Places

Budapest Hungary
Europe, Hungary, Places

Budapest

Budapest is the capital of Hungary and almost two million people call it their hometown – that’s every fifth person in Hungary. Therefore it is not only the most populous city in Hungary but also one of the most densely populated cities in Europe. Before Budapest became the capital of Hungary […]

Bratislava Castle
Europe, Places, Slovakia

Bratislava

Bratislava is the main capital of Slovakia and home to over 450.000 Slovaks, therefore it is country’s largest city. Furthermore, Bratislava is the only national capital in the world that borders with Austria and Hungary two sovereign states. The top sights of Bratislava include the old town, the Slavín War […]

Spilberk Castle
Czech Republic, Europe, Places

Brno

Even if Brno is the second largest city by area and population in the Czech Republic, it is often overseen as a potential place to visit. Unfairly. It is not only home to one of the twelve UNESCO world heritage sites that can be found in the Czech Republic, furthermore, […]

Machu Picchu
Places, Tips

How to get to Machu Picchu

This time I won’t say much about how stunning Machu Picchu is or not. All the others will let you know about this. I’ll just write about what you should know when you visit it or wich possibilities do you have. The starting point for Machu Picchu is normally Cusco. […]

Fjallabak Nature Reserve
Europe, Iceland, Places

Fjallabak Nature Reserve

Fjallabak Nature Reserve can be found in the southern part of Iceland, north of the glacier Torfajökull and south of river Tungnaá. It was established in 1979 and measures over 47.000 hectares. Home to famous Landmannlaugar, Fjallabak literally means “behind the mountains” and it is really located behind many wild […]

Perlan Reykjavík
Europe, Iceland, Places

Reykjavík

There are many interesting things to know about Reykjavìk. First, it is the biggest town in Iceland and also its capital. With over 213.000 inhabitants it is home to more than two-thirds of Iceland’s population and furthermore, it is also the northernmost capital in the world. In addition, it is […]

Grábrók Craters
Europe, Iceland, Places

Grábrók Craters

The Grábrók Craters (also called Grábrókargigar) are three craters in Norðurárdalur, which belong to the volcanic system of Ljósufjöll. It extends over a distance of 90 kilometres and is, therefore, one of the longest volcanic systems in Iceland. The last eruption of this system happened about thousand years ago at […]

Hvítserkur
Europe, Iceland, Places

Hvítserkur

In North-West Iceland, more precisely on Vatnsnes Peninsula near its eastern coastline, Hvítserkur can be found. Basically, Hvítserkur is only a 15 metres high basalt stack, but its shape explains its fame as it is looking like a dragon drinking from the sea. To protect it from the neverending onslaught […]

Kirkjufellsfoss
Europe, Iceland, Places

Kirkjufell

Kirkjufell is a 463 metres high mountain that is located on the north coast of Iceland’s Snæfellsnes peninsula. From the Icelandic Kirkjufell may be translated as „Church Mountain“. Allegedly it got its name because of its geometrically perfect shape. Thanks to its isolated position and a waterfall in front, it […]