Category Archives: Europe

Things to Do in Zagreb, Croatia

Cuisine and restaurants in Zagreb In Zagreb, as in the whole Croatian Zagorje, hearty meat cuisine prevails. The influence of former and present neighbors is easily guessed in it. Austrian schnitzel, thick sauces based on Hungarian paprika, spicy Slovenian kulen sausage. The Turkish trace is in all kinds of kebabs and meatballs, and the old… Read More »

Copenhagen, Denmark

All over the world, Copenhagen is known as the city of Hans Christian Andersen, so the main symbol of the Danish capital is the Little Mermaid monument. It is the most visited city not only in Denmark, but in all of Scandinavia. It is located on the bay and offers easy access to Stockholm and… Read More »

Entertainment and Attractions in Santorini, Greece

The first settlements on Santorini appeared in 3000 BC. e., and who knows how many ancient monuments would have survived to this day, if not for the powerful volcanic eruption that flooded most of the archipelago. But there are already enough sights on the island, and it is better to start acquaintance with them in… Read More »

Tomar, Portugal

If fate brings you to beautiful Portugal, find a day to go to Tomar. The town with a population of 20 thousand people was the birthplace of the brave Templars, which today the preserved sights of antiquity remind tourists of. But it is worth going to Tomar not only to feel the spirit of history.… Read More »

Utrecht, Netherlands

The small province of Utrecht includes the preserved old center of Utrecht – a miniature city-state consisting of three lines of canals, and a lot of surrounding settlements. There is much more to see here than meets the eye. The delightful castle Kasteel de Haar “on the doorstep of the city” is one of the… Read More »

Sights of Dresden, Germany

According to, Dresden is a city with approximately one million inhabitants in the east of Germany. The city that used to belong to East Germany is mainly known for its Baroque and Rococo architecture. Despite the fact that the city has suffered major destruction on several occasions, Dresden is still one of the most… Read More »

What to See in Switzerland

Bern (Switzerland) According to the UNESCO catalog, Bern is one of the world’s largest cultural heritage sites. Here, the Middle Ages are intertwined with modern history, creating a unique image of this city. Here are the diplomatic missions of almost all countries. Bern was founded in 1191 by Duke Bertohold V of Zäringem. The first… Read More »

What to See in Valle d’Aosta (Italy)

La Thuile, Valle d’Aosta (Italy) According to, the La Thuile ski resort is located at the foot of Mont Blanc at an altitude of 1441 m. It is adjacent to another popular Italian ski center Courmayeur . La Thuile is close to the Petit St. Bernard Pass which links Italy and France. Together with… Read More »

Listvyanka, Russia

The village of Listvyanka is the most popular recreation area in the vicinity of Irkutsk. It is located about 60 km southeast of Irkutsk on the northwestern shore of Lake Baikal at the source of the Angara River. The village is the starting point for traveling around Lake Baikal, the Circum-Baikal Railway, the Baikal National… Read More »

Bering Sea

In the northern Pacific Ocean, there is the sea known as the Bering Sea, which stretches between Alaska and Siberia. The Bering Sea merges with the Arctic Ocean via the Bering Strait and separates two continents, but it is believed that there has previously been a land bridge between Russia and the USA. The sea… Read More »

Science and Culture of Ireland

According to Educationvv, public spending on education exceeds 6% of GDP. Compulsory education lasts from 6 to 15 years of age. Education in primary, secondary and – since 1996 – higher education is free. Primary and secondary schools are parochial and receive financial support from the state. The second stage is represented by private and… Read More »

Greece Population Statistical Data

If we consider only the absolute data of the overall population of the Greek state, it must be recognized that it has had a very large increase in the past century: in large part, it is true, due to subsequent acquisitions of new territories, but in part also precisely due to the high value of… Read More »

Russia Economic and Financial Policy in the Early 1990’s

Russia faces the new millennium in an extremely difficult economic situation. Contrary to what proponents of shock therapies had prophesied about the transition to the market economy, the goal of stabilizing the economy is far from being achieved, and the start of a new development appears all the more problematic. The main ingredients of the… Read More »

Switzerland Architecture

After the Second World War, architecture in China was influenced by the figurative ways of the neighboring countries, mainly due to the particular ethnic structure of the Confederation. Thus the main figurative reference in the French cantons was the late repertoire of Le Corbusier, in the version legitimized and disseminated by the CIAM (Congreso Internacional… Read More »

Italy Prehistory – Eneolithic

The introduction of the first metal objects (flat axes and triangular copper daggers, and some silver ornaments) did not disturb the substantial aspect of civilization, in whose bosom the ceramic and lithic industries are greatly perfected, and which above all keeps the inhumatory funeral rite and the housing system unchanged. Natural caves continue, such as in… Read More »

France Demography

In 1926, according to TRACKAAH, France had a population of 40,743,851. (74 per sq. Km.), Coming, in Europe, after Russia (100 million), Germany (62 million), Great Britain (47 million) and being equal to Italy; in terms of density, it is much exceeded by Belgium (255 residents per sq. km), Holland (176), England (150) and Italy… Read More »

Greece History – From the Lamia War to the Ipso War Part II

Polypercon, whose power was wavering, tried to consolidate it by appealing in Greece to a policy completely opposite to that followed by his predecessor, that is, proclaiming the freedom of Greek cities and re-establishing democracy there. The class and party struggles then burned terribly in the peninsula and there was no lack of victims, including… Read More »

Germany Agriculture

The forms of economy exercised in Germany are agriculture, forestry, hunting, fishing, mineral extraction, industry, commerce and transport services. Statistics show that from 1870 onwards, Germany has been increasingly transforming itself, as we have said, from an agrarian state into an industrial one. The population increased and the soil was no longer enough to feed… Read More »

Spain in the 1960’s and 1970’s Part 2

Under the law, the monarchy was to be understood as “established” according to the principles of the national alzamiento of 1936 and detached from any other consideration of legitimacy: therefore Juan Carlos, nephew of the last king Alfonso XIII and educated in Spain where he served in the army, was preferred to his father, Juan Count of… Read More »

Spain in the 1960’s and 1970’s

The history of the country, until Franco’s death, was gathered around the problems posed by the accelerated development of the economy and society, to which the political power responded by alternating periods of restraint with others of cautious liberalization. The influx of mass tourism and, conversely, the strong emigration of Spanish workers to some EEC… Read More »

France Baroque and Classical Music

At the center of the musical baroque (not only in France) were instrumental music and opera, each of which received significant impulses from Italy. However, this Mediterranean influence also provoked diverse protests in the following two centuries and divided the music scene into two camps. The instrumental music was breathing at the beginning of the… Read More »

Cyprus Major Cities

Limassol Limassol, in Greek Lemesos, city ​​on the south coast of Cyprus, in the metropolitan area (2017) 184 600 residents. Main port of the island (1974, after the partition of Cyprus, opening of the new port); Technical University (founded in 2004); Trade and financial center, shipping companies, important industrial location with light, canning, building materials… Read More »

Old Pinakothek Munich

Old Pinakothek Munich When visiting Munich, the Alte Pinakothek is a must, especially for art lovers. The art museum, which opened in 1836 after ten years of construction, is one of the largest and most important museums in the world. The huge collection contains countless masterpieces of European painting from the most important art eras.… Read More »

Attractions in Denmark

Let yourself be enchanted by the Kingdom of Denmark! The island kingdom of Denmark has a coastline of more than 7000 km due to its rugged bays. The 1419 Danish islands are an attraction, some of them barely more than 100 square meters in size. The cultural and economic center of the country is the… Read More »

Slovakia History

The territory of present-day Slovakia was occupied over centuries by different peoples and cultures. The first references to be made are the Celts, around 450 BC. n. and., who built “oppida” in Bratislava and Liptov. [1] The oldest written record of Slovakia is a series of silver coins with the names of the Celtic kings. From year 6 n. and., [2] the Roman Empire established and… Read More »

Netherlands Geography

Netherlands – key data Area: 41,543 km² (of which land: 33,893 km², water: 7,650 km²) Population: 16.8 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Composition: Dutch 80.7%, EU citizens 5%, Indonesians 2.4%, Turks 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccans 2%, citizens of the Netherlands Antilles andAruba 0.8%, other 4.8% (2008 estimate) Population density: 406 people per km² Population growth:… Read More »

Edinburgh in Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. The city inspires its visitors above all with its wonderful location and the beautiful city ​​center. Edinburgh is often referred to as the most beautiful city in Great Britain. The Edinburgh Festival is held here every year. The centuries-old royal tradition of the Scottish city is what gives the… Read More »

Hamburg Recent History

In 1815, Hamburg joined the German Confederation as a Free and Hanseatic City, but stayed away from the German Customs Union for the time being. The Rauhe Haus was built in Hamburg-Horn in 1833 by J. H. Wichern founded. Hamburg adopted a new constitution in 1860. Two years after the German War (1866), in which Hamburg had… Read More »

With The Family in The Faroe Islands

Lots of child-friendly experiences await among the Faroe Islands’ fresh air and lush nature. Here it is easy to adapt the trip to the families’ needs for flexibility and the excursions can easily be experienced at child height. The whole family will love this “road trip” in the Faroe Islands! The tour starts with you taking… Read More »