Thailand has long been one of the most visited tourist destination in the world, and that’s for good reason. It’s hard to think of another country which would combine all the aspects of a traditional and long-established idea of a tropical paradise. Indeed, with some of the loveliest pristine beaches, breathtaking temples, exotic food, affordable lodging and friendly locals, Thailand ...read more »
If you are visiting Canada and you want to have the most breathtaking views of the magnificent sceneries the country has, then the best way would be to explore by road. The blue depths of the beautiful lakes, the peaks of the Canadian Rockies and the expanses of prairie lands are best explored when you ...read more »
Where to start? It’s difficult to narrow it down to 5 reasons why Mexico should be on your bucket list. Whether you’re heading to Mexico on holiday or a 6 month backpacking adventure, there’s something here to suit everyone’s taste. Read on and find out why Mexico is one of the world’s top destinations...
Balandra Beach ...read more »
Even if you're not the most outdoorsy person these five U.S. National Park sites need to be on your bucket list. All of the National Parks have something special about them, which is why they are protected in the first place, right? So why visit these ones? Well let me tell you a little about ...read more »
Toward the end of summer, we posted an article about heading to Paris and keeping expectations high. It’s an interesting notion, because most of us would never dream of being disappointed by such a city. But that’s just the point. There’s a sort of phenomenon among travellers whereby people can occasionally feel let down if ...read more »
Sri Lanka is becoming increasingly popular as a travel destination, attracting more and more visitors every year. And that’s for a good reason! The thing is, this small island country has plenty to offer to everyone – from the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites (all eight of them!) to mesmerizing places of natural beauty, from ...read more »
I haven’t been fortunate to visit Paris yet, but the City of Light has always been on my bucket list. And no, I’m not romanticizing the capital of France, but I do keep my expectations high. There is no way a city with rich historic and literary heritage could be disappointing, and I can hardly ...read more »
Almost every nation has a revolutionary poet who belonged to the poorest section of society and whose passionate poetry sounded like a voice of the whole nation. Ukraine is no exception. Every Ukrainian is familiar with Taras Shevchenko‘s ‘Testament':
When I am dead, bury me
In my beloved Ukraine,
My tomb upon a grave mound high
Amid the spreading ...read more »
Easter is coming, so I thought it would be apt to tell you a bit of Ukrainian traditions. Like most religious holidays, Easter in Eastern Europe is a mix of Christian and pagan elements. It’s celebrated after vernal equinox, when the day finally becomes as long as the night, and the consequent days keep getting ...read more »
My family back in Ukraine is celebrating Maslenitsa at the moment – it’s a week-long festival celebrating the arrival of spring. Maslenitsa is celebrated not only in Ukraine, but in all eastern Slavic countries. Most of our festivals represent intertwined Christian and Pagan traditions, and this one is no exception.
In Christian Orthodox tradition, it’s the ...read more »