Entries by Natania

Manasija, the Serbian fortified monastery

Manasija is one of the most important monuments of medieval Serbian culture. It is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the town of Despotovac in central Serbia. Manasija is the endowment of Despot Stefan Lazarević. The Divine Liturgy held on 5th August 2018 marked 600 years since its construction was finished.   Manasija, the monastery’s […]

The slave market in Zanzibar island

Zanzibar is a tourist destination known as an island of fantastic, white sandy beaches, blue-turquoise sea and spices. But do you know that the slave market in Zanzibar island was the last legally operating slave market in the world? Yes, you read it well, and I was shocked too. The slave market in Zanzibar was officially closed […]

The best beaches in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a popular destination known for its fantastic beaches, and it is not easy to say which beaches are the best. All of them are breathtaking, and you have a feeling that you are lost in some kind of paradise. Be prepared for long, white sandy beaches, crystal green-blue water, and coconut palm trees […]

ZANZIBAR, a paradise in the Indian Ocean

The first thoughts about Zanzibar are fantastic, white sandy beaches, crystal blue water and, spices. But Zanzibar is much more than that. It is a unique, tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean. “Jambo”, or “Hello”, and “Hakuna Matata” which means “no problem” are the first and the most used words which you will hear on […]

Lake Bled, a fairy tale place in Slovenia

Lake Bled is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia. This fairytale-like lake is a Slovenian landmark and attracts a lot of visitors throughout the year. And the view is incredible: the emerald green lake is surrounded by forests and mountains. In the west part of the lake, there is a little island […]

Personal Jewellery, something really personal

When you step into Personal Jewellery, located in Belgrade’s Hyatt hotel, you will see a completely new world. Well, it is a place where the magic starts. And you forget everything in a minute 🙂   Personal Jewellery is not serial production The jewellery that surrounds you has a unique seal. In a word, it […]

Jaffa, discover stunning part of Tel Aviv

Jaffa or Yafo is the unique southern and oldest part of the business centre of Israel, Tel Aviv-Jaffa. It was the first place we visited during our Israel tour in March 2017.   Jaffa’s history The legend says that the city was named in honour of its original founder Japhet, one of Noah’s three sons who founded the […]

Mastiha, fragrant tears from Chios Island

Mastiha (Greek: Μαστίχα Χίου) is the famous and unique product of the Chios island. It is the fifth largest Greek island, located in the North-East Aegean Sea and very close to the Asia Minor coast. Since 1997, Chios Mastiha has been protected by the European Union as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product.   The […]

Panagia Kakaviotissa, the Church without a roof

A church without a roof seems impossible. What kind of a church is it… You’re probably wondering. And I was suspicious. But when I saw it, I was speechless! Well, it is the church Panagia Kakaviotissa. This small, orthodox church is located on the beautiful island of Lemnos in the northern Aegean Sea. The Island of […]

Porto, city of wine on the Rio Douro

Porto (Oporto in Portuguese) is Portugal’s second-largest city after Lisbon. This amazing city is located in the northern part of Portugal, along the Douro River. Its western part extends to the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The name of the city Porto originates from the name of the ancient Roman city called “Portus Cale”. The name […]

Porto wine in Vila Nova de Gaia

Porto wine (Vinho do Porto) is a Portuguese fortified wine. All varieties of this wine have rich and intense aromas and flavours. It is produced from grapes grown and processed in the demarcated Douro Valley, in the northern regions of Portugal. Porto wines can carry this name only if it is stored and aged in the […]