China: Qufu – Confuciu’s City
While browsing in the diary, I found this note: "Qufu, arrival around 00:00." I remember that moment too well. It was quite cold, pitch black, and right at the exit of the station greedy taxi drivers came to us. Matter of principle had to be rejected. Then, however, had no choice but to hope that they were wrong and that you can get accommodation in and around the station ...
Netherlands: The Hague – The Most Well Known Landmarks in Haag
The third largest city in Netherlands is located on the Northern Sea.
CZ: Prague – Walk in the City Center
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and its largest city. I was born there and I have been living there ever since. Prague covers the area of 496 square kilometers and there live more than 1,2 million people. Prague is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Spain: Benidorm - Spain´s Tourist Goldmine
There was a time in where it was a village. That village was called Benidorm. We are talking of the years 1950s. Suddenly, I mean s-u-d-d-e-n-l-y, the Spanish government of that time decided that as we had such a lovely weather and those lovely beaches why were not we to use it to attract tourists.
Although, I was about to tell you how we lost accommodation in Heze, I should mention our train trip as well. We sat in a slightly crowded carriage and talked in Czech, which of course attracted the attention of our fellow travelers. In contrast, a bunch of us sat constantly laughing gentlemen who were watching us a lot, and finally dared to ask where it actually are.
Thailand: Bangkok II – Lets See the Landmarks!
In previous work we have gained sine basic idea of Bangkok and also of what makes it interesting for tourism. In today's episode we look at some of Bangkok's top attractions.
CZ: Kosova Hora and Interesting Facts
Kosova Hora has only about 1314. However, it catches attention of many tourists that are curious about interesting nooks not only in the center of the town but around as well. The town is located about 60 kilometers south from Prague in the district of Pribram. It is easily accessible via road 1/18 or by train by trial No. 223 that connects Olbramovice and Sedlcany.
Finland: We Taste National Specialties
Today's article, in which we meet with Finnish specialties, is last of our series on favorite meals and beverages.
Thailand: Bangkok – Visit to Southeastern Asia
One night in Bangkok and world’s your oyster. The bars are temples but pearls ain’t free... – a 1980s popular song of Murray Head.
China: From Kaifeng to Heze
Another day spent in Kaifeng was very spirituality. At first, we visited five mosques, because in Kaifeng there is a large community of Chinese Muslims. We were surprised also neglected half-ruined church, where making of wedding photography took place. We finished the entire circuit in a Buddhist temple.
China: Kaifeng: Nontouristic Experiences
We loved Kaifeng from the very beginning. Well, not actually, no. Because I was snorted over the fact that they even hadn’t swept up the room when the previous guests left.
SK: Spa as We Do not Know Them
Towards the end of the last year, the shelves of our bookshops got a very interesting books, which maps Slovak spa on old postcards. Through these unique cards, it brings you closer the specific area of natural and cultural heritage of Slovakia.
Finland: We Taste Beverages
In the article today we will explore what type of beverages are the most popular in Finland.
China: Bozhou III: Nonexistent Temple
Bozhou said good bye in style. We went to temple Mu-lan cch'. It is a temple dedicated to the memory of famous Chinese heroin, Mulan. Perhaps some of you have heard her name in the Ballad of Mulan. Until the present, Mulan is an example of traditional Chinese son/daughter devotion (siao in Chinese).
China: Bozhou II: Lets Hide Under Ground!
Our sleep that night, although intermittent, but still quite refreshing, so we did not hesitate and early morning set off to explore other monuments in Bozhou. Silently we hoped that the sooner we get up, the less heat will accompany us.
USA: Las Vegas – City of Gambling
Around Hollywood as well as around Las Vegas there are some myths which totally distort the reality of this desert gambling city.
China: Bozhou I: When It Goes Well...
Way to Bozhou appeared to be pretty funny thing. Unlike trains, bus transporatation does not have schedules on the Internet. Perhaps because, as I was told, buses are private.
USA: Idaho – Potato State
In the last part we visited Universal Studios Theme Park. It was, indeed, a glorious experience. So going to Idaho could seem little bit boring.
China: Sou-sien: Who is More Interesting Here?
Even local policeman knew of our arrival. So we could safely roam the city. A relatively small community of Hui live in the city. We like them not only for their culture but also for their kind attitude. So we went to the streets to see their mosques.
USA: Los Angeles – Universal Studios
Last week, we were over to Hollywood. It is a place that is in some ways perhaps overrated.
China: Hefei: The Town of Just Justice Pao
The train, although it made us very, very tired. It took us safe right into Hefei, the capital and largest city in Anhui province.
USA: Los Angeles – Hollywood
From inglorious Compton with high levels of criminality (decreasing) we move to the place well-known to everyone – Hollywood.
On the following day, around seven o’clock in the morning we got to Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi. It has very rich history.
USA: Los Angeles - Compton
Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the United States after New York City and at the same time the most populous city in California.
CZ: Novohradske Mountains: Crossing of Fabulous Mountain Range
Today we end our journey across the Novohradske mountains ...
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