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10 cheap amazing destinations in Europe

When it comes to choosing a vacation spot, the most important criteria is the cost that you need to pay versus how beautiful that place is.  Most people would choose Paris or Rome, but I have made up a list of amazing destinations that will not make a big hole in your wallets which some of you may not even think about. I have visited and enjoyed them all, and to be honest, I would happily go back in each and any one of them. Lisbon Lisbon is one amazing place and it is one of my favorite cities in the world, and it’s one of those places where I think about settling. It reflects the Portuguese modern culture while maintaining its unique heritage and traditions.  It may not be as cheap to visit as some of the others on my list, but it is definitely worth it, so, this…

10 fun facts about Stonehenge

Stonehenge has always been a mystery and even now, although there are a lot of theories and speculations, scientists could not figure out its true purpose, who and how build it. There are a lot of great facts about it, and below, I have shared 10 of the most interesting. 1. Its construction took 1500 years. The oldest elements date back to around 3000 BC, when a ditch 6 feet deep was dug in a field to form a circular enclosure. The first stones started appearing around 2500 BC, with a refresh of rearranging of bluestones and digging of additional holes has continued until around 1500 BC. 2. It is made of exotic materials. Within Stonehenge, there are two main types of stones. The large verticals and arches are made of sarsen, a type of sandstone that is common in the region. The smaller stones are known as bluestones. They are not actually blue, but have…

Stonehenge – The mysterious monument

The monumental and mysterious Stonehenge is undoubtedly a symbol of Britain, as much as the red telephone box or double-decker bus. It is placed in the English countryside, in Salisbury,  a 130 km trip from London. What is Stonehenge? The location is full of mystery since nobody knows exactly why the stones were assembled in this way, but there are lots of theories. Some say that it is a place of healing, burial, or an astronomic temple, other say that it is a monument built by an extraterrestrial civilization. In reality, it’s been 5000 years since the monument is around so most probably it served more than one purpose. Ancient Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument, made up of an outer circle bank and ditch, and an inner circle of stones, and in the middle, there is the distinctive Stone Circle. Archeologists believe that the monument was assembled between 3000 BC to 2,000 BC.…

The Way to Cuba

Cuba! Cuba! This thought kept coming back in our minds and we decided to do something about it, now that the authentic charm of Cuba still exists. So we started looking for cheap and good possibilities to reach, discover and feel Cuba. The first option was to organize flights and accommodation ourselves but we found a great offer from a travel agency, so we could not pass it away (Flights from Madrid to Havana and return, three days in Havana at 3 * hotel with breakfast included, 4 days in Varadero at 3 * hotel with all-inclusive, transfers, medical insurance-everything for Euro 740). Although we wanted to stay in local houses called Casas Particular, the offer was too good to be refused. We have booked ourselves the flight to Madrid and the  accommodation for one night, and we paid Euro 100 extra. We arrived in Madrid relatively easy and smooth in about…