Common Mistakes to Avoid on Weekend Travel | Chasing Krista

Common Mistakes to Avoid on Weekend Travel

Weekend travel is a perfect way to get a little taste or teaser of a new city. A few days away from the routine & schedule of life to explore somewhere new. Buuut keep in mind also that a few days is never enough time to fully explore and experience a new city, so you have to learn how to make the most of three days and try to avoid the hiccups that can be a damper your weekend plans!

24 Hours in Helsinki | Chasing Krista | Helsinki, Finland

24 Hours in Helsinki

From what I learned & what I wished I knew at the time, Helsinki is not about sights and structures. It has to do with experiences and becoming a part of the Finnish culture. While you are spending time in Helsinki or neighboring cities try relaxing at a Finnish spa, or de-stress at the sauna, get your nerd on in one of the exquisitely designed libraries, embrace the coffee culture and devour the taste of the Nordic capital. Helsinki is the World Design Capital.

Beijing | Chasing Krista | Beijing, China

Beijing

The capital of China, the beating heart of this thriving and bustling country. We all know the population of China is insanely huge and rapidly growing each day. I don’t know about yourself, but Beijing (China in general) overwhelms me to a point of anxiety. I have heard the rumors, seen the stories of how the population size of China is taking over the streets themselves. Within one weekend (three to four days) I believe it is possible to get a taste of both ancient and new through the streets of China’s unique capital city; weave in and out of thousands of years of imperial history masked together with the thriving scenes of the 21st-century society.

Cologne: a guide to Christmas Markets | Chasing Krista | Cologne, Germany

Cologne

A guide to Cologne’s Christmas Market Cologne (or Köln in German) is a 2,000-year-old city that runs across the Rhine River in western Germany. It is a cultural heart of … Continue reading Cologne