How Getting Sick May Make Your Travel Better: Exploring Tirana with Crazy Locals

We were cycling from the coast of Albania, to the city lying at the foot of the Prokletije, called Shkoder. We had 100km ahead of us and lots of pretzels that we received from lovely man in the bakery. The bakeries were, in fact, our happy places, as were gas stations, which we never went out without gifts. … More How Getting Sick May Make Your Travel Better: Exploring Tirana with Crazy Locals

Few Days in the Paradise: Exploring Montenegro and Bosnia on a bike

The waking world knocked on the door of the tent. Whispered that it was time to get up. Still asleep, I unzipped a zipper and felt cold mountain air touching my face. I was about 700 meters above sea level, at Lake Piva, next to the Durmitor, so one of the highest ranges of the Dynars. The … More Few Days in the Paradise: Exploring Montenegro and Bosnia on a bike

I Found Everything, When I Left the World Behind

Within a few moments, the sky turned into a deep grey, and the calm waters of the lake had soaked up and floated, rocking our kayaks as they pleased. The wind grew stronger, creating in us a sense of standing at the same place, and the melodies of Einaudi’s songs coming from Mikołaj’s phone, created the dramatic background of … More I Found Everything, When I Left the World Behind

What You Lose When You Focus On Earning Money?

Yesterday evening, my father and I opened the suitcase, in which he kept the past. Old theater posters, favorite board game from childhood, 50 years old essay, graduation certificate, scout graduation cord with a whistle, military pass, diplomas from recitation competitions, family photos, old negatives and 16mm films with my grandfather, as well as maps of his production, set squares … More What You Lose When You Focus On Earning Money?

Few Words about How I Became the Happiest Girl in the Entire Universe

Exactly half a year ago I was putting up a tent on the top of Mam Tor, not yet knowing that I’ve just started the most beautiful chapter of my life. On that day, I saw him for the first time and felt that I found what I was looking for since I can remember. … More Few Words about How I Became the Happiest Girl in the Entire Universe