Traveller guide

Scotland: Orkneys – Magical Islands of the North IV.
Published: 26.8.2013
The last part of our visit of the islands we spent on Mainland and neighboring island on the south. These islands are interconnected with the so-called Churchill barriers.

Francie, Dijon – A City of Medieval Architecture
Published: 23.8.2013
Name Dijon is notorious. We know it as a popular type of mustard, however, we might not know about the city and the commune which gave it its name.

Scotland: Orkneys – Magical Islands of the North III
Published: 19.8.2013
We continued along the coastline to east and we were amazed with a beautiful road without holes and patches. There are just three main roads on Mainland, however, unlike ours they were in splendid condition.

Bangladesh, Dhaka – The Rickshaw Capital
Published: 16.8.2013
The Rickshaw Capital is a nickname for the metropolis of the country with the highest population density on the world. More in our article.

Scotland: Orkneys – Magical Islands of the North II
Published: 12.8.2013
Near the village is Yesnaby, perhaps the most popular cliffs we just had to visit. A look from above on wild waves made took one’s breath. After we explored the surroundings we headed to mysterious stones.

USA: Philadelphia – Street Life II.
Published: 11.8.2013
When you walk around in downtown you would definitely notice City Hall built in an Empire style, on the top there is a statue of the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn. There is also Independence Hall in the center, the building is included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage lists and also the already-mentioned Declaration of Independence was signed there.

Scotland: Edinburgh - Bòidheach Prìomh-bhaile (A Beautiful Capital) II.
Published: 10.8.2013
So what next you should miss when in Edinburg? For example Royal Yacht Britannia that traveled astonishing 1 million naval miles in its existence, it is as if the yacht traveled around the world for 40 times. In 1997 it was put out of service and today it is opened to the public.

Azerbaijan, Baku – The Capital of an Oil Country
Published: 9.8.2013
The meaning of Baku is “God’s city.” Is it? You may learn it in the article today.

Scotland: Orkneys – Magical Islands of the North I
Published: 5.8.2013
The Orkney Islands are located on massive cliffs north of Scottish shore. There are 70 islands and only on about 20 there is some permanent settlement.

USA: Philadelphia – Street Life I.
Published: 4.8.2013
I decided to spent part of Christmas in the former capital of the State of Pennsylvania and the whole United States. During my introductory au-pair course I met a Czech with whom I still stay in touch, she invited me to her home in Philadelphia.

Scotland: Edinburgh - Bòidheach prìomh-bhaile (Beautiful Capital) I.
Published: 3.8.2013
When one is in Scotland he/she should’t miss Edinburgh, its capital. This city located near the sea is worth at least several day stay. Still, you should bear on mind that you wouldn’t see everything.

Bolivia, Cochabamba – Lets Go to Central Bolivia
Published: 2.8.2013
Cochabamba is the capital of the Cochabamba Department that cover the area approximately of Slovakia. This department is well-known in the country for its fertile soil thus its nickname is “granary of Bolivia”. Among agriculture products cultivated there are grains, tobacco, sugar cane, potatoes or cocoa beans.

China: A Long Journey VII. - Yinchuan III. A Town of Chinese Muslims
Published: 29.7.2013
As it has been already said in the previous article, Yinchuan is the capital of Ningxia, an autonomous region of the Hui people. Long story short, the Hui people are Chinese Muslims and you may recognize them at first glance for men as well as women wear typical hats.

USA: San Francisco – City in Bay II
Published: 28.7.2013
Next day morning we set out to explore Lombard Street, a street that is world famous for its zigzag character. And really, houses are built to allow everyone who live there to drive in or out on this steep hill.

Pakistan, Lahore– The Heart of Pakistan
Published: 26.7.2013
The Heart of Pakistan or the Cultural Capital are probably the two most common nicknames for this huge city.

Spain, Granada: A Blink to the Eternal Silence in the Alhambra II
Published: 22.7.2013
The visitor will feel at home in the Patio de los Leones whose fountain, surrounded by a slim gallery of 124 columns, provides a humane architectonic space put to the service of men, in a miraculous mixture of geometry, light and rhythm.

USA: San Francisco – A City in Bay I
Published: 21.7.2013
I gave myself a four-day vacation in San Francisco in the middle of my two-year au-pair stay in the US. Everyone, who ever was there, never said anything except superlatives and mentioned the difference between east coast and west coast cities.

Srí Lanka: Colombo – A Colonial Fortress
Published: 19.7.2013
There live more than twenty million people in Sri Lanka and 750 thousand in its largest city, Colombo. The northeastern border of the city is the River Kelani and the city itself is situated on Sri Lanka’s western shore. As many present states in Africa, Asia and Latin America, even Sri Lanka had its colonial experience with Portuguese, Dutch, and eventually with British.

India: How I Imagined "Incredible India" III.
Published: 15.7.2013
We spent New Years Eve and New Year on camels back, unusually, in the Thar Desert in Rajastan, near Pakistan border. We danced around fire in the sound of side drums together with tourists from all-around the world. We ate Indian meals with Kari, chili and sand.

USA: Niagara Falls - Between Two Countries
Published: 14.7.2013
I went to a trip to Niagara Falls together with my three au-pair colleagues near the end of my two-year stay in the US. It is an unwritten tradition to visit the Niagaras if you are an au-pair in New York. I haven’t met anyone who didn’t visit the falls or at least wasn’t going to.

Spain, Granada: A Blink to the Eternal Silence in the Alhambra I.
Published: 13.7.2013
«I believe in eternity», said the American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson when proclaimed to see the genius of Greece, Italy and Spain. Without any doubt, Emerson knew Granada or, at least, he had a feeling of how it would be like.

Turkey, İzmir: The Heritage of Multiculturalism
Published: 12.7.2013
Izmir (also known as Smyrna) has been settled for five and half millennia. The city is located in Anatolia along the bay which is connected with the Mediterranean Sea. The location of the city mean it had experienced rule of many civilizations and empires. The last of them, the Ottoman Empire, conquered Izmir in 1389, in the time when it still was a part of the decaying Byzantine Empire.

India: How I Imagined the "Incredible India" II
Published: 8.7.2013
What dos afflict one’s soul? Omnipresent beggars, mostly kids who are dirty and usually ill and mutilated in purpose. They try to catch you and making gestures they are hungry…

USA: Pittsburgh – The City of William Pitt
Published: 7.7.2013
I started my two-year stay in the US in Pittsburgh. I had stayed there for four mostly summer months. There I had first experiences of living in a foreign country, adapting to new habits, food, people and I also tried to overcome the language barrier.

CZ: From the Most Western to the Most Eastern Point of the Czech Republic 2
Published: 6.7.2013
For we like to find new interesting trips we decided to travel from the most western to the most eastern point of the Czech Republic. Both places have something in common: they are hidden and perfectly camouflaged; a tiny pathway leads there and it goes through a hilly terrain. Everyone every time thinks he/she is somewhere else.

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