10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations. Armenia Why Go Now: Few people know that Armenia was the first country in the world Load more »

The World’s Sexiest People Are Armenian Women And Irish Men

The World’s Sexiest People Are Armenian Women And Irish Men

The Huffington Post, By Carly Ledbetter It seems that Kim Kardashian is having a major effect on yet another “sexiest” list. According to a new survey by MissTravel, a destination dating website, Load more »

Europe’s oldest cities (part 1)

Europe’s oldest cities (part 1)

While many of the world’s oldest cities, settled around the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East, are off-limits to travellers at present, Europe’s most ancient settlements are very much open to visitors. Load more »

2015’s hottest cities – Wellington

2015’s hottest cities – Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand BBC Travel: New Zealand attracts more than its fair share of visitors – both outdoors enthusiasts and movie buffs flocking to spots featured in The Hobbit and Lord of Load more »

 

Visiting Prague: when to go and what to see

Malá Strana

Beautiful year-round, Prague is busiest over the Christmas and Easter holidays and during the summer months. Prague is the equal of Paris in terms of beauty. Its history goes back a millennium. And the beer is the best in Europe!

Prague is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — have a look at each of them.

Winter tourism: Skiing in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

Cahkadzor-si-resort-Armenia

The location of Armenia in subtropical zone between the ridges of central part of Caucasus Minor and the fact, that more than 90% of its territory at a height of more than 1000 km above the sea level determine the basic characteristic of the climate of Armenia. It is formed here by air masses of midlatitudes. In summer tropical continental air masses encroach from the South. In winter the air above Armenian Plateau is strongly cooled and the area of high air-pressure sets here.

Best Seat on the Plane – 7 Secrets

The pilot

Who doesn’t want to sit next to an off-duty pilot on a flight?

As I settled into the extra-legroom seat I sprang for on the way back home from a recent trip to Central America, I looked to my left; I looked to my right — there were airline pilots on both sides of me (they always get the good seats). Fresh off their route and still in uniform, the men were headed back to their hub in the U.S.

Exotic and hidden countries: Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)

karabakh traveler

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh)

Yahoo Travel: Nagorno-Karabakh was an ethnically Armenian autonomous region of Azerbaijan during the Soviet Union. The citizens of Karabakh voted for independence in 1991 while the Soviet Union was disintegrating. This ushered in a war between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, with support from Armenia.

Visiting non-recognized countires: Somaliland

somaliland tour

Yahoo Travel: Here’s a way to really impress people at the next cocktail party you attend. Share with them that you have been spending time visiting countries that, according to the United Nations, don’t exist. The UN recognizes 193 member countries. The following three countries don’t make the list (even though Americans need a visa to enter them).

Krakow (Cracow) – Poland’s Cultural Capital (Photos + Video)

Krakow City View from Air

Kraków has always been, in many respects, a charmed city. With a history that dates back to the 4th century settlement of Wawel Hill, Kraków has fortuitously avoided destruction since the pesky Mongels stopped bullying the area in the 13th century, growing into one of the most prominent cities in Central Europe.

The most important city in Poland not to come out of World War II looking like a trampled Lego set, even the Soviets failed to leave their mark on the enchanted city centre during 45 years of supervision, forced to erect their gray communist Utopia in the outlying suburb of Nowa Huta.