Tag: Historical sights

Kathmandu valley: Places to visit near Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley: Places to visit near Kathmandu

This post is about the best places to visit near Kathmandu. Many tourists head straight to the mountains to explore the Annapurnas or to see Everest. As beautiful as they may be, Kathmandu valley has its own charms that are often overlooked. History of the 

Monasteries in Georgia you should visit

Monasteries in Georgia you should visit

This post is about the best monasteries in Georgia. Georgia is a small country in the Caucasus mountains. Georgia and Armenia were among the first countries in the world to adopt christianity as a state religion. As a result, the country is home to some of 

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

This post is about the best things to do in Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia remains my favourite city in Europe and it is one of the most charming and interesting places I know. Why visit Sarajevo? I could talk for hours about all the 

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

Belgrade wasn’t exactly on my bucketlist of cities to visit. I couldn’t think of any exciting things to do in Belgrade Serbia. Neither did I consider the capital of Serbia as a holiday destination. I ended up in Belgrade on my way to Lebanon anyway. 

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

This post is about the best places to visit in mainland Greece. Greece remains one of my favourite countries in Europe and one that I never get tired of. I remember whole days spent at the beach, building sand castles and looking for shells. Every 

Beirut to Baalbek: how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon

Beirut to Baalbek: how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon

This post is a travel guide about how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon and about my experience travelling from Beirut to Baalbek on a daytrip. Up untill the last moment I hesitated whether I should travel from Beirut to Baalbek, because of its proximity to 

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan with its rich cultural heritage is one of the most popular states in India. And for good reasons, because there are a lot of things to see and do. So much so, that planning your Rajasthan itinerary may seem like a daunting task. Therefore, 

Places to visit in Agra in one day

Places to visit in Agra in one day

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Agra in one day. Agra is a city that I still have a love hate relationship with. It’s home to some of the most beautiful historical attractions in India, but it is 

Delhi itinerary: 3 days in Delhi

Delhi itinerary: 3 days in Delhi

This post is a 3 day Delhi itinerary that will help you overcome the overwhelming experience that Delhi can be.  For most people Delhi will be their introduction to India and it is not always a gentle introduction. Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the 

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

This post is the ultimate 2 day Jaipur itinerary. Jaipur is the biggest city in Rajasthan and part of the so-called Golden triangle with Delhi and Agra. These cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in the country, because of the number of historical 

The best things to do in Poznan Poland

The best things to do in Poznan Poland

This post is about the best things to do in Poznan. Poznan is one of the oldest cities in Poland. It is situated in the western part of the country in between Warsaw and Berlin. It was once the capital of the early Polish Kingdom 

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

Yazd is a small city in the southern desert of Iran. It’s old and charming and within the walls of the old city it is a journey back in time. It is rightly popular among travellers and even though there are a variety of things