Cancun or Artificial Mexico: Is It Worth a Shot?

Cancun is definitely the mainstream destination for Americans and one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. You could say Cancun is another small state of the US, and you would be probably right: it is safe, clean, full of luxury shops, lovely bars, and restaurants; and, it is not... more...

Transcarpathia: a Sunny, Vampireless Perspective on Old Castles (Part 2)

After a short trip to Uzhgorod, the unbeaten tourist path took us to Mukacheve and the surrounding castles. Not to bury the lead, the trip is unbeaten with a good reason — the transport (and tourist) infrastructure in the region is a total nightmare. But let’s take a quick look at the castles... more...

Transcarpathia: a Sunny, Vampireless Perspective on Uzhgorod (Part 1)

Gloom, rain, and Dracula lurking just around the corner? Well, that might be the card Romania is playing in their Transcarpathian region, but when it comes to the Ukrainian part of the same mountains, the story is quite the opposite. Transcarpathia in Ukraine is all about warm, sunny weather, lots o... more...

The Big Apple: a Big Disaster or the Greatest City in the World?

Like anyone in this world, I have seen a lot of movies filmed in the Big Apple. I guess everyone who travels there for the first time would imagine how he/she walks same streets they have watched in ''Sex and the City'', and imagine themselves in a place of their fav film characters. For me, the ima... more...