Rainbows, a good friend and birthday parties – two-week stories from Wien

Last two weeks contained many happening in Vienna along with traveling so I decided to combine them to this one post. After coming back from Rax we had a weekend full of birthday parties ahead of us, to wit, Patrick and Charlotte both had their birthday only two days apart each other. To celebrate their … More Rainbows, a good friend and birthday parties – two-week stories from Wien

The Mountains are calling and I must go

Right after returning from Croatia I had to unpack my backpack, pack it again and head to next ornithology field course. This time we stayed tree days in Rax, which is a traditional mountaineering and mountain walking area between provinces of Lower Austria and Styria. It’s also called the Wiener Hausberge (Vienna’s local mountains). In addition to … More The Mountains are calling and I must go

Heat wave in Vienna

Now I’m back again in Vienna and life has landed mor or less back to its tracks. I didn’t remember how laborious studying was… Last week I actually studied a lot. Not kidding. Only two days time period we had in total 11 hours just Conservation Planning lectures. That’s what I call marathon lectures. Anyhow, I ended … More Heat wave in Vienna

Spending a week with migrating birds in isola di Ponza

Since beginning of my studies I’ve been interested about birds. You can imagine how pleased I was attending Bird Migration Research course, where I got a chance to spend one week just observing and working with them! This surely was an amazing experience and also great opportunity to travel to Italy. Two birds with one stone so … More Spending a week with migrating birds in isola di Ponza

Roman holiday

Sun, +23 degrees and a kind breeze from the ocean. What else could you ask for? I’m now writing this post in Italy, where I’m spending one week in this beautiful island called Ponza! However, this is not supposed to be a holiday trip (even thought it feels a little like it), but a field course … More Roman holiday