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Italy, Rome's Surroundings – Seeing Etruscan Necropolis of Banditaccia near Cerveteri
Published: 23.3.2017
We were about to stay five days in Rome. So we intended to make some trips around Rome. We received some advice at the visitor's center which led us to visit the town of Cerveteri. The town is situated in the Lazio region about 40 kilometers from Rome. It takes us about an hour by train to reach Marina di Cerveteri station (the train departs several times every day from Roma Termini station). Then you need to reach a bus stop (100 from the train station). A free of charge minibus departs from here to the historic center of Cerveteri (to Piazza Aldo Moro). The ride takes about 20 minutes.

CZ, Kromeriz – Charming Beauty II
Published: 22.3.2017
Today we make our first walk i Kromeriz. We will look at the most amazing gems of its architecture, see its marvelous squares, and picturesque streets.

Thailand, Doi Ang Khang: A Trip to Ethnic Minorities Near the Border with Burma – VIDEO
Published: 21.3.2017
Ang Khang is an astonishingly beautiful area in the mountains slightly over three hours of ride from Chiang Mai. Thousands upon thousands of visitors from Thailand travel here. We didn't meet any foreign tourists during the whole day. Villages where ethnic minorities live, a botanic garden, tea plantation, and amazing vistas are all worth the long journey.

Colombia: Bogota
Published: 20.3.2017
Bogota is the capital and Colombia's largest city. The country is diverse, multicultural, and one can even say that you will experience sort of time travel there. The latter happens when you leave the district of high skyscrapers and walk into La Candelaria district with its colonial architecture.

Netherlands: Maastricht – The Hidden Gem of the South
Published: 19.3.2017
Let's see the south of the Netherlands. Close to Belgium and Germany, there is the city of Maastricht. Unlike other well-known famous places in the country, has its original looks. A few minutes in the city leaves you with feeling of historic atmosphere. Many sights, and buildings are well preserved. So let's see which places are worth visiting.

Cyprus: The Island of Two Worlds I – Nikosia
Published: 18.3.2017
You need to go to Cyprus, had you not been there yet. The island is amazing and it will charm you. Its mountains, antiquity, or picturesque towns are perhaps its most magical features. For what its worth, the variety of experiences there are unlike anything you can experience somewhere else.

France, Departement Nord – Lille II
Published: 17.3.2017
Last time we ceased our tour de Lille at Notre-Dame de la Treille. Let leave it for now and go down Rue de la Monnaie lined by amazing historic houses until we reach Rue Princesse. There we turn right to Maison natale Charles de Gaulle. Those of you who speak French a bit might have an idea what this place is. It is the house of birth of one of the most famous Frenchmen of all time – Charles de Gaulle.

Italy, Rome – A Off Season Trip II - Vatican
Published: 16.3.2017
Being in Rome one should visit Vatican - the smallest country in the world. Millions of tourists visit it every year and sea its museums, the Sistine chapel, or St Peter's basilica. The entire land is surrouned by ramparts. The state of Vatican consists of the Vaticane gardens, St Peter's square, St Peter's basilica, and another significant structures.

CZ, Kromeriz – Charming Beauty I
Published: 15.3.2017
In our new mini series we introduce you to Kromeriz, a town of beautiful streets, squares, sacral constructions, amazing gardens, and UNSECO sights. We will roam in one of the most beautiful places in the Czech Republic. Its amazing history, culture, and knowledge is why it is called Athens of Hana.

Thailand, Thaton: Forgotten Town in the Shadow of Beautiful Mountains – VIDEO
Published: 14.3.2017
In the very north of Thailand, there is the town of Thaton laying on the River Kok. The river flows here from Burma. It flows at the edge of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Pakr. Then, between the mountains it runs to Chiang Rai, and then to the borderline with Laos where it flows into the Mekong. If you are one for some adventure, take a small boat from Chiang Rai to Thaton. The journey is great. It is an adventure which can continue in Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park.

Colombia: Tunja, and Villa de Leyva
Published: 13.3.2017
Tunja is a well preserved colonnial town founded by Gonzales Suárez Rendón in 1539. We were surprised how cold it was there. Well, no wonder. We are at 2820 meters above sea level!

The Netherlands: Den Bosch – The City of (Not Only) Hieronymus Bosch
Published: 12.3.2017
A small, and quite ordinary town in North Brabant province. This town is not only the birth place of the world famous Hieronymus Bosch. There are also many interesting places, and experiences to enjoy.

France, Departament Nord – Lille I
Published: 10.3.2017
The town of Lille is situated at the border with Belgium. Allegedly, it was founded in the mid-7th century as told by the legend of Lyderic and Phinaert.

Italy, Rome – An Off-Season Trip I
Published: 9.3.2017
We were pondering if winter or early spring are suitable seasons for a stay in Rome. It turned out, it was a great choice. It is off main season, therefore accommodation, and flight tickets are notably cheaper. There are also lesser tourist crowds (yet in Vatican or at the main train station there are still many people there). Moreover, the weather is amazing. It was bit frosty in the morning but as the day goes on, the sun is more powerful. Temparatures then rise up to 18 °C so we wore just sweaters (some even wore T-shirts and shorts).

CZ, Olomouc – The City of Unique Sights IV
Published: 8.3.2017
We left Republiky sqaure for St Wenceslas Cathedral situated on Wenceslas square. The cathedral houses Roman Catholic archdiocesis of Olomouc. The grandiose Romanesque/Gothic structure has some Baroque features and rich decoration of sculptures. It is true jaded gem of the city.

Thailand: Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park – VIDEO
Published: 7.3.2017
When talking about Thailand many think of beaches with snow white sand and never ending party in Bangkok. Only handful visit the north of the country and if they usually don't go anywhere beyond the towns of Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai. The entire north of the country has beautiful mountain ranges, wild nature, beautiful native villages, and best conditions for making a trip by bike. So let visit the northernmost national park in Thailand today - Doi Pha Hom Pok.

Colombia: San Gil and Barichara
Published: 6.3.2017
The town of San Gil was founded in 1705. It is one of the most important places for sports in Colombia. There are many agencies focusing on adrenaline activities, however, you can have more tranquil of a stay in this town.

Great Britain, Northern Devon – In the Spirit of Victorian England
Published: 5.3.2017
North Devon is a part of Devonshire, a county in the southwest of England. In the north it borders the Bristol Bay. This area is great for anyone intending to experience true English countryside and nature. Tourism and agriculture creates significant proportion of income of the local population. Thanks to that, the region has kept its 19th century atmosphere and its typical meadows, fields, and wild coastline.

Laos, Phonsavan: Jars of Mysterious Fate
Published: 4.3.2017
I am watching green hills, cliffs, rice fields, and stone jars from the window on a minibus. The jars are large, small, oval, with and without a lid. Unlike the road, these are hard to not to see. There is no proper tourist trail but rather a road lined on both sides.

France, Departament Haute-Garonne – Toulouse II
Published: 3.3.2017
We visit Toulouse one more time. This time we see Place du Capitole which is situated in the heart of the city. The square is vibrant and crowded. Usually, farm markets take place there as well as open air art exhibitions. Once, there were plastic cows painted by local artsist. They were sold in auction and the money was gifted to charity.

US: Chicago - Windy and Green City II
Published: 2.3.2017
It is evening. We are quite disappointed from teh Skydeck at Willis Tower. The vista was not as great as we expected it to be. Yet our mood imporved with another experience. It was much more intense and I recommend it to everyone going to Chicago.

CZ, Olomouc – A City of Unique Sights III
Published: 1.3.2017
Upon seeing Dolni and Zerotinovo squares, we walked down several streets and found ourselves on Horni square again. Church of St Moritz is located near to it.

SR, Brezova pod Bradlom – A Town of National Pride – VIDEO
Published: 28.2.2017
The Region of Trencin is full of many landmarks hidden in nature. An example of such fusion os Brezova pod Bradlom, a town of 5 thousand situated at the foothills of the Small Carpathians. Bradlo hill rises above the town. On it, there is the burial mould of Milan Rastislav Štefánik who was born in Kosariska.

Colombia: San Juan de Girón
Published: 27.2.2017
San Juan de Girón was founded by Francisco Mantilla in 1631. The historic center was declared a cultural landmark which helped it to be preserved. Therefore we can admire beautiful paved streets and houses with lime facade.

Great Britain, Southern Devon – Across the Land of Sir Francis Drake and Agatha Christie
Published: 26.2.2017
If you want to enjoy atmosphere of traditional England, its stone houses and glittering sea in the background mark the area of southern Devonshire.

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