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Stockholm – winter fairy tale city

March 21, 2019

Stockholm is one of the best choices for city break destination. It is compact and bike friendly city. Usually majority of tourists are coming to Stockholm in summer months, but after my trip in late February, early March, I can say that end of the winter is perfect time to visit capital of Sweden. Flying to Stockholm you can use two different airports. Arlanda Airport is the main…

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Algarve – rich history and beautiful nature

February 10, 2019

It was here that, in the 15th century, the Portuguese set off on the epic journey that led them to discover other peoples and cultures… and it is in the Algarve that locals cheerfully welcome many of international visitors. Even the climate is mild and sunny all year round. There’s no shortage of high quality beaches either. Sandy stretches as far as the eye can see, framed by golden cliffs,…

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Interrailing in Autumn

November 13, 2018

Autumn can be perfect time to start your Interrail journey and discover Europe in beautiful colors. But shades of fall is not the only good reason to discover old continent. Places are less crowded, accommodation is cheaper then in summer months, temperatures are milder. On this Autumn Interrail I wanted to see a lot of different places, from medieval villages in Germany to the lakes of South Tirol,…

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Switzerland from above

November 7, 2018

Switzerland is one of my favorite destinations in Europe. High mountains, serene lakes, beautiful springs and rivers, castles and old cities. I have been visiting Switzerland from west to east on trains, cable cars even boats. I wanted to try something new, and I decided to try hot air balloon flight for the first time in my life. For the start, i can say it was really good…

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Meteora – hovering monasteries

September 25, 2018

Meteora is the biggest and most important group of monasteries in Greece after those in Mount Athos. We can locate the first traces of their history from 11th c. when the first hermits settled the area between Thessaly plain and Pindos mountains. The rock monasteries have been characterized by UNESCO as a unique phenomenon of cultural heritage and they form one of the most important stations of cultural map of Greece.…

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Santorini – Iconic experience

September 25, 2018

Crescent-shaped Santorini (or Thíra), the precious gem of the Aegean, is a group of islands consisting of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in south Cyclades. Whole complex of Santorini islands is still an active volcano (the same as Méthana, Mílos and Nísiros) and probably the only volcano in the world whose crater is in the sea? The islands that form Santorini came into existence as a result of intensive…

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National Museum of Serbia

August 7, 2018

The oldest of museum institutions in Belgrade was founded in 1844 at the initiative of the Serb writer Jovan Sterija Popović. It is also the biggest and most visited museum in Serbia. The founding of the National Museum coincides with the rise of the civic culture and the establishment of the state institutions of the Principality of Serbia. The National Museum in Belgrade, a complex type museum, is…

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The old town of Budva and the Riviera

July 14, 2018

One of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast,first mentioned in the historical records as the “Town of Illyria” more than two and a half thousand years ago,this is a place that must be visited during as tay on the Budva Riviera. Budva was established by Cadmus, a son of the Phoenician king, Agenor, and his Queen,Telephassa. Cadmus was the ruler of the Greek province of Boeotia and,…

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Belgrade Kalemegdan Fortress

July 10, 2018

Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Its most famous landmark is the Kalemegdan, an imposing fortress at the confluence of the Danube and the Sava rivers. The fort is a testament to the city’s strategic importance to the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Austrian and Serbian empires, and it’s now the site of several museums The Belgrade Fortress changed and developed throughout the centuries, it saw many armies,…

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Dresden – baroque jewel of Saxony

May 28, 2018

Dresden offers attractions in great variety and combines three aspects which complement one another: notable art treasure, architectural sights and a charming landscape. Dresden’s most famous symbol is the rebuilt Frauenkirche. This monumental Protestant church was constructed between 1726 and 1743, reduced to ruins on 13/14 February 1945 and rebuilt from the 1990s. In 2005 it was reconsecrated. On the surrounding Neumarkt square, the typical Baroque gabled houses…