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...

Mumbai: the Forgotten Imperial Treasure

If you are looking to experience the genuine India, Mumbai is probably not the best spot to get started. If on the other hand, you are weirdly drawn to post-apocalyptic settings, are a history buff, or simply have an active imagination, this city will leave a print nothing ever will clean away. Like... more...