Donousa – charming you with calmness

Far from the rest of the Cyclades group of islands and not yet known to most of the Greek island hoppers Donousa is one of the top choices for those who love the white and blue Greek island scenery but hate the crowds. You can either approach it by ferry from Naxos, the notorious Skopelitis…

Potsdam, the city of palaces

Potsdam is the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg and directly borders with Berlin. Due to its vicinity to the German capital and the fact that several Prussian Palaces are located in Potsdam I would say Potsdam is the Versailles of Germany. The first reason tourist visit this city is Park Sanssouci (translated in…

Budapest, the Queen of the Danube

Budapest, also known as ‘Queen of the Danube’ is the capital of Hungary and one of the most famous spa cities in the world. So, if you are planning wellness holidays Budapest is one of the must-sees but even if you are looking for sightseeings, walks in nature and a glimpse of history the city…

Antiparos, the serene anti-star of Cyclades

In the hospitable and calm waters of the Aegean Sea, in Cyclades islands and very close to Paros lies the serene islet of Antiparos. In the past, it was a one-day trip destination for locals and tourists visit ing Paros island but in the 21st century, it has become a summer holiday destination for people seeking a…

Prague – as gothic as a city can be

Prague, home of 1.4 million people is the capital of Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. The Gothic Renaissance and Baroque eras have impacted this city a lot. Fortunately, the city’s main attractions were not destructed during the 2nd World War and are well preserved giving the visitor the chance to experience how a…

Heidelberg – live your romance in Germany

Heidelberg is one of the most romantic cities in Germany. The picturesque castle ruins, the Old Town and the Old Bridge fascinate millions of visitors from all over the world. Also well known for Germany’s oldest University established in 1386, the city attracts thousands of students every year.     After enjoying a couple of…

Serifos, the hidden gem of Cyclades

From the moment the ferry is entering Serifos port and you see Chora village on a hill overlooking it you get the feeling there is something special about this island. Serifos is a small and serene island that belongs to Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean sea, Greece. It is not a famous one…

Bucharest: wild nightlife in a post-communist city

Bucharest, once known as ‘Paris of the East’, is the capital and biggest city of Romania.  Like most of the cities in Eastern Europe the impacts of communism on it are still visible, unattractive huge building blocks will be your first impression of the city, but there is more than that to see. Thanks to…

Tiled and colourful Lisbon

Ceramic wall tiles in different colours and patterns or Azulejos, in Portuguese, are a big tradition in Portugal that was introduced during Moorish times and is still decorating numerous buildings in Lisbon. Azulejo derives from the Arabic word az-zulayj , meaning polished stone. The dominant colours are blue, yellow, green and white and the patterns are usual…

The most beautiful monasteries and churches in Lisbon

Lisbon is a city full of churches and monasteries, even if you are not an architecture lover you should definitely explore the following monuments. Jeronimos Monastery One of the most photographed monasteries in Portugal is Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Jeronimos Monastery) which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Belem area. It was built to honor…