SK, Bardějov - A Historic Gem in UNESCO
Today we will visit the best-preserved historical center in Slovakia, which the town of Bardejov rightly boasts. A total of 46 stone houses situated on narrow medieval plots with a predominantly Gothic appearance not only give this city historical authenticity, but it was also an impetus for its inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Belgium: Gent – Marvelous City
Ghent is the most beautiful of all Belgian cities. It is situated in east Flanders, i.e. the north of the country. The atmosphere takes you back centuries into the past. The city's outskirts are not anything interesting. One could say it looks like any other city. Actually, it is quite the contrary.
Japan, Kyoto – A Romantic Journey into the Past – VIDEO
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.
France, French Riviera IV: Saint-Tropez – Famous Gendarme’s District – VIDEO
The famous movie Troops from Saint-Tropez still helps to bring hundreds of thousands visitors to the beautiful town on the Cote d’Azur. Louis de Funès and typical French humor fit perfectly to local environment and thus became one of the most well-known French movie ever. Saint Tropez deserves it. In my opinion, it is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Australia, Tasmania: Hobart – Quiet Capita – VIDEO
It is 9 p.m. Streets are almost empty yet you are in Tasmania's largest city which is home to almost quarter of million people. The reason is simple - the city is so vast nobody stays in downtown in the evening. However, it is quite lively and busy during the day. Still, this is a noise and business of a quiet harbor city where is no reason to hurry. Apart from rising number of tourists, there are no radiant tomorrows for the city iteslf.
SK, Lakšárská Nová Ves: A Town in the mid of the Zahorska Lowland - VIDEO
Today's tip for a trip will be Lakšárská Nová Ves, a village located in the southwestern part of Slovakia, in the middle of the Záhorská lowland, in the Morava river basin. It is 17 km away from the district town of Senica and consists of two cadastral areas, namely Lakšárská Nová Ves and Mikulášov. It borders Šaštín-Stráže, Borský Mikuláš or the Záhorie military district.
Lower Austria: Unforgettable Autumn Experiences
Lower Austria is popular for its wine culture, which dates back to 2,000 years and the power of viticulture continues to this day. Visit traditional vintages, festivals, thousands of wine streets or go hiking in the floodplain forests or discover the historic railway. We have selected for you 6 one-day tips for attractive autumn experiences in a magical Lower Austrian region.
Belgium: Brussels – The Most Interesting Capital of Benelux
When one says Brussels everybody think of somethign different. Many think of the seat of the European Parliament first. However, this is not everything you can find there. Brussels is Belgian capital and also the largest metropolitan area in the country. By Brussels we mean entire territory with over milion people even though the city itself has just over 140 thousand residents. Can you tell the difference?
Japan – The Land of the Future and Thousand Years Old Traditions – VIDEO
When you see it on a map it looks rather unremarkable, an archipelago in east Asia. Yet it is a country of amazing history, traditions, nature, and it is an economic powerhouse. You can expect anything before your first trip to Japan. Be sure that the country will surprise you anyway. Perhaps even more than you think.
France, French Riviera III: Monaco – Safe Haven of World’s Richest – VIDEO
Perhaps you wonder why we include the tiny state of Monaco to our series on France. Yet while travelling along the French Riviera you can hardly miss it. Casino, luxurious yachts and hotels, Formula 1, and tax paradise. These are common stereotypes about world’s second smallest country. And they are true. It is a country with second highest population density in the world. Monaco is a princedom with the highest GDP and highest percentage of millionaires in the population. However, the crowds flow to Monaco mostly during the famous Grand Prix. We think any season would be the best to visit the country.
Australia, Tasmania – Land Where You Encounter Wonderful Things Everywhere – VIDEO
I thought that I would not find a country which is more diverse than Scotland or Iceland. I was wrong. Tasmanie is an island south from Australia. It is almost as large as the Czech Republic. However, it seems like Scotland, Portugal, New Zealand all at once. Moreover, there are all kinds of animals you have seen only in documentaries about nature.
SK, Šelpice: Rustic Tourism - VIDEO
After last week's visit to Bohdanoviec nad Trnavou, we will cross the bridge to the neighboring village of Šelpice. They are only 6 km northwest of the regional city of Trnava. They became famous mainly due to embroidery, viticulture and theater activities of local amateurs.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – ATown of Poetic Beauty IV
Today we will end our walk around Dolný Kubín with a visit to monuments, attractions or sports grounds located just a short distance from the historic center. From the Town Hall, we headed back to Kohútový sady, where, in addition to a parking lot with a pleasant café, there is also an eye-catching rectory building with a garden.
Netherlands: Rotterdam – The City of (Not Ony) Novel Architecture
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.
The Philippines, Malapascua Island – A Paradise of All Divers and Snorchling Enthusiasts
Seven thousand islands. You are planning to spend your holidays in the Philippines and do not know which of the islands to visit? Are you attracted to diving and snorkeling? Go on holiday to the island of Malapascua. Wondering what makes this little island unique? It is one of the few places on Earth where you can see the very rare shark Thresher, the fox shark.
France, French Riviera II: Nice – Vibrant Center – VIDEO
France’s second most visited city is situated in country’s south, in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, near the Italian border. Millions of tourists travel here to see the famous Côte d'Azur, enjoy beautiful weather, and great French wine. The place gained fame in the 18th century. Rich English families took shelter here from winter at home. The whole town has fantastic atmosphere. Join us in for a tour!
SK, Bohdanovce nad Trnavou: A Village with a Gothic Church – VIDEO
Less than 8 such from Trnava, in the central part of the Trnava Uplands, lies the village of Bohdanovce nad Trnavou. This medium-sized village is immediately adjacent to the villages of Šelpice and nearby to the villages of Boleráz, Dolná Krupá or Špačince.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – A Town of Poetic Beauty III
A week ago, we ended our walk through Dolný Kubín in the so-called Kohútový sad. Let's continue to the pedestrian zone of the historic center, which decorates the beautiful Hviezdoslav Square. It consists of a terraced development of colorful burgher houses used as retail space and for the purposes of restaurants or offices.
Netherlands: Maastricht – The Hidden Gem of the South
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.
Indonesia, Nusa Penida – Untouch Paradise Near Bali
Nusa Penida is situated southeast from very famous Indonesian island of Bali. It features regular ferry lines. Tourist infrastructure there is quite underdeveloped yet it has been improving. Should you prefer less tourist crowded areas and you like amazing vistas and great beaches, I recommend you to spend there three days at least.
Kazakhstan, Astana – Steppe Megacity
You find Astana in the north of Kazakhstan. The city lays on the Ishim, a 2.5 thousand kilometer long river, the left branch of the Irtysh. Unlike Almaty (once the capital) which is situated right next to gigantic mountains, Astana lays on steppe plain.
France, French Riviera I: The Troops of St Tropez’s Famous District – VIDEO
Old maritime and fishermen tradition, delicious vine, friendly French, beautiful weather, blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea… All of this lure in millions to rest from worries while getting some of the southern energy. The French Riviera is not the cheapest area in Europe yet it is worth it. You wont be disappointed.
Morocco: African Kingdom
This time we leave Europe to visit Africa, Morocco (the Kingdom of Morocco) to be precise. 32 million people live in this country in the north of Africa. It is a beloved sea resort where also many landmarks are located.
SK, Jaslovské Bohunice: A Walk in Paderovce - VIDEO
After walking through the village of Radošovce, when we returned home, we stopped in Jaslovské Bohunice, which is known to us thanks to the nearby presence of a nuclear power plant. Specifically, we visited the municipal part of Paderovce. It is interesting that three decades ago this part was an independent municipality, so it is no wonder that it still offers several beautiful sights to see.
SK, Orava: Dolný Kubín – A Town of Poetic Beauty II.
Last week we briefly imagined the history of Dolní Kubín and today we will go for a walk through its alleys, squares and interesting nooks. We start at Náměstí Svobody, which is surrounded by three architecturally monumental buildings.
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