Source: Baikalex.com Day 1: Irkutsk First arrive in the town of Irkutsk by Trans Siberian train. I wouldn’t spend more than day and night in Irkutsk. The walk along the Kyrov square by the river bank is really nice in the night time. (more…)
What started as a pet project by Sergei Witte – an influential minister in Russian government back in the late 19th century – turned into one of the most impressive Engineering accomplishment, which connected Moscow to Vladivostok across the barren Siberia. (more…)
Heraclea Lyncestis is an ancient Greek city located on the outskirts of the Macedonian city of Bitola. Heraclea was named after the mythological hero Hercules. The city was founded by Philip of Macedon after joining the Lynkestis to his kingdom. Later, this city began to grow actively due to its location on the famous Via Egnatia connecting the Adriatic and the Bosphorus. The city was abandoned after the slavization of Macedonia in the 6th century AD. (more…)
Day 1 Go to Gyeongbokgung Palace to see the change of Royal Guard Ceremony. They do it twice a day. The first ritual starts at 10:00 AM and there is another one in the afternoon at 2:00 PM. They also have a free guided tour 3 times a day. I did the last one at 3:30 where it was less crowded.Bukchon Hanok village – there are a few cultural villages near the center but perhaps the Bukchon is the most popular one.Walk around Jongno-du neighborhood and Tapgol Park. Visit the popular Seoul version of SOHO shopping streets in Nagwon Dong. Try the street food here as well. (more…)
In July 2017 we went to the Balkans. A layover in Istanbul is always an excellent opportunity to spend a few days in the beautiful capital of Turkey. For us this was not the first visit to the shores of the Bosphorus and it seemed there we would not be surprised by anything. But that time we were. (more…)
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The best time to visit Croatia is when it is off-tourist season. Which means avoid going there between May and September as every place I will mention in this article will be crowded with tourists. I was there in April and it was still slightly touristy in places like Dubrovnik. The towns along the dalmatian / adriatic coast is absolutely breathtaking. When you pass by these towns you will notice many stone houses with terracotta roofs on top of sea cliffs. Traveling within Croatia is pretty easy as the bus connection is frequent and reliable. Here was my itinerary for Croatia. I spent 14 days (two weeks) in Croatia altogether. But you can customize your itinerary based on your plans. Zagreb – 3 daysPlitvice park – 1 day stop overZadar – 2 daysSplit – 3 daysHvar – 2 dayDubrovnik – 3 days 1. Zagreb If you are coming into Croatia by plane then you most probably land in the capital city of Croatia, Zagreb is still cold in April. Take a rain coat with you as it rains in April. One must thing to do in Zagreb is to go to Museum of broken Relationships. I thought the museum concept