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A Journey Through Bulgaria's Abandoned Ruins and Otherworldly Monuments

Join Atlas Obscura for a unique and memorable introduction to one of Europe’s oldest countries: Bulgaria.<p>Across eight days and seven nights we’ll …

European Travel

5 ways to experience Armenia | Travel Feature

Yerevan: for contemporary culture<p>The capital city celebrates its 2,800th birthday this year. The citadel of Erebuni, founded in 782 BC, now lies in …

European Travel

I was mugged on holiday. Don’t make the mistakes I made | Patrick Collinson

It happened within an hour of arriving at Barcelona airport – and just a day after I had filed a piece on holiday money for these pages. What I hadn’t reckoned on was the organised gangs that are out to target tourists, particularly, it has to be said, in Spain. And how, with just a few simple …

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Off the beaten track in northern Cyprus

‘Do you get many tourists in the north?’, I quiz the local guide Houssem Belloum as our minivan approaches the efficient UN Buffer Zone (aka Green Line) checkpoint. After the obligatory brief passport check, we continue our late-night drive from Larnaka airport in the south of the partitioned …

Travel

Best of Gdańsk, Poland in 3 days

One of Poland’s metropolis-by-the-sea with beauty that’s both intimate and wild, Gdańsk (pronounced guh-DANSK) has long been often overlooked in …

European Travel

In Andalusia’s three key cities, one of history’s great architectural mash-ups

More than a millennium has passed since Spain’s Andalusia region led the world in scholarship and art under the Moors, the North African and Arab Muslims who took control in 711. Their reign ended after Christian crusaders rolled down from the north, in the Reconquista, which began in the 8th …

European Travel

Mozambique:Six Delicacies You Must Try in Mozambique

[Guardian] A few weeks back, I took a trip to Maputo, Mozambique. I was so excited and I spent a couple of days touring my new destination and …

polana

10 things to do in Bergen

Despite housing just 280,000 or so inhabitants, Bergen is officially Norway’s second city – but instead of a bustling metropolis, visitors can expect …

European Travel

The 8 Best Things to Do in Querétaro, Mexico

Santiago de Querétaro, most often referred to simply as Querétaro, is a beautiful colonial city in central Mexico well worth putting on your travel …

Mexico

Exploring Lima's Barranco Neighborhood - Caroline in the City Travel Blog

Anytime I explore a trendy neighborhood in the world, I have a tendency to compare it to other places. Saying Barranco is like Lima’s Brooklyn is …

European Travel

Hampi, Badami, Pattadakkal and Aihole, India

<b>By Ashwin Bahulkar</b><br>Original post at Hampi and Badami<p>Hampi is undoubtedly the most gorgeous Indian destination I’ve been to, it beats everything else …

New rules on powders on international flights to U.S. go into effect

If you are carrying spices or powders to U.S. on international flights, then this new rule goes into effect soon. Read more about it and what you …

Flying

Walking Tour of Celje, Slovenia

Take a 25-stop walking tour of Celje, the third largest city in Slovenia, taking about 2-3 hours.

Warsaw Walking Tour

Self-guided walking tour of old town Warsaw, the capital and heart of Poland, that was completely razed down in World War II.

Day 8 – Hsipaw

« PREVIOUS – Day 7<br>Pyin Oo Lwin, Hsipaw<i><br>Travel from Pyin Oo Lwin to Hsipaw by train.</i><p>Day 8<br>Hsipaw<i><br>Sights of Hsipaw.</i><p>Day 9 – NEXT »<br>Hsipaw to Mandalay<i><br>Travel</i> …

Al-Naslaa Rock Formation, Tayma, Saudi Arabia

One of the many natural occurrences that puzzle any traveler is Al-Naslaa Rock Formation, located in Tayma oasis, Saudi Arabia. Recent archaeological …

3 Days in Rome – See, Eat, Do Itinerary

There is a famous quote mentioning Rome, which everyone knows about “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” But, what if one has only <b>3 days in Rome</b> to …

Quick guide to Mexico City's best neighborhoods

Walk down tree-lined streets, past sleek skyscrapers, through historical colonial buildings and busy markets, dine in world-class restaurants or on busy street corners, and then rest your head in a modern boutique hotel. No matter where you head in Mexico City, its <i>colonias</i> will both surprise and …

Best restaurants for vegetarians in Budapest

Budapest is not the easiest place for vegetarians: pork dominates the menu, and even if something looks veggie-friendly, chances are it’s cooked with pork fat or sprinkled with fried pieces of <i>szalonna</i> (Hungarian bacon). Until recently, vegetarians in Budapest were pretty much limited to a diet of …

Taking Lisbon Metro’s ‘1 day ticket’? Be aware of this…

My experience of taking the '1 day ticket' of Lisbon's Metro for two people on a single card.

The 5 most photographed sites in Galapagos

While most people consider Galapagos as a wildlife photographer’s paradise (they are not wrong), the islands also offer a wide variety of striking …

36 Hours in Tbilisi

With chaotic yet charming cobblestone streets, dome-shaped bathhouses steaming with sulfuric waters, and crumbling Soviet factories repurposed as hipster hotels, Tbilisi is a study in contrasts. Capital of Georgia and the heart of the Caucasus, the city teems with riches: cathedrals that rise in …

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How to Get Visa on Arrival for India

After months in the works, the Indian visa on arrival system has been extended to citizens from 113 countries, including the United States. While the …

What To Do In Madrid Spain For 3 Days

Hola! fellow travelers. Ever been to Madrid? No? Find out what to do in Madrid Spain for 3 days, or more.Madrid, Spain is a beautiful city with lots …

48 Hours in Pokhara | Pokhara Travel Guide

48 hour guide to Pokhara Pokhara is lakeside city nestled against Phewa Lake. It is a city of lakes, caves, mountains and is rich in natural beauty. …

The 48 Hour Guide To...Lisbon

The oldest city in Western Europe is suddenly the coolest spot to visit<p>If your Instagram account has already been infiltrated with sun-kissed pictures of yellow trams, blue-tiled buildings and cobbled streets you won't need convincing of the quaint beauty of Lisbon.<p>The city has been growing in …

What to do in Ohrid - The Pearl Of Macedonia.

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3 days in Singapore

Singapore isn’t very big; in fact, with a map in hand and a list of places to check out, you can jolly well go the shank’s pony route, walking and …

Myanmar – Twelve Days Itinerary

<i>Where:</i> Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Amarapura, Inwe, Hsipaw, Pyin Oo Lwin, Kinpun, Golden Pagoda <i><br>Transport:</i> Airlines, Bus, Taxi, Train <i><br>When:</i> December 2017</i> …

How to Have the Best Day in Russia's Culture Capital

What to see and do if you’ve got just one day in this northern gem<p>You’d need 24 days, not hours, to even <i>begin</i> to see all that St. Petersburg has to offer. But with just one day here, you can get a taste of what makes this Russian gem so compelling. Just a few of these suggestions will be enough to …