Category: Local Travel Guides

Insider Tips for Ukraine: An ultimate visitor’s guide to Europe’s most underrated country

When many people think about traveling around Europe, they will usually first think about France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain and other Western European countries. Most of the time, lots of travelers would not venture to go Far East to visit the countries in Eastern Europe. This is probably due to what people hear and read through media along with prior historical situations between countries. Thus, the world has a lower image and opinion about Eastern Europe vs. the rest of Europe. As I was embarking on my first trip to Ukraine, many times people warned me against going there because they ... Read more

Berlin Insider tips: Visiting Berlin, Germany for the first time!

Are you visiting Berlin, Germany for the first time? Then you have come to the right place. As a Berlin local, having lived there full-time for over a year (and now it’s one of my home-bases), I’ve created this local guide with Berlin insider tips, the top things to do (must-see/dos), what food you must-try and more. Warning: You may feel the urge to visit Berlin immediately! But this guide is especially made to make your visit effortless, more affordable and just simply wonderful overall! Looking for Berlin Insider tips?! Let’s get started. How many days should you plan to spend ... Read more

Q & A with Expedia UK: Local Expert Recommendations on What to Do in New York City!

Dreams in Heels had the opportunity to be interviewed by Expedia UK as a local expert in the NYC area. We put together some recommendations to help you make some informed decisions before your visit to The Big Apple, New York. Which local snack would you recommend to a friend? Either a great cheesecake from Juniors – there are several around the city – or if not, a salted pretzel from one of our street vendors. Which city sight-seeing tour would you recommend? I would recommend the boat tours, because you don’t have to deal with crowds, and you can ... Read more

The Best Time to Visit New York: A Seasonal Guide

Almost daily, I get emails from readers asking me what is the best time to visit New York? Even though I prefer the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons, there is something beautiful about spending the winter in New York….watching the snowflakes fall over Central Park, visiting the tree in Rockefeller Center and admiring a snow-covered Empire State Building….these images may be iconic but are even better experienced in person. New York City often feels like the capital of the world! From the diversity, culture, entertainment venues and a plethora of things to see, eat and do, there is something for ... Read more

Expedia teams up with Olga Maria Dreams in Heels for its pocket travel guide to New York!

Dreams in Heels Blogazine is thrilled to announce that we recently partnered up with Expedia to put together their Pocket Travel Guide to New York. If you would like to read Olga Maria’s recommendations, go to the index menu and click on Contributors and immediately click on Olga Maria Czarkowski to discover the best local Rooftop Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants and much more of the city that never sleeps, New York. You can download your free pocket travel guide to New York here! About The New York Guide Welcome to your very own pocket travel guide to New York by Expedia. ... Read more

For a Perfect Day, It’s in Queens New York all the way!

Manhattan, where? Many are discovering (what locals already know) the unique adventures, sightseeing, spectacular views, eats, drinks, culture and nightlife that are to be found in Queens New York! Now you can experience it as a local with this guide – create one perfect day, in Queens. For a leisure start to the day, chance to read the paper, and of course, enjoy a great cup of coffee, you must visit COFFEED, the coffee shop with a conscience. Located on Northern Boulevard and 37th street, COFFEED is a local and sustainable shop. It uses locally and ethically sourced ingredients and ... Read more