Azerbaijan – Practical information

Azerbaijan is the largest and richest country in the Trans-Caucasus and it is full of contrasts. On the one hand, an ultramodern metropolis on the shores of the Caspian Sea, not far from a peninsula soaked in black gold with oil towers and fires that never die, and only a few hours' drive away villages surrounded by the peaks of the Greater Caucasus, in which time has stopped and tourists ...

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Cordoba – a city of contrasts scented with orange trees

Cordoba is located in the very heart of Andalusia on the banks of the Guadalquivir River. Its history dates back to the years of BC, since the 7th century AD it had been the capital of a major Arab dynasty and even one of the largest cities of Western Europe. Wise philosophers, scholars from all over the world, knowledgeable artists and wealthy merchants have met here. Throughout its long history, ...

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The Sierra Nevada – the most beautiful hikes in the highest mountain range of Spain

Surprisingly, the Sierra Nevada massif rises in hot Andalusia, not far from the famous city of Granada and barely an hour's drive from the crowded Costa del Sol coast. With its peaks exceeding 3,000 m, the Sierra Nevada is a popular destination for climbers, hikers and skiers in winter. White villages at the altitude of 1,500 m wedged between mountain peaks are completely different from the murmur of beaches and ...

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Unrestrained Andalusia – what to see in 15 days

Do you long for admiring ancient monuments, relaxing on long beaches, climbing up the mountains, adrenaline in bull arenas and endless evenings in the rhythm of flamenco over a glass of delicious red wine and famous tapas? Then you have to go to Andalusia in the south of the Iberian Peninsula. As a bonus, Andalusia is one of the warmest places in Europe, so you can visit it any time, ...

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Málaga – sunny city of two famous natives

Málaga is a Mediterranean seaport on the famous Costa del Sol, where the temperature rarely drops below 15 degrees. It is a tangle of picturesque streets, as well as wide boulevards full of tapas bars, the daily hustle and bustle of locals lively discussing over a glass of wine often until dawn, impressive sights, important museums, stunning panoramas and a bustling historical market. In addition, the sea and beaches are ...

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Aragats – a hike to Armenian 4,000m high mountain

The highest mountain in Armenia can be found at an altitude of 4,090m, which is incredibly high compared to the Czech highest mountain (Sněžka), so many would be frightened in advance and give it up. But that would be a shame. Climbing Aragats is a great experience, even though it´s demanding. Moreover, Aragats is not only one peak, but consists of 4 separate peaks, among which there is a huge ...

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TOP 14 places in Armenia

It is a country of mountains and hundreds of monasteries on the border of Europe and Asia. This would be a brief description of Armenia, which lies in the shadow of neighbouring Georgia and has so far been neglected by tourists. And that's a shame, because it definitely has many things to offer. When you see the “Ziguli” and the Volga cars, hear the horns blowing, zigzagamong many potholes and ...

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Armenia – practical information

Armenia attracts travellers to abandoned monasteries standing in the mountains, azure lakes, alpine hikes and unspoiled nature. Mass tourism has not yet spread here, so you have an excellent opportunity to discover some places all by yourself. Relations with neighbouring Turkey and Azerbaijan are tense but do not affect the security situation. Tourists are really welcomed here. I can guarantee that you will return excited from an expedition to Armenia. Entering ...

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Crete – island of gods, mountains and turquoise sea

Crete is godly! Not only because - according to Greek myths - Zeus, the god of all gods and ruler of heaven, was born and raised here. Crete is vast. It is the largest Greek island and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Crete is diverse. Full of mountains, deep gorges, rocks, wide plains with wild kri-kri (Cretan) goats, olive groves, historic towns, endless beaches and small deserted ...

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