Traveller guide

Cuba – Pinar del Río and Visiting a Tobacco Plant
Published: 9.9.2017
After our stay in Habana we were looking forward to travel west to Pinar del Río. We had booked accommodation and some trips at Casa Manuela, a guest house in downtown which treats you like if you were in a hotel. Food was great, rooms beautiful, many terraces with seating, and very kind staff. Through here we booked a ride from Habana. Everything went smoothly and on time. Moreover, we had probably the safest car of our entire vacation here.

Great Britain, Windsor – Castle, Ferris Wheel, and Lego
Published: 8.9.2017
Today, we visit the town of Windsor located 30 kilometers west of London in Berkshire. This little town features beautiful half-timbered houses, winding streets, and cobllestone sidewalks.

Greece, Panteleimonas – Mountains, Beaches, and Sights
Published: 6.9.2017
Upon our visit to Litochoro, we moved several kilometers on. Our next stop was a typical Greek village with amazing nature, interesting architecture and amazing vistas.

SK: Trencin – Majestic Castle above the Vah – VIDEO
Published: 5.9.2017
The castle that once guarded the Vah river valley is easy to spot. It would be a missed oportunity to not to make a stop there. The town of Trencin itself is worth a trip. Throughout the centuries the city, one of the three oldest in Slovakia, emerged around the castle. Today we take a closer look at it.

Croatia: Plitvice Lakes – UNESCO's Nature Gem
Published: 4.9.2017
The Plitvice Lakes are situated in the Dinaric karst area at altitude of 500–640 meters. These are a group of 16 large and several small karst lakes in cascade arrangement. Over 140 waterfalls links these lakes together. The cascades were created by activity of unique bacteria living in moss and grass. Barriers between the lakes rise up to 3 centimeters each year.

Great Britain, Bath – Roman Spa, Jane Austen and Divine Bunns
Published: 1.9.2017
Today, we spend a day in the city of Bath. The city is located in Avon Valley between the Mendip Hills and the Cotswolds Hills. The name of the city is linked to its purpose. The city lays on 2 thousand yer old Roman baths. Moreover, the city features amazing Georgian houses which are incredibly well preserved. The city was listed in UNESCO's world heritage in 1987.

Greece, Litochoro – Mystical Mountain Town
Published: 30.8.2017
This time we decided to set off to explore towns and cities in Greece. Litochoro was one of our first stops. This "stone town" is situated close to the Olympic Mountains.

SK: Kosice – Unique City in East Slovakia – VIDEO
Published: 29.8.2017
Before Kosice received status of the Europan Culture Capital in 2013, nobody had known about it. However, it has becoming increasingly popular and today Kosice is one of the most visited cities in the region. Slowly it changes from an industrial center to center of culture and edcuation. Let's see Kosice for ourselves.

Bosnia and Hercegovina – Memories of the Winter Olympics and a Tour in Tuzla
Published: 28.8.2017
Our journey in Bosnia and Hercegovina is coming to an end with the last day upon us. We plane to leave Sarajevo for Tuzla which is the site of the airport. Before taking off we want to refresh ourselves. The hottest day of our vacation is upon us. However, there is one more place close to Sarajevo which we want to see. This is the remains of once a bobsleigh track used for XIV Winter Olympis in 1984. Then the games took place in Yugoslavia. The trakc is located in the Trebevic mountain range southeast from Sarajevo on Jahorina mountain. The track was severely damaged during the war and mines were laid around. The remains of the track have been frequented by tourists lately. It is rather now a war memorial than a place which would be a memorial to the Olympics.

USA: Maryland – The Harbor Town of Baltimore
Published: 27.8.2017
After our last visit to Pennsylvania, today we travel to the neighboring state of Maryland. The state is known mostly for Camp David – the weekend residence of American presidents. Annapolis is teh state capital. The state is among ten smalles US states by area.

Cuba, Habana – Landing and First Impressions
Published: 26.8.2017
We had a transfer flight in Amsterdam on our way to Habana. You have about an hour to transfer but it is a long way to Terminal 3. Therefore, be sure to not to loose much time. The flight takes 10 hours and 15 minuts. It is much up to the Cuban airport how long it is. Our landing was qite stresful for it had to be fast. However, Cubans then left us standing on the runway all this spared time. However, this is sort of an introduction to the way of life in Cuba.

Great Britain, York – The Main City of North England
Published: 25.8.2017
The ancient city of York is the main city of northern England. There are amazingly well-preserved walls, altogether 5 kilometers long. This makes them the longest walls in Great Britain. You can even take a walk on them and it would be a walk long to remember. The wall was built in the 14th century and follows the places Roman buildings sites. Four original gates are also preserved.

SK: Orava – Príslop Saddle, Vajcôfka and Amazing Meadows
Published: 23.8.2017
One sunny day we came to a decision that we need to get out of summer heat in the city. We packed our things and left Bratislava for north of the country, for Orava. As we are not particularly physically fit and we did not want to visit many tourist we chose Prislop saddle to be the destination.

SK: Presov – The Capital of Saris – VIDEO
Published: 22.8.2017
Slovakia's third largest city is a place you shouldn't miss while traveling in the east of the country. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the area. It has beautiful historic center and the city itself is gateway to Saris, a region of amazing nature, rich culture, important Ruthenian minority and Bardejov, a famous UNESCO grade town. So what you can see in Presov?

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Sarajevo – The Capital
Published: 21.8.2017
Upon our visit to Blidinje nature park and Jablanica town we drive on along E73 road to the northeast. Our goal is Bosnia and Hercegovina's capital Sarajevo. Once again we drive on the new section of the freeway. There are several exits to Sarajevo so don't take the first one hastily and wait for the one which directs you to the city center. Otherwise you could make your drive much longer.

USA: Pennsylvania – Altoona, a Railroad Town
Published: 20.8.2017
In the following weeks, we are going to visit some of the overlooked places in the USA. We begin our tour on the other end of the Atlantic in Pennsylvania, a state in the northwest of the country.

Great Britain, Manchester – China Town and Football
Published: 18.8.2017
Today, we continue in our getting around Manchester. First, we visit Heaton Park. Its 250 hectares makes it the largest park in Manchester. At the heart of the park, there is Heaton Hall, a neo-classical chateau made of sand stone. It is not open to the public at the present. In the park, there are many original buildings which received renovation. Moreover, there is a golf course, a observatory, or a museum.

CZ, Luhacovice – Beautiful Spas and Interesting Surroundings II
Published: 16.8.2017
After the introduction to Luhacovice and local world famous spa, we visit some local cultural, nature, and historic sights. We are going to travel within the regions of unique Valassko, hospitable Slovacko and fertile Hana.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Blidinje Nature Park and Jablanica – Neverending Road, Beautiful Nature and Some Tidbits of History
Published: 14.8.2017
Early in the morning we leave Mostar, join the E73 route in the direction to Sarajevo. We pass amazing mountain sceneries and eventually reach the town of Jablanica. We plan to stay here for a while but not now. By turning to the left we get deeper into the mountains some of which rise as high as 2 000 meters above sea level.

SK: High Tatras – Climbing to Sedlo pod Ostrvou
Published: 13.8.2017
The High Tatras are among the most popular places for tourists in Slovakia. In summer, many visitors from home and abroad come here to enjoy the magic of mountains or do some hiking. Sedlo pod Ostrvou is a popular spot for easy alpine tourism.

Chile: From Coyhaique to Argentina and on the Route 40 Back to Chile on the Route 40
Published: 12.8.2017
We conclude our journey across Carretera Austral at the town of Coyhaique. We leave Puerto Aysén and enjoy amazing nature with amazing vistas. The Río Simpson river is our company for almost the entire journey. By the way, the rivers flows across Reserva Nacional Río Simpson nature reserve.

Great Britain, Manchester – Cradle of Industrial Revolution
Published: 11.8.2017
Manchester – once the showcase of industrial Europe. Today, is the industrial glroy long gone but now the city thrives as trade, cultural and educational hub.

CZ, Luhacovice – Beautiful Spa and Interesting Surroundings I
Published: 9.8.2017
Luhacovice spa is beautiful, quiant and treats patiens in any season of the year. Its diverse architecture, splendid surroundings and green has always charmed its visitors.

Austria: Green, Mountainous Country – VIDEO
Published: 8.8.2017
Austria is a very popular summer vacation spot. It has high mountains. Today we give you several tips where to go.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, Blagaj – Turkish Atmosphere
Published: 7.8.2017
After our visit to Hutovo Blato nature park and the town of Pocitelj, we follow the road to get closer to Mostar. However, we turn left near the town, ride for another 10 kilometers and follow brown tourist boards towards the town of Blagaj. The town was conquered by the Turkish in 1466. This heavily shaped the architectonic look of the town.

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