Outdoors&nature lover (mountains in particular!), the possibility to explore is what drives my travels.
I've lived in Gdańsk, Cracow, London, Bologna and St. Petersburg.
I personally hate the yellow one and believe the blue one provides better views once you get out from the woods :) the yellow one has a very steep part. then from Murowaniec you can go straight to Kasprowy or via Przelecz Liliowe (Green +Red) - great views, easy... See More
Both are equally worth a visit... well I'm a bit biased as I've lived in St. Petersburg and only visited Moscow, so if I had to choose I'd go for the first - especially in the period May-July to experience the white nights (mid-June is the peak time). The city... See More
Do you speak Russian? As already mentioned, it may be difficult to find someone speaking English in some rural areas of Russia... but then on the other hand people are really helpful! As for safety, I wouldn't freak out too much. Sure, you have to be cautious, but don't... See More
“A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical... See More
I'd say maybe try Georgia or Armenia (especially the latter is veeeery cheap, Georgia is comparable to Poland which still for Western standards is cheap). You can get to Georgia (Kutaisi International Airport with Wizzair from Poland (Warsaw or... See More