Shandon Bells – Ring the bells of a historic church

#uniquedestinations The Church of St Anne is a church located in the Shandon district of Cork in Ireland and its famous for its bell tower and bells, known as Shandon Bells. Cork is the second largest city in the country and has an important cultural and musical tradition. The church is considered the most important ecclesiastical…

Atlantic Ocean Road – Drive on Europe’s most beautiful road

#uniquestinations With this new article  we are going to introduce a new category in our blog named “Unique Destinations”. In this new section we will focus on places that are unique and differ from ordinary travel destinations. Journeys already made or planned. On our first post we will refer to the famous  Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway. Located…

Zakynthos : 5 beaches to visit by boat

Zakynthos is a wonderful Greek island in the Ionian Sea, famous for its exquisite beaches (Navagio beach is probably one of the most famous in the world) and also as one of the most important natural shelters for the sea turtle Caretta – Caretta. During your stay in Zakynthos you could visit beaches, which would please all tastes. Most of…

Best burgers in Athens !!!

OK, we asked you and you told us to find the best burger in Athens. After many burgers and probably a few kilos heavier, this is our verdict : 1. Juicy Grill : There is reason why people are seeking this relatively small place in the streets of Chorargos and are lining outside to taste…

Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka. It lies in the northerneast side of Acropolis. The first houses were illegaly built during the reign of King Otto, at the second half of 19th century, when workers from the island of Anafi, which were considered the best…

7 reasons why you should visit Marseille …

Marseille is the second-largest city of France, its main commercial port and the most significant city of the historical province of Provence. Marseille was originally founded circa 600 BC as the Greek colony of Massalia and became the preeminent Greek polis in the region of southern Gaul. As a big trading center and the gate of France to Africa…

4 must-do day trips from Lisbon (…except Sintra)

Following our article about Lisbon, we are going to suggest four memorable day trips which can be easily done by car. We excluded Sintra, with the beautiful and fairytale Palacio Nacional da Pena, because it is a world famous town and every traveller visiting Lisbon has it already in his/her itinerary. So, hire a car…

11 photos to prove why Santorini is so unique …

Santorini (aka Thira) is probably the most famous Greek island. Thousands of tourists come here every year to feel the ambience of this wonderful place. Everything has already been written about the island and little is left to be said. Here are eleven photos as proof of why this place is so unique. Indulge in…