Easily the best half-day trip away out of Athens is a visit to the beautiful Temple of Poseidon perched on top of the cliff of Attica’s southernmost tip, the Cape Sounion. Located 70km southeast of Athens, a trip to see the Temple of Poseidon is the most popular tours taken by visitors looking for a […]Read more "Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion, Attica, Greece"
Monastiraki and Plaka, two of Athens’ well-known neighbourhood are both great places to pass the time, to mingle with fellow tourists and Athenians. With a distinctive vibe from each other, both are easily reachable by foot from either Athens oldest metro station, Monastiraki or from Syntagma Square via the shopping district of Ermou Street. A […]Read more "The Neighborhood of Monastiraki & Plaka, Athens, Greece"
If there is one thing that becomes a constant travel habit for me, it will be waking up early. I find it calming exploring a new city just when the sun is about to come up and when everyone is still asleep. On those few quiet hours when the roads are more or less empty, […]Read more "The Temple of Olympian Zeus & Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece"
I have always been fascinated with Greece, which somehow made my decision easy to include this country on the places to visit as I spent another month in Europe. My dilemma as always is how to squeeze everything I wanted to experience in a short amount of time, and for a great destination like Greece, […]Read more "The Acropolis of Athens, Greece"
The one image of Bhutan that captures the outside world imagination of the so-called Last Shangri-La on Earth , it is none other than the Taktsang Lhakhang or the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The image of a monastery perched high above a vertical cliff is not only a sight to behold, it ignites imagination about a […]Read more "The Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Lhakhang), Bhutan"
All travel to Bhutan starts and end in the town of Paro, for here it is where the only airport in the country is located. Watching the airport landing and taking-off from a designated viewpoint along the highway seems to be the favorite past time among locals and of great interest to a lot of […]Read more "Paro, Bhutan (Kyichu Lhakhang, Rinpung Dzong)"
A large population of Bhutanese society still reside in rural regions and to truly experience the traditional culture and the wonderful nature that this country is blessed with, a travel to rural Bhutan is a must. Like so many other visitors with limited time to venture out far north or maybe do a Jomolhari trek, […]Read more "Gangtey, Bhutan (Gangtey Goempa, Phobjikha Valley)"