Traveller guide

Sri Lanka I.: A Journey for Warmth, Tee, Spice, and Fantastic Culture - VIDEO
Published: 13.1.2015
It is one the most popular exotic destinations. And its popularity is raising fast. You can get the cheapest flight tickets there compared to other destinations, moreover you can stopover in Dubai or Maldives. Even the prices are affordable. It is also one of the most safest countries in the tropics, together with small island states. We land on Sri Lanka, a tropic paradise you will refuse to leave!

Iceland – Meeting on Another Planet VIII
Published: 11.1.2015
I wake up at 7.20 a.m. in a shock. I burst out of sleeping bag heading to washroom. Fortunately, I remembered the time of departure. It is an hour later so when I get it back together I start preparing for the departure. The weather is not very good today, it is a bit foggy.

China: Studies - Sidu: River and Mountains
Published: 10.1.2015
Spring was coming soon which lured us to the nature outside Beijing. “Why don’t you go to the Sidu river 十渡?“ one teacher–friend told us. The description suggested it is beautiful there: allegedly „Guilin桂林 of the north“. It is a vast karst area covering 300 km² in north China. This area was formed by the Tu-ma river. Sidu literally means “ten fords”. Today the fords are replaced with modern bridges yet they say the place has still some magic in it.

Columbia, Medellín – The City of Eternal Spring
Published: 9.1.2015
Today our stop in Latin America will take place in the second largest Columbian city.

France, Paris XXXIII: Louvre and Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Published: 7.1.2015
This is it. Our journey in Paris has came to an end. Our last destination is the legendary, beautiful, and fascinating Le Grand Louvre, or just Louvre for short. Before we even entered the world of colorful French history put in contrast to the modern France, we spent time seeing Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel.

SK, Bratislava: Modern City with Historical Downtown -VIDEO
Published: 6.1.2015
Bratislava is the capital and the largest city in Slovakia. The Danube flows through this city. Five bridgest (well, technically four today as the Stary Bridge is being disassembled only to be replaced with a new one). The most interesting si the SNP bridge built in the 20th century. There are couple of distributaries going to nowhere yet surrounded with riparian forests. Bratislava borders two countries – Hungary and Austria.

SK, High Tatras: Romantic Train Trip
Published: 5.1.2015
I spent two day in the High Tatras while on my way from Kosice and east Slovakia. I was lucky to spend there the most beautiful days of autumn. Even though sun shined only in the morning the weather was very good. It did not rain, snow, and it was not cold nor hot. Perfect when you go to mountains.

Iceland – Meeting on Another Planet VII
Published: 4.1.2015
I get up at 6 already. Yesterday I forget to charge my equipment so I have to do it now. More of us had the same idea. I still ponder whether to participate in hike or not. Eventually together with drivers and other great group that we will have a rest day today.

China: Studies – When You Don’t Want to Leave the School…
Published: 3.1.2015
When you are studying in China and you want to learn more than you would at classic lessons you can ask about optional classes. There are usually many as such at universities. You can choose everything from sports, literature, or trivia to calligraphy or local dialects.

Venezuela, Caracas – Metropolis on the Caribbean Sea II
Published: 2.1.2015
The second part of our series about Caracas starts where we left last time. It was by Capitolio subway station. From there we can get to the most beautiful historic buildings in the city.

SK, Bratislava – Church of Our Lady of the Snows
Published: 1.1.2015
Not long ago we visited silent part of Bratislava near the historic center. It is not visited very much by tourists. Inhabitants of Bratislava, however, love this location. Today we continue along the Hlboka Road. We will visit the Church of Our Lady of the Snows situated right above the Lurdska Cave.

France, Paris XXXII: Love Lock Bridge
Published: 31.12.2014
After a nice walk in the Tuileries Garden we continued to Louver we wanted to see so much. It was supposed to be a conclusion of our tour in Paris. Yet before we got to Louvre we went to the Seine to see the bridge that is a symbol of love, wishes, and friendship.

Hungary: Budapest – Living Metropolis on the Danube - VIDEO
Published: 30.12.2014
After a couple of hours in the train, I arrive in the terminus of Budapest Keleti Pályaudvar. Right the main hall of the train station inspires me to take out my camera from the backpack. It is a pity that one would not see here a steam engine. It must have been beautiful. A stay here for two nights prior my flight to Sri Lanka. I am lucky because I managed to get pleasant accommodation in the city center via AirBnb. It costs only 300 crowns a night...

Iceland – Meeting on Another Planet VI
Published: 28.12.2014
Alarm at 7,30. We have to leave cabins until 8,30. As always, I bought a good book guide and read it. In introduction, there was: “Despite you can travel by boat, we recommend it only to experienced sailors with tough stomachs. Gale is strong on the route as well as storms and waves of the Atlantic."

China: Studies – Back to School for a While – When Friend Comes from Afar...
Published: 27.12.2014
For as long as I had travelled in China, my main reason was studying the Chinese language. As more and more people ask me how learning Chinese in China is going I am going to spend some time explaining how it is.

Venezuela, Caracas – A City on the Caribbean I
Published: 26.12.2014
We stay in Americas one more time. This time we, however, move southwards, to Venezuela. Many of you know Venezuela for her dictator Hugo Chávez. Or that Venezuela is one of the biggest oil producers.

CZ, Ore Mountains – Where to Go Skiing
Published: 25.12.2014
New ski resorts, modern cableways, kilometers of maintained cross-country trails, adrenaline fun, observation towers… There are thousands of reasons why to spend time in the Ore Mountains. By the end of autumn, beautiful skiing terrain and opportunities to do sports are becoming relevant.

France, Paris XXXI: Jardin des Tuileries and the Non-Existent Palace
Published: 24.12.2014
Last week we saw Vendôme square and moved to Rivoli street. Right there are many important buildings we took look at in the first days of our tour de Paris. This time we chose to see a street opposite to Rivoli as the beautiful Jardin des Tuileries is located over there.

SK, Mala Fatra– One of the Most Visited Mountain Ranges in Our Country - VIDEO
Published: 23.12.2014
If you are among those who love nature, enthusiastic tourist, or winter sports lover, or mountain biking enthusiasts then you know that hills covered with woods, alpine meadows, and great ski slopes are the things that the Mala Fatra offers. And last but not least there are magnificent panoramas.

German: Berlin – Cafés and Hispter
Published: 22.12.2014
Berlin has become a center of art in Europe. It is a place where strong alternative culture has grown and is still growing. Its “tourist” side I know well already. I decided to see places where an ordinary tourist doesn’t go. Places with “vibe” and something interesting is happening there.

Iceland – Meeting on Another Planet V.
Published: 21.12.2014
Our stay on the Faroe Islands is getting shorter. It is the best time to visit the capital of Tórshavn and explore it thoroughly.

China: Studies – Terminus
Published: 20.12.2014
„To terminus? What will you do there? There is nothing! “

Mexico, Mexico City – Around Zocalo
Published: 19.12.2014
For the third time we visit the Mexican capital, one of the world largest cities. We will be around the historical core of the city around Zocalo square (Plaza de la Constitución).

CZ, Valec – The Real Baroque
Published: 18.12.2014
A town, a NPU administered chateau, and a park. This all will give you the feeling of heaven on earth. Just as the baroque architects intended it to be. The architecture exploits nature there to one hundred percent. It completes it with monumental set pieces, works of art, and thought-out placement of wood plants. The plan helps you to reach meditational mood.

France, Paris XXX: Vendôme Square
Published: 17.12.2014
After a magical walk near luxurious boutiques on Royale street, or admiring historical buildings on La Madeleine and Garnier Opera. Last part in our series, we visited the Lafayette gallery. We wandered about in pompous spaces for people who like to shop. We saw Paris from above and walked to see another landmark in the city.

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