Tag: History

Guatemala City – The largest city in Central America

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA: Guatemala City is the biggest city in whole Central America (by population) and the capital of Guatemala. After Antigua was destroyed by an earthquake in 1773, It became the capital of this country. The name “Guatemala” means a place of many… Continue Reading “Guatemala City – The largest city in Central America”

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Chichicastenango – one of the oldest Mayan Markets in Central America

CHICHICASTENANGO MARKET and LAKE ATITLAN, GUATEMALA: Visiting Chichicastenango Market is almost a must if you want to experience the unique culture and centuries old history of Guatemalan Mayans. This is a perfect place to talk to the locals, get a glimpse of their lifestyle,… Continue Reading “Chichicastenango – one of the oldest Mayan Markets in Central America”

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Reykjavik – World’s northernmost capital

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND: My 62nd country to visit – Iceland is a country of the Vikings, where trolls and elves live in the mountains and where Norse Gods like Odin, his powerful sons Thor and Loki were once worshiped. This modern Nordic island, in the… Continue Reading “Reykjavik – World’s northernmost capital”

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A Day with Mozart in Salzburg – Music & Culture

Influential composer of the classical era, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in the city of Salzburg. The city is located in central Austria, close to the German border and, as you might expect it, comes with a lot of things for you to discover,… Continue Reading “A Day with Mozart in Salzburg – Music & Culture”

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Journey to Old and New Singapore

It is easy to agree that Singapore is a developed country with state-of-the-art infrastructure, fast internet and amazing tourist destinations. An aerial tour of the current Lion City will reveal a little heaven on earth especially if you pass by Universal Studios, Marina Bay… Continue Reading “Journey to Old and New Singapore”

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