Category Archives: Planning tips

Arriving at Almaty Airport with airBaltic (and What to Do Once You Land)

Arriving at Almaty Airport with airBaltic (and What to Do Once You Land) bombardier cs300 airbaltic inside of plane

I am not really someone who traditionally has been loyal to certain airlines.  I frequently flew with American Airlines in the US because I had a lot of points with them and could cash in for free flights on a regular basis.  However, once I moved to Europe… I was in a territory where discount […]

Norway in October: Everything to Know + Best Places to Visit

Sjunkhatten National Park near Bodo in autumn

When I first moved to Norway, I was told that autumn was one of the best seasons to visit the country. Sure, it rained a fair amount in Norway in October… at least where I moved to, but it was still oh-so-beautiful. This is a guide to everything to know before spending October in Norway.  […]

How to Get From Boryspil Kyiv Airport to the City (Kyiv Airport Transfers)

How to Get from Kiev Airport to City Center Guide (Transfers)-13

One question I see over and over is how to get from the Boryspil Kyiv Airport to the city center.  It threw me for a loop for years and sometimes still does!  This guide will hopefully help you find a comfortable way from the airport to Kyiv.  It contains options for the airport train, bus, […]

30 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Baku, Azerbaijan

Visit Baku Travel guide: Flame Towers view in Baku Azerbaijan

Are you planning to visit Baku, Azerbaijan and have no idea what to expect? This Baku travel guide will offer tips and some practical information for planning your Baku trip.  I am also using my own experience visiting Baku to help with some of the opinions I have from my time there.  If you have […]

Tbilisi Taxi Tips: Taking a Taxi in Tbilisi with 2 Useful Apps

Tbilisi Taxi Tips: Taking a Taxi in Tbilisi with 2 Useful Apps

First-time visitors to Tbilisi will be surprised at how easy and affordable it is to take a taxi there.  This is a guide to taking a taxi in Tbilisi that includes two useful apps and how to download and use them.   If you have any questions regarding how to order a Tbilisi taxi, please send […]