Vagonetto – Take a ride in a mine

#uniquedestinations Vagonetto is a mining park in Fokis (Fokis Mining Park), on mountain Parnassos, near Arachova and Amfissa. It is the only thematic park of this kind in Greece and one of the very few in Europe (like the National Coal Mining Museum in UK, the Estonian Mining Museum, Hallstat in Saltzburg and Wieliczka Salt…

Nemi – The strawberry village

#uniquedestinations If you are in Rome, probably the best and easiest day trip you could make is to visit Castelli Romani. Just 20 klm southeast of the Eternal City begins the gentle climb through the forests of Coli Albani to the 13 Castelli Romani villages. The mountain is actually the long-extinct Volcano Laziale, which has…

Oberammergau – Attend the show that takes place every ten years

#uniquedestinations Oberammergau is a little town located in Bavarian Alps, not far from Munich. The town is famous for its woodcarving tradition, which is kept alive since 1520 and also for the magnificent painted facades of its buildings. The citizens of the town have created real masterpieces, that represent biblical scenes, peasant paintings, local fairy…

Gaudi’s Barcelona (by Travellers Bazaar)

The Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi left his infinite mark on the city of Barcelona. His influence is everywhere in the city and his most famous works are described in this wonderful video : Related post (about Barcelona) : 8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time

Seborga – Discover the village that claims independence

#uniquedestinations Seborga is a small town in the region of Liguria in Italy, near the French border. It has 300 inhabitants and its main economic activities are tourism and agriculture. In the early 1960s, Giorgio Carbone, then head of the village’s flower-growers co-operative, began promoting the idea that Seborga should retain its historic independence as…

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”. On our first post we will refer to the famous  Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway. Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coast, the Atlantic Ocean Road (Atlanterhavsvegen in Norwegian) is one of the most scenic drives…

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…

An Animated History of Hamburger (by NY Magazine)

Hamburger or generally burger is a meal and a snack directly related with the American culture and history, from the first meatball to Burger King and McDonalds. Here is a imaginative short video on the history of hamburger : Related post : Best Burgers in Athens !!!