The Plitviče Lakes National Park is the oldest and most famous Croatian national park included in the UNESCO world heritage list with a 295km² forest reserve in central Croatia. It's known for a chain of lakes, connected to waterfalls, which culminate in a limestone canyon.
Provincia de ValenciaSpain
Valencia is located on Spain's eastern coast, at the mouth of the Turia River, right in the centre of the Gulf of Valencia. It is situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, a stretch of water which has gradually forged the city's character over the centuries. Valencia's geographical location makes it an excellent operational base from which to explore the rest of Spain. At just an hour and a half from Madrid by train, three hours from Barcelona by car, and with daily departures to the Balearic Islands, the capital of the Mediterranean is well worth a visit. Bask in the city’s pleasant climate, stroll along its wide sandy beaches, just fifteen minutes from the centre of Valencia, catch a glimpse of its past, sample the local cuisine and discover the richness of its culture. www.visitvalencia.com
Andalucia is where Spain's Christian and Islamic histories come together. Lovely rolling hill rural countryside, little white villages, colourful flower gardens and mountain landscapes. Escape the hustle and bustle of the big cities and surround yourself with the Spanish heartland.
Languedoc-Roussillon is a region of contrasts. Stretching from the coastline and mountains, to lively towns and the deserts of the Causses, ancient history and futuristic architecture. The seaside resorts along Languedoc’s 220 km-long coastline tempt visitors to relax by the sea. You can explore the Cévennes foothills on foot, on the back of a donkey, or by steam train. The Pyrénées-Orientales and Aude ski area is made up of some 200 km of slopes. Discover the Tarn River gorges by kayak, or cycle alongside the Canal du Midi, stopping off to admire the Canal Locks of Fonseranes.
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Situated on the side of the Montgó Massif, behind a wide bay and sheltered between two rocky headlands, the town has become a very popular small seaside resort and market town.
Ann ArborUnited States
Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and a world leading community. World leading education, sports and tech combine with fine dining and a boots and all approach to business.
The second-largest city in the Czech Republic offers a metropolitan area just a stone`s throw away from pure nature. Go and discover this beautiful place featuring good food, historical monuments and modern architecture or go track wild animals in the wood just next door.
Pula is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia. Known for its multitude of ancient Roman architecture. Apart from the city, the county offers a stunning landscape: white-topped mountains, lush wheat fields, plateaux, valleys, vineyards and olive groves on hillsides, and, finally the sea.
Costa Rican Pacific CoastCosta Rica
Sunny days, awesome surf and stunning beaches are three ways that best describe the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Entirely encompassed by Guanacaste province, the North Pacific Coast part of the country is the most visited, yet it is also one of the least populated parts of Costa Rica. Among the best and most easily accessible diving sites in the country, the North Pacific Coast has an abundance of marine life, especially around the Isla Santa Catalina area, Playas del Coco and Playa Ocotal. Today, areas like Tamarindo are also becoming increasingly popular and little fishing villages are exploding all over the place, with more and more foreigners wanting to move here to find a piece of paradise. www.govisitcostarica.com
A Mountain Range in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula running 557 km from the Vrashka Chuka Peak on Bulgarian-Serbian border eastward through central Bulgaria to foothills reaching Cape Emine on the Black Sea. The highest peaks of the Balkan Mountains are in central Bulgaria. The highest peak is Botev at 2,376 m, which makes the mountain range the third highest in the country, after Rila and Pirin. The mountains are the source of the name of the Balkan Peninsula.
Morocco is divided into 12 regions and Draa-Tafilalet (Drâa-Tafilalet) is located in southern Morocco. It's capital is Errachidia. Ocher dusty villages, calcareous kasbahs, dry mountains and arid plains: everything in this part of the country stretches towards the Sahara which reveals its splendor and its uneven beauty.
Puerto Vallarta has been appointed as The Friendliest City in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine. Be welcomed into a picturesque authenticity of Mexican culture that has transcended borders, alive on its streets and architecture, its gastronomy and traditions, and on the warmth of its people. Its coasts are embraced by the Sierra Madre Mountains and sprinkled with beaches, islands and coves, with stunning landscapes contrasting between the sea and the mountain. Step into its tropical forests and admire its fauna whilst you embark into adrenaline-filled adventures, practice your favorite water sport and discover the rich marine life that inhabits the depths of the Pacific and be sure to visit the top attractions. All this comes together to create an experience you’ll want to live over and over. www.visitpuertovallarta.com/about-puerto-vallarta
Get to know the island’s history by taking a stroll around Hermoupolis, weave your way in and out of the winding alleys of Ano Syros, relax on the island’s beaches, escape to exotic coves, sample the sweetness of a Syros-made loukoumi or of a celebrated halvadopita nougat sandwich, abandon yourself to the lures of the Cycladic cuisine, and let yourself be embraced by the island people’s hospitality. www.visitsyros.com
São Paulo is a metropolis of many faces. At the same time it is the most important economic center of Brazil, it is the capital of culture in Latin America; with leisure, knowledge and entertainment offers that match to no other. A typically urban metropolis covered in a vast green area. An innovative and vanguard city that preserves in its architecture, arts and gastronomy a past composed by the mix of over 70 nationalities. And, in parallel to preserving traditions, it keeps itself modern. Tuned in is the correct term to describe it. To know better the city only two things are required: an open mind and the willingness to dive in head first in this city that never sleeps. www.cidadedesaopaulo.com
Located in the Atlantic Ocean near the coast of Morocco, the Canary Islands are an autonomous community of Spain. Spain's largest mountain in Tenerife is surrounded by beautiful beaches and wild national parks. Its cities offer vibrant nightlife and happy communities. But apart from Tenerife there are seven other main islands named Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Graciosa. When the weather in Europe is poor the Canary islands offer a warm reprieve, and cheap shopping due to its duty free status.
Rio Grande Do NorteBrazil
Natal, the capital of Rio Grande do Norte, is one of the most visited vacation spots since the 1980’s. Located in the northeasternmost point of Brazil, the city has a unique quality of attracting visitors of various interests and cultural backgrounds. Natal is known for its easy-going and friendly lifestyle from the locals, to its oceanfront dining places and bars, down to its dress code. You’ll be welcome in most establishments even in your T-shirt, shorts and thong sandals. Rio Grande do Norte boasts it gorgeous Atlantic coastline and beach areas that stretch for 254 miles (410 kms) from the state’s northern point to Natal’s northeast side. Natal’s oceanfront location is ideal for people who want to enjoy the best of sun, surf, and sea. Aside from swimming, the city offers a lot more other activities that you can do in and around this coastal paradise such as surfing and kite-surfing, kayaking, fishing, and dolphin watching. It enjoys a pleasing climate all year round that offers the cleanest breathable air in all of the Americas. www.natalriograndedonorte.com
Bansko is at the heart of the Pirin National Park. Set 900m above sea level it boasts Bulgaria's best ski and snowboard area with over 75km of trails. In summer it comes alive with Jazz Festivals and hiking trails and other outdoor nature activities. Yet at the same time, it commands an amazing startup and coworking scene, perfect for entrepreneurs and remote workers.
Sunny Beach is a popular holiday destination among many Europeans. It is a sophisticated beach town with a well developed night life that welcomes around 5 million visitors a year. Russian and German visitors are amongst the biggest visitors to Sunny Beach.
Known as the cradle of winemaking. Tbilisi is the capital of the country of Georgia. The streets of Tbilisi old town lined with cobblestones that reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. Its diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings and Soviet Modernist structures. Looming over it all are Narikala, a reconstructed 4th-century fortress, and Kartlis Deda, an iconic statue of the “Mother of Georgia.”
From a vibrant art and music scene to a treasure trove of world-renowned cultural and historical attractions, Reykjavík boasts endless opportunities for fun and adventure. But where best to start? Discover your own attractions found in and around Reykjavík. There are 5 very cool coworking spaces in Reykjavik for you to find a community and loads of events. Reykjavík City is a hotbed of activity all year round, with a remarkable number of annual festivals and seasonal events attracting countless festivalgoers and media attention from around the world.
Lison is the capital city of Portugal and home to more than 500,000 people. Situated on the coast of Portugal it's beautiful weather attracts visitors from all over the world. One of the oldest western European cities in the world. It's history predating other modern European capitals by centuries. The city was built on Seven Hills and a lot to explore from hights, so prepare for lots of walking uphill! From imposing São Jorge Castle, the view encompasses the old city’s pastel-coloured buildings, Tagus Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum displays 5 centuries of decorative ceramic tiles. Just outside Lisbon is a string of Atlantic beaches, from Cascais to Estoril.
Sofia is the capital of the Balkan nation of Bulgaria. It’s in the west of the country, below Vitosha Mountain. The city’s landmarks reflect more than 2,000 years of history, including Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet occupation. Medieval Boyana Church has 13th-century frescoes. Built by the Romans in the 4th century, St. George Rotunda Church has medieval and Ottoman decoration dating to the 10th century.
Faro District The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is known for its Atlantic beaches and golf resorts. Whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves were transformed in the 1960s, and now its central coast between Lagos and Faro is lined with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants. The region's western Atlantic coast and rugged interior are less developed.
Drogheda is situated on the River Boyne. is the main river that flows through the southern area of Co. Louth. Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland. It is located on the Dublin–Belfast corridor on the east coast of Ireland, mostly in County Louth but with the southern fringes of the town in County Meath, 49 km or 30 miles north of Dublin. The town is very proud of its River Boyne and the history of the town and churches. Although the source of the Boyne river is at the Bog of Allen in Co. Kildare, it travels over 70 miles to reach the sea at Mornington in Co.
Louth is a market town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Louth is the principal town and centre for a large rural area of eastern Lincolnshire. Visitor attractions include St. James' Church, Hubbard's Hills, the market, many independent retailers, and Lincolnshire's last remaining cattle market.
The Bay of Kotor with its sheltered harbours and white sandy beaches is one of Europe's hidden treasures. Also known as the Boka, or Boka Bay is the winding bay on the Adriatic Sea in southwestern Montenegro, and the region of Montenegro concentrated around the bay. The bay has been inhabited since antiquity.
Kampala is a sprawling, exciting metropolis of over 2 m people. One of Africa's most dynamic cities there is a multitude of fascinating things to do and see both in Kampala and nearby areas. Ugandan's are some of the most hospitable people you'll find in the world. A visit to Africa isn't complete unless Kampala is included.
The Costa Blanca is over 200 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline in the Alicante province, on the southeastern coast of Spain. It extends from the town of Dénia in the north, beyond which lies the Costa del Azahar, to Pilar de la Horadada in the south, beyond which lies the Costa Cálida.
"Land of the Witches". Galicia is considered amongst the first countries in Europe, following the establishment of the Swabian Kingdom in 411 AD. Following the Muslim occupation of southern Iberia from 711 Galicia began to consolidate itself as one of the main Christian Kingdoms in Medieval Iberia, namely thanks to the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean one side and Portugal on another Galicia is a rich combination of beaches, mountains, ancient towns, rivers, estuaries, deep forests and deep history,