Underrated Tourist Spots – Bibury, England | This spot is featured on the inside cover of all United Kingdom passports! Bibury is not just a village in Gloucestershire. It is a nationally notable architectural conservation area of the UK. Located on both banks of the River Coln, the village recently became a major destination for
Underrated Tourist spots – Cesky Krumlov | The small town of Cesky Krumlov was first mentioned in 1240. In the late 15th century gold was found next to the town and German miners flocked in. For centuries the area around Cesky Krumlov was part of various German-Austrian territories. But in 1945 – after World War
Disappointing travel destination: Petra, Jordan | Our last disappointing travel destination is Petra in Jordan. Petra, the mysterious city of the Nabataeans, came to prominence as a powerful trading post on the Silk Route, reaching its zenith around the 1st century AD before disappearing into the mists of legend. Known only to local Bedouin, it
Disappointing travel destination: Los Angeles | You’ve dreamt of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame for your whole life. You booked your ticket. Then you get there and it’s by far not what you expected. Hollywood Boulevard turns out to be run-down, dangerous and dirty piece of concrete with roughly 60,000 homeless people sleeping almost everywhere on
Disappointing Travel Destination Four Corners Monument, United States | The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern U.S. where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet. This location is – hold your breath! – the only point in the United States shared by four states. Now this must be something, somebody thought.
Disappointing Travel Destination: Naples, Italy | This city has seen better days. More than 4000 years old, situated at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, base camp for Pompeji and Herculaneum, widely known for its piazzas, palaces, castles and museums. Although Naples (Napoli) is that famous and one of the oldest inhabited places on earth, it