Portugal, after innumerable invasions until the 16th century went on to establish its own empire. After setbacks in the later centuries, the country progressed to distinguish itself on many fronts. It is one of the most pleasant countries to visit or to live in. While the 'more advanced' countries, the latest example being Ireland, took their own time legalising even abortion, Portugal went ahead and legalised not just abortion but also gay marriages and even decriminalised drugs which eventually showed a better impact on the health system. This probably is a reflection of the mindset of the people who are fun loving, tolerant and offer a great atmosphere. The country teems with smiling hospitable people.
Viaducts are some of the most interesting features of architecture going back to Roman times although at that point in time they were not referred to as Viaducts. Usually not about water but built over land and connecting two points above a valley, a gorge or a canyon. Check out our gallery for some of the superbly built Viaducts.
With summer just around the corner, it is time to plan where to go and what to see. For those who like to combine travel with history, here is a list of the most visited castles that you may not have seen yet.
When a building is a century old, it's considered historical. A thousand year old construction by humans is something deserving a visit by many. Now imagine trees that are of the same age. Not many have seen, nevertheless, there are many 'millennial' trees around the world. Check out our gallery.
With Andes to the east and the Pacific to the west, this is one magnificent country. Name it and this country located in South America, has it. The mountains, the ocean, volcanoes, desert, monuments,wildlife, beaches and even Antarctic territory. You can spend a year in Chile and yet not know all of it.
Having a great time on holiday is everybody‘s dream, no matter the chosen destination. What matters is to make sure that the holiday will be healthy and safe. Here are some places where vaccinations are essential before traveling to them.
What is all right at home can be a problem once you cross the border. Neighboring countries aren’t usually too different, but when heading to bit further, it is useful to check the local customs. Here are some of them.
For the traveling tip of today we´ve chosen places that have an impressive geometry about themselves, no matter if it is by natural means or created by humans. Check out our gallery.
These are not the everyday pictures you come across on the Internet. These are places that you maybe didn't even know existed. We have listed below some of the scarcely-known places which are worth considering when planning your next trip.
David Černý may not be a household name, but his innovative and at times controversial creations undeniably draw attention to the onlooker’s eye. Love him or hate him, Černý’s work certainly cannot be accused of being dull or unwitty. Many of his intriguing sculptures lay nestled within the historic nooks and crannies of Prague’s charming cobble-stoned streets, often eluding the less observant passersby.