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29.01.2018 15:10

Few Interesting Facts About Bhutan

Bhutan is one of the most isolated and least developed nations in the world. - At 7,570 meters (24,836 feet) height, Ganshar Pueensum is the highest point in Bhutan and the highest unspoiled mountain in the world. - Bhutan is the only country in the world that measures national happiness through an index known as gross national happiness. The United Nations used the idea in 2011 to develop an...


25.01.2018 16:01

Are the ”Shitholes Countries” Really So Bad?

US president Donald Trump has recently called a number of countries “shithole countries”, causing an outrage for this totally undiplomatic language. Not to mention that the president obviously has forgotten that some of these countries have played an important role in the modern history. Check out some of the most interesting places you can visit in some of the “shitholes”...


19.01.2018 17:09

3 reasons to visit Madeira – The open-air botanical garden

    1.Madeira’s mountainous landscape is a hiker’s paradise. For those who love to hike this is exactly the right destination. Thanks to the mild climate, you can hike here all year round. During the hot summer months from July to August, the mountains are just absolutely gorgeous. The climate from October to May is rather volatile as you may sometimes encounter fog and...


12.01.2018 15:20

6 of the Hottest Adventure Destinations for 2018

As each new year begins the travel media is always full of suggestions and offers about the newest and hottest destinations which to visit in the following 12 months. The leading publication in the adventure tourism industry Adventure Travel Magazine just published its list of the hottest destinations for 2018 and we are happy to offer you our own tours in some of the listed destinations: 1....


18.12.2017 20:55

Aqua Azul - The most beautiful waterfalls in Mexico

The Cascadas de Agua Azul (Blue-water Falls) are a series of waterfalls in Mexico. They are situated 69 kilometers from Palenque, near Mexican Highway 199. These waterfalls consists of many cataracts (highest is six meters) following one after another, taken from near the top of the sequence of cascades. During much of the distance the water descends in two streams, with small islands in the...


13.12.2017 13:51

The Easiest 7000m Peak to Climb

Lenin Peak is considered one of the less technical 7000 m peaks in the world to climb and it has by far the most ascents of any 7000 m or higher peak on Earth, with every year seeing hundreds of mountaineers make their way to the summit. Lenin Peak is the highest mountain in the Trans-Alay Range of Central Asia, and in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan it is exceeded only by Ismoil Somoni Peak...


07.12.2017 16:23

Five Interesting Facts About Vietnam

 1. There is no exact date for the celebration of the New Year in the country. Every year this date varies depending on the moon. 2. Vietnam is the second largest rice supplier in the world. 3. The longest cable car in the world is located in Vietnam. It is positioned in a suburb of the city of Danang. 4. Only 10% of Vietnam's roads are asphalted. 5. Local people have no right to play in...


04.12.2017 13:11

5 Facts About Pamir Highway (M41)

1. In 1931 the USSR begins the construction of the Pamir highway aka M41. 2. The highway spreads over 2000km from Samarkand in Uzbekistan to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. 3. Historians claim the the road through the mountains was a part of the famous Silk road and along the way we can see archaeological evidence that support that theory. 4. The temperature here may vary from...


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10.12.2021 15:21

Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam (tips for visiting the country)

It took really long for Saudi Arabia to decide to open for tourists, but now it is finally a fact and Penguin Travel immediately put the destination on its belt. The Kingdom – known as the spiritual birthplace of Islam, now has a new approach to attract visitors and that's why the visa requirements are changed. The changes are so big, compared to the past that they look almost like a...


06.08.2021 17:00

7 Things to do in South Sudan

  It’s the newest country in the world and one that a lot of people haven’t even heard of. Those who have, usually associate it with the military conflict that has been tearing up the region for decades. But behind all of that, lies a country of ancient cultural rituals, a myriad of colorful local tribes and raw natural beauty. It is still the most challenging destinations for...


05.08.2021 08:55

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. Since the Sudanese...


01.10.2020 11:45

11 Interesting Facts about Rwanda

  Rwanda is a small African country, whose name is often mostly associated with the horrific genocide that happened here in 1994. It was one of the most tragic events in the history not only of Rwanda, but the world. However, it was also a turning point in the country's history. It has since then embarked on a new path of social, economic and ecological development and deserves to be known...