The Winter solstice at Stonhenge

The Winter solstice happens at the same instant for all of us, everywhere on Earth. This year the solstice occured on Wednesday December 21st at 10:44 GMT (Universal time).  with the sun rising over Stonhenge at 08:04. Stonhenge gathering Each...

Surfing in Portugal

Surfing in Portugal  Usually when someone tries to surf for the first time, what happens is they fall in love with surfing. This is what has happened to me also. My favorite surf destination is Portugal...

Iceland – Geothermal activity

Geothermal activity and natural hot tubs Most of the swimming pools are heated by geothermal energy, natural resource of big importance since ancient times. Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, even owes its name to the...
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The sea – desert scent of Santorini

Scent One of the things I like to do when I land in a new country is to take in the scent. The sea-desert scent of Santorini was immediately dispersed by the strong wind that...

Moscow – 24 Hours

24 Hours in Moscow - 2hrs - Kremlin : historical and spiritual centre of Moscow. The fortified historical distriict is enclosed by high walls that are 2 kn long. The entrance ticket includes admission...

Budapest through the eyes of Maja and Diano

We visited Budapest by chance, because we had flight from Budapest airport. Didn't expected much, but it really surprised us! Budapest is beautiful European city with amazing architecture, history and culture. It is located...

Iceland – geothermal energy in daily life / part 1

If your way ever takes you outside Reykjavik city, Iceland,  center and you feel like resting a bit in a cozy café or having a beer with your friends… Well you just might be...

Vienna Christmas Markets

This year marks the 31st edition of Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt in this particular format, in which it has become a first-rate tourist attraction. During Advent, Vienna has more than 6 million overnight stays, the most...

Kazan – Capital of Tatarstan

Kazan, Capital of Tatarstan Tatarstan is one of the 22 republics of the Russian Federation.  2000 year-old Kazan lies 800 km east of Moscow and can be reached via the Russian capital or Frankfurt (direct...

Travel Alert for Europe

The U.S.State Department issued a Travel Alert for Europe, citing „credible information“ that „the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al-Qaeda and their affiliates continue to plan terrorist attacks in Europe, with...