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Travel Diary

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Tales of our travels with and without our TinyExpats

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You know you're in UK, when. A collection of British snaps :) Us Travel, British, England, London, Collection, English, London England, United Kingdom

You know you’re in UK, when..

Coming back to UK after more than 8 years is like a serious case of deja vu for me. I used to live in London before and now we’re settled in Warwickshire, but there’re still some very d…

7 Tips for planning a visit to Kiev Pechersk Lavra - a beautiful cave monastery in Kiev, Ukraine. Plan A, How To Plan, Kiev Ukraine, Old City, Us Travel, Cave, Vacations, Old Things, Architecture

7 tips for planning a visit to Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Ukraine

I love Kiev for its green hills, wide river Dnieper and architecture of the old city centre. This city just feels cosy and warm to me. Out of many sights, which I could recommend for a tourist to v…

Planning a visit to Shanghai, China? Here're some tips, if you want to visit Shanghai Wild Animal Park. China Travel, Us Travel, Visit Shanghai, Wild Animal Park, Family Affair, Vacations, Elephant, Asia, Spaces

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

After a bit of a break, my sister sent me another instalment for the Family Affair series (taking into account that she’s studying and working as an intern at the same time, I’m pretty …

Solo trip to London, part 4 – Elegant Brunch & Ladies’ Afternoon Solo Travel, Us Travel, Weekend In London, English Countryside, London Travel, Big Ben, Brunch, Elegant, Night

Solo trip to London, part 4 – Elegant Brunch & Ladies’ Afternoon

Here we come to the final part of the story about my trip to London, quite importantly – a solo trip, as my tiny expats stayed back home with their daddy. If you missed the rest of the story,…

Check out these cute streets of Pardubice, CZ! TinyExpats will take you for a walk along winding streets of the old town. Our Country, Czech Republic, Us Travel, Old Town, Statue Of Liberty, Old Things, Europe, Blog, Life

5 reasons for enjoying life in Czech Republic

Expat life is not always easy, but, I believe, there are always reasons to enjoy living in any country – it’s just up to you whether to ignore them or enjoy to the full. It’s been almost a year sin…

A cabaret in Camden Town - great night out in London Solo Travel, Us Travel, Family Travel, Great Night, Night Out, Apply For School, Solo Trip, Camden Town, London Travel

Solo trip to London, part 3 – cabaret in Camden Town

July happened to be a crazy month for us – my trip to London, family trip to Moscow, house hunting, applying for schools, etc etc.. So I’m just getting around to continuing my story abo…

A totally unplanned week in Moscow with tiny expats, their grandmothers, uncles, aunts, cousins and 2 German Shepherds (and how we survived it). German Shepherds, Cousins, Friends Family, Aunt, Moscow, Survival, Travel, Animals, Viajes

A totally unplanned week in Moscow with tiny expats, their grandmothers, uncles, aunts, cousins and 2 German Shepherds (and how we survived it).

I haven’t been blogging for quite some time (and even missed the scheduled Show Your World round up date – will deal with it asap!), because two weeks ago we suddenly decided to book ti…

Beautiful landscapes, authentic English pub, great company and wonderful weather! English Countryside, London Travel, Solo Travel, Beautiful Landscapes, Weather, Weather Crafts, Travel Alone

Solo trip to London, part 2 – afternoon in English countryside

Apart from having an amazing time with my friends in London, I also looked forward to three nights of blissful uninterrupted sleep (although, going to bed early was out of the question, nobody expe…

A weekend without TinyExpats in one of my favourite cities! Solo Travel, Us Travel, Cities, London, Travel Alone, City, London England

Solo trip from CZ to London, part 1

I’ve been writing a lot about our travels with tiny expats, but the last weekend was a solo occasion for me. For the first time since actually having kids, I left them at home for a couple of…

The most bicycle friendly city in the world: Groningen, Netherlands By comparing cities along the criterion of average number of bicycle tr. Delft, Central Station, World Cities, Number One, Barcelona Cathedral, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Dutch, Beautiful Places

A weekend in a city of cycling – Groningen

My husband and I lived in Hamburg, Germany, for 4 years and that allowed us to visit our friends in Holland more often than usual. A girl we studied with married a Dutch guy; at first they lived in…

Crimea Us Travel, Places, Blog, Outdoor, Outdoors, Blogging, Outdoor Games, The Great Outdoors, Lugares

Crimea for Blogging 101

Today’s assignment for Blogging 101 was to write a post in a different style to the usual. I thought of photos and immediately Crimea came to my mind. It’s one of my favourite places ev…

Russian Royal Estate - Kolomenskoye Grand Prince, Old Churches, Us Travel, Moscow, Countryside, Mansions, House Styles, Building, Places

Russian Royal Estate – Kolomenskoye, Moscow

A year ago, in March 2014, we visited Kolomenskoe in Moscow and, I thought, this place has to be shown in my Travel Diary series. Previously, a favourite countryside retreat of Russian grand prince…

Great Wall of China and sightseeing during October holidays Great Wall Of China, Good Times, October, Holidays, Travel, Great Wall China, Holidays Events, Viajes, Holiday

Great Wall of China and sightseeing during October holidays

This story will take you back to 2008, but I’m pretty sure that the situation would not have changed much, if it took place in the present. During that year, my husband and I worked on a proj…

Hong Kong Disneyland with a Tiny Expat Hong Kong Disneyland, Lessons Learned, Learning, Travel, Viajes, Studying, Destinations, Teaching, Traveling

HK Disneyland with a tiny expat and the lessons learnt

Yes, yes, at the time, when we visited Hong Kong Disneyland, we still had only one tiny expat on our hands, the second one waiting until our relocation to Moscow to make her appearance. You might t…

Our first Spring Festival in Shanghai Spring Festival, Lunar New, Shanghai, Blog, Travel, Viajes, Blogging, Destinations, Traveling

Our first Spring Festival in Shanghai

For this month’s Travel Diary entry, I decided to choose a story about our stay in Shanghai during the Spring Festival as the Lunar New Year’s Day is already coming up on the 19th of Fe…