Tag Archives : bazaars and markets

Lake Khövsgöl: The True Gem of Mongolia


Mongolia is a huge country and the main problem any traveler faces here is its distances in combination with the lack of public transportation. This is why we were extremely lucky to get to the lake Khövsgöl – one of the most beautiful places in Mongolia, quite far away from the capital. We aimed to get to Khövsgöl from Moron…

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JAFFA: port & flea market


Opened in 1963, Ashdod harbor caused the decline of the famous ancient post of Jaffa. In the early 2000s, the municipality went in and overhauled the area, creating a wide boardwalk and transforming the derelict warehouses into commercial space. It is now the most fashionable piece of real estate in the city, with a 1km long strip of restaurants, bars…

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Azores: How to Arrange Your Trip, Including the Information about Free Flights between the Islands


The Azores are much less known among tourists than, for example, the Canary Islands, Madeira, or Cyprus, but this is what makes them special: there is no mass tourism in the Azores yet. This means that you will discover all the unique sights and entertainment that the Azores offer without the crowds of tourists with selfie-sticks and for very affordable…

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Yangon

Yangon, Former Capital of Burma


We flew into Burma from Thailand and got the Burmese visa in the airport. When queuing for the registration, we had a small talk with a farang (this is how they call white people in Burma, just like mzungu in Eastern Africa). He said that people in Burma are incredible, they are even much more hospitable than Thai people. We…

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