Hungary: Town of Mosonmagyaróvár I.
On a confluence of the Mošonský Dunaj and the River Litava, not far from Slovak borders, there is a beautiful town with houses built mostly in baroque or classicist style. The name of the town is Mosonmagyaróvár and it was founded in 1939 when settlements Moson and Magyaróvár merged.
SR, Marianka: The Way of the Cross - VIDEO
On Good Friday, Christians commemorate the day of the passion, crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. In Roman Catholic churches, as the only day of the year, no Holy Mass is celebrated, and the altars are without church vestments.
Lithuania: The Hill of Crosses – A Place of Hopes and Memories
"Magica locus" - a magic place or a place of hopes of memories too. This fact is testified by thousands of crosses aiming to the sky. It will impress you with its shinning aura and you will feel you are at the right place. At place you will find peace.
Chile: Puerto Varas, La Arena and Boat Ride to Pumalin National Park
Puerto Varas was another stop on our journey along Chile. It is as popular as the town of Pucón. Puerto Varas is very well maintained. There are many stores selling sporting clothes and sporting goods. We crossed the main street and reached Lago Llanquihue. The vistas are impressive from here. We even spotted two volcanoes – Osorno and Calbuco. Osorno volcano rises above water. It is of a perfect shape.
Tanzania, Zanzibar: Stone Town – Former Slave Dock
If you visit Zanzibar, do not miss its capital, Stone Town, with its rich history. It was also put on the UNESCO list.
USA, Idaho – Boise: Gold Rush
Potato State. While in the second part of Idaho, we mentioned the alternative name of this state but did not explain it.
Hungary: King's Town Of Szekesfehervar
Szekesfehervar: this town with approx. 100 000 inhabitants (on the way to Balaton Lake) has its extraordinary position in Hungarian's history, as a place where the Hungarian Kings were crowned. As fas as its modern contemporaneity is concerned, well known marks, such as Videoton or Ikarus, are connected with this locality.
BOOK TIP: Records of the Small Carpathians
Do you like nature, sights, culture or wandering around the countryside? And do you know what happens when a geographer and an environmentalist, a writer and a photographer, a father and a son come together and both love the Little Carpathians? The result is a wonderful book called Records of the Small Carpathians, which we will present to you in the following lines.
Cambodia, Phnom Penh – Pearl of Asia
Cambodia is a former part of the French colonial empire; it is a country where many interesting sights are located. Today we will look into its capital.
Chile – Pucón, Villarrica and Trips to the Surroundings
Villarrica town was the next place on our travel itineary. First we were not sure if to stay at Pucon, a town 25 kilometers further away which is also one of the msot popular places in Chile. Locals made the best use possible of the location of this town. Pucon is situated by Lago Villarrica. National parks, thermal springs and wild river surround this town. Last but not least, there is Villarrica volcano which close to this town and also its greatest attraction.
CZ, Kutna Hora: The Jewel of Central Bohemia – VIDEO
Just over an hour's drive from Prague to the east you will find the beautiful city of Kutna Hora, whose center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Let us venture into our ideal day trip.
Tanzania, Zanzibar: Nungwi – Visiting Paradise
I learned about Zanzibar by chance from a colleague from work. He told me about beaches with sand as white as he had never seen in his life. Which impressed me so much that I decided to come here. Will I convince you?
USA, Idaho – The Best Place for Walks in the Nature
In today's work on the US state of Idaho, called "Potato State", we will begin by visiting the Sawtooth recreation area. It covers an area of 3 000 square kilometers of wilderness that you can enjoy at more than a thousand kilometers of trails and 40 mountain peaks that rise above 3 000 meters above sea level.
Hungary: Győr – Ancient and Lively City
The city of Győr is located near Slovakia on a half way between Vienna and Budapest. Thanks to its location, number of architectonical sights, cultural and natural gems, Győr is among favorite tourist destinations.
Austria, Wien – Fabulous Museum Walkthrough
The capital of Austria is full of attractions interesting for tourists. The Natural History Museum is one of them. Former residence of the Habsburgs is where the museum resides today – Hofburg palace complex.
Chile, Valparaíso – Great Experience for Tourists
Valparaíso dubbed Valpo is a city situated in central Chile. It is known for colorful houses. Moreover, there is one of the largest and most important ports in the country.
CZ, Telc – Venice on Ponds and Gallery of the Renaissance
Zacharias‘ of Hradec square in Telc is a gallery of Renaissance architecture with bits of Baroque. Dubbed Moravian Venice, Telc is surrounded by ponds which reached to the town walls. This made the town an unconquerable water fortress. Its historic core has basically preserved its Renaissance looks. This architectonic coherence helped it to be listed to UNESCO’s cultural heritage program in 1992.
Jordan – behind rare monuments
We leave Amman for other interesting places in Jordan.
USA, Idaho – Trips to Nature
Previously, we visited Montana and today we move to the neighboring state, Idaho. Its total area is 216 000 square kilometers. With its 7 inhabitants per square km, the local population density is two and a half times higher than in Montana.
Hungary: Sopron – The Middle-Ages Surrounded by Nature
The city of Sopron is located near Hungary-Austrian borders. Due to this fact the city speaks officially with two languages. Today we will introduce you not only the history of this city which suffered of many wars, but we will take you also outside its borders to let you enjoy its nature, which will feast your eyes.
SK, Šoporňa: Village Near the Waterworks - VIDEO
On the left bank of the Váh River, in the flat landscape of the Danube Lowlands, is the village of Šoporňa. Thanks to its convenient location between larger towns such as Sereď, Šaľa or Galanta, it is an ideal village for those who seek the peace and beauty of the countryside, but also like the hustle and bustle of the city.
Austria: Schönbrunn Castle– Wien’s Versailles
Wien is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It offers its visitors rich history, beautiful architecture and unusual gastronomical joys. Again, we go to visit this royal city and walk in the most beautiful castle in whole Austria. It is so beautiful they compare it to French Versailles.
Chile, Santiago de Chile – Welcome to the Capital
Santiago is the capital of Chile. It is the first stop on our three-week long vacation. The city is surrounded by the mountains. About 6 milion people live there. The journey there is quite long (it took us about 14 hours). You won't regret it, however.
Poland, Tesin: Zamecky Hill
Originally Slavic fortified settlement, then castle, today memorial place with a park from where you get the vista of Cesky Tesin, and the Slezske and Moravskoslezske Beskydy.
Jordan, Amman – A City on Seven Hills II.
Last time we gave you a taste of Jordanian culture. We made a quick glimpse of one of the most liberal cities in the Arab world – Amman. Today we spent there little bit more time.
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