Like so many modern cities, the outskirts of Lisbon are succumbing to ubiquitous design coupled with convenient but stark implementation.
The Parque das Nacoes is a fine example of this, although the Aquarium there is excellent. The… read full article
Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and is located on the Mediterranean coast.
The city’s name has become all the more famous recently ever since the football team FC Barcelona won the Champion’s League trophy in… read full article
Madrid has the double distinction of being not only the capital, but also the largest city in Spain.
It is located on the river Manzanares, which winds its way through the center of the country. If you… read full article
A part of the glorious Mediterranean region, Ibiza is a part of the Balearic Islands, which also includes Mallorca (Majorca), Menorca and an ever so tiny neighbor – Formentera
The island lies at almost… read full article
Dubai’s extreme temperatures in summer with record humidity and very low wind may be rather off-putting for even the most hardened water sport fanatic, although for the other 7-8 months of the year, it’s quite bearable and can even be a… read full article
For some reason, which is unknown to me, the German state of Saxony has been mostly ignored by tourists, except for those to venture to Dresden.
Almost all of those who do visit the state are… read full article
Saxony is the place to visit if you want to see some of the most beautiful castles in Germany.
With plenty of fairytale-like castles, Renaissance and Baroque palaces, fascinating monasteries, impressive fortresses and lovely gardens, Saxony is a great… read full article
While the islands of Greece are more orientated towards sun, sea and sand type holidays, the city of Athens is a treasure trove of archaeological riches that will satisfy both those with a serious fascination and those with a more casual interest.
Is there more to San Francisco, California, than warm weather and beautiful people? You bet there is! Read on to discover some enchanting fun facts.
1. A city of many names
San Francisco was originally called Yerba Buena, a… read full article
Las Vegas is called the entertainment capital of the world. It offers a lot by way of casinos, fine dining, live entertainment and a lot of shopping.
So if you are looking for a fun filled few days head to the… read full article
The largest island of Greece, Crete is the ideal getaway if you are looking for a secluded and peaceful place to meet hospitable people, unwind, and experience something new.
Aside from the tragic myth of Icarus’… read full article
The Canary Islands is a pearl that took birth in the very heart of the Atlantic Ocean.
Rising from the ocean crust in the Jurassic period these volcanic islands rose to the surface over the next many eras. The seven… read full article
1. Get the right words for drinks before you go
It’s easy to slip up when ordered a drink in Belgrade because they don’t seem to resemble the English version at all. Before you arrive in the capital, note that… read full article
With all the fame and glamour of the northern cities the mystique of the south of Italy is often overlooked.
However, if you are one of those travelers looking for real substance outside of the usual tourist hubs, heading south is… read full article
2. The Dragon
The famous symbol of Ljubljana is the dragon. The history of the iconic monster dates back to tales of Jason and the Argonauts. It’s said that Jason sailed up the Danube, then the Sava and then the Ljubljanica before finally… read full article