By Nick Munday on Jun 18, 2017 in Attractions, Europe, Going Out, Greece, Regions, Western Europe Greek mythology is a body of famous stories of gods, heroes and mythical beasts. Although there is a considerable element of fiction, the myths they have inspired have continued to influence the art and literature we recognise today. For those with an interest in Greek mythology or simply a love of historical sites a visit to Crete is not complete without a visit to these 5 ancient sites. 1. Archaeological site of Knossos A must-see sight in Crete, Knossos has been named Europe’s oldest city and is the largest site in Crete. Steeped in fascinating stories of Greek myths, Knossos is a site to behold. The ruins are believed to have been the home to King Minos and the mythical Minotaur who was held in the city’s labyrinth. This impressive historical site holds ruins of great palaces and ancient architecture. The partially rebuilt ruins … [Read more...] about 5 places to visit in Crete to discover Greek mythology
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Five Places to Visit in Portland, Ore. Advertisement Supported by 5 places As Sellwood-Moreland has become easier to reach, the working-class enclave has drawn creative entrepreneurs and a young, hip crowd. ByLiza Weisstuch May 24, 2019 For decades, the once sleepy Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, Ore., was defined by its dusty antique shops and the old-school Oaks Amusement Park, established in 1905. But the blue-collar neighborhood is moving into the spotlight. Its cool factor got a big jump-start in 2015 when the Orange Line of the city’s light rail system opened, providing a direct route from downtown Portland. Then, in 2018, a refurbished five-mile stretch of the city’s 21-mile bike path, the Springwater Corridor, reopened in Sellwood-Moreland, making it even more … [Read more...] about Five Places to Visit in Portland, Ore.
News Related: Memphis Tours When I think of Morocco I imagine colourful, vibrant and aromatic souks; delicious, mouth-watering cuisine and exquisite architecture in warm, rose pink tones. Morocco travel packages offer all of these things in abundance as well as so much more! Situated in the north, this magnificent, diverse country is the gateway to Africa. Home to four imperial cities, of which Marrakech is perhaps the most well known, Morocco is a rich blend of culture and history. Still sympathetic to their traditional roots, there is also an emerging modernism in some of the larger cities such as Casablanca, where they are looking to their future with glitzy new urban design. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending Gorgeous beaches that run along Morocco’s Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts are popular with tourists for their soft sands, great facilities and watersports whilst inland, the epic Atlas mountain ranges with its vast gorges and valleys, lead to the … [Read more...] about The Best Places To Visit In Morocco
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Five Places to Visit in Lima Advertisement Supported by 5 PLACES The chef Virgilio Martínez BySara Lieberman May 10, 2019 In the coastal city of Lima, street art is plastered on many of the weathered colonial buildings in the bohemian barrio of Barranco, the neighborhood where the celebrated chef Virgilio Martínez reopened his world-famous Central restaurant last June. “It has this artistic sensibility,” Mr. Martínez said of the district once known as a seaside retreat for the Limeño aristocracy. “It looks like a small town where things are happening, but you also see old houses very well preserved.” In relocating Central from the Miraflores neighborhood, he opened a multilevel complex that also houses the cocktail bar Mayo and the modern Peruvian … [Read more...] about Five Places to Visit in Lima
20 Feb 5 Cool Places to Visit in Romania You Didn’t Know About Posted at 05:37h in Blog by Victoria Romania is a country of contrasts waiting to be discovered. With landscapes ranging from 2,500m high mountains to sunny beaches and a UNESCO-protected delta, from medieval cities with young and hip crowds to villages that seem stuck in time, castles, fortresses, primeval dense forests… you name it! There are many reasons to visit this lesser known destination in Eastern Europe even though most tourists visit only the usual – and most popular – tourist attractions. But if you’re looking for something different, places and sights that are unique to Romanian culture and history, we prepared a list with some interesting and lesser-known attractions you should visit on your trip to Romania. King Decebal Rock Sculpture Decebal was the last and greatest king of the Dacians, the people who lived in present-day Romania before being conquered by … [Read more...] about 5 Cool Places to Visit in Romania You Didn’t Know About