Azerbaijan cuisine has been influenced for centuries by other cultures, largely due to economic and political processes within the country. But, despite these influences, the country’s food is still unique and rich in traditional flavors. Be sure and check out the great recipes and instructional linked within.
Františkovy Lázně, a favorite of Johann Wolfgang Goethe and the smallest spa of the West Bohemian spa triangle, could be the ideal retreat this Valentine’s.
The Saint Petka Chapel is one of Bulgaria’s most treasured religious sites. Its lengthy story, rooted in legend, offering a richness beyond just historical significance. During your stay in Serbia’s capital, be sure and taste of the healing waters of this extraordinary spot.
Ayia Napa, which translates into holy wooded valley, is a very popular resort town in Cyprus. The town takes its named for a Venetian-era monastery at its center, interestingly one which was built in 1500 to protect a cave.
Situated 1,456 meters above sea level, Zabljak is at the center of the Durmitor mountain range. The town is the highest in all the Balkans, and represents the choice destination for travelers seeking the best skiing and snowboarding in the region.
If you’re traveling to Bucharest and want to enjoy a relaxing afternoon or even a full day of pampering to brush off the exhaustion of sightseeing sprees or long business meetings, Velvet Spa & Wellness should be on your list. It is welcoming, warm and it makes you feel like your millions of miles away from the heavy traffic of day-to-day life in Romania’s capital city.
The tourism industry in Europe has been hit pretty hard by the economic situation, this is obvious. For Eastern European countries, this is particularly true, given they rely to a large degree on inbound tourism from the West. The good news for Slovenia is that overnight stays and foreign visitors are on the rise.
Local people and visitors to Chernobyl will now be able to revisit the site of the world’s worst nuclear environmental catastrophe. Beginning last month, tours of the infamous site began to enthrall visitors there.
Today is St. Blasius Day, celebrated with a large open air mass followed by a majestic procession. The complete Feast of St. Blasius lasts from February 2nd, to February 7th.
Russian billionaire steel tycoon Alexei Mordashov has increased his stake in German tourism group TUI. Mordashov raised his stake to above 20 percent from just above 15%. The transaction was made via his S-Group holding company. In TUI’s latest corporate documents, it is clear the company intends massive expansion into the Russian Federation.
For a ski holiday in a faraway land, consider Bosnia-Herzegovina. The beautiful capital city is Sarajevo, which played host to the Winter Olympics in 1984. For superb skiing vacations, or just camping out next to the campfire at one of Europe’s most famous Winter destinations, Bosnia-Herzegovina presents a unique travel value.
Lovćen is the name for both a national park and a mountain found in the southwestern region of Montenegro. The mountain rises up along the Adriatic basin’s borders and features two imposing peaks.