Chicago: A Walk Around the Downtown
During the Easter holidays the Travelling Monkeys went for a trip to the USA. Their first stop was Chicago. For Bambina it was her first time visiting the country of skyscrapers. Chicago was the perfect city to get the first glimpse of impressive buildings aiming to touch the clouds... [Read more..]
Ekaterinburg: More Motley Than Expected
If you consider Siberian cities to be grey and boring you haven't been to Ekaterinburg yet.
Ekaterinburg is a city with a colorful culture and an interesting mix of architecture.
Follow the Travelling Monkeys on a sightseeing tour past an over-sized keyboard, a monument to 'The Beatles', and an unfinished TV tower... [Read more..]
100 Photos of Kazan
Despite being among the 25 biggest cities in Europe, Kazan is relatively unknown to most travellers. This has to change! Kazan is an amazing city and it definitely deserves bigger attention. In 100 photos The Travelling Monkeys will show you what they found beautiful, amazing, surprising, interesting, touching, but also disappointing about Kazan... [Read more..]
A Few Days in Rural Russia
The Travelling Monkeys had an opportunity to experience the real rural Russia. They stayed in an old house with Babushka Olga, who had her own garden and honey bees. They tried fresh honey, ate pies baked in a Russian stone oven, drank fresh milk from the neighbour’s cow, berries from the garden and mushrooms from the nearby forest. The food was simple, but full of flavour. That you will not get in a supermarket nowadays... [Read more..]
Paracas: Romance of the Sea
Most people dream of visiting the Islas Galápagos when travelling to the west coast of South America. The majority of these people, however, never reach that goal. Instead they end up taking a trip to Peru's Islas Ballestas, another marine fauna sanctuary and a place that few people have heard of before travelling to South America... [Read more..]