Archive for Luty, 2011

LOCH NESS MONSTER – PLEASE SHOW UP

Luty 27, 2011

Heading to Scotland just for a few days? Don’t worry, you can still enjoy gorgeous mountain scenery, search for Nessie the monster and even see a castle or two. The round trip from Edinburgh to Loch Ness is a one day action packed monster adventure. “Who believes in the Loch Ness Monster?” our guide asks. […]

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PASSIONATE ABOUT SCOTLAND – EDINBURGH STOP

Luty 13, 2011

There is no trip to Scotland without visiting its most famous city of Edinburgh. The city centre boasts so many sights, monuments, historical buildings that you don’t know where to look first. Fortunately, the city is compact, easy to explore on foot and quite flat, apart from the ascent to the castle. As you probably […]

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XIAMEN AND GULANGYU ISLAND (“ISLAND OF PIANOS”)

Luty 12, 2011

Xiamen is one of the nicer cities in China blessed with mild climate and varied coastline. Located in Fujian Province at the southeast coast it boasts a major port, beautiful beaches, temples, some interesting colonial buildings and Gulangyu – a small but interesting island just 10 minute ferry ride from the centre of Xiamen. No […]

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WALLACE COLLECTION an impressive collection of art in the centre of London

Luty 7, 2011

The Wallace Collection is a museum in London which displays a wonderful range of fine and decorative objects collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, whose widow left the whole collection to the nation in 1897. Her only condition was that no object ever leave […]

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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR IN LONDON -‚KUNG HEI FAT CHOI’

Luty 6, 2011

Chinese New Year of the Rabbit officially started on Thursday 3rd February 2011 but the whole action was on Sunday 6th February in central London. Each year in the Chinese calendar is represented by one of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. Rabbits are meant to be peaceful, compassionate and creative and everyone hopes […]

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PUTUOSHAN – BUDDHIST ISLAND BETWEEN SEA AND SKYE

Luty 5, 2011

With its mountain scenery, dark forests, rocky coastline and white, sandy beaches, Putuoshan (literally Mount Putuo) is a slice of paradise and one of the biggest buddhist centres of the South Sea. It is a tiny island some 140km from Shanghai and full of contrasts. A place of pilgrimage for some, idyllic and relaxing getaway […]

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THE PEAK DISTRICT – CHATSWORTH HOUSE

Luty 1, 2011

By far the finest and most extravagant house in the Peak District, Chatsworth, is a classic baroque mansion near the town of Bakewell and a setting in movies such as “Pride and Prejudice” and “Duchess”. Keira Knightley starred in both films and Chatsworth was the real-life home of the beautiful Duchess of Devonshire. The current […]

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