Visiting Red October Factory in Moscow | Oh My Simple Life

Visiting Red October Factory in Moscow

Are you looking for a less mainstream place to visit in Moscow during the weekend? The place I would suggest is Red October (Krasniy Oktyabr) – candy factory, which has turned into the arts district. It is located quite close to the metro station Kropotkinskaya… and this place opens…

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The Great Wall - Beijing Places | Oh My Simple Life

The Great Wall – Beijing Places

When you visit Beijing in China the Great Wall is probably the first place that pops up in your mind for visiting, however, we somehow left it for the last. We waited for the best season to explore such an important place. Turns out waiting for September for a…

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Mysterious Jogjakarta - Travel Indonesia | Oh My Simple Life

Jogjakarta – Travel Indonesia

When someone says Indonesia the first place that probably comes to your mind is Bali. I have spent a year in Bintan island, which is just as nice as Bali, and managed to travel a little around to find out more about this mysterious country. One of the places…

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Yonganli Silk Market - Beijing Place | Oh My Simple Life

Silk Market – Beijing Place

In 2012 when I came to China for the very first time Beijing had quite a few markets to offer. Right next to the main shopping area of Sanlitun (currently TaiKoLi) there was a Yashow market, where we used to spend so much time. Before my return in 2017…

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Luxurious Abu Dhabi – Travel UAE

All of the Emirates of UAE Abu Dhabi is my favorite one. It is quite, pleasant and clean. Somehow Abu Dhabi attracts much less tourists in comparison to Dubai, but a large number of business travelers. Abu Dhabi has the largest Mosque to show to the visitors, a unique…

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Different Dubai – Travel United Arab Emirates | Oh My Simple Life

Different Dubai – Travel United Arab Emirates

Another place, where I was based in between my China appointments was Ajman of United Arab Emirates, which is a tiny Emirate with nothing to do but the beach. Having Abu Dhabi quite far, Dubai became the destination number one for all free days. Unlike Beijing, I can’t say…

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Chongwenmen Hidden Park - City Gems | Oh My Simple Life

Chongwenmen Hidden Park – Beijing Places

Continuing the section of hidden alleyways, today’s pick is Chongwenmen hutong park (it is actually in between Chongwenmen and Qianmen). It is an old hutong area, which is still being developed into a newer version of a traditional street.  

The Summer Palace - Exploring Beijing | Oh My Simple Life

The Summer Palace – Beijing Places

One of the nicest places in Beijing to visit is the Summer Palace. It is a little bit out of the city but totally worth a visit. The best is to visit it during the working week as during the weekend it is packed. It is a beautiful park…

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Parisian Dreams - Throwback to Life in Europe | Oh My Simple Life

Parisian Dreams – Travel France

The longer I stay in Asia, the more I understand that I miss tiny streets, elegant cafes, freshly baked pastries, beautiful places. It is not that Asia does not have them, but they are just different. I visited Paris twice – once in the summer and once in the…

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