everest Base Camp trek. I just bought a one-way ticket to Nepal and I had...

Trek to the Everest Base Camp & Lake Gokyo

These were the best and the worst two weeks of my life. Most joyful and fun, and most painful and low on oxygen:) As I...

Streets of Kathmandu: from Durbar to Dumpsters

Come walk with me through the streets of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! From historical sites and famous Hindu and Buddhist temples, to the city’s...

Liebster Award – Discovering New Blogs

I started this blog in April as I was solo backpacking in Asia. It has become a new passion for me:) I joined some travelers’ communities,...

How to Volunteer for Free in Nepal

Do you want to go volunteering and feel its outrageous that you have to pay to work for free? I was surprised to learn, that...

Volunteering in a Buddhist Monastery in Nepal

I’ve always been into volunteering and community service, so I wanted to devote part of my trip to it. I was browsing the Internet for volunteering...

At a Traditional Wedding in Nepal

Amazing stories happen when you travel and are open to the surroundings. This is a story about a big traditional wedding in Nepal and how I was...

Sea to Summit: Reflecting on my 5-month Journey

I spent 5 months and 5 days vagabonding. It’s been truly an unexpected and blessed journey. Time to come home and reflect on the sea-to-summit adventures...

Easy Adventure Mode: Lombok-Bali

So here I am, at the end of my 5-month trip, finally somewhat slowing down. Unexpectedly even for myself, the journey took a crazy spin...

FLORES, Indonesia: the Amazing Adventureland

This post is about the beautiful Indonesian island Flores, where I was chased by dragons (for real!), swam with mantas, interviewed the chief of the...

Kalimantan: Orangutans on Magic Mushrooms

A lot of times I go to places for strange reasons: I might know absolutely nothing about a particular place, but the sound of it...

Javanese Volcanoes II: Blue Flames of Ijen Crater

The next destination was to see the mysterious blue flames of the Ijen Crater (East Java, Indonesia). It seems like a lot of times the...

Exploring Javanese Volcanoes I: Mt. Bromo

Having spent five days in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, it was time to get out of the comfort zone of my couchsurfer’s friendly welcome. I was...