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Meteora independent photo tour and hiking map: be your own guide

Meteora independent photo tour...

Meteora is an amazing place for photo addicted, where to take outstanding...

Visiting Meteora in Greece, orthodox monasteries and incredible rock formations: our experience and advice

Visiting Meteora in Greece, or...

If the Eden Valley existed, it had to be in Meteora: this...

Veliko Tarnovo: a medieval town in Bulgaria famous for its light show

Veliko Tarnovo: a medieval tow...

Veliko Tarnovo (Велико Търново in Bulgarian) is a medieval town in the...

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Adam and his Happy Nomad Tour:...

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Close encounter with rhinoceros, crocodiles and a sloth bear in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

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Meteora independent photo tour and hiking map: be your own guide

Meteora independent photo tour and hiking map: be your own guide

Meteora is an amazing place for photo addicted, where to take outstanding pictures even with little technical skills, since the place is providing most of the magic. Before planning your independent photo tour and start hiking in Meteora, you should know the basics of the area: if you haven't done it already, we suggest you to first read our article about our visit to Meteora in Greece, with sections dedicated to the monasteries, practicalities, history and nature. If you feel like you are already knowledgeable enoug ...

Visiting Meteora in Greece, orthodox monasteries and incredible rock formations: our experience and advice

Visiting Meteora in Greece, orthodox monasteries and incredible rock formations: our experience and advice

If the Eden Valley existed, it had to be in Meteora: this is what we though while visiting this supernatural mix of natural landscape and human-made constructions. Meteora is not only a unique witness of monastic life and art in Greece, but also an incredible place to mesmerize at amazing views, green valleys and steep rock formations that will leave you breathless. Inscribed in the World Heritage list of UNESCO, it is a not to be missed place while visiting Greece. Meteora in a Nutshell The area of Meteora is lo ...

Veliko Tarnovo: a medieval town in Bulgaria famous for its light show

Veliko Tarnovo: a medieval town in Bulgaria famous for its light show

Veliko Tarnovo (Велико Търново in Bulgarian) is a medieval town in the center-north of Bulgaria, former capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire and one of the most visited cities of the country. In particular it gets flooded with tourist for the yearly celebration taking place on the 22nd of March, famous for its 3d and light show.The center of Veliko Tarnovo is made of a mix of old and new buildings perched on the side of a hill, organized on several layers. But what stroke us the most was the proximity between the ...

Adam and his Happy Nomad Tour: long term travellers weekly interview

Adam and his Happy Nomad Tour: long term travellers weekly interview

Find out how Adam, a long term traveller from Usa, passed from a "hit and run" lifestyle to his Happy Nomad Tour!  I’m a 31-year-old American from Cleveland, Ohio. I studied electrical/computer engineering and then worked on oil rigs in the Persian Gulf. While there I traveled a lot, but I was utterly miserable. I went to business school in Spain for my MBA and then worked in renewable energy in Denmark. I traveled as much as I could in all three of these phases, but it was never enough, so I’ve made a life o ...

Close encounter with rhinoceros, crocodiles and a sloth bear in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Close encounter with rhinoceros, crocodiles and a sloth bear in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

 Chitwan National Park in Nepal, was no doubts one of my most intense experiences while travelling, not only for its amazing nature and fauna but also for the memory of the adrenaline running in my body after a rhinoceros was chasing us.It was one of my first destinations in Nepal right after visiting Lumbini, the birth place of Gautama Buddha. I passed the night in a local guesthouse in the nearby village home to the "Tharu people", a local ethnic group with unique traditions, inhabiting the Terai valley and ...

Visit to an underground amusement park built inside an old salt mine: Salina Turda in Romania

Visit to an underground amusement park built inside an old salt mine: Salina Turda in Romania

 Salita Turda is an old salt mine with a unique atmosphere given by the underground amusement park housed in its majestic chambers. It is located in Romania, a 40 minutes ride from Cluj-Napoca, the second biggest Romanian city and former Transylvania Capital. It became nowadays a touristic destination known to locals, but not to international visitors. History of Salina Turda in a Nutshell Exploitation first started in the surface of the area over 2000 years ago, and later expanded underground. The extr ...

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IMAGE Meteora independent photo tour and hiking map: be your own guide
Meteora is an amazing place for photo addicted, where to take outstanding pictures even with little technical skills, since the place is providing most of the magic. Before planning your independent photo tour and start hiking in Meteora, you should...
Read More...
IMAGE Visiting Meteora in Greece, orthodox monasteries and incredible rock formations: our experience and advice
If the Eden Valley existed, it had to be in Meteora: this is what we though while visiting this supernatural mix of natural landscape and human-made constructions. Meteora is not only a unique witness of monastic life and art in Greece, but also an...
Read More...
IMAGE Veliko Tarnovo: a medieval town in Bulgaria famous for its light show
Veliko Tarnovo (Велико Търново in Bulgarian) is a medieval town in the center-north of Bulgaria, former capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire and one of the most visited cities of the country. In particular it gets flooded with tourist...
Read More...
IMAGE Adam and his Happy Nomad Tour: long term travellers weekly interview
Find out how Adam, a long term traveller from Usa, passed from a "hit and run" lifestyle to his Happy Nomad Tour!  I’m a 31-year-old American from Cleveland, Ohio. I studied electrical/computer engineering and then worked on oil rigs in the...
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IMAGE Close encounter with rhinoceros, crocodiles and a sloth bear in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
 Chitwan National Park in Nepal, was no doubts one of my most intense experiences while travelling, not only for its amazing nature and fauna but also for the memory of the adrenaline running in my body after a rhinoceros was chasing us.It was...
Read More...
IMAGE Visit to an underground amusement park built inside an old salt mine: Salina Turda in Romania
 Salita Turda is an old salt mine with a unique atmosphere given by the underground amusement park housed in its majestic chambers. It is located in Romania, a 40 minutes ride from Cluj-Napoca, the second biggest Romanian city and former...
Read More...
IMAGE Window views in Norway: nature in the backyard
 While traveling in Norway last year, we were impressed by the amazing views and luxurious nature that Norwegian people could enjoy daily. And the best part was that they weren't moving from home, but just by sitting in the comfort and warmth...
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IMAGE Blocked by floods on the road from Manali to Leh
This is an experience that is still clearly impressed in my mind despite not recent. It was August 2010 and I was almost at the end of my 9 months Asian trip, planning to visit the legendary Buddhist hamlet of Leh in Ladakh, India. Unfortunately I...
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IMAGE Memories from Nepal: my indelible birthday while in a homestay in the Himalaya with a local family
If I think of the most surprising birthday I've ever had in my life, it was no doubt my 29th birthday celebrated while I was in the Himalaya in Nepal, in a homestay with a local family. After trekking for three weeks the Annapurna Circuit and...
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IMAGE Who is behind this travel blog? An insight into the life of two gypsy travellers
We recognized that while we write many articles in our travel blog about places that we visit, we say how amazing they are, we upload photos, and we tell you how to go there, we never say anything about us, and more than that we rarely put photos of...
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