Plovdiv

Image of the historic center in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv is one of the most important Bulgarian cities. It’s position is somewhere in the central part on the south of the country, very close to Rhodope Mountains. In the ages, when Roman, Ottoman and Bulgarian rulers exchanged, it grew to over 330.000 population and therefore became second largest city in Bulgaria. With the entire collection of museums, religious buildings and ruins from ancient times, whole city is one big museum. And most amazingly this lively museum is about 6.000 years old!

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Naples

Italian town of Naples

Found just less than 200 kilometers from Italian capital Rome, Naples is one of the most rewarding cities to visit. The city’s name literally means “New City” in Ancient Greek language and this is so because it is one of the oldest cities in Italy. Its symbolic icon is the volcanic mountain Vesuvius The city is literally cluttered with attractions which show us its amazing history and tradition. You have to understand that the Naples is very different to Rome or Genoa because it is a city of many sights. Some…

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Johannesburg

Picture taken of Johannesburg in the distance.

While Pretoria, which lies a bit to the north from Johannesburg is a administrative center of South Africa, Johannesburg holds the reputation of being the country’s commercial center and also a financial capital. Not only in South Africa but also one of the most important financial centers in the world. The main city center is pretty compact but public transport isn’t very well developed. Tourist should be aware that exploring city with bikes or on foot is not very safe. Stay in groups, try to use guided tours if possible,…

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Lima

Image of the coastline in Lima, Peru

Lima is a five centuries old town that was founded in 1515 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. It is by far largest city in Peru and one of the largest in whole Latin American. It has around 8 millions inhabitants, which is over one quarter of whole country population. While Peru is the forth most populated country in South America, Lima is one of the biggest cities in this part of the continent.

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Cape Town

Table Mountain shot taken from the bay in Cape Town.

Because the caravans needed too much time to transport valuable resources from Asia into Europe, there were many new paths being explored to India by ocean. In 1488 Bartolomeu Dias from Portugal was the first man that managed to battle his way to the south horn of Africa. Because of the bad weather he had to endure on the trip, he called the city Cape of Storms. It soon became clear that this watershed between Atlantic and Indian Ocean that lies about 250 meters above sea level would become of…

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San Diego

View of San Diego at night time.

Standing on the southern tip of California, just off the Mexican border, San Diego is the second largest city in California just after Los Angeles. San Diego is considered the birthplace of California because in 1769, when it was founded by Spanish, was the first city (back then settlement) in California. Over the time it developed its own distinctive culture and many people come here to find a breath of fresh air. San Diego is culturally very diverse and with a more relaxed atmosphere then its bigger brothers, it offers…

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Praslin

Image of Praslin in Seychelles.

One of the top possible locations in Seychelles is surely the Praslin island. It is a part of Mahe group of inner islands which are the old granite islands. Praslin is one of the bigger of the Seychellan group of islands. It is also surrounded by a few beautiful satellite islands like Aride, Ronde and Curieuse. It sure feels like heaven being here as it is the idyllic location for all nature loving visitors.

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