Ohrid – A visit to one of the oldest lakes in Europe

Lake Ohrid is located on the mountainous border between southwestern North Macedonia and eastern Albania. It is one of the deepest (294 m) and oldest lakes in Europe, with a unique aquatic ecosystem that includes more than 200 endemic species. Due to its importance, the lake was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979,…

Where to eat the best wurst in Zurich

Wurst, which means sausage in German, is one of the most popular foods in Switzerland, especially in its German-speaking Eastern part. The sausage is typically combined with bread and a sauce (usually mustard or ketchup). The two most common types of sausage you can find in Switzerland are bratwurst and cervelat. BRATWURST OR CERVELAT Bratwurst…

Αποκαλύπτoντας περισσότερα μυστικά αξιοθέατα στα προάστια της Αθήνας

Η μεγάλη αποδοχή του άρθρου μας «Αποκαλύπτοντας μυστικά αξιοθέατα στα προάστια της Αθήνας», μας έδωσε την έμπνευση να ψάξουμε ακόμα περισσότερο και να βρούμε νέα άγνωστα (για τους περισσότερους) αξιοθέατα στα προάστια της Αθήνας. Όπως έχουμε αναφέρει και σε προηγούμενη ανάρτησή μας, αν και μερικές φορές γνωρίζουμε την ύπαρξη αυτών των σημείων της πόλης, δεν…

The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST)

This article about The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) is also published in the 14th issue of the digital magazine Voyagers Voice. Voyagers Voice is a free online magazine based on culture and art. The articles are written by natives or by people who have lived in that country for many years and…

Sete – The most beautiful port in Southern France

Although not one of the most famous and prominent destinations in the South of France, Sete is a unique city with its own character that is worth visiting. Known as the Venice of Languedoc, it is a port and a seaside resort in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the Mediterranean with its own very strong cultural…

South Pelion – A road trip between two seas

Pelion (Πήλιο) is a unique destination for all seasons. It is the perfect combination of mountain and sea, beautiful traditional villages (with special and characteristic architecture), a rich natural landscape and also beaches of unique natural beauty. Therefore, it is logical to be a popular tourist destination all year round. In this article, we present…

Bitola – An unknown historic Balkan city

Just 12 km from the borders of Greece, Bitola is the second largest city in North Macedonia. It has managed to maintain its unique 18th and 19th century architecture, with buildings that show its former glory and historic past, when every major European country had a consulate here due to the trading and business that…

Αποκαλύπτοντας περισσότερα μυστικά αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας

Μετά την εντυπωσιακή και θερμή υποδοχή του πρώτου μας άρθρου σχετικά με τα μυστικά αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας, η ομάδα αναζήτησε και εντόπισε επτά νέα σημεία στην πόλη, άγνωστα στους περισσότερους κατοίκους και επισκέπτες. Πιστεύουμε ότι το αποτέλεσμα (που δεν ήρθε χωρίς περιπέτειες, όπως όταν προσπαθούσαμε να φωτογραφίσουμε το εσωτερικό του Μεγάρου Γιάνναρου ή να εντοπίσουμε…

Rocambole Gang: A tour of Athens during the time of the Greek Bonnie and Clyde

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The notorious Rocambole Gang (Rokamvol/Ροκαμβόλ in Greek) operated in Athens in the late 1920s and caused fear among the city’s residents and upset law enforcement authorities. The gang consisted of brothers Andreas and Koula Christofileas (Ανδρέας και Κούλα Χριστοφιλέα) as well as other casual members….