Traveller guide

CZ, Holesov – History, Historical Figures and Landmarks
Published: 29.1.2017
On the western edge of the Hostyn Hills, in Kromeriz district, there is a small town of Holesov. The town is known for its early Baroque chateau and its grandiose French style park as well as for its well-known jewish community in the past.

Denmark: Nordic Cities XII – Walk in Copenhagen
Published: 28.1.2017
On this day, our journey across Nordic cities comes to its end. Last time we visited Copenhagen and we would continue in our today.

France, Avignon – Landmarks in the City and Around It
Published: 27.1.2017
Already the last time we visited the beautiful Avigonon and we take a look at it today as well.

CZ, Svaty Hostyn – Site of Pilgrimage
Published: 25.1.2017
This time we are about to visit the highest situated Marian pilgrimage site in Moravia. For centuries, it has attracted pilgrims from near as well as from afar. The place we talk about is Svaty Hostyn.

Japan: Ikoma Mountain– Serene Beauty of Japanese Countryside – VIDEO
Published: 24.1.2017
There are so many attractions in Japan that it is difficult to go somewhere without having particular destination in mind. To stay at an old Japanese house was difficult to resist. Japanese countryside is way different from city. Eventually, it is more charming.

US, California: Sequoia National Park – Home to Massive Trees
Published: 23.1.2017
California is a country in the southwest coast in the US. Many foreign and domestic tourists are lured to this state. There is the wild Pacific Ocean coastline, interesting cities and towns and other amazing places created by nature. Mt. Whitney (4421 m) is the highest mountain of the Sierra Nevada moutain range stretching in the south of California. Mt Whitney is the highest mountain of continental United States. Some areas in California are national park or nature reserves.

Denmark: Nordic Cities XI – Copenhagen
Published: 21.1.2017
Beautiful moments pass by quickly. Now we are in the last place of our Scandinavian tour. The Danish capital is situated on the eastern coast of Sjælland island and partly it lays on Amager island. Copenhagen is a beautiful, modern city. People love it and return back gladly.

France – Avignon
Published: 20.1.2017
We remain in France. It is a country combining amazing nature, landmarks, good food and wine.

Lapland – Arktikum, Kemi Snow Castle and Ranua Wildlife Park
Published: 19.1.2017
If you visit Rovaniemi in Lapland (a town known for the Santa village) and try a ride on dog or moose pulled carriage among other snow-related activities, there are many other things to see and do.

SK, Piestany – Healing City
Published: 18.1.2017
Join us for a walk in one of the most important spa towns in Slovakia. There you can enjoy nature, culture, and amazing landmarks. Today we visit Piestany.

Japan: Daigo-ji – Forgotten UNESCO Shrine Near Kyoto – VIDEO
Published: 17.1.2017
Most of the visitors to Kyoto remain in downtown and they often forget there are many beautiful places around the city. Daigo-ji, a shrine compound, is such a place. The half-an-hour ride by subway is sure worth it.

US, California: Death Valley – Desert Landscape II
Published: 16.1.2017
Great drought, desert landscape, high temperatures - we are in Death Valley national park. It is best to being at a visitor center - there you can get the most important information, map, good advice, and buy the much needed water. There are several visitor centers in the park.

Netherlands: Kinderdijk – Wind Mill Village
Published: 15.1.2017
When you say the Netherlands everybody think of wind mills. These are symbol of this prosperous country and have been for a long time. The mills were built to drain water and dry terrain in lower attitude. Such mills are all across the Netherlands. There are, however, several places where you can see more than just one or two.

Sweden: Nordic Cities X – Stockholm – Around the Islands
Published: 14.1.2017
We sail along Djurgården island, a home to several itneresting museums. One of them is the Vasa Museum (we wrote about it the last time). The island used to hold the game and was fell right under the king. Nowadays, there is Ekoparken Park. The only park in the world situated at the heart of nation's capital. There is also the oldest amusement park in Sweden and Rosendal, a beautiful chateau. Moreover, the ABBA Museum was founded here in 2013.

France, Champagne – Wine Paradies II
Published: 13.1.2017
Last time we mentioned the unconditional surrender of Germany in Reims was celebrated with Champagne wine. This historic moment is commemorated by Musée de la Reddition. The building which houses the museum is the very same building where American General Dwight Eisenhower had his temporary HQ. There are photographs, strategic plans, or various military artifacts which you can see at the museum. The price is worth a shot - 4 euro for adults.

Poland – Cross-Country Skiing in the Jizerske Mountains
Published: 12.1.2017
Jakuszyce village is situated in the Jizerske Mountains but in Poland, mere six kilometers by E65 road from Harrachov to Szklarska Poreba. People who love historic landmarks will be probably disappointed but people who love relax and sport will love it there. In the summer season, bikers can make a use of a vast network of trails as well as walkers. In the winter season, high altittude and climate make the area around Jakuszyce a great place for cross-country skiers. They can ride on 100 kilometers of ski trails of varied difficulties. These cross-country tracks in Poland are connected to tracks in the Czech Republic.

SK: A Trip to Castle Bily Kamen
Published: 11.1.2017
Above the old town of Svaty Jur there are forests of the Small Carpathian Mountains. Hidden inside them there is a medieval gem - the ruin of Castle Bily Kamen. In our today's article we visit this Slovakian castle and tell you its story.

Japan, Shrines in Kyoto – Little Ones and the Big Ones – VIDEO
Published: 10.1.2017
Former Japanese capital of Kyoto has about two thousand shrines. Mostly these are Buddhist, about quarter of them is shinto. Sometimes these are vast compounds, in other cases only small shrines hidden in the streets. Let's see some of them.

USA, California: Death Valley – Desert Landscape I
Published: 9.1.2017
The Death Valley national park is named after the valley of the same name which is located in the very park. The name was given during the Golden Rush in the mid-19th century. A road went across this valley down which goldrushers went to reach fortune and fame. They, however, were thirsty, and hungry. They had to kill their oxes and roast them atop burning carriages to survive. For these horrible experiences the valley is named after the death itself.

Netherlands: Rotterdam – The City of (Not Ony) Novel Architecture
Published: 8.1.2017
Rotterdam is the second and very well known city in the Netherlands. Also, it has been considered the largest port in Europe. Today, it is mostly known for its modern and novel architecture.

Sweden: Nordic Cities IX – Stockholm
Published: 7.1.2017
We are in a camp near Stockholm. We set off for a walkthrough in the city yet first we make a stop at Vasa Museum.

France, Champagne  – Wine Paradise I
Published: 6.1.2017
Champagne is home to famous typie of wine - sparkling wine. This historic region is situated in the northwest of France. Unlike Gascony which we visited last week this region is more cold. The proximity to Paris generated Champagne's economic success. However, armies often marched through here to the French capital and they plundered anything standing in their way.

Ireland – Cork and a trip to Kinsale
Published: 5.1.2017
The second largest and one of the oldest Irish cities - Cork. It spreads on the both banks of the Lee River. It is in the south of the country. It is easy reachable when going from downtown Dublin by bus or by airplane. We decided to spend there two nights and make use of one day to walk in Kinsale - a small colorful town, a popular tourist destination.

SK, Cerova – Korlatka Castle
Published: 4.1.2017
Last week, we set off from Jablonica town, crossed the locality of Dubrava, climbed Lipovy Hill and reach Cerova-Rozbehy district. There we visited a beautiful observation tower. Then we traveled into the Middle-Ages because we visited Castle Korlatka.

Japan, Kyoto – A Romantic Journey into the Past – VIDEO
Published: 3.1.2017
It was Japanese capital for centuries. Today, it is far from the size of Tokyo yet it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Should we recommend you but one place where to go, Kyoto it would be.

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