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Macedonia: cuisine, caves and amazing architecture

11.06.2018 18:11

Macedonia: cuisine, caves and amazing architecture

Macedonian cuisine is a mix of European and Ottoman The Macedonian cuisine, owing to its geographical position, is inspired by Mediterranean, Turkish, and to a lesser extent, Italian, German and Eastern European. Tavče gravče, a multi-beaned stew, is seen as the national dish, while mastika, a liqueur seasoned with mastic, otherwise known as “Arabic gum” is its national...


Uganda: the youngest country in the world

04.06.2018 16:01

Uganda: the youngest country in the world

Did you know: Uganda is the youngest country in the world Uganda is the Youngest Country in the World with half of its population under the age of 14 year. The life expectancy for the average Ugandan is only early 50s. Uganda’s people are known around the word for their warmth and hospitality. Around 50% of Uganda’s population survives on less than one dollar a day. Did you know: ...


Pakistan made it among the Top 20 best destination for adventure travels

28.05.2018 15:02

Pakistan made it among the Top 20 best destination for adventure travels

British Backpacker Society rate the twenty best places to visit if you are looking for adventure recently. And, hey – you could be surprised at first seen Pakistan there, keeping in mind all the warnings for not visiting that country. But once you take a look at the stunning mountain views, once you try the amazing local food and get familiar with the local hospitality - you will know...


How to Make Horseback Riding Easy and Pleasant

21.05.2018 16:29

How to Make Horseback Riding Easy and Pleasant

Horseback riding can be both exciting and a challenge. Working with live animals requires some experience and lots of patience. Here are some tips to help the beginners. When the horse seems unapproachable or aggressive, try walking in an arc toward him. This how you will become familiar for the horse. Avoid direct eye contact. When in close proximity, extend a hand for the horse to smell. Pet...


Wanna be cyclists? Follow these tips

14.05.2018 17:33

Wanna be cyclists? Follow these tips

There are millions of people all over the world who ride bikes and the number is increasing. If you are among the beginners who are struggling with getting on the trails, here are some tips that can be of help. First of all, pay attention to protection -always wear a helmet! Protect your knees - don't pedal in high gear for extended periods, keep your cadence between 70 and 90 rpm's. Get a...


Penguin Travel breaks the impossible: We are taking you to Saudi Arabia!

27.04.2018 14:39

Penguin Travel breaks the impossible: We are taking you to Saudi Arabia!

Penguin Travel is excited to announce new and enigmatic destination in his portfolio - Saudi Arabia! This is the place, where Islam was born and is by far the most difficult place to visit on this planet! Join us and see amazing nature and history treasures; take a look at extremely luxury buildings, mixed with ancient style houses. During this 8 days tour you will discover the past and the...


Welcome to 130 km Rila High Mountain Ride

26.04.2018 15:10

Welcome to 130 km Rila High Mountain Ride

This four day tour is a pleasant escape in the highest Bulgarian mountain and highest on the Balkans as well - Rila mountain. You will enjoy a 130 km journey on horseback. The route goes through open pastures with stunning backdrop of snow capped mountains.


25 days, 700 km and 100 peaks - cross the Balkan mountain range from west to east and have a good swim in Black Sea, where the finish line is

18.04.2018 13:48

25 days, 700 km and 100 peaks - cross the Balkan mountain range from west to east and have a good swim in Black Sea, where the finish line is

The international hiking trail E-3, better known as “Kom – Emine” begins from Kom peak follows the ridge of the Balkan mountain range for 650 km and leads you to the steep, spectacular coast of Black Sea around Emona Cape. Due to its length and altitude, Kom–Emine is among Europe's longest uninterrupted high-mountain trails. The first person who finished the trail was P....


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Chernobyl as a travel destination

06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


The Silk Road: now and then

31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...