Category: Travel Planning

Here we explain how we plan our travels and more. We have some experience and we want to share it with you. We hope that you will find it useful.

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – practical information

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – practical information

Tickets to the Hermitage It is worth buying Hermitage tickets online. Yes, it will be more expensive than at the ticket office, but it will miss you in the queue to the ticket office. In addition, there is a separate entrance for those on the Internet. Metro Metro. Disposable “tickets” take the form of a …

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How to pass Russian border with a car and survive

How to pass Russian border with a car and survive

The most disturbing part of our trip is crossing the Russian border. We have got used that within the European Union, that everything is nice, easy and pleasant. The more the border with Russia seems to be something very mysterious. So far we know (theoretically, from the Internet): How to fill in customs documents How …

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How to make inpossible possible and get Russian Visa in one week and 5 steps

How to make inpossible possible and get Russian Visa in one week and 5 steps

Step by step When we started thinking about our trip to Murmansk, firstly we wanted to  gather knowledge about the Russian visa. Travelling within the Schengen area made us to forget that crossing the country’s border is connected with formalities. Once we have gathered practical knowledge about the Russian visa, we are happy to share …

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Our Surprises in Serbia

Our Surprises in Serbia

In May 2018 we went to Serbia with some thoughts about what we would see over there. On Youtube, the search box auto-completes the name of “Belgrade” with a bombing. None of us went to Yugoslavia as a child. Instead of describing day by day what we saw, what we ate, what we bought and …

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How we prepared the car, Saab 9-5NG, for roads covered with ice

How we prepared the car, Saab 9-5NG, for roads covered with ice

During our trip, we used two sets of winter tires. Tires are a difficult topic because in Poland we did not have the opportunity to gain experience with studded tires. From the beginning, we were determined to use Nokian products, with which we have a positive experience. The car has large wheels – 245/40/R19. The …

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