Articles by: Amused Observer

Israel – a country you should visit

Israel – a country you should visit

Unexpected trips to places you hadn’t planned have one important advantage: you go without any expectations, with curiosity what the visit will bring, with the feeling that whatever happens you’re going to like it. Pulling one suitcase with two unread guidebooks inside, smiling, Monika and Ola set off on a […]

Read More

Postcard views.

Postcard views.

I sometimes meet people who say that if they were to travel the places again they would stay off-the-beaten-track, leaving out all the places visited by the crowds, leaving out all the “must have sees” that we have ‘known’ for ages from photos, TV and magazine covers. When I was […]

Read More

Colonia del Sacramento (Urugway)

Colonia del Sacramento (Urugway)

“This place reminds me of somewhere else,” I thought when I arrived in the town, “it’s so, well, so south European.” And I was right as it turned out that Colonia del Sacramento was founded by the Portuguese in 1680 and you can experience charm that you might know from […]

Read More