Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

Quinta de la Regaleira is one of the many beautiful castles in Sintra, a beautiful place in Portugal. While all of the castles are beautiful and interesting to see, Quinta de la Regaleira stands out because of its amazing garden around the castle. Visitors can wander around the many winding paths for hours, finding waterfalls, fountains and even a hidden cave system!… Read More Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

The best preserved ancient theatre in the world – Epidaurus, Greece

Epidaurus was a small Greek city that thrived in the 6th century B.C. until the 2nd century B.C. The city today is well-known for its Greek theatre, which is the best preserved ancient theatre in the world. Since the city is so remote, the stones were never looted. The most remarkable aspect of the Epidaurus theatre is the amazing acoustics, which are demonstrated over and over by the guides.… Read More The best preserved ancient theatre in the world – Epidaurus, Greece

A beautifully built city, rich in gold – Mycenae, Greece

In the second millenium B.C., Mycenae was a great military stronghold that dominated a large part of the south of Greece. The highlight of the Mycenaean culture was between 1500 and 1200 B.C. and it was at this time that a large part of the acropolis of Mycenae was built. Today, this acropolis is a famous archeological site. The walls that are still standing, show us how great the building skills of the myceneans were and the many golden treasures found at the site tell us about the history of the kingdom where king Agamemnon once reigned, who led the Greek soldiers during the Trojan War.… Read More A beautifully built city, rich in gold – Mycenae, Greece