Europe

How I did Scotland in two weeks

Scotland is the northern most part of United Kingdom. Many travelers visit U.K but never venture out north of England and totally miss out on what Scotland has to offer. This is true of even for the British people. What is great about Scotland is the wilderness, the nature, highlands, medieval castles, forests, free wild outdoor camping areas, loch ness, museums, golf courses, summer festivals and maritime history. (more…)

How to spend a week in Crete Island in Greece

Crete is the largest island by size in the Aegean Sea. Crete is part of many great ancient civilizations. It was founded during the Minoan civilization, one of the most important civilizations of the world (2600-1150 BC). Then around 69 AD the Romans annexed Crete as part of ever expanding empire. After the fall of Roman empire, Crete fell under the domination of the Ottomans in 824, and stayed under it for 137 years. During those years the city of Heraklion was founded. (more…)