Year: 2018

Germany’s Barbarossa Monument – an insider tip

The most people traveling to Germany usually look for well-known attractions like Neuschwanstein Castle, Oktoberfest, the Berlin Wall or the tavern Hofbräuhaus in Munich. The reason for that is that those points of interest are established attractions and they bring a bunch of money. In other words, they are beloved cash cows. For that reason, when you google for things to do in Germany, you usually would see them first in Google’s search results. But if you would like to visit not only the established points of interest, you will be very surprised how much other attractions you would find in Germany. You just need to know where they are. Thus, in this article I will show you one of those things to do in Germany you usually won’t find on the internet unless you know about it. I am speaking about a impressive memorial called Barbarossa Monument. So read on, folks.

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One day in Chicago

If you are planning to visit Chicago just for one day with a long itinerary in your rucksack, I tell you straight: forget it! For Chicago is so big that you wouldn’t have time to see everything you want. Indeed, you have to spend at least a whole week there and probably even then you wouldn’t have seen a half of all stuff. When I went to Wisconsin (read more about it here), I also decided to visit Chicago for one day. I knew I wouldn’t have enough time to see a lot. But as a passionate photographer and traveller, I HAD to go there as I’ve never been in Chicago before. In this article, I would like to show you a couple of things to do in Chicago and give you some tips how to prepare for this. 

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Three things to do in Wisconsin

In some blogs I’ve seen tons of information about things to do in Wisconsin. But frankly, I didn’t have time to visit them all. And I doubt that there is someone else outside who has enough to time for all of these “attractions”. I’ve been for 8 days in Wisconsin and had time to visit just a couple of interesting things. Because for me, quality comes before quantity. If you have the same opinion, this article might be the one you are looking for. Here, you won’t find 100 things to do in Wisconsin but just a hand full of them. But the experience will be much intensive than if you would have visited 100 places to be within a brief time. So read on, folks.

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10 Things to do in Milwaukee

During my visit in Wisconsin I’ve seen a shirt with a slogan which was approximately like follows: “Wisconsin- the state of psychopaths and a good time”. Indeed, I had a good time there, but I asked myself: “What’s the deal with the psychopaths? And lived those guys in Milwaukee too? If you ask about it someone who lives in Milwaukee, you will indeed usually hear a name: Jeffrey Dahmer. But let’s talk not about psychopaths but about some places you should visit and about things to do in Milwaukee. I think, you will find here something for every taste because this city has a lot of things to do and to be visited. So read on, folks.

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Seven facts about the Mayan culture

The culture of the ancient Maya is full of legends and fascinating facts. You will find their legacy sprawling across Mesoamerica consisting of pyramids, city ruins and ballcourts. And of course, it’s their unique scripture which looks very exotic and enigmatic as well. If you thought, Ek Balam, Tulum, Chichén Itzá, Cobá and other discovered sites in Mexico, Guatemala or Belize are the only Mayan places, you will be surprised that there is so much more about it! In fact, there are a lot of Mayan pyramids and temple grounds still to be discovered. These ruins are covered either by the thick jungle vegetation or earth which makes difficult to find them. And with every new discovery the scientists find a new answer for the big questions about this enigmatic civilization. If you are planning to visit some of the Mayan places, you maybe like to know about the ancient Mayan culture facts before you travel there. In this article I will give you seven facts about the Maya.

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