Scandinavia Valaam Island – and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But don’t be discouraged: here are a few tips on how not to miss the most important thing on your first trip.
1. Buy a very good, detailed map of the city. Stockholm is actually an archipelago of 14 islands, each of which has its own attractions and its own amazing story.
However, the best entertainment and the best shopping are in the Old Town – on small side streets, which may not be on the general map.
Throughout Stockholm, the public transport system is well developed, but the Old Town is the best place for hiking. Taxis may seem a little expensive, but no more expensive than their New York or London counterparts. Continue reading
Costa Brava (Spanish Costa Brava, which means “Wild Coast”) is a 160-kilometer strip of the Mediterranean coast in the province of Girona (or Girona) in northeast Catalonia. One of the most popular areas of tourism and recreation. The relief consists of impregnable cliffs and cliffs, overgrown with Pyrenean pines and firs, which alternate with magnificent bays and bays with beaches of white sand and pebbles. Here, along with first-class resorts and five-star hotels, beautiful examples of medieval architecture in small port towns and fishing villages have been preserved. The Costa Brava extends from the town of Blanes, 60 km northeast of Barcelona and to the resort of Rosas near the French border. Continue reading