Faroe Islands – The “hobbit” village really exists

#uniquedestinations The Faroe Islands are in the North Atlantic Ocean, located 320 kilometres northwest of Scotland, halfway between Norway and Iceland. They are an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. The Islands are a natural paradise with a scenery that will leave you breathless. On these islands there are houses looking a lot like the “hobbit” village from “Lord of…

All’ Antico Vinaio : The world’s best sandwich

  Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and in the whole world. Millions of people come here to admire the artistic and architectural marvels of this city, made by some of the most famous and important artists in human history. But Florence has also a strong culinary scene with restaurants serving…

Ancient Gortyna : The lost city of Arcadia

On the mountains of Arcadia in Peloponnesos, near Stemnitsa and in the valley of Lousios river (the river where the fairies bathed baby Zeus), lies the ancient city of Gortyna. A lost city that was brought to light again by the archaelogists in the 1940s. According to Greek Mythology the city was founded by the…

La Montecarlo : More than just a pizzeria in Rome

Everyone visiting or planning to visit Rome, it is almost certain that he will search for the best pizza in town. At the top 5 of every search he will come across the name “La Montecarlo”. Located close to Piazza Navona, one of the top tourist attractions of Rome, and operating since 1986 at the…

A zip line across time zones and countries

Zip lines have become extremely popular all over the world. In adventure parks, jungles, lakes and mountains, zip lines could be found everywhere. But there is a zip line where a passport (or E.U. Id) is required. It is called LimitZero and starts in Sancular de Guadiana in Spain and ends on the other side…

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…