Italy, Bari – Polignano a Mare and Monopoli
Upon night at Bari, we were headed to Polignano a Mare. The best means of transport to get there is train. It rides along the coastline every half an hour. Tickets are available at ticket machines at train stations and you can even pay by card. You will ride for 30 minutes.
France, La Rochelle – A Port Town on the Atlantic Coastline
La Rochelle is situated between Nantes and Bordeaux. It sits in an idyllic bay on the Atlantic coastline. The heart of the city is crowded with many sights from the Middle-Ages until the 18th century.
Germany, Berlin – From Grand Reichstag to Omnipresent Street-Art – VIDEO
You either love the German capital or you hate it. There is nothing in the middle. Berlin is sort of different than the rest of Germany. People from all around the world live there. Mix of cultures make Berlin unique – the city is vibrant with life, art, great cuisine and interesting people. The second largest city of Europe is certainly worth a visit.
USA, Colorado – The State of the Heart of Stone
There is a mountain state in the southwest United States. It is known for beautiful nature, high mountains, ghost towns, important scientific institutions, and developed agriculture. If you guessed Colorado you are right!
Spain, Montserrat – The Holiest of Places in Catalonia
The monastery high in the mountains has for centuries been a refuge for the Benedictine monks, who are here guarding the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna of Montserrat. Maybe you belong to pilgrims who will go to her to worship. But even if you do not believe in miracles, take a day trip here from Barcelona. It is an exceptional and impressive place.
Izrael – Eilat and Its Surroundings
Today is our last day in Israel. And because we are flying home at night, we borrow a car early in the morning and we make ourselves a really rich programme.
France, Departement Rhône – Lyon III.
Before seeing other sights, we would like to present you couple of interesting facts on Lyon.
Germany, Berlin – Among Cultures
Let yourselves draw into vibrant Berlin, into its districts as Kreuzberg, Neukölln or Prenzlauer Berg. Many tourists like to wander around the Museum Island, Brandenburg gate, or Fernsehturm TV tower in Berlin-Mitte (downtown). As in case of the Eiffel Tower the Fernsehturm can be seen from all corners of the city.
USA, Colorado: Boulder – The Best Place for Living
We have travelled to many places in North America. One of the most recent was Denver. Today we don’t travel far from the largest city of the state of Colorado. We visit Boulder, a neighboring city known for its academic institutions, the Rocky Mountains and particular understanding of how life should be lived.
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – A Spirit of Moorish Era II.
Right from the outset of the article, we have to take you to prehistoric caves near Villaluenga del Rosario. At the foot of the rocky massif that is part of the Sierra de Cádiz is the town of Villaluenga del Rosario.
Palestina, Bethlehem – A Short Trip from Israel
Before we head back to the south of Israel to the city of Eilat, we make a short trip outside to the neighboring state. Palestine. Less than 4,8 million inhabitants live there, mostly Muslims and Arabic speakers here. There are ongoing conflicts between Israel and Palestine stemming from territorial disputes and delimitation of borders.
Italy, Lucca – An Elegant Tuscany Town
Lucca is a town of many lords in the past – be it Romans, Ostrogoths, Lombardians, Franks, or once powerful Florence, or Napoleon who made the town a gift to his sister.
France, Departement Rhône – Lyon II.
Last time we got the first glimpse of Lyon, mostly its cuisine and gastronomic traditions. Toda,y we learn more on sights and interesting museums.
Germany, Berlin – A Green City
Intercultural gardens, nude beach, sheep, birds’ singing, rusty Ferris wheel making squeaking sounds in the wind, grass on the runway of former airport – these are some of many green places in Berlin. Easy-going atmosphere is typical in Berlin. Too bad that many try to do only sightseeing without stepping in Berlin’s green.
USA: Denver – Mile-High City II
We already introduced you to the areas surrounding Denver. We told you something about its history and today we see its landmarks. But these are not just buildings yet also sport clubs and places in nature. These you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – The Spirit of the Moorish Times I
Today we head to Andalusia. There we will take a look at the so-called Pueblos Blancos, or white villages that carry the charm of the ancient Moorish times. These small small villages are known by white houses typical of the Berber architecture of North Africa, a region that is home to the Moors.
SK, Galanta: A Center of the Danube Region - VIDEO
In the southwestern part of Slovakia, approximately 50 km from Bratislava, lies the town of Galanta. Although it is a small town in terms of its area, it offers visitors a lot of interesting things in terms of monuments and history.
Israel, Jerusalem – Behind Old Town's Walls
Not only the Old Town of Jerusalem is hiding real tourist treasures, so today we go for a walk that directly behind city walls. We start on Mount Sion, whose name is only another expression for the State of Israel. This mountain is located behind the southwest wall of the Old Town, the biblical King David's burial ground, and the very last supper of the Lord happened here.
Italy, Livorno – Like Venice
90 kilometers westwards from Florence there is the city of Livorno. Home to 160 thousand is an interesting place to spend a vacation at.
France, Departement Rhône – Lyon I.
France’s third most populous city is situated in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region on the confluence of the rivers Rhone and Saône. Lyon has been considered the gastronomic capital of the world for over 80 years.
Germany, Thuringia: Weimar – Mecca of German Literature
An icing on top of our journey in Thuringia is Weimar – a city with unimaginable rich cultural heritage. It lies on the River Inn, exactly in the center, that connects Erfurt and Jena.
USA: Denver – The Mile-High City
Across the Atlantic, as we often refer to when we mention the United States, is the capital and the largest city at once of Colorado – Denver. The city of 600 thousand its elevation is exactly 1 mile, about 1.6 kilometers. Therefore, many Americans refer to it as the Mile-High City.
Spain, Ávila – The Town of the Nobles II
In the last part, we have just got a glimpse of Avila,a home to 60 thousand people. Today we will continue on our trip and see some more of city's interesting sites.
Israel, Jerusalem – Old Town
Early in the morning we set out on a bus from Haifa and travel to Jerusalem, a historic city where we plan to spend two nights. We stay close to the Gate of Damascus, one of the entrances to the Old Town.
Italia, Vincenza – Palladio's Sand Box
Let's look at the city formed by a single architect. Halfway between Verona and Venice, you will find Vincenza, home to one hundred thousand and also to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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