How To Get To Petra From Eilat

“One of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. That is how UNESCO described the ancient city of Petra. Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and made it to the list of New 7 Wonders of the World. Here is the detailed description on how to get to Petra from Eilat. The first time I saw Petra was in the movie “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade” and I fell in…

Fun Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro

To visit Rio de Janeiro was always my dream. And because I am from Ukraine and didn’t really have the chance to travel when I was a kid, Rio de Janeiro was something magical and unreachable to me. The exotic place that people don’t really go to or even thinking about going to. That is what surprised me the most, when my friends talked about going to Paris or New York for example…

5 Foods In Istanbul You Have To Try

Going to the city where east meets west? Here are 5 foods in Istanbul you have to try! Pictures and addresses included for each entry. We came to Istanbul right after our trip to Sarajevo and Mostar. Two cities that were influenced by Turkish culture. In Istanbul there is so much to see, but for this article I’m going to focus just on some must try foods in Istanbul for a true Turkish…

Istanbul Airport Lounge Review

Right off the bat I’ll say that Turkish Airlines has one of the best lounges I’ve been to. The main reason? The food. Ask anyone who has been to the lounge in Istanbul airport and they probably remember the vast selection of food available. That being said, an airport lounge review cannot just be about the food, so I’ll give you a full rundown of the entire thing. In late 2018 a…

What To Expect From Petra – The Lost City | All You Need To Know

Raqum, the Rose city, or the Lost city. All these names tell you about a unique place in the Jordanian desert – The Lost City of Petra. Why is it called a lost city if we know about it? Well, it is because from the 7th century until the 19th century (1812) the city was lost, and only traveling Bedouins knew about its existence. So, who built Petra and how did it become ‘lost’? In this…

Camping In Bakota

Due to the current Corona virus and not being able to fly around the world we decided to spend our summer traveling within Ukraine. The first location we chose was hiking in the Ukrainian Carpathians and white water rafting in Vorokhta. This trip we decided to take it easy and go camping in Bakota. Maybe you have heard something about the Ukrainian Carpathians or Hoverla (the tallest mountain in Ukraine) before, but I am 100…

A Condensed History Of Lviv

What do you actually know about East Europe? Poor, dangerous places, post Soviet Union countries, maybe, you heard about Russian aggression in recent news…and, probably, that is all. In my condensed history of Lviv you’ll learn a bit of the origin of this cultural capital and why it should be the next place you visit. So in this article i want to tell you a bit more about this part of the…

The Hidden River Of Lviv

Lviv is a wonderful city. Everything from its foundation to the present is fascinating for tourists. It is surprising to many people why such a large and important city was not built by a river, because all the big cities in Europe were always built near water. And few people know that in fact the river Poltva that once flowed through the streets of Lviv is now flowing beneath them. Strange, isn’t it…

Gas Lamp Restaurant

Did you know that Lviv was the place where the kerosene lamp was invented? There’s even a gas lamp restaurant-bar dedicated to this revolutionary invention! In honor of the invention of the kerosene lamp, the great restaurant-museum “Gas-Lamp restaurant” was opened in Lviv. It is located in the center of the old city.  The restaurant occupies three floors plus terrace of an old mansion with a large collection…

Masoch Cafe & Masochism In Lviv

In this article we are going to talk about one of the most interesting places in Lviv – Cafe Masoch. What do you know about the term “masochism”, where it came from and who was the first masochist. The First Masochist In 1836 in Lemberg, at the time a province of the Austrian Empire (now Lviv, Ukraine) was born Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch. He was an Austrian writer and journalist, who is…