Perast – Town in Montenegro

Perast is an old town on the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. It is situated a few kilometres northwest of Kotor and is noted for its proximity to the islets of St. George and Our Lady of the Rocks. The Gulf of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) cuts deeply into the coastline of the southern part of…

Ostrog Monastery

Ostrog Monastery, a miracle built by nature and human interaction, carved almost in its entirety in a vertically positioned mountain cliff. Ostrog Monastery, the most important Orthodox Christian pilgrimage site in Montenegro, is located near the village of Bogetici, approximately 25 miles northwest of the capital city of Podgorica. The monastery is situated on an…

Mount Lovcen – A high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.675 m

Mount Lovcen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.675 m (5,495 ft) above the sea level located in the rocky region of the Dinaric Alps, and the south-western part of Montenegro.The road to the summit is very windy. It’s asphalted, but pretty narrow and full of turns. The landscape changes after every…

Biogradska Gora National Park

Biogradska Gora is a forest and a national park in Montenegro within Kolašin municipality. Among Biogradska Gora National Park’s most unique features is its 1,600 hectare (3,954 acre) rainforest—one of Europe’s three remaining rain forests. The history of its preservation, as well as that of the park’s, dates back to 1878 when the area was donated…

Ulcinj – Town in Montenegro.

The Old Town in Ulcinj is one of the oldest urban architectural complexes along the Adriatic Sea. In this enchanting dish resembling a stranded ship for 25 centuries life has been booming, civilizations have been exchanging leaving their vivid traces up to now.It is a unique opinion that the Old Town represents a cultural-historical monument…

São Jorge Castle – Castle in Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon castle, the Castelo de Sao Jorge, stands majestically above central Lisbon and was the ancient seat of power for Portugal for over 400 years. Much of the present castle dates from the 1920s when a significant restoration project was undertaken but this does not detract from the allure of the castle.The battlements of Castelo…

Tram 28 – The longest route in Lisbon

A highlight of any visit to Lisbon is a ride on the number 28 tram. This enjoyable tram route passes through many of Lisbon’s finest districts, including Baixa, Graça, Alfama and Estrela, but most visitors travel on it to climb the steep hill from Baixa to the castle and Alfama.Due to the undulating route, only…

Alfama – The oldest district of Lisbon.

Alfama is Lisbon’s most emblematic quarter and one of the most rewarding for walkers and photographers thanks to its medieval alleys and outstanding views. Because its foundation is dense bedrock, it survived the 1755 earthquake, and a walk through this old-fashioned residential neighborhood is now a step back in time. It is a village within…

Monument to the Discoveries – The world’s explorers in stone.

Across from Jeronimos Monastery, reached via an underpass by its gardens, is the Discoveries Monument, built on the north bank of the Tagus River in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator. It represents a three-sailed ship ready to depart, with sculptures of important historical figures such as…

Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park is a National Park located in the Tatra Mountains in Tatra County, in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship—Małopolska region, in central-southern Poland bordering on northern Slovakia. Recognised as a world biosphere reserve, the parks greatest quality are its numerous species of plants and animals and a series of glacial lakes.It was founded in…

Bialowieza Forest – The immense primeval forest.

Białowieża Forest is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain. The forest is home to 800 European bison, Europe’s heaviest land animal.  Białowieza Forest is the last remaining primeval forest in the lowland Europe. It covers an area of over 1500 km2…

Malbork – A town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region.

Malbork is a town in northern Poland in the Żuławy region, with 38,478 inhabitants. Situated in the Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, it was previously assigned to Elbląg Voivodeship. It is the capital of Malbork County. The Teutonic Order was founded around the year 1190 in Palestine to crusade against the Muslims and pagans. In the…

Sighisoara – Located in the historic region of Transylvania.

Founded by German craftsmen and merchants, known as the Saxons of Transylvania, the historic centre of Sighisoara has preserved in an exemplary way the features of a small, fortified, medieval town, which played an important strategic and commercial role at the edges of central Europe for several centuries. Sighisoara (Schassburg in German) still stands as…

Explore Bagan – The richest archaeological sites in Asia.

The thousands of temples that are spread across the plains of Bagan (sometimes spelt Pagan) are the most impressive testament to the religious devotion of Myanmar’s people – and rulers – over the centuries. They combine to form one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia and provide views quite unlike anywhere else on earth….

Copacabana – Town in Bolivia

Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on the shore of Lake Titicaca. The town has a large 16th-century shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana. Our Lady of Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia.Nestled between two hills on the southern shore of Lake Titicaca, Copacabana is a small, bright and enchanting town. Long…

The Quilotoa Loop – @journaledge

The Quilotoa Loop is a hiking trail that passes through some remote Andean villages in Ecuador. It usually takes 3-4 days but can be done in less time if you take the bus between some of the towns. The highlight of the loop is the stunning crater lake in the town of Quilotoa.The Quilotoa Loop…

The Galápagos Islands – A volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean.

The Galápagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, is a province of Ecuador, lying about 1,000km off its coast, and considered one of the world’s foremost destinations for wildlife-viewing. They were discovered in 1535 by Tomas de Berlanga, the Spanish Bishop of Panama, when his ship drifted by the islands.The Galapagos Islands first…

Angel Falls- Waterfall in Venezuela

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 metres and a plunge of 807 metres.Angel Falls is 15 times higher than Niagara Falls with its total of approximately 52 meters.This fall is named for Jimmy Angel, an adventurous pilot from Missouri, United States, who…

Kruger National Park | South Africa

Kruger Park is South Africa’s most exciting African safari destination. Steeped in legend and history, the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898…

Travel to Johannesburg – A City in South Africa.

Johannesburg in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, with more than 3 million people calling this bustling metropolis home. This dynamic city has a range of restaurants – from pub ‘n grub bars, pizza take-outs and African-inspired eateries to delightful delis serving everything from a great cup of coffee to healthy meals.Johannesburg…

Nairobi National Park

Kenya- “The World’s Wildlife Capital” A short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district is the Nairobi National Park.Established in 1946, the national park was Kenya’s first. It is located approximately 7 kilometres  south of the centre of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, with an electric fence separating the park’s wildlife from the metropolis. Nairobi’s skyscrapers…

The Super Luxury Hotel,Explora Patagonia, Salto Chico

Hotel Salto Chico is a member of the Explora Group of boutique hotels in Chile.Paine River (Río Paine) is a river located in the Magallanes Region of Chile. The river rises from its source in Dickson Lake and flows east for nine kilometres (km) to Paine Lake. After flowing through the lake, the river runs…

History of Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code in India.

 Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. Postal services are used for the delivery of important mails, messages, couriers’ money order and other things. To deliver these things at right time to right place it is required to write correct address on…