This destination combines culture, history and one of the best beaches in Mexico. The only archaeological site located on the seashore is the most photogenic place in the region and, perhaps, in the whole country. Tulum was a Mayan fortress that lived its moments of glory at the end of the classic period (about 1000 AD). At the southern end of the archaeological site lies one of the most peaceful beaches. Here you won’t find any hotels with 500 rooms or a large infrastructure. On the contrary, you can rent luxurious or rustic cabins, depending on your tastes and budget.
Think of a famous composer. The chances are more than high, that the musician was born in Austria. And Vienna, its capital, is often referred to as ‘the city of music’. And ‘the city of dreams’. Because it is also home to the father of scandalized theories and studies –Sigmund Freud.
When you think about the pyramids, the first ones that come to mind are the Egyptian pyramids. The only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that still exists. But people often forget that the Egyptian pyramids are not the only ones our planet carries. Today we will turn our head to the other part of the world, where the breathtaking Teotihuacan pyramids rule.
If you are going to Athens, don’t miss the opportunity to visit and get to know the emblem of Greece and one of the most important archaeological sites in the world - the Acropolis of Athens. The meaning of the word ‘acropolis’is ‘upper city’. And it has gotten this name from the location on which it stands is 156 meters above the sea level.
Lake Tahoe: blue, as a topaz, and surrounded by majestic peaks. This High Sierra gem that stretches along the California-Nevada border is a must see. Nowhere else you can inhale air "so pure and clean... it's the same air that angels breathe," as Mark Twain said. Take a look around, especially from the spectacular viewpoints, like the one above Emerald Bay State Park. And it's easy to see, why Twain was so entranced.
Koh Tao is a small island of 21 km², located in the Gulf of Thailand. Along with Koh Phangan, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations amongst the backpackers. It has a rather benevolent climate and the monsoon lasts from November to January.