So, you’ve finally done it, you’ve managed to get yourself to one of the top-rated travel destinations in the world! Yes, Queenstown, New Zealand! As your plane flew in you marveled at the majestic views over the Southern Alps and wowed as you came in for a landing in a lake filled valley. You’ve stepped off the plane and been bombarded with adventure advertisements. You … Continue reading Exploring Queenstown – A 3 Day Guide!
Macedonia has a fascinating history that’s inspired by the Ottomans, Romans, and Greeks. You’ll experience the old Turkish bazaars, Roman ruins, and claims of a strong Greek heritage. There’s also a flavor from the old communist days when they were a part of southern Yugoslavia. And, did you know that Mother Theresa was born in Skopje? Macedonia is full of hidden charms. The old bazaars … Continue reading Exploring Macedonia – A 7-Day Itinerary!
Article contributed to Tripdukaan by Pavlos Panagiotopoulos. Helsinki, the “Daughter of the Baltic” is the capital of Finland. The city was built back in 1550 by the Swede King Gustav Vasa to compete with the -Danish at that times- city of Tallinn in Estonia. Later, the city was ruled by the Russian Czars. They assigned the architects Johan Albrecht Ehrenström and Carl Ludwig Engel to … Continue reading 5 days in Helsinki – A complete guide to enjoy your stay!