After you visit the Acropolis Area, I suggest you explore a bit the Koukaki district. It’s really close: take a walk on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street and go west when you exit from the Acropolis of Athens. You will be heading in its direction! There are several things to in the Athens in the Koukaki district, as it is one of the oldest parts of the Greek capital. Read below to discover them.Continue reading
Bulgaria has become quite famous in Europe for its seaside, where you can stay at a 4 or 5-star all-inclusive hotel for an affordable price. However, if you travel to Bulgaria’s seaside you shouldn’t spend all the time at your resort. There is much to see on the Bulgarian coast, from old settlements to natural wonders. Keep reading to discover the most beautiful places to visit on Bulgaria‘s seaside!Continue reading
One of the gems of the Black Sea coast, Balchik is a must-see while traveling to Bulgaria. Whether you are spending a holiday in one of the all-inclusive hotels on the Bulgarian seaside or traveling from neighboring Romania, a day trip to Balchik shouldn’t be skipped!
There are lots of cool things to do in Balchik, and it’s a nice, romantic destination for couples. However, I can assure you from personal experience that it’s great for traveling with family or friends, too.
So keep reading to discover the best things to do in Balchik, Bulgaria!Continue reading
Thank you all for the very positive feedback on the list of 100 reasons to visit Romania. As promised in my previous blog post, I have returned with the second part of the article:
51. Scărișoara Cave
Scărișoara is a glacier cave, located at 1,100 meters above sea level. Tourists can visit the 60-meter-long entrance shaft, the Great Hall, and the Church. Inside the Great Hall, there is the 18-meter-tall ice rock, the remains of an 3,500-year-old glacier, next to a pond called the Pool of Ice. Inside the Church, one can admire the more than 100 ice stalagmites hanging from the ceiling.Continue reading
After visiting Budva, one of Montenegro’s most popular cities, we continued to travel to Kotor Bay. We made our way to Lovcen National Park, to Njegos Mausoleum, where, besides an amazing construction, we found some amazing views over Kotor Bay.
Travel to Kotor bay and stop in LovCen National Park
The National Park is located on the rocky side of the Dinara Alps and it takes its name from Mount Lovcen. The mountain rises quite steeply from the edge of the Adriatic Basin, closing the bays of Boka Kotorska.
Mount Lovcen is a symbol of Montenegro, and it’s considered sacred ground.
The anthem of Montenegro says Lovcen is our Holy Altar.
As you cross the Lovcen National Park, you will discover stunning sights over the surrounding mountains, but also over Kotor Bay:
We arrived near the seaside in the afternoon on a really hot day. Ana and I were sitting on the grass, in the shade, while Tim was looking for a place to stay. But everything was booked, so we had to search in several towns until we found something.
We ended up staying in Buljarica Beach, one of the few places still not yet suffocated by tourists.