Thessaloniki was founded in 315 BC by King Cassander of Macedonia. It rapidly became a very important center and one of the major cities of the kingdom during the Hellenistic Era. Today, mostly a student city and a gateway to the Halkidiki peninsula. Here are some interesting facts that you probably didn’t know about the city.
Have you heard about Ioannina? Me neither. It’s the first town in Greece when you cross the border with Albania. I decided to spend a night here before heading to the famous Meteora. Even though there is not much to do here, I recommend spending a day or two just to soak up the peaceful and local atmosphere.
Most of you probably heard about the Kuang Si waterfalls in Laos, or the Ban Gioc waterfall in Vietnam, or even of Samuc Champey in Guatemala. But have you heard about Plitvice lakes? This beautiful natural site is located in the heart of Europe, in Croatia and is part of UNESCO World Heritage.
When you read blog posts about traveling to Colombia, you will come across a recommendation of Palomino. Where is it, what is it, and if you are not going further east, is it really worth it? The answer is: it depends on what you are looking for. Here’s what Palomino is all about.
Due to its size, the Mexican Mafia popping in the news, and series, the city has quite a reputation. Before visiting I thought that it is loud, dangerous, dirty, and crowded. I bet that a lot of people have this image in their heads when they think of Mexico City. But I couldn’t have been more wrong! It was love at first sight, and here is why.
San Blas consists of 365 islands, some of them small enough to hold only two palm trees and a hammock. It is an absolute paradise featuring private islands, sandy beaches, coconuts, and the most beautiful seashells I have ever seen.
Even though its geographical location hints instability, Jordan has been neutral in wars that shattered its neighbors and remained a very safe and pleasant place for travelers. Due to its long history and location very close to where the very first human civilization was created, it has a lot to offer. Here are my 5 reasons to visit Jordan.