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2023-11-28 Cycling to Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, ES
Cycling from Arrecife to Costa Teguise is a scenic and enjoyable ride along the coast, with plenty of attractions to see along the way. One of the most striking landmarks is the Telamon, a huge cargo ship that ran aground on the coast of Lanzarote in 1981. It has been there ever since, slowly rusting and decaying. It is a popular spot for photographers and curious visitors, but also a reminder of the environmental impact of human activity. Another interesting spot is Las Caletas, a suburban area that was built as a result of its proximity to Playa Ensenada de Las Caletas and thanks to its prime location between the capital and the tourist resort2 Here you can find a variety of restaurants, pubs and hotels, as well as a hidden beach and a cultural center. Finally, you will reach Los Juguetes de Erjos, another metal sculpture by José Abad that features three abstract forms on the mole of Costa Teguise. This work is inspired by the toys that the artist used to make as a child in Erjos, a rural village in Tenerife. Los Juguetes de Erjos are an iconic symbol of the best windsurfing area on Lanzarote and a reminder of the playful spirit of the island.
2023-11-29 Timanfaya camels history, Lanzarote, ES
Camels have been part of Lanzarote’s history and culture for more than five centuries. They were brought from Africa by the Spanish conquerors in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and they soon became indispensable for the island’s economy and development. Camels were used for transportation, agriculture, water supply, and even milk production. They also helped shape the unique landscape of Lanzarote, especially in the volcanic area of Timanfaya, where they moved rocks and soil to create the vineyards. Today, camels are still a symbol of Lanzarote’s identity and heritage, and they offer visitors a chance to experience the island’s natural beauty and traditions.
2023-11-29 Timanfaya monochrome, Lanzarote, ES
Visiting the Timanfaya National Park for the third time, I decided to try something different and use the Leica monochrome filters on my Xiaomi phone. I wanted to capture the dramatic contrast and texture of the volcanic landscape, and the Leica filters seemed perfect for that.
2023-11-27 Casa de los Volcanes, Lanzarote, ES
Visiting the newly opened Casa de Los Volcanes in Jameos del Agua, Lanzarote, is a must for anyone who wants to appreciate the art, science, and culture of volcanoes. The museum is located in a former house that was transformed by the famous artist César Manrique, who integrated it with the volcanic landscape. The museum has 10 rooms that explore different aspects of volcanology, such as the formation of the volcanic tube of La Corona, the work of the Geo-Science Laboratory, and the planetary analogues of Mars. You can also enjoy the views of the sea, the mountains, and the Jameos del Agua, a volcanic cave with a lake and a concert hall.
2023-11-27 Hiking to Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote, ES
Hiking to Punta Mujeres in Arrecife is a great way to enjoy the scenic landscapes and the natural charm of this coastal village. You can start your journey from the Jameos del Agua, a volcanic cave with a lake and a concert hall, created by the famous artist César Manrique. You can follow the road along the coast, until you reach Punta Mujeres. Punta Mujeres means “Women’s Point”, and it is one of the oldest towns in the area. It is famous for having more than 2 kilometers of natural pools, where you can swim, sunbathe, and relax. You can also admire the white houses and narrow streets, and taste the local cuisine and wine.
2023-11-27 Cesar Manrique Fundacion, Lanzarote, ES
Visiting César Manrique Foundation is a must for anyone who wants to appreciate the art, architecture, and vision of one of the most influential figures in Lanzarote. The foundation is located in the former home of César Manrique, a spectacular building that blends harmoniously with the volcanic landscape. You can explore the different rooms and spaces, such as the living room, the kitchen, the library, and the studio, where you can see some of his paintings, sculptures, and personal belongings. You can also admire the five natural volcanic bubbles that he transformed into cozy and colorful spaces, such as the swimming pool, the ballroom, the oven, and the barbecue. The foundation also hosts temporary exhibitions of other artists, as well as cultural events and activities. Visiting César Manrique Foundation is a great way to experience the creativity, beauty, and sustainability of his work
2023-11 Arrecife at night
Arrecife is a lively and charming city to spend the evenings in Lanzarote. You can enjoy the nightlife, the culture, and the gastronomy of the island’s capital. You can start your evening by walking along the promenade and admiring the views of the sea, the city, and the mountains. You can also visit some of the historical and artistic attractions, such as the Castillo de San Gabriel, the Castillo de San Jose, and the Islota Fermina. You can then head to the Charco de San Gines, a picturesque lagoon surrounded by bars, cafes, and restaurants. You can taste the local cuisine, such as fish soup, vegetable stew, and pancakes, as well as the famous Tokaji wine. You can also listen to live music, watch street performers, and mingle with the locals and tourists. If you want to dance and party, you can also check out some of the clubs and pubs in the city center, where you can find different styles of music and entertainment. Arrecife is a great place to spend the evenings in Lanzarote, as it offers a variety of options for fun, relaxation, and culture
2023-11-24 La Islota Fermina, Lanzarote, ES
Islota Fermina is a small island in the bay of Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote. It was recently opened to the public after a long renovation process that restored the original design by the famous artist César Manrique. The island has a saltwater swimming pool, a cafeteria, and several rooms for events. It also hosts the Arrecife Bay Interpretation Center, which showcases the history and culture of the city and its port. The island offers stunning views of the sea, the city, and the mountains. You can access the island by a wooden bridge from the Islas Canarias park, where you can also enjoy the gardens and the sculptures. Islota Fermina is a beautiful and unique attraction that combines nature, art, and history
2023-10 Cycling to Danubiana
Cycling from Bratislava to Danubiana gallery is a great way to enjoy the scenic landscapes, the rich wine culture, and the historical heritage of this region. You can start your journey from the city center, where you can cross the Danube over the SNP Bridge (also known as UFO bridge) and join the EuroVelo 6 cycle route. You can follow the river along the dam, passing through forests, meadows, and beaches, and stop at the Tokaj Museum to learn about the famous Tokaji wine. You can also visit the Rusovce Lake, a popular spot for swimming and sunbathing. The highlight of the trip is the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, a world-class gallery of contemporary art located on a peninsula surrounded by water. The museum features a sculpture park, an art shop, and an art cafe, where you can admire the artworks and the views of the Danube.
2003-09 Tokaj cycling
Cycling in the Slovak Tokaj area is a great way to enjoy the scenic landscapes, the rich wine culture, and the historical heritage of this region. You can start your journey from the town of Vinicky, where you can visit the Tokaj Museum and learn about the history and production of the famous Tokaji wine. You can then follow the bike trail along the Bodrog river, passing through the vineyards and villages of the Tokaj wine region. You can stop at any of the local wineries and taste the different varieties of Tokaji, such as Furmint, Hárslevelű, or Yellow Muscat. You can also admire the architecture and traditions of the region, such as the wooden churches, the folk art, and the festivals. You can end your trip at the town of Sárospatak, which is located on the Hungarian side of the border. There you can visit the impressive Sárospatak Castle, which was the residence of the Rákóczi family and the birthplace of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. If you want to relax and unwind after a long day of cycling, you can also visit the Sárospatak Végardó Bath, which is one of the best thermal spas in the area. The bath offers various pools, saunas, massages, and wellness services, as well as a sports complex and a restaurant. The bath is open all year round, and is especially popular in the summer, when you can enjoy the outdoor pools and the sun.1 Cycling in the Slovak Tokaj area with a visit to Sárospatak is a wonderful way to experience the beauty, diversity, and history of this region
2023-08 Zaježová promo
Zaježová is a peaceful area in the Javorie mountains, where you can spend a relaxing week at the education centre. The centre is a former farmhouse that has been transformed into a modern eco-friendly building. It offers various courses and activities for personal and professional development, such as nature awareness, natural building, vegetarian cooking, and fruit orchard. You can also enjoy the surrounding nature, with its forests, meadows, streams, and wildlife. You can hike, bike, or meditate in the fresh air, or visit the nearby villages and learn about their traditions and crafts. You can also stay in a hermitage under the forest or in a room without light, for a deeper experience of silence and solitude. Spending a relaxing week at the education centre in Zaježová is a great way to reconnect with yourself, nature, and others
2023-07-22 Strekov vineyards
Strekov is a small village in southern Slovakia, famous for its wine production and its self-proclaimed status as a “Free Viticultural Republic”. Every year, in July, the village hosts the Strekov Wine Festival, a two-day event that attracts wine lovers from all over the region and beyond. The festival offers a unique opportunity to taste the wines of more than 50 local and invited winemakers, who showcase their products in the vineyards and cellars of the village. The festival also features a rich cultural program, with folk music, dance, crafts, and gastronomy.
2023-06-29,30 Montreal
Montréal is a vibrant city with something to offer everyone. The waterfront park is a great place to relax and enjoy the views of the St. Lawrence River. Old Harbour Front river cruises offer a unique perspective of the city skyline. The city centre is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions. And Mount Royal Park offers stunning views of the city and surrounding area.
2023-06-28 Québec 🍁 Naval Museum ⚓
The Musée naval de Québec is a small but fascinating museum dedicated to the maritime history of Quebec City and the St. Lawrence River. The museum's collection includes a variety of artifacts, including model ships, shipwrecks, and maritime tools. Visitors can learn about the different types of ships that have sailed the St. Lawrence River over the centuries, and also people who have worked on them. The museum's WW2 exhibition is a must-see for anyone interested in the history of the Second World War. The exhibition tells the story of the Royal Canadian Navy's role in the war, from its humble beginnings to its decisive role in the Battle of the Atlantic. The WW2 exhibition features a variety of artifacts, including uniforms, weapons, and equipment. It also includes interactive exhibits, such as a ship simulator and a submarine exhibit. Visitors can learn about the different types of ships that the Royal Canadian Navy used in the war, as well as the people who served on them.
2023-06-27 Québec Museum of Civilization
The Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City is a must-see for anyone interested in human history and culture. The museum's current exhibitions, Our Time on Earth, Love me gender, and This Is Our Story, offer unique and immersive perspectives on these important topics. Our Time on Earth explores the relationship between humans and the planet, examining the challenges we face and the solutions we can create. Love me gender explores the diversity of gender identities and expressions, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and challenging traditional gender norms. This Is Our Story tells the story of the First Nations and Inuit peoples of Quebec, from their earliest origins to the present day. Each of these exhibitions is well-designed and informative, offering a variety of interactive experiences and thought-provoking insights.
2023-06-26,27,28 Québec-ville City
Quebec City is a charming city with a rich history. Le Château Frontenac is a must-see, with its iconic boardwalk and sleigh rides. Quartier Petit Champlain is a quaint neighborhood with cobblestone streets and boutiques. La Citadelle de Québec is a historic fort with stunning views of the city. The Plains of Abraham is a large park where you can enjoy a picnic or play some sports. Place Royale is the oldest public square in North America, with a variety of restaurants and cafes. And finally, Café Félin Ma Langue aux Chats is a unique cat café where you can enjoy a coffee or snack while surrounded by cats.
2023-06-25 Niagara-on-the-lake cycling 🚲🥂
Niagara-on-the-Lake is a charming town in Ontario, Canada that is known for its beautiful vineyards, delicious food, and vibrant culture. One of the best ways to experience all that Niagara-on-the-Lake has to offer is to take a cycling trip through the vineyards. There are a number of cycling routes to choose from in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ranging from easy to challenging. Along the way, you'll pass by stunning vineyards, rolling hills, and picturesque villages. Be sure to stop at a few wineries to sample the local wines and enjoy the views. After a long day of cycling, there's nothing better than a delicious meal at one of Niagara-on-the-Lake's many restaurants. Moonshine BBQ is a popular option, serving up delicious barbecue made with fresh, local ingredients. It's where we had our first poutine in Canada. Whether you're a foodie or a cyclist, a cycling trip through the vineyards and moonshine BBQ of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a must-do.
2023-06-24 Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and for good reason. The Horseshoe Falls, the largest of the three falls that make up Niagara Falls, is a truly awe-inspiring sight. One of the best ways to experience the Horseshoe Falls is to take the Journey Behind the Falls tour. This tour takes visitors behind the falls, where they can get up close and personal with the cascading water. The Journey Behind the Falls tour begins with a descent by elevator to the base of the falls. From there, visitors walk through a series of tunnels that lead behind the falls. Along the way, visitors can see the falls from a unique perspective and learn about the history and geology of Niagara Falls. The highlight of the tour is the Cave of the Winds, a large cavern that is located directly behind the Horseshoe Falls. Visitors can stand on a viewing platform in the Cave of the Winds and feel the mist and spray from the falls.
2023-06-22 Elora Gorge, Ontario
Elora is a charming town and gorge in Ontario, just west of Guelph. With its beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and family-friendly attractions, Elora is a great place to visit for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. One of the best things to do in Elora is to visit its gorge. The Elora Gorge is a limestone canyon that is home to a number of waterfalls and hiking trails. You can take a walk along the Elora Gorge Trail, which offers stunning views of the gorge and its waterfalls. In addition to its natural attractions, Elora also has a vibrant arts and culture scene. The town is home to a number of galleries, theaters, and shops. You can also catch a variety of live performances at the Elora Festival. Elora is also a great place to shop and dine. The town has a number of boutiques and specialty shops, as well as a variety of restaurants serving everything from casual fare to fine dining. If you're looking for a charming town and gorge in Ontario, Elora is the perfect place for you. With its beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and family-friendly attractions, Elora has something to offer everyone.
2023-6-21 Oakville 🍁 Ontario
Oakville is a charming town on the coast of Lake Ontario, just west of Toronto. With its beautiful waterfront, vibrant culture, and family-friendly attractions, Oakville is a great place to visit for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. One of the best things to do in Oakville is to visit its waterfront. Bronte Harbour is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and boating. You can also take a walk along the Oakville Waterfront Trail, which offers stunning views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto skyline. In addition to its waterfront attractions, Oakville also has a vibrant arts and culture scene. The town is home to a number of galleries, theaters, and museums. You can also catch a variety of live performances at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oakville is also a great place to shop and dine. The town has a number of boutiques and specialty shops, as well as a variety of restaurants serving everything from casual fare to fine dining. If you're looking for a charming town on the coast of Lake Ontario, Oakville is the perfect place for you. With its beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and family-friendly attractions, Oakville has something to offer everyone.
2023-06-20 TUSARNITUT! Toronto Royal Ontario Museum
TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold at ROM Toronto: A must-see for music and culture lovers The TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto is a must-see for music and culture lovers of all ages. The exhibition explores the breadth and diversity of Inuit musical expression, from traditional throat singing to contemporary rock and pop.
2023-06-19 Toronto Aquarium 🐠🐟
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada review: A must-see for animal lovers Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a must-see for animal lovers of all ages. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the aquarium is home to over 16,000 marine animals from all over the world. Visitors to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada can see a variety of marine animals, including sharks, rays, penguins, seahorses, and jellyfish. The aquarium also features a number of interactive exhibits, such as a touch tank and a shark tunnel. Another highlight of Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is the Discovery Centre. This area is dedicated to educating visitors about marine life and the importance of conservation. The Discovery Centre features a number of interactive exhibits, as well as a daily feeding program. Overall, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a must-see for anyone interested in marine life. The aquarium is a great place to learn about marine animals and see them up close.
2023-06-20 Divina Dalí-Dante 🎨 Toronto 🍁 Canada
The Divina Dalí exhibition at Brookfield Place in Toronto is truly unique. Featuring over 110 original works of art by Salvador Dalí, the exhibition offers an immersive look into the mind of one of the most iconic and influential artists of the 20th century. The exhibition features Dalí's work inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy. Overall, the Divina Dalí exhibition is a must-see for anyone interested in art, history, or culture. It is a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
2023-06-20 Hockey Hall of Fame 🏒🍁 Toronto
The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto is a must-visit for any hockey fan. With its extensive collection of memorabilia and interactive exhibits, the museum offers a unique and immersive experience for visitors of all ages. One of the highlights of the museum is the Stanley Cup, which is on permanent display. Visitors can get up close and personal with the most prestigious trophy in professional sports and learn about its rich history. The museum also features interactive exhibits that tell the story of hockey from its early days to the present day. Visitors can learn about the game's rules and strategies, as well as the history of the NHL and other professional hockey leagues. In addition to its interactive exhibits, the Hockey Hall of Fame also honors the greatest players, coaches, and officials in the history of the game. Visitors can see the plaques of Hall of Fame inductees and learn about their accomplishments. Whether you are a die-hard hockey fan or simply appreciate the sport, you are sure to find something to love at the Hockey Hall of Fame. It is a truly unforgettable experience.
2023-06-18-26 Toronto
Toronto is a beautiful city with something to offer everyone. The Toronto Islands are a great place to relax and enjoy the views of the city skyline. The Railway Museum is a fascinating place to learn about the history of railways in Canada. The parks are a great place to get some exercise or enjoy a picnic. And the harbourfront is a great place to take a walk or bike ride, or simply people-watch.
2023-06-03 Fort Komárno
The fort in Komárno is a remarkable historical monument that spans both sides of the Danube river, connecting Slovakia and Hungary. It is the largest fortification system in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, and one of the best preserved in Europe. The fort was built to defend the region from the Ottoman invasion in the 16th and 17th centuries, and later served as a military base for various armies. The fort consists of several parts, such as the Old Fortress, the New Fortress, the Palatinus Line, the Váh Line, and the Fort Monostor. Each part has its own architectural style, history, and attractions. You can explore the fort by walking, biking, or taking a guided tour. You can also visit the museums, exhibitions, and events that showcase the cultural and historical heritage of the fort and the region. Visiting the fort in Komárno is a great way to experience the diversity, beauty, and history of Central Europe
2023-06-03 Komárno
Komárno city centre is a charming place to visit in the summer, when the streets are lively and the sun is shining. You can admire the historical buildings, such as the town hall, the courthouse, and the churches, that reflect the diverse influences of the Slovak, Hungarian, and Serbian cultures. You can also explore the Courtyard of Europe, a unique complex of 45 buildings that represent the architectural styles of different European countries. You can enjoy the local cuisine, such as halászlé (fish soup), lecsó (vegetable stew), and palacsinta (pancakes), at one of the many restaurants and cafes. You can also join the festivities of the Komárno Days, a summer festival that celebrates the town’s history and traditions with music, dance, and fireworks. Visiting Komárno city centre in the summer is a great way to experience the charm, diversity, and hospitality of this town
2023-04-30 Botanische Garten Wien
Vienna is a beautiful city to visit in spring, when the flowers are in bloom and the weather is mild. One of the best ways to enjoy the city is by train, which offers fast and comfortable connections to many attractions. A scenic route to take is from the main station to the botanical garden, which adjoins the Belvedere park. The botanical garden is home to thousands of plant species, including medicinal, exotic, and carnivorous plants. You can stroll through the greenhouses and open spaces, admire the horticultural art installations, and marvel at the giant sequoia trees. From the botanical garden, you can walk to the dome of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, with its rich history and a stunning architecture, featuring a multi-coloured tile roof, Romanesque towers, and Gothic spires.
2023-Apr-9 Esztergom in Easter
We are visiting Esztergom, a historic town in northern Hungary, on the right bank of the Danube River. It was once the capital of the country and the seat of its first king, St Stephen. It is also the center of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, with its majestic basilica, the largest church in Central Europe, dominating the skyline. We are here to explore its rich cultural and religious heritage, as well as enjoy its scenic location in the Danube Bend region. Esztergom offers us many attractions, such as the Christian Museum, which houses the largest and finest collection of ecclesiastical art in Hungary; the Castle Museum, which displays the remains of the royal palace and its history; the Öziçeli Hacci Ibrahim Mosque, which is a rare example of Ottoman architecture in Hungary; and the Mária Valéria Bridge, which connects Esztergom with its Slovakian twin town of Štúrovo. Esztergom is a town that combines history, culture, religion, and nature in a unique way. It is a place that inspires awe and wonder in us who appreciate its charm and significance. We are happy to be here and experience its spirit and legacy.
2023-01-14_17 Cultural London
London is a vibrant and diverse city that offers plenty of things to see and do, even on a rainy weekend in January. You can start your day by visiting Stratford, the home of the 2012 Olympics and the Westfield shopping centre. Then, you can hop on a bus and explore the eclectic Camden Market, where you can find everything from vintage clothes to street food. Next, you can head to the South Bank and enjoy the sights and sounds of Borough Market, one of the oldest and largest food markets in London. You can also visit the Globe Theatre, a replica of the original theatre where Shakespeare's plays were performed, or catch a panto at the Duke of York's Theatre, a traditional British comedy show. If you are interested in history and culture, you can visit Westminster, the heart of British politics and the location of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. You can also marvel at the exhibits of the Natural History Museum, the Royal Albert Hall and the Tate Modern, some of the most famous and impressive museums and galleries in the world. Finally, you can end your day by boarding the Golden Hinde, a replica of the ship that Sir Francis Drake used to circumnavigate the globe, and enjoy a stunning view of the city from the river Thames.
2022-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-El Golfo, Los Hervideros
For almost three centuries all manner of inquisitive people have made their way to the fishing village of El Golfo, at the southernmost point of Timanfaya National Park, asking for the “green lake”. The lake in question is a small bay, just two minutes from the village by foot, which could be straight out of an extra-terrestrial landscape. In fact, it is the crater of a volcano—formed during the powerful eruptions. The other half-moon, occupied by a black sandy beach and a lagoon with emerald green waters—owing to a high concentration of algae—offers a beautiful and desolate panorama. This coastal area has an abundance of underwater caves produced by the solidification of lava and erosion. Los Hervideros refers to the amazing display that sees the waves force water into the labyrinth of caves with such a dramatic power it appears as if the sea is bubbling and boiling. Visitors can wander around pathways in the cliffs and watch the display below.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Mirador del Rio
Mirador del Rio (Rio Viewpoint) is one of the most unique architectural creations by César Manrique. It is located high up on the Risco de Famara escarpment, at an altitude of 474 metres, in the northernmost part of the island. From here you can gaze out at one of Lanzarote's most spectacular panoramic views: the Parque Natural del Archipiélago Chinijo (Chinijo Archipelago National Park) and the Risco de Famara escarpment.
2022-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Antigua rofera de Teseguite
One of the most unique rock formations in Lanzarote is the Stratified City (known in Spanish as Antigua rofera de Teseguite), which is a large set of rocks which have been created over the course of thousands of years by wind, sun, and rain. Today, a number of weird holes, tunnels, and caves have been created in the massif and a wander through the area feels otherworldly.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Salinas de Janubio
On the steepest and wild coast of Lanzarote, beaten by the strong waves of the southwest of the island, burned by the sun and caressed by the trade winds, the thin sheets of iridescent crystals of the Janubio Salt Flower are obtained, following traditional methods and handicrafts of an active salt mill since 1895. The volcanic nature of the enclave, at the foot of the Timanfaya National Park, gives this saline product a deep and evocative marine flavor.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Timanfaya
When travellers ask about what they will find in Lanzarote, we tell them that here they will enjoy otherworldly beauty. Lanzarote's landscapes are as imposing as they are unique. Part of this charm is due to the Parque Nacional de Timanfaya, which is the only national park in the Spanish network that is of an eminently geological nature, since it is the result of the volcanic eruptions that took place between 1720 and 1736, and in 1824. The absence of vegetation, the extreme ruggedness of the terrain, the variety of colours, the silhouettes of the volcanoes and the jagged coastline — all these make Timanfaya extraordinarily beautiful.
2022-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-El Grifo
The oldest winery in the Canaries and among the ten oldest in Spain. We keep some grapevines from the 19th century, which ripen on the mountainside and are hand-picked one by one. The fire, the wind and the rock create the extreme conditions from which these wines of marked character and personality are born and with which we discover the soul of a land and a climate unique in the world.
2022-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Las Grietas
Las Grietas is one of the relatively unknown and hidden spots to visit in Lanzarote. The words “Las Grietas” translated into English mean “The Cracks” and they are located on the road from Tias to San Bartolome on the left hand side.
2022-Nov-17 Canarias-Lanzarote-Montaña Blanca hike
At 595m Montaña Blanca is one of the highest volcanoes on Lanzarote. After Montaña de Guardilama it is the second highest mountain of the San Bartolomé Chain and number six of the whole island. Its name - White Mountain - already indicates that it stands apart from all the blackness of the Montañas del Fuego nearby; a pale, perfectly structured volcano cone.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias - Lanzarote - Jameos Del Agua
Los Jameos del Agua is the first Art, Culture and Tourism Center created by César Manrique; a natural space created inside a volcanic tunnel. Inaugurated in 1968, the artist, painter and sculptor transformed the space into a unique work that represents the maximum expression of his ideology: artistic creation in harmony with the environment and nature.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Cueva de Los Verdes
La Cueva de los Verdes is a unique formation of landscape and volcanological characteristics of extraordinary value. Located in the north of the island, and integrated into the vast volcanic landscape of the Malpaís de la Corona, it is one of the wonders hidden in the bowels of Lanzarote, endowed with a mysterious and special mythological character. Like los Jameos del Agua, La Cueva de los Verdes is a part of the volcanic tube generated after the eruption of the La Corona Volcano, approximately 4000 years ago. The underwater part of this tube is known as the Túnel de la Atlántida, one of the most relevant volcanic tunnels in the world.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Cactus garden Guatiza
The Cactus Garden is in Gautiza, in the north of Lanzarote and brings together more than 1,400 species of cacti from all over the world. It is easily recognizable from the road by the giant metallic cactus sculpture at the entrance, this cactarium was the last work carried out by César Manrique on the island. Visitors who enjoy nature will delight in strolling along cobbled paths whilst enjoying the landscape of Lanzarote in this peaceful place.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Teguise, Santa Barbara
Situated in the north east of the island of Lanzarote, the town of Teguise was one of the first settlements established in the Canary Islands. Capital of Lanzarote until 1847, it maintains a significant number of buildings of great historical and artistic value. Most noteworthy are the Castillo de Santa Bárbara ( Saint Barbara’s castle), now the Pirate Museum, the Palacio Spinola (Spinola Palace) located in a majestic XVIII century house, the ancient church of Guadalupe and San Francisco’s convent. A walkabout through Teguise allows the visitor to get a feel for what life was like at the beginning of colonial times.
2022-2021-Nov Canarias-Lanzarote-Arrecife by day&night
Arrecife is a port city on the east coast of Lanzarote, one of Spain’s Canary Islands. In the old quarter, the 17th-century San Ginés Church has a bell tower and a Mudéjar-style ceiling. The Agustín De La Hoz mansion now houses a cultural center. Playa del Reducto beach has golden sand and calm waters. The International Museum of Contemporary Art displays abstract works in San José Castle, an 18th-century fortress.
2022-06 Athens
Welcome to Athens, the historical capital of Europe. Welcome to the birthplace of democracy, arts, science and philosophy of western civilisation. Home of Plato, Socrates, Pericles, Euripides, Sophocles, Aeschylus. Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities. It’s recorded history spanning around 3.400 years and it is being inhabited since the 11th millennium B.C. E. Today, under the shadow of Parthenon, the contemporary urban scenery of the sprawling city reflects its exciting history, and its multi- cultural modern personality.
2022-03-10 Maribor
Maribor is the second most important centre and the second largest city of Slovenia. It has about 114,000 inhabitants who live embraced in its wine growing hills and the Mariborsko Pohorje mountain. Maribor is near Slovenian border with Austria, beside the Drava River and at the centre of five natural geographic regions. It is the capital of Štajerska, the Slovenian Styria. Today, Maribor is a trans-regional financial, educational, trade and cultural centre. And since it's pleasantly small and lodged in the nature of Pohorje Mountain on the one side, the wine growing hills on the other, and with the river Drava wending its way through it, Maribor has grown into one of the country’s most important tourist destinations.
2021-11-19 Canarias-Lanzarote-Camino a Orzola
Guarded by the impressive volcano of La Corona, Puerto de Órzola is an unparalleled place for the beginning of this stage The first stage of the Órzola-Playa Blanca Nature Trail starts at the port of Órzola. The travellers walk away from the coast as the trail enters the Natural Monument of La Corona, where they will enjoy the extensive badlands guarded by the volcano of La Corona.
2021-11-18 Canarias-Lanzarote-Los Charcones
Located on the southern east coast, and stretching for a couple of miles, many natural swimming pools of diferent sizes fill the rocky coast from the abandoned hotel right at the SouthWest end of Playa Blanca, to the desalination plant near the Salinas de Janubio (where you can find the salt cells). Their beauty is unparalelled, with turquoise colored deep waters that blend with the volcanic rocks that fill all the coast, and there’s plenty of marine life about,
2021-11-16 Castillo de San José - International Museum
San José Castle is located in Puerto Nao, a strategic enclave in the bay of Arrecife. Known as the “Fortress of Hunger”, it was built under the reign of Charles III for defensive purposes on the island of Lanzarote. Two centuries later, César Manrique directed its refurbishment to house the International Museum of Contemporary Art, MIAC, establishing it as the first contemporary art museum in the Canary Islands.
2021-11-16 Canarias-Lanzarote-Los Caletones
It is an unspoiled beach of coarse sand, recommended for windsurfing and snorkelling. A volcanic landscape.
2021-11-14 Canarias-Lanzarote-Playa Honda
Unlike so many other villages on the island, Playa Honda is not a purpose-built tourist resort, but a small Canarian fishing village that has learnt to adapt and grow. During the day, or early evening after dinner, it is a delightful stroll along the promenade.
2021-11-13 Canarias - Lanzarote - Night Arrecife
In the center of Arrecife is a lagoon fed with seawater that flows in from the Atlantic. The little lagoon is dotted with tiny old-school fishing boats that bob around in the clear waters. At one end is the impressive skeleton of a whale, while the rest of it is for the little boats. On the northern side of the lagoon is a promenade full of restaurants and bars where you will find some of the town’s nightlife and some of the best restaurants. The lagoon looks beautiful at night with the lights of the town reflecting off of the water and creating a mirror image of the city. It is the perfect place to throw on a sundress or suit and tie and go for a romantic stroll with your loved one!
2021-10-18 Málaga Cathedral - El Verbo Encarnado
A total of 13 sacred images of brotherhoods and fraternities that are located in the different chapels of the Cathedral, except that of Nuestro Padre Jesús Cautivo, located in the retrochoir. They represent different eras and diverse stylistic currents, as an example of the plurality that distinguishes the city's Holy Week - Semana Santa. Immersed in the celebration of the centenary of the Association of Brotherhoods of Holy Week in Malaga, this exhibition is unique and innovative, taking as its axis the fervour aroused by the different headline images.
2021-10-17 Málaga Interactive Museum of Music
The MIMMA (Interactive Museum of Music Malaga) places the visitor in a dialogue with the exhibition. It has an important collection of musical instruments from all over the world and from all eras. It has “Please to play” rooms, in which the public is encouraged to learn through their own experimentation, playing the instruments.
2021-10 Málaga, ES
Summer gets all the credit, but Malaga in fall is nothing short of magical. It is not uncommon to find tourists lying on their towels in the middle of October as the weather is still pleasant .
2021-08/9 Schio, Italia
Schio welcomes you with a landscape made of green hills and an amphitheatre formed by the peaks of Piccole Dolomiti. Schio displays interesting evidence of its Industrial history, still visible today and linked mainly to the manufacturing and social activities of the Rossi family. Do not miss unique buildings like Fabbrica Alta, Lanificio Conte, Giardino Jacquard, "Omo" monument, which represent some of the elements that gave the town the famous nickname of "little Manchester", due to its significant textile production. In addition to these historical buildings, along the town's streets, you will also find many historical palaces, the working-class neighbourhood, the Civic Theatre, the St Peter Cathedral, the St Bakhita Church, and the St Francesco Church. At present Schio is a modern town and it offers many cultural, promotional and social initiatives.
2019-11-09 Spain - Almunecar
Almuñécar is a town on Spain's south coast. It's known for beaches like Velilla, San Cristobal and Del Mar. By the coast, San Miguel Castle is a centuries-old Arab fort. The Rocks of San Cristobal extend offshore. Almuñécar is a town on Spain's south coast. It's known for beaches like Velilla, San Cristobal and Del Mar. By the coast, San Miguel Castle is a centuries-old Arab fort. The Rocks of San Cristobal extend offshore. Subtropical plants fill El Majuelo Botanical Park, by the remains of a Roman fish-salting factory.
2019-11-07,8 Spain - Granada
Granada is a city in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's known for grand examples of medieval architecture dating to the Moorish occupation, especially the Alhambra. This sprawling hilltop fortress complex encompasses royal palaces, serene patios, and reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty, as well as the fountains and orchards of the Generalife gardens.
2019-09-21-23 England - London
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.
2019-09-20 England - Southend-on-Sea
Southend-on-Sea is a resort town on the Thames Estuary in Essex, southeast England. The long Southend Pier is serviced by a small train and has a museum at its shore end. Nearby, Adventure Island is an amusement park with fairground rides and water slides. The Cliff Lift, a century-old funicular, clings to the hillside and offers coastal views.
2019-09-01 Slovakia - Havránok
Havránok is an important archaeological site in northern Slovakia. It is on a hill above the Liptovská Mara water reservoir around 2 km (1.2 mi) from the village of Bobrovník, about halfway between Ružomberok and Liptovský Mikuláš in the Liptov region. The archaeologists unearthed a prehistoric Celtic hill fort and a medieval wooden castle in the 1960s, during the construction of the Liptovská Mara dam. Both objects have been partially reconstructed. During the Iron Age and the Roman Era, the shrine of Havránok was an important religious center of the Celts living in Slovakia.
2019-09-01 Slovakia - Kežmarok
Settlement at Kežmarok dates back to the Upper Stone Age. In the 13th century the region contained a community of Saxons, a Slovak fishing village, a Hungarian border post and a Carpathian German settlement. Its Latin name was first mentioned in 1251 as Villa (Saxonum apud Ecclesiam) Sancte Elisabeth. In 1269 Kežmarok received its town charter. It also had the right to organize a cheese market (hence the German name Kesmark ("Käsemarkt" - "cheese market"). In 1433 the town was severely damaged by a Hussite raid. After 1440, the count of Spiš had a seat in Kežmarok. In the 15th century (and then once more in 1655), Kežmarok became a free royal town. The town's monuments include a castle, many Renaissance merchant houses, and a museum of ancient books. In pride of place is the Protestant church built in 1688 entirely of wood. The church also contains an organ of 1719 with wooden pipes. The church has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008. Kežmarok had an ethnic German majority until around 1910, and Germans stayed a large minority until the end of World War II. It also had a large and active Jewish community. During World War II, under the auspices of the First Slovak Republic, nearly 3,000 of the town's Jews were deported to German death camps. The town's pre-war Jewish cemetery has now been restored.
2019-11&8 Slovakia - Vysoké Tatry
The Tatra Mountains, part of the Carpathian mountain chain in eastern Europe, create a natural border between Slovakia and Poland. Both Slovak and Polish sides are protected as national parkland and are popular destinations for winter and summer sports. The Tatras are home to wildlife including the Tatra chamois, marmot, lynx and bears. Photos from Zelené Pleso under supervision of the great www.filiphrebenda.com
2019-05-08,9 Spain Valencia Park of Science and Culture
The City of Arts and Sciences (Valencian: Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències [siwˈtad de les ˈaɾts i les siˈɛnsi.es]; Spanish: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias [θjuˈðað de las ˈartes i las ˈθjenθjas]) is a cultural and architectural complex in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is the most important modern tourist destination in the city of Valencia and one of the 12 Treasures of Spain. The City of Arts and Sciences is situated at the end of the former riverbed of the river Turia, which was drained and rerouted after a catastrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed was turned into a picturesque sunken park. Designed by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela,. L'Oceanogràfic (2003) – an open-air oceanographic park. It is the largest oceanographic aquarium in Europe with 110,000 square meters and 42 million liters of water. It was built in the shape of a water lily and is the work of architect Félix Candela. Each building represents different aquatic environments including the Mediterranean, wetlands, temperate and tropical seas, the Antarctic, the Arctic, islands and the Red Sea. This aquarium is a home to over 500 different species including dolphins, belugas, sawfish, jellyfish, starfish, sea urchins, walruses, sea lions, seals, penguins, turtles, sharks and rays. It also houses wetland bird species.
2019-05 Spain - Valencia
The port city of Valencia lies on Spain’s southeastern coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. It’s known for its City of Arts and Sciences, with futuristic structures including a planetarium, an oceanarium and an interactive museum. Valencia also has several beaches, including some within nearby Albufera Park, a wetlands reserve with a lake and walking trails.
2019-05-06 Spain - Albufera
The Albufera, or L'Albufera de València (Valencian pronunciation: [albuˈfeɾa], meaning "lagoon" in Valencian, from Arabic البحيرة al-buhayra, "small sea"), is a freshwater lagoon and estuary on the Gulf of Valencia coast of the Valencian Community in eastern Spain. It is the main portion of the Parc Natural de l'Albufera de València ("Valencian Albufera Natural Park"), with a surface area of 21,120 hectares (52,200 acres). The natural biodiversity of the nature reserve allows a great variety of flora and fauna to thrive and be observed year-round. Though once a saltwater lagoon, dilution due to irrigation and canals draining into the estuary and the sand bars increasing in size had converted it to freshwater by the seventeenth century.
2019-05-05 Spain - Alicante
Alicante is a port city on Spain’s southeastern Costa Blanca, and the capital of the Alicante province. Its old town, Barrio de la Santa Cruz, has narrow streets, colored houses and a nightlife scene. From here, an elevator or a steep climb leads to medieval Castillo de Santa Bárbara, set on a hilltop with sweeping views of the Mediterranean coast.
2019-05-4,5,6 Spain Murcia
Murcia is a university city in southeastern Spain and the capital of a region also named Murcia. Plaza Cardenal Belluga is the city’s architectural showpiece, where the ornate cathedral, with its mash-up of styles from Gothic to baroque, and the colorful 18th-century Palacio Episcopal stand in striking contrast to the modern 1990s Ayuntamiento (city hall) annex by architect Rafael Moneo.
2019-05-04 Spain - Cartagena
Cartagena is a port city and naval base in the Murcia region of southeast Spain. Founded by the Carthaginians around 220 B.C., the city boomed during the Roman period. Among its many Roman ruins are a 1st-century B.C. theater and Casa de la Fortuna, a villa with murals and mosaics. The Muralla Púnica (Punic Wall) interpretation center houses the remains of a 3rd-century B.C. defensive wall.
2019-05-01 Spain - Toledo
Toledo is an ancient city set on a hill above the plains of Castilla-La Mancha in central Spain. The capital of the region, it’s known for the medieval Arab, Jewish and Christian monuments in its walled old city. It was also the former home of Mannerist painter El Greco. The Moorish Bisagra Gate and the Sol Gate, in Mudéjar style, open into the old quarter, where the Plaza de Zocodover is a lively meeting place.
2019-04 Spain - Madrid
Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.
2019-01-29 Malaysia - Batu Caves
It was a little tricky to get here while on a business trip and right after major hindu festival (Thaipusam), but I gave it a go on the last day feeling ill already - it was worth all of this.It was very calm and colourful as the pictures. The only disturbers of peace were the animals - roosters, chicken and other fowl, the contemplative monkeys and the smell of leftovers after the festival. Batu Caves (Tamil: பத்து மலை) is a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu (Stone River), which flows past the hill.
2019-01-27 Waterfall Forest Park Kanching
Kanching Rainforest Waterfall, also known as Kanching Recreational Forest, is set in a forest reserve of nearly 500 hectares in the Rawang district just north of Kuala Lumpur. Its close proximity to the city makes this forest park a very popular spot for picnics, camping, swimming and jungle walking especially at weekends. The park is also popular with photographers who like to try out their talents at snapping fast moving water.
2019-01-22-27 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Chinese New Yea
Thinking of celebrating Chinese New Year somewhere special this year? Look no further than Malaysia, where Chinese culture is deeply rooted in various communities and throughout history. In 2019, Chinese New Year in Malaysia was celebrated from February 5 for 15 days. Chinese New Year or CNY in Malaysia is a pretty MAJOR deal. In Kuala Lumpur alone, you’ll see one of the biggest festivals celebrating the first day of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Usher in the Year of the Pig with these must-do activities in Malaysia!
2018-07-31 Essex Railroad Museum,CT,US
The Valley Railroad is a heritage railway based in Connecticut on tracks of the Connecticut Valley Railroad, which was founded in 1868. It operates the Essex Steam Train and the Essex Clipper Dinner Train.
2018-07-31 Mystic Seaport Museum,CT,US
Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic, Connecticut is the largest maritime museum in the United States. It is notable for its collection of sailing ships and boats and for the re-creation of the crafts and fabric of an entire 19th-century seafaring village.
2018-07-29,30 Road to Providence, RI, US
Providence is the capital city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It's home to Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design, whose RISD Museum displays American art and silver. For the better part of a century, Providence, Rhode Island, was known as "the jewelry capital of the world." At its peak, the city boasted an estimated 85% of the precious metals products manufactured in the U.S., and the industry was the state's primary source of revenue. But by the 1980s, jewelry manufacturing was in a tailspin. Between 1978 and 1996, the number of jewelery employees shrank to 13,500 from 32,500, according to The New York Times. Today, Rhode Island employs just over 3,000 jewelry workers, a 70% drop from 2000. It's called the Ocean State, but Rhode Island might better be considered a satellite of the Rust Belt, as it's been in a state of unending decline for nearly three decades. At 7.9%, it now has the country's highest unemployment rate.
2018-07-27,28 Boston, MA, US
Boston is best known for its famous baked beans, Fenway Park, The Boston Marathon, Bobby Orr and of course for the bar from Cheers, but dig a little deeper below the surface and you'll find a surprising wealth of things that make Boston one of the best cities in America—and the world.
2018-07-27 Road to Finger Lakes & Seneca Falls, NY, US
Seneca Falls is a town in Seneca County, New York, United States. The population was 9,040 at the 2010 census. The Town of Seneca Falls contains the former village also called Seneca Falls. The town is east of Geneva, New York, in the northern part of the Finger Lakes District. The Finger Lakes Region of New York State is a 9,000 square mile, four-season playground, set against a backdrop of Mother Nature's best work - from waterfalls and gorges to thick, cool woods to rolling hills to miles of spectacular shoreline on 11 glacial lakes and one Great Lake. No matter what you like to do, you'll find it in abundance in the Finger Lakes.
2018-07-26 Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls, waterfall on the Niagara River in northeastern North America, one of the continent’s most famous spectacles. The falls lie on the border between Ontario, Canada, and New York state, U.S. For many decades the falls were an attraction for honeymooners and for such stunts as walking over the falls on a tightrope or going over them in a barrel. Increasingly, however, the appeal of the site has become its beauty and uniqueness as a physical phenomenon.
2019-07-25 The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh,PA,US
The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist. The museum holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives from the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon Andy Warhol.
2018-07-24 Pittsburgh,PA,US
Pittsburgh is a city in western Pennsylvania at the junction of 3 rivers. Its Gilded Age sites, including the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, speak to its history as an early-20th-century industrial capital. In the North Shore neighborhood are the modern Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz Field football stadium and PNC Park baseball stadium.
2018-07-24 Pittsburgh University National Rooms,PA,US
The Nationality Rooms are a collection of 31 classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning depicting and donated by the national and ethnic groups that helped build the city of Pittsburgh. Cathedral of Learning: The Gothic Revival skyscraper that Pitt Chancellor John G. Bowman commissioned in 1921 inspired local industries to donate steel, cement, elevators, glass, plumbing, and heating elements. Thousands of adults today still have the certificates they received as school children upon contributing 10 cents to “’buy a brick” for the Cathedral. A landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the 535-foot-tall Cathedral is the second-tallest educational building in the world after the University of Moscow’s main building. In recent years, families of peregrine falcons have nested atop the Cathedral.
2018-07-22,23 Cleveland & Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, OH
Although a fiercely blue-collar ethos still endures, Cleveland is showing off its vibrant spirit with new museums, inventive restaurants and retro boutiques. Left, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, already a city landmark, has a wealth of interactive exhibits.
2018-07-21 Ohiopyle, Falling Water,PA,US
Located on the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 20,500 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands. Close to major metropolitan areas and offering vast choices of activities, Ohiopyle State Park attracts millions of visitors annually. Passing through the heart of the park, the rushing waters of the Youghiogheny [yawki-gay-nee] River Gorge are the centerpiece for Ohiopyle. The “Yough” [yawk] provides some of the best whitewater boating in the eastern United States, as well as spectacular scenery. Ohiopyle is the southern gateway into the Laurel Highlands and represents the beautiful natural resources and unique sense of community that visitors can find throughout the region.
2018-07-18-21 Washington DC,US
Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It's also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.
2018-07-19 Ocean City,MD,US
Ocean City is a resort town in the U.S. state of Maryland between the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. It features miles of beach and a wooden boardwalk lined with restaurants, shops and hotels. At the boardwalk's southern end, Trimper’s Rides has hosted theme-park attractions for decades. The surrounding waters are active with kayaks and tour boats, some of which journey to popular Assateague Island nearby.
2018-07-18 Atlantic City,NJ,US
Atlantic City is a resort city on New Jersey's Atlantic coast that's known for its many casinos, wide beaches and iconic Boardwalk. Established in the 1800s as a health resort, today the city is dotted with glitzy high-rise hotels and nightclubs. In addition to gambling at slot machines and table games, the casinos offer spa treatments, performances by famous comedy and music acts, and high-end shopping.
2018-07-17 Philadelphia,PA,US
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed) and other American Revolutionary sites. Also iconic are the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized by Sylvester Stallone’s triumphant run in the film "Rocky."
2018-07-15-16 Long Island,NY,US
Long Island is an expansive, densely populated island in southeastern New York State, stretching east from New York City. Along its Atlantic coast are Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island and Montauk Point State Park, the latter home to the late-1700s Montauk Lighthouse. On the east end, the North Fork is home to wineries and the Hamptons are towns characterized by upscale homes, trendy restaurants and antiques shops.
2018-07-12-14 New York City, NY, US
New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
2018-06-15-20 London, UK
London is arguably the best city in the world to live in particularly if you are a foreigner. London is not a capital city only for the United Kingdom, it is a global one that has been since the Roman empire. The culture in London is not a monolith. Its residents are diverse, composed of different nationalities, religions, and cultures that use more than 300 various languages. So, London is a melting pot of wonderful cultures and it is a wonderland that has something for everyone. You can find every type of food from around the world in London. It’s the most multicultural city on the planet – where mixed cultures work well together. For many people who come to London in droves, the appeal is to live in a city that is full of opportunities, with highly diverse but connected people.
2018-04-07,8,9 Spain - Granada Alhambra
Granada is a city in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's known for grand examples of medieval architecture dating to the Moorish occupation, especially the Alhambra. This sprawling hilltop fortress complex encompasses royal palaces, serene patios, and reflecting pools from the Nasrid dynasty, as well as the fountains and orchards of the Generalife gardens.
2018-04-06 Spain - Seville
Seville is the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. It's famous for flamenco dancing, particularly in its Triana neighborhood. Major landmarks include the ornate Alcázar castle complex, built during the Moorish Almohad dynasty, and the 18th-century Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza bullring. The Gothic Seville Cathedral is the site of Christopher Columbus’s tomb and a minaret turned bell tower, the Giralda.
2018-04-05 Spain - Córdoba
Córdoba is a city in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, and the capital of the province of Córdoba. It was an important Roman city and a major Islamic center in the Middle Ages. It’s best known for La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D., featuring a columned prayer hall and older Byzantine mosaics. After it became a Catholic church in 1236, a Renaissance-style nave was added in the 17th century. Cordoba's Mezquita is the largest mosque in the entire world, as well as the world's largest temple. Cordoba has tuneful surnames such as “Constantinople of the Occident” or “Pearl of Moorish Spain”. ... Cordoba is world renowned for its leather manufacturing sites and silversmiths.
2018-04-04 Spain - Ronda
Ronda is a mountaintop city in Spain’s Malaga province that’s set dramatically above a deep gorge. This gorge (El Tajo) separates the city’s circa-15th-century new town from its old town, dating to Moorish rule. Puente Nuevo, a stone bridge spanning the gorge, has a lookout offering views. New town’s Plaza de Toros, a legendary 18th-century bullring, is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks.
2018-04-03 Spain - Gibraltar, UK
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory and headland, on Spain's south coast. It’s dominated by the Rock of Gibraltar, a 426m-high limestone ridge. First settled by the Moors in the Middle Ages and later ruled by Spain, the outpost was ceded to the British in 1713. Layers of fortifications include the remains of a 14th-century Moorish Castle and the 18th century Great Siege Tunnels, which were expanded in WWII.
2018-04-02 Spain - Ceuta
Ceuta is a Spanish autonomous city on the north coast of Africa. Bordered by Morocco, it lies along the boundary between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and is one of nine populated Spanish territories in Africa and, along with Melilla, one of two populated Spanish territories on mainland Africa.
2018-03-30,31,1 Spain - Easter in Málaga
Málaga is a port city on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, known for its high-rise hotels and resorts jutting up from yellow-sand beaches. Looming over that modern skyline are the city’s 2 massive hilltop citadels, the Alcazaba and ruined Gibralfaro, remnants of Moorish rule. The city's soaring Renaissance cathedral is nicknamed La Manquita ("one-armed lady") because one of its towers was curiously left unbuilt.
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