Charming City of Herceg Novi – Entrance to the Bay of Kotor

The charming city of Herceg Novi is the entrance of the beautiful Bay of Kotor. Its old town Stari Grad has centuries old squares, elegant churches and formidable fortresses to explore. Down in the harbor, the pebbly beaches offer access to swim in the bay’s best and cleanest sparkling waters in the almost-constant sunshine of the Adriatic coast. Not as popular among the tourists as the city of Kotor, Herceg Novi offers the visitors less crowds and more peaceful setting of historic coastal town in Montenegro. … More Charming City of Herceg Novi – Entrance to the Bay of Kotor

10 Must-Visit-Destinations in Montenegro

Montenegro is one of the hottest travel destinations in Europe at present. National Geographic Traveler has recently included Montenegro among the “50 Places of a Lifetime”- and they could not be any more accurate. Montenegro is really a true gem in Europe with its diverse landscape and nature. It has a picturesque coast with beautiful beaches and many well-preserved ancient old towns as well as mountainous northern region that has the deepest canyon in Europe and pristine alpine lakes, rivers and forests. … More 10 Must-Visit-Destinations in Montenegro

Beautiful Crater Lake of Lagoa do Fogo

Lagoa do Fogo (Lake of Fire) is a crater lake within the Água de Pau Massif volcano in the center of the island. It is also the highest lake located on São Miguel and protected nature reserve. Paved road goes to the top of the hill overlooking the lake, but there are also many hiking trails around the lake. Between the crater wall and lake is a shallow beach and water in the lake is swimmable. This lake (and the drive there) offers the most beautiful scenery on the island. … More Beautiful Crater Lake of Lagoa do Fogo

The Enchanting Valley of Ribeira dos Caldeirões

The Ribeira dos Caldeirões, situated near the town of Nordeste, is a park in the beautiful settings of old water mills, waterfalls and local vegetation. The scenery is dominated by the steep canyon as well as the exotic flora. Walking trails go up and down next to the waterfalls, streams and historical water mills. … More The Enchanting Valley of Ribeira dos Caldeirões

Terra Nostra Garden – Heaven on Earth in the Azores

Terra Nostra Garden is one of the most beautiful garden parks in Portugal and, in my opinion, in the world. This 18th century park was created by American consul who brought different plants from all over the world into the island. Today, Terra Nostra has small lakes with large carps, hot water streams, colorful and exotic flowers, vegetation and trees, as well as century old trees of great botanical value. … More Terra Nostra Garden – Heaven on Earth in the Azores

10 Must-Visit-Destinations in São Miguel, the Azores

São Miguel Island is also known as ‘The Green Island’, and it is the largest and most populated island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The island delights visitors with historical towns, beautiful volcanic lakes, hot springs, jungle-like forests, rolling hills and green mountains, tea plantations and deep blue ocean. São Miguel is unlike any other destination in the world. … More 10 Must-Visit-Destinations in São Miguel, the Azores

El Jem – The Colosseum of North Africa

Small town of El Dem in Tunisia is home to the one of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa, the Roman amphitheater of ancient Thysdrus – known today as El Dem or El Djem. Visitors can imagine here what it was like to be inside the gladiator arena – a place where lions and people met their fate. Some part of the El Dem amphitheater is crumbled but the essence of it still remains. It is famous for its starring role in the Hollywood epic film ‘Gladiator’. … More El Jem – The Colosseum of North Africa

Volcanic Landscape out of This Earth – the Teide National Park

Teide is a place out of this world. It is the testing place of the scientific instruments sent to find the life on Mars and the location where the original Planet of the Apes movies was filmed. Even the aboriginal people of the Canarias thought it was the gate of hell. Today, as one of the great wonders of the world, this place should be first on the must-see list for every Tenerife visitor! … More Volcanic Landscape out of This Earth – the Teide National Park

5 Must-Visit Castles in Denmark

Denmark has its own share of beautiful and historical castles. See yourself which of them is the home of the Danish royal family in Copenhagen and considered one of the greatest works of Danish Rococo architecture. And in which castle has Danish king Holger Danske sleeping deep down in the underground passages? Which castle is Europe’s best preserved Renaissance water castle and has one of the most fabulous gardens in the World? … More 5 Must-Visit Castles in Denmark