Tips for trips
Israel: Dead Sea – Salt More Than Gold
On the borderline of Jordan and Israel there is Earth’s lowest elevation on land, the Dead Sea. This endorheic hypersaline lake is popular tourist attraction, golden mine for companies extracting medical salt as well as a palce of rich and interesting history.
Romania: Not Only about Count Dracula VI
Upon our ride of the Danube Delta and our visit to the sea resort of Mamaia we headed to the Romanian capital - Bucharest. This city of two million offers interesting sights, history, and fun at great landmarks and attractions.
Spain: Discovering the coastal areas of Catalonia - VIDEO
This time, we invite you to sail across dozens of kilometres of coastline in the north-east of Catalonia called the Costa del Maresme, located between lively Barcelona and the irresistible Costa Brava.
Romania: Not Only About Count Dracula V
In the last part of our series about travels across Romania we visited the town of Tulcea. It is basically the gate to the Danube Delta. Every year, thousands of tourists from all around the world visit this place. We are no exception. We will take the 120-km water ride off to the Black Sea.
Romania: Not Only About Count Dracula IV
We leaved Brasov for Tulcea early in the morning. On the road, we passed mining fields, vast meadows, and the mountain landscape changed to lowlands.
SK, Košariská: Štefánik's Birthplace - VIDEO
Today we will visit the typical hill village of Košariská, which consists of a total of nine homesteads or hill farms. Namely U Štefova, Dolní Košariská, U Plačkova, Horní Košariská, U Martinkova, U Šindelov, U Mosnáků, U Trvajová and Lopušná.
Morocco, Essaouira – A Town with French Charm
If you want to move to a quieter but equally interesting area of Marrakesh for a moment, the coastal city of Essaouira (formerly known as Mogador) is the right choice. Located on the west coast of Morocco, this pleasant city is soaked in the Atlantic Ocean and the way to it is through endless argan fields.
France, Departement Nord – Lille II
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.
Romania: Not Only About Count Dracula III
We set off to return to Brasov once we saw Castle Bran the said residenece of Count Dracula. We noticed Castle Râşnov, which is not less impressive. The castle sits above a town of the same name.
SK, Modra: A Town of Ceramics and Wine – VIDEO
In the south-west of Slovakia, approximately 25 km from the capital, there is the famous town of Modra. Historically, it has always been connected with the nearby towns of Pezinok and Svatý Jur, as well as with many important personalities, including one of the greatest Slovaks - Ľudovít Štúr.
Romania: Not Only about Count Dracula II
We started exploring Romania, a country on the Balkan peninsula last week. WE saw the towns of Arad and Brasov. This time we set off to the legendary castle Bran which became famous thanks to the famous Irish writer Bram Stoker and the book he wrote. Dracula.
SR, Dudince: Quiet Kingdom of Healing Water - VIDEO
At the foot of the Krupinská basin and the boundary of the Štiavnické vrchy, the Krupinská plain and the Danube plain, Dudince stretches out. The ideal location together with stable climatic conditions and unprecedented natural wealth make this town a great place to relax.
Italy, Sardinia – Cagliari and the Surroundings
The aim of this year's holiday was a diverse Sardinia. Within 14 days we had the opportunity to cross the island from the south through the mountains inland to the east, then north and northwest. Our journey begins in Cagliari, from where we then move east to the island.
Germany: Romantic Ruin of Oybin Castle and Monastery
If you want to take a trip abroad to see the gems of Czech-made architecture Czech s, you do not have to travel far. Only 1.7 km from the Czech borde, there is a romantic place in the German Saxony, which is historically linked to the Czech Republic.
Romania: Count Dracula and More I
Romania, a not very tourist-frequented country is situated on the north of the Balkan peninsula. In our miniseries we invited you to experience places worth visiting. Romania is a country of wonderful nature, culture, and unique landmarks. We are going to see some of the latter on the following lines.
SK, Sereď: Holocaust Museum - VIDEO
After a short time we will visit the town of Sereď again. This time we will introduce you to an authentic place related to the tragic period of the solution of the Jewish question in Slovakia during the Second World War. You may have already guessed that this place will be the Holocaust Museum, which was established in the premises of the former labour and concentration camp in Sered.
Germay, Bastei – Iconic Rocky Bridge above Elbe Canyon – VIDEO
When visiting, just avoid weekends and German public holidays, we recommend to go off-season or at least for one whole day. Otherwise, get ready for a big rush.
Bulgaria, Lake Atanasov – Enchanting Baths
Traveling in Bulgaria will culminate in a natural gem in the form of the Atanasov Lake, located on the northern outskirts of Burgas and one of the largest saltwater reservoirs in the country.
France, Departement Gard – Nîmes
We spend the end of the work week in another picturesque French town. Nîmes. There are amazing sights dating back to the antiquity. The most important one is an amphitheater built in the 1st century AD. Its proportions are impressive - 133 to 101 meters. About 21 thousand people could fit inside its auditorium. The theater was designed trully skillfully. There are 124 exits so large crowds could move in and out within minutes.
Bulgaria, Nessebar – Ancient Pearl of the Black Sea
From the Sunny Beach we set out to visit the ancient town of Nessebar, which stretches on the island and on the mainland and is washed by the Black Sea.
Morrocco, Imlil - A Climb Up Jebel Toubkal
Imlil is a relatively small mountain village located in the western part of the Atlas Mountains, roughly in the central part of Morocco. In fact, it is not so interesting in itself, but still welcomes thousands of visitors every year. You ask why? This is the place where alpine tourism enthusiasts go to the highest mountain in North Africa, Jebel Toubkal.
France, Seine-Maritime Departement – Le Havre
Let's travel to Normandy today. Normandy is a region of rich history, and diverse landscape. People can do many activities and see many interesting places.
Bulgaria, Sunny Beach – Holiday Paradise
In the next few weeks we will set out for the Balkan Peninsula, more precisely for Bulgaria. This European country has given the world many inventions, remarkable personalities, and has opened up many beautiful natural places, architectural gems and cultural customs.
Germany: Lindau Island on Bodensee
Wooden beams on red, blue or yellow Italian-style houses lining narrow streets. Purple flowers decorating the walls and looking like falling rain. Panorama of Alpine giants and their snow-caped summits and the Bodensee coastline. Refreshing ice cream, rays of setting sun and quietly rising moon above the horizon.
Montenegro: Durmitor- The Most Popular National Park in the Country
Durmitor was declared a national park in 1952 (with Lovcen and Biogradska Gora). Durmitor National Park spreads in the Durmitor Mountains and also in a narrow belt along the Tara river to Mojkovac.
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