Archive January 2017

Visit The National Park Mavrovo And Get In Touch With The Nature

Mavrovo National Park is certainly the most perfect destination for lovers of winter sports and it is particularly attractive during the winter months. It offering outstanding ski center as well known as Mavrovo located at the mountain Bistra. There an average falls of 70 centimeters of snow. Mavrovo National Park stretches over 72 204 hectares around the eponymous lake in the northwest of the Republic of Macedonia. The lowest point of the park is situated 600 meters above sea level, while the highest peak Korab rises to 2764 meters. In the park Mavrovo you can ski at an altitude of...

Make Your Next Summer Holiday A One To Remember

Summer vacation is at the corner and most of the preparation has already been finished. You are waiting anxiously to bathe in the sun mercilessly and explore the unfamiliar landscapes. What everyone often misses out is how fast the vacation passes and how desperately they will be in need of a reminder of the summer heaven. So why not plan ahead and do yourself a favor by taking memorable shots of the vacation? Here are some reminders of what you should pay attention to. Don’t Lose Sight of the Obvious Needless to say, yet in reality we often forget the most important details. Charging the...

A tiny forest on the tip of the world

Every year, travellers head to Patagonia to marvel at the vast glaciers, huge open skies and soaring mountains. But at Omora Ethnobotanical Park on Tierra del Fuego, visitors are encouraged to think small. Tierra del Fuego, a remote, windswept archipelago at the bottom of South America, might offer little in terms of animals and trees, but when it comes to lichen, fungi and bryophytes (the collective name for mosses, liverworts and hornworts) it is among the richest corners of the planet. View image of Tierra del Fuego is one of the richest corners of the Earth in terms of...

The secret restaurants of Cuba

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Samurai dreams along an ancient trail

At the trailhead, under the shadows of towering pine trees, a large sign warned of bears. At Yellowstone or Yosemite in the US, this would have been unremarkable. But I was in Japan, the land of bullet trains, and endless neon vistas. I had come prepared to face challenges with crowds, language and high prices. But bears? What was a visitor to do? “Please have a thing out of the sound,” recommended the first trail sign, under a picture of an angry-looking bear and some Japanese kanji characters that presumably explained what the translator had meant. I was either supposed to make...

Highlight city of the week: Bangkok

Whether you are on a pilgrimage to the Temple of The Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, backpacking through the city for the first time or in awe of the combat sport of Muay Thai, the capital of Thailand possesses an intoxicating charm that will lure you in and hook you for life. In this city, not only will you find a mesmerizing mix of old and new – such as timeworn buildings rubbing shoulders with modern skyscrapers – you will also witness spiritual gracefulness alongside total chaos. Saffron-robed monks meander along collecting alms while tuk tuks weave their way through...

Winter Entertainments At Carnival In Quebec

For some people nothing can be more annoying as cold winter night. But that magical city of Quebec proves the contrary. That place lives by three words, “joie de Vivre!” meaning “The joy of living”. So, you have an entirely new way to experience winter in Quebec, Canada. Quebec City is an urban place that is registered in the list of UNESKO – World Cultural Gardens, recognized and known for its cultural and historical significance. In the winter wonderland or the annual Winter Carnival in Quebec, all citizens get out on the streets to celebrate the cold, while...

Crave for Solitude? Head to these Destinations for a Peaceful Vacation

Just like cities, many of the hill stations in the country have also become commercialised and our wish to spend some peaceful time remains unfulfilled to a certain extent. But if we look closer, we can find a number of destinations, which are yet unexplored and boasts off immense natural beauty and quietude. Check out the list of some such destinations and plan your vacation now – Nubra Valley, Ladakh – The Hidden Jewel Bestowed with pristine beauty, Nubra Valley is one of the best places in India to go for a peaceful vacation. This valley, located on the Silk Route, is at a...

A high-speed getaway like no other

I stepped away from the check-in desk, boarding pass in hand. My flight was scheduled to depart Shanghai in just more than two hours, but instead of heading to the gates, I turned to walk away. If I timed it right, there was a chance for one last adventure before I left China. I wanted to ride the fastest commercial train on the planet. Shanghai’s magnetic levitation train connects Pudong International Airport to the city’s metro system, hitting speeds of 430kph. As the only publicly accessible maglev in the world, it’s a technological wonder you’d expect to find in a...

Winter in Grindelwald

Do you wish to go in a European resort, in a different country, which is accessible, charming, full of ski attractions and less known to tourists? So, pack your winter clothes and visit the place called Grindelwald in Switzerland. This charming village has beautiful landscapes attractive to all enthusiasts who love winter and want to skate. Grindelwald in 1996 celebrated its 850th birthday and the 60th anniversary of the first mountain railways in 2007. Grindelwald has access to the 213 km long skiing regions with 50 individual tracks, served by 29 ski lifts. The resort also has...

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