Zamora is a small and tranquil town without any colonial architecture. Yet the Amazon jungle makes it rich on flora and fauna. It is a great place to start to explore green lowlands of the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.
Last week we began our tour in the spa town of Piestany. We visited the Colonnade, the public park, and Kursalon. Today, we take a look at the House of Art.
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.
Cycling season is about to start. Today we tell you about a book that intriduces the most beautiful bike routes and localities in Slovakia. The book includes over 50 tips for trips.
South of Cuenca, theere live the Saragura people which makes the city one of the most Indian communities in Ecuador. The people of Saraguro still keep their Inca habits, language, art, solstice rituals, using healing herbs, music, food, drinks, Andian dances, and, of course, myths and legends.
We visited Piestany in the begining of this year. The city charmed us so much we had to return there. This time we spent there sevveral days and explored historic city's nature, sights, and history.
Triglav National Park is one of the most popular spots in Slovenia. Its name comes after country's highest mountain which is located within the park. Tourists mostly take short trips or climb up the very mountain. It is strictly forbidden to take a one day trip up to Triglav's peak, staying over night is also forbidden (and only allowed in mountain cabins). The hike is very difficult. You can take it from different directions though.
On this day, we visit the heart of Deparament Amiens for the last time.
Lower Austria's land exhibition is held every other year. Both its location and topic change. This year, the exhibition takes place in the southern part of the Waldviertel, at Pöggstall chateau. We intended to see the exhibition for ourselves. The following lines hopefully inspire you to go there as well.
Cuenca, Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca in full name. Its architecture, art scene, and science research make people call it "the Athens of Ecuador". Don Gil Ramírez Dávalos founded it in 1557. In 1999, the city was put on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Moreover, it is considered one of the best places to spend your retirement at.
When facing a decision where one should spend a curative stay or simply enjoy his free time, there are numerous possibilities what to do. So, how one can choose the best? We give you 10 reasons why to go to Bardejovske Lazne.
The capital of the autonomous region of Sicily and Italia's fifth largest city- Palermo is situated in the north of the island. Everyone who likes history, architecture, and great cuisine would love it here. The city was founded in the 8th century BCE. Its strategic location made in an important trade and political center. For hundreds of years the city was under the rule of the Arabs and you can still notice their influence on city's architecture, or even cuisine today.
Last time we explored what interesting is around Amiens. Today we get to the city itself. Amiens is a medium sized city of 130 thousand. And 30 thousand students studying there make the city look young.
Last week we showed bit of the history and sights of Mlada Boleslav. Today, we see the main tourist attraction, a place where over 100 years cars have been produced. Yes, the destination is the Skoda car Museum.
I have already shown you Hong Kong and its hundreds of skyscrapers, and riches. However, there is much more than modern architecture. If you are watchful enough you notice many details inspired by Asian more than our Western culture.
On this day, we take you to the realm of small scaled models of castles, chateaux, native houses of many of Slovakia's famous personalities, observation towers, churches, and other types of strucutres.
Amiens is situated on the Somme River 120 kilometers north from Paris. This amicable city is home to one of the oldest skyscrapers in Europe and is surrounded by peaceful rural landscape. City's location is favorable for its mild weather, yet percipitations are higher than in other parts of the country.
This time we visit Mlada Boleslav, a city about 50 kilometers from Prague situated in the region of Central Bohemia. You probably know it as the home to the world famous car company.
When I asked some people if the liked Hong Kong nobody could tell me anything particular. They said it was amazing, strong experience, intensive, or wierd. After a wekek spent in one of world's most important harbors. My experience is similar. I can only say that there are many contrasts, paradoxes in Hong Kong and is truly worth visiting.
Riobamba is the capital of Chimborazo province. It is a small yet picturesque city in the Andes. Colonial architecture, cobbled streets, and amazing squares make Riobamba one of the most beautiful cities you can see in Ecuador.
It has been 300 years already since Maria Theresa was born. She was a ruler which tremendously influenced Central Europe. Our neighbors set up four exhibitions in Wien and Low Austria to explore her as a strategist, mother, sovereign, and reformist.
We leave the Alps, concretely the city of Grenoble, for the region in the southeast of France close to Spanish borders.
After almost three weeks in Ireland we were about to spend couple of days in Dublin, where our journey begun. As we had seen all major sights, and had had a great tour in Guinness brewery, we thought through what more we could see in Dublin and around.
If you happen to travel to England some day, you will surely want to visit its most famous city - London. And then ask yourself a question - what will I actually see apart the famous red buses and Big Ben? Is it worth it? Yes it is! London is the city of history, art, and culture. It is ideal for people who like museums, or galleries.
They call Myanmar the gate between India, China, and southeast Asia. In country's largest city - Yangon - you quickly realize why it is so. There, influences of all cultures of the region meet as well as people - Indians, Chinese, Burmese... Let's quickly see the center and the suburbs of the city.
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