There is only one place linking the myths and legends of King Minos, the most famous ruler of the island, of Daedalus, who built the labyrinth beneath the palace and imprisoned the Minotaur in it, or Theseus was rescued thanks to Ariadne's thread - Crete. The largest of all the Greek islands is full of secrets and beautiful beaches, and mountains dividing the island into two parts.
This time we recommend heading southwest of Krakow. A trip to the gorgeously situated sanctuary in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (including 42 way-side shrines) will please not only those in search of spiritual reflection. It’s also a good place to visit for enthusiasts of beautiful architecture and nature. And if, after visiting the sanctuary, we’re craving a slightly more popular form of entertainment, some of Małopolska’s most famous family attractions are located nearby.
The best expert when it comes to aesthetic matters is Mother Nature herself. One can become convinced of this when visiting Blyde River Canyon, one of the greenest corners of the Earth. It's located in the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment near a picturesque route to the north of Johannesburg, in the province of Mpumalanga in the Republic of South Africa.
Anyone who has gone freediving in clear sea water with a mask, snorkel and flippers at least once knows what a relaxing and exciting activity this is. Those who are fascinated by underwater life, magical seashells, reefs and fish can be spotted not only in tropical seas but also on Europe’s coasts. We did some research to find out which places have the best conditions for snorkeling.
There is a divine element in the name of tise city. According to mythology, the Olympian gods chose places which would serve as the best settings for people to worship them. This city was the battleground for a conflict between Athena and Poseidon. It’s obvious who won the battle, but both gave special gifts to the area. Poseidon caused a spring to gush from the rocks, and Athena planted the first olive tree, which has become the symbol of Greece.