The nearest windmill in the small village of Accum was built in 1746 and is covered with reed. Small doors lead on to the gallery, on which the miller pulls canvas over two of the wooden vanes to catch more
The secret Buddha garden is hidden in the hills of Samui. You can see several statues, temples and waterfalls, all of which were built by one man over the last 20 years. On your own it's well worth the trip.
And because good things come hard and this is a list of simple but close-to-nature hotels, we couldn't leave out the Berggasthaus Obersteinberg hotel in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland. Be prepared for a walk as the only route is
Hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to Mevagissey each year. A village that once relied mostly on fish and smuggled goods now generates much of its income from the tourism industry. As such, there are a great deal of interesting
Saint Petersburg has become the center of learning and culture in Russia. There are many museums here, focusing both on (military) history, art and anthropology. You'll also be able to look into the past with a tour of the Cruiser Aurora, built around
Superb bolted sport routes on limestone rock, with vast majority being single pitch, though there are many 2-pitch and multi-pitch sport routes to be found. Long, Dolomite style big wall routes on steep limestone rock up to 1,400m long, with many
By day Lisbon has a naive theatrical quality that enchants and captivates, but by night it is a fairy-tale city, descending over lighted terraces to the sea, like a woman in festive garments going down to meet her dark lover.