Blue Vagabird

Conveying the joy of travel

Tioman Island. A Journey to The New Paradise Lost

Tioman beach

“Little islands are all large prisons; one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.” Sir Richard Francis Burton Hideaway. Hidden paradise. Discovered. By no means did I dream of the wings of a swallow Read more…


How to Make the Most of Beijing in One Day? Plan A Perfect 24-Hour Layover

China-Wall-Mutianyu

With the area of ca. 17 thousand square km, and the population of over 21 million, Beijing is one of the biggest cities in the world. You can easily spend a week sightseeing (in which case, here’s a good itinerary). Read more…


Singapore Swing: Top Saving Hacks for Your Next Trip

Singapore-temple-skyscraper

Fifth time in a row, Singapore has been dubbed the world’s most expensive city.  Your Singapore trip doesn’t have to cost you a fortune! Use my ideas on how to enjoy the city break without ruining your budget. All it takes is just a few simple travel swaps.


Your 1st Trip to Asia? Here Are 21 Things to Remember Before Your Take-off [A CHECKLIST]

So, you’ve made the decision. You’re traveling to Asia for the first time. You’ve selected the place, sorted out your passport and visas, and secured all bookings. You’re all set.

Well, not quite yet. Here are 21 tips that will help brace yourself for your first Asia trip and make sure your dream trip doesn’t turn into a dream trap. 


Countdown: 9 Norway Trivia to Impress Your Friends

Oslo-Town-Hall

Do sheep dream of electric kennels? They may if this is Norway! Check out what electric kennels, Go Pro and 4 happy sheep have in common! “Countdown: 9 Norway Trivia to Impress Your Friends”


World Cup 2018 Great Escape. Unusual Things to Do Around Moscow & Sochi

FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia is in full swing. Are you in Moscow or Sochi and already tired of fellow tourists? Check several alternatives to the usual Kremlin tour.


Norway in 4 Days. A Say-it-All Itinerary with Prices – Part 2. Bergen

After a dayful of city trekking and sightseeing in Oslo, and a night ride on the famous train to Bergen, we land in the former capital of Norway. Welcome to the city of fjords!


Norway in 4 Days. A Say-it-All Itinerary with Prices – Part 1. Oslo

Norway Fjord

Norway has always been on my radar with its breath-taking scenery, deep cerulean fjords, and uncompromising beauty. Yet, I always pushed it aside in favor of other destinations. The exorbitant prices may have something to do with that. But the die is cast. I’m heading off to the land of trolls in three weeks, and sharing my 4-day itinerary for Oslo+Bergen with prices!


Krakow Trip. You’re Doing It All Wrong! 6 Tip-offs to Kill For from a Local

Krakow’s claim to fame as one of the most attractive places in Europe is well-deserved. Although most visitors flock to the typical tourist spots, I’m giving you away 6 tip-offs where to go to experience the real feel of the city.


Hate It or Love It? 6 Reasons You Might Love or Hate London

London is a city of endless opportunities. At the same time, it has countless downsides. Without fail, it’s also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Is it worth a trip?