Egypt

The Egyptian pyramids, wonder of the world.

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The Egyptian pyramids are considered a wonder of the ancient world. Specifically, the Great Pyramid of Giza (Cheops) was one of the 7 wonders of antiquity, along with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the lighthouse of […]

Egypt

The ancient funerary temple of Hatshepsut.

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The Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut, located just outside the mythical city of Thebes (now Luxor), is an example of the majestic buildings that the Egyptians made in ancient times. Specifically, this temple of the queen-pharaoh Hatshepsut, one of the few women with this title, belongs to the Dynasty XVIII. It is during this period, from […]

Latin America

Inca Trail: trip to Machu Picchu.

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The Inca Trail is, without a doubt, the best option to get to Machu Picchu. There is nothing comparable to walking the path to the door of the sun and, from this privileged enclave, see the citadel of Machu Picchu between clouds and mountains. It is a path without much difficulty, you are accompanied by […]

Abu Simbel

The majestic temples of Abu Simbel.

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The temples of Abu Simbel is, without doubt, one of the most fascinating places in Egypt. Its rock-cut temples, with their colossal statues at the entrance, are of impressive beauty. It is difficult to explain with words the first impression when you get to this fascinating place. 1. Where are the temples of Abu Simbel? […]

Chiclayo

The majestic huacas in the Peruvian north.

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The huacas in the Peruvian north are the vestiges of the Moche culture and later cultures (Lambayeque and Chimú). There are several tens still in different states of conservation. A huaca is a religious temple shaped like a truncated pyramid and with ramps to access the top. In addition, it can also serve as a […]

Burgos

The story of Princess Kristina of Norway.

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The Princess Kristina of Norway is not unknown to lovers of medieval history. A story with all the ingredients of the time: marriages of convenience, relations between kingdoms, fights for the throne, royal comitives, alliances, religious offerings to saints, … If you wonder how a Scandinavian princess could end up buried in Covarrubias, one of […]

Lambayeque

The tomb of the Lord of Sipan (Lambayeque).

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The discovery of the tomb of the Lord of Sipan in 1987 was one of the greatest archaeological achievements of Peru and the world. Although the existence of archaeological sites in the area was known, it was not expected to find a tomb so well preserved and with the riches it kept. In this area […]

Europe

Visiting the Vatican City in 1 day.

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Visiting the Vatican city in 1 day is possible and enough to see most of the artistic and religious treasures. This City-State, very important in the catholic world (Urbi et Orbi), is undoubtedly of the most visited places in Rome. ¡Don’t miss this city on your tour around Italy! What to see in Vatican City […]

Europe

The most beautiful cities in Italy.

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Choosing the most beautiful cities in Italy is not an easy task. This country has a lot of options to visit, all of them full of art, architecture, traditions, gastronomy, landscapes, … However, we have risked making this list based on our experience traveling through Italy. We hope you find it useful to organize your […]

Latin America

The chimu city of Chan Chan in Trujillo (Peru).

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The Chimu city of Chan Chan is one of the largest archaeological complexes in America. Built entirely in adobe, it is composed of 10 citadels (walled enclosures) linked together by roads and squares. Inhabited at its time of greatest splendor by more than 30,000 people, it was the capital of the Chimu kingdom (500,000 inhabitants). […]