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.
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In this publication we will tell you about 7 Wonders of Ukraine and interesting facts about them.
Read more >> “7 Wonders of Ukraine and interesting facts about them”
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.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 5): Heraklion – the city of Heracles, the main city on Crete island”
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.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 4): mysterious Knossos Palace – first European Minoan civilization, Ancient Greek Myths: “Minotaur’s Labyrinth” & “Ariadne’s thread””
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.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 3): Agios Nicolaos – top places to see & what is the origin of “Horn of Plenty” phrase?”
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.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 1): Ancient Greek myths, Elounda resort and its surroundings, TOP 6 facts about Crete”
Zatoka – the most popular beach resort in Ukraine. In this publication we will show and tell you how the vacation in Zatoka looks like, we will also rate this resort. Read till the end 😉
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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.
Read more >> “Turkey, Oludeniz resort (part 1): European paragliding centre, Belcekiz beach”
Las Vegas. A city, which likes night life, joy, entertainment until dawn, casino, bright performances and show.
Read more >> “Las Vegas, USA: Grand American Road Trip (part 4): Las Vegas Boulevard, casino hotels, gambling, night life, restaurants”
Later we decided to see the suburbs of Los Angeles – namely Santa Monica, located 30 minutes drive from LA. Santa Monica is famous for its gorgeous beaches and pier. This is the perfect place to enjoy the mightiness of the Pacific Ocean.
Read more >> “Los Angeles, USA: Grand American Road Trip (part 2): Santa Monica pier and beach, Route 66, Venice district, Marina del Rey Harbor”