Tustan. The uniqueness of this fortress is that it was built on the very top of the rock. Once Tustan fortress was a powerful Western defense of Kyivan Rus. It is one of the places that symbolizes Ukrainian power and the desire to defend its land and dignity. Tustan is an extremely interesting and mysterious tourist destination of Ukraine. Where is this unique place and how to get there? How was the fortress built? What was the function of this fortress? What secrets does it hide? And why did the fortress disappear? Now let’s try to uncover these issues together.
Khotyn Fortress is one of the 7 wonders of Ukraine. What should every Ukrainian know about the Khotyn Fortress? How is the history of the Ukrainian Cossacks connected with the history of the fortress? And which battle here changed the course of history? You will find the answers to all of these questions in this publication.
Cave of Zeus on the Greek island of Crete. It would probably be interesting for everyone to visit the cave where, according to Ancient Greek myths, Zeus himself was born – the most important of the ancient Greek gods. You will learn more about this unique place and our adventures there.
Heraklion is the main city on the Crete island. The history of Heraklion counts over 2,500 years. The city is named after Hercules, the hero of ancient Greek myths, who performed one of his 12 labors on the Crete island. It is believed that Heraklion was founded during the reign of King Minos – the son of Zeus and Europe. Heraklion was the seaport of the Knossos city-state – the Minoan, the first European civilization. Confirmation of the existence of Minoan civilization is the Knossos Palace, located just 6 km from Heraklion.
Knossos Palace on the Crete island. The center of the oldest European civilization and one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It is the place where the European culture was created. The technologies that were used here, impress even today.
What is so special about this place? How is the Knossos Palace connected with Ancient Greek mythology? And what is the origin of ” Minotaur’s Labyrinth” and “Ariadne’s thread” phrases?
This place tells a lot of exciting stories which we gonna share with you.
Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town located 60 km (40 miles) from the main city of the Crete island – Heraklion and only 10 km from the Elounda resort. As we stayed in the hotel of Elounda resort, the first place we went to explore was Agios Nikolaos.
The story of almost every place on this island is closely related to Ancient Greek mythology and sometimes you even lose control between the myth and reality.
In this publication we will tell you about the highlights of Crete island, about our adventures during the vacation in Elounda resort, we will share the unique locations of this fabulous island, and also tell you about the TOP most interesting, little-known facts about Crete.
The Butterfly Valley is a very beautiful canyon, which is 10 km from Oludeniz resort. You will hardly ever see the butterflies here, but you will definitely be impressed by the views of the canyon.
Oludeniz is a small, cozy resort on the south-western coast of Turkey. It is situated just 60 km away from Dalaman airport, among amazing mountainous landscapes and impressive beaches, where Aegean and Mediterranean seas meet.
Grand Canyon is one of the deepest canyons in the world. It is a place of an incredible power! In this publication we will tell you about the history of the canyon’s formation, about the things you need to know before visiting Grand Canyon, about the most interesting and most popular sights there, we will share our experience of visiting this wonderful location and will tell you about our adventure on our way back from Grand Canyon to Los Angeles. Keep reading our publication till the end.