On an Adventure on Vietnam
Asia

On an Adventure on Vietnam

Do you long to see the highlights of Vietnam as well as to get an insight into the genuine Vietnamese culture, far from all other tourists. We have gathered the most beautiful and exciting sights in Vietnam in one trip. You also get the opportunity to get close to everyday life and culture during a […]

Mozambique Arts
Africa

Mozambique Arts and Culture

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION Mozambique’s artistic traditions are rich and very alive, despite decades of colonialism and civil war. Traditional music is called marrabenta; typical instruments are wind instruments (lupembe) and a sort of xylophone (timbila). One of the best known traditional dances of the Ihla de Mozambique and the north coast is the tuff. It […]

Uzbekistan Economy
Asia

Uzbekistan Economy

According to a2zcamerablog, Uzbekistan is a country located in Asia. In the aftermath of independence, the country was in a situation of recession (sharp decline in GDP, backwardness and precarious living conditions of the population), the standard of which did not substantially change in the early years of the new millennium. The economic and geopolitical […]

Poland History
Europe

Poland History: The Role of Solidarność

After a long series of strikes that began in the Lenin construction sites in Gdansk, the revolt resulted (September 1980) in the birth of Solidarność, the first independent trade union of the communist bloc: the Catholic worker L. Wałesa took over. Almost at the same time, Gierek ousted, the leadership of the party and the […]

Chicago City History
America

Chicago City History

First settlement When the first non-Native American settler, the Haitian of African descent Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, settled on the Chicago River in the 1770s, the area was inhabited by the Potawatomi. The name goes back to the Chicago Potowatomi term “Checagou” or “Checaguar”, which means “wild onion” or “skunk”. Back then, the area […]

Mural in the Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site in Atlanta
America

Atlanta Georgia Travel Guide

The attractive southern metropolis of Atlanta, the capital of the US state Georgia, is the international gateway to the southern United States. The up-and-coming city combines the atmosphere from the classic “Denied by the wind” and the American Civil War with modern architecture and a lively scene. Dynamic, busy and full of good surprises: the […]

Bangkok, Thailand Arrival and Traffic
Asia

Bangkok, Thailand Arrival and Traffic

General In Bangkok, as in all of Thailand, there is left-hand traffic according to calculatorinc. The word “traffic chaos” is not a foreign word in Bangkok either. An ironic reference to Bangkok’s nickname “City of Angels” is given with the reference that you have to be an angel in the city in order to be […]

Auckland - The City of Sails
Oceania

Auckland – The City of Sails

Auckland is not only the metropolis of New Zealand but of the entire South Pacific, which is otherwise hardly populated and therefore has no other places of this size. The city’s sphere of influence is correspondingly extensive. There are usually more Pacific Islanders – like Samoans, Niuanians, Tongans and others – living in Auckland than […]

Armenia Travel Warning
Asia Europe

Armenia Travel Warning

Current information At the beginning of April 2016, fighting broke out in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Travel to the conflict region Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian-occupied districts of Agdam, Füsuli, Jabrayil, Sangilan, Kubadli, Ladschin and Kalbadschar in the south-west are still strongly advised against. Since January 2016, an increase in the activity of influenza viruses, especially of […]

Transportation in Ireland
Europe

Transportation in Ireland

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Aer Lingus (EI) connects Dublin and Shannon. Aer Arann (RE) flies from Dublin to Cork, Galway and Kerry and from Cork to Galway. The Aer Arann Islands flies from Connemara Regional Airport (NNR) (27 km from Galway) to the Arann Islands Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis Óirr. On […]

Transportation in Brazil
America

Transportation in Brazil

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Domestic flights are offered by the airlines TAM Airlines (JJ) (Internet: www.tam.com.br) and Gol Transportes Aéros (G3). According to youremailverifier, Brazil has one of the largest internal flight networks in the world. There is a shuttle service between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, a regular flight service from […]

Transportation in Greece
Europe

Transportation in Greece

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Olympic Air (OA) (a subsidiary of Aegean Airlines) flies from Athens and Thessaloniki to numerous domestic destinations. Seaplanes fly from the port of Lavrio at the southern tip of the Attica peninsula to the popular islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kos, Kalymnos and Paros. There are other flight connections between […]

Netherlands Immigration Statistics
Europe

Netherlands Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions Just like Sweden, the Netherlands is a relatively rich and equal country and the way to socialize and many customs are similar. Knowledge and etiquette that work in Sweden often work well in the Netherlands as well. Men greet each other by taking care. Women, at least those you know, kiss three […]

The Aso South Route in Japan
Africa America Asia

The ten most dangerous railway lines in the world

The Kuranda Scenic Railway in Australia The railway line leads through the spectacular tropical landscape of the Barron Gorge National Park, through tunnels and over bridges and abrupt gorges. The train often passes so close to impressive waterfalls that spray sprays onto the train’s wagons. The Argo Gede railway line in Indonesia The three hours […]

Saba Diving
America

Saba Cities and Sights

Cities The Bottom The capital of the island is inhabited by about 400 residents and is not “on the ground” but at an altitude of 250 m. This is where the government and administration of Saba sit. Most of the buildings are in the typical Saba style, flat white wooden houses with some a chimney […]

Dragon caves of Porto Christo
Europe

Balearic Islands Geography

The islands of the Balearic Islands The Balearic Islands, the autonomous community of Spain that is so important for tourism, are made up of the Gimnesias in the north, which include Mallorca, Menorca and Cabrera, and the Pitiusas in the southwest, of which Ibiza and Formentera are the two largest and named after them the […]

Perth Public Transportation
Oceania

Perth Public Transportation

Public transport in Perth is modern, reliable, comfortable and relatively cheap. Within the city, all generally accessible transport options are provided by TransPerth and in the vicinity by TransWA and TransRegional. In general, buses and trains run during the week until midnight at the latest. At the weekend, some of the public transports operate until […]

Belgium Country Facts
Europe

Belgium Country Facts

Constitutional monarchy in northwest Europe. It is limited to the north with Holland and the North Sea, to the east with Germany and Luxembourg and to the south and southwest with France. It has an extension of 30,528 km2. Brussels is the capital and the most important city. Territory and resources : The country has […]

Bahrain Country Facts
Asia

Bahrain Country Facts

The enormous oil wealth determined the progress of the small archipelago of Bahrain and transformed it into a nerve center for trade and finance in the Middle East. Bahrain comprises the archipelago of the same name, located in the Persian Gulf, northwest of the Qatar peninsula and east of Saudi Arabia. It consists of about […]

Azerbaijan Country Facts
Europe

Azerbaijan Country Facts

One of the republics that became independent with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan has great possibilities for development, thanks mainly to its important oil reserves. Physical geography Azerbaijan is located in the eastern part of the Caucasus, on the edge of the Caspian Sea, and is limited to the north by Russia, to […]

Austria Country Facts
Europe

Austria Country Facts

Federal republic in the center of Europe. It is limited to the north by the Czech Republic, to the northeast by Slovakia, to the east by Hungary, to the south by Slovenia, Italy and Switzerland and to the west by Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Germany. It has 83,859 km2 of surface. Vienna is the capital. Territory […]

All about Australia
Oceania

All about Australia

The Australia , considered country-continent, is the sixth country in area, with a total area of over 7.7 million square kilometers. Its area is surpassed only by Russia, Canada, China, the United States and Brazil. This country of extensive coastline is bathed by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Among the few islands off its long […]

Argentina Unity
America

Argentina Independence and Unity Part II

A new conservative tide flooded Argentina, in the midst of complicated economic problems, especially in the relationship with the British, who in the commercial exchange then turned almost exclusively to the British Commonwealth itself. The military coup of 1930, of fascist influence, came under the power of generals José Felix Uriburu and then Agustín Pedro […]

Argentina Independence
America

Argentina Independence and Unity Part I

Stimulated by the recent Franco-Spanish alliance, the English in 1806 took Buenos Aires. The city was conquered by the troops of Santiago Liniers, but given the evident insufficiency of Spanish forces to defend it, its residents organized themselves into militias. Under the influence of the French revolution, an enlightened urban bourgeoisie overthrew Viceroy Rafael de […]

Argentine History
America

Argentina History and Society

History Since the beginning of the occupation of its territory, in which its pioneering spirit seemed to be guided by conflicting objectives and attitudes, Argentina has always lived its history with struggle and restlessness, regional rivalries, divergence between classes and factions. In the midst of these flames, it became politicized, acquired vigorous social combativeness and […]

Argentine Agriculture and Livestock
America

Argentine Business and Economy Part II

Agriculture and Livestock With its different soils and climatic conditions, Argentina was able to diversify its agricultural production in intensive crops, adapted to the characteristics of each region. The main goal has been that of cereals. Great rotation is made, in the Pampas, of wheat and corn with flax and alfalfa. Rye, barley, oats and, […]

Argentine Mines and energy
America

Argentine Business and Economy Part I

Trade, tourism, finance Argentine exports are mainly made up of agricultural products (cereals, fruits, vegetables, fodder, vegetable oils, butter, meat and meat products, leather and hides), but in the second half of the 20th century there was an increasing participation of industry in this sector. activity, particularly with regard to oil products. In contrast, the […]

Argentina Country Facts
America

Argentina Country Facts

The most peculiar characteristic of Argentina is the historical coexistence between the strong European cultural heritage and the rural and regionalist traditions. The economic power of the landowning oligarchy did not prevent the country from achieving levels of development typical of first world nations. The high level of education of the population, the level of […]

Algeria Country Facts
Africa

Algeria Country Facts

Algeria, a country located in North Africa; it is limited to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the east by Tunisia and Libya, to the south by Niger, Mali and Mauritania, and to the west by Morocco. Its surface is 2,381,741 square kilometers. The capital is Algiers. Territory and Resources According to Intershippingrates.com, Algeria […]

Saudi Arabia Country Facts
Asia

Saudi Arabia Country Facts

Saudi Arabia, a monarchy in the Middle East that occupies most of the Arabian peninsula. According to Homeagerly.com, it is limited to the north with Jordan, Iraq and Kuwait; to the east with the Persian Gulf and Qatar; to the southeast with the United Arab Emirates and Oman; to the south with Yemen, and to […]