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Nice
by Jakob Jelling.From the coast, Nice stretches upward to Le Chateau, once topped by a beautiful castle but now crowned only in picturesque ruins. The city was founded by the Phocaeans of Marseille, Greek mariners, in around 350 BC, and was probably named for the Gre...
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St. Tropez
by Jakob Jelling.It wasn't always this kind of place. For many centuries, the coast near St. Tropez was uninhabitable, not because the climate was different, but because St. Tropez suffered from corsair raids out of North Africa until Charles X captured Algiers in 18...

Chaumont
by Jakob Jelling.Chaumont was originally called Calvus Mons, or Bald Mountain, and sits on the edge of a plateau where the Marne and Suize rivers come together in the upper Marne valley. Chaumont is built around a 10th century castle. It was first a stronghold for th...

Bastia
by Jakob Jelling.Bastia started existence as a humble fishing village named Marina di Cardo, but in the 14th century became Bastia, named for the Genoese keep built here. For a very long time, it was the capital of Corsica overall, and is still the military headquart...
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An approach to French art
by Jakob Jelling.France and art are both strongly attached to each other and it would not be possible to think of world art without thinking of France or think or Frances main characteristics without thinking of art. French art has had a very important influence not ...
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The Champs Elysées
by Jakob Jelling.This area can be visited through the Champs Elysées Avenue, which goes from the Arc of Triumph to the Place de la Concorde. This is one of the main spots which tourists who visit Paris could not miss, due not only to its beauty but also to its histo...

The colorful Cahors
by Jakob Jelling.This town has inspired many artists and photographers and still, to the date, is found to be a great source of beautiful images and pictures.Cahors is located in the south western area of France, on the Lot River. Although its amazing vegetation and ...
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The elegant Chaillot Quarter
by Jakob Jelling.From that time on, Chaillot Quarter became a very important part of Paris and one of the most visited ones. This neighborhood is one of the most elegant of the entire city and one which contains some of the most luxurious and biggest mansions as well...
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The historic town of León
by Jakob Jelling.This town is located towards the central area of Spain, within the region known as Castilla y León, and borders with Asturias, Galicia, Zamora and Palencia.The history of the province of León can be traced back to many centuries ago when Celtic tri...
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Montjuïc - Best View in Spain
by Jakob Jelling.With this location, it is ideal for playing. The mountain became the central mark of the World Fair of 1929 and the 1992 Olympic games. It's beautiful and green, still forested and covered in parks. Montjuic is popular with pedestrians and cyclists o...

Port Olimpic - Where The Games Were Held
by Jakob Jelling.Port Olimpic was built specifically to host the Olympics, and became the most successful and popular section of the Nova Icaria project. In this bright, modern area, it was almost too easy to forget how ancient Barcelona really is.Today, well over a ...
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World Flags
by Nawaz.They can be used to signify civilizations, ideas, groups, and nations. Flags were not used to symbolize a nation until the eighteenth century. Today, every nation has their own flag, each rich with symbolism. This symbolism often only means something...
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Attractions in Lanzarote
by Jakob Jelling.Lanzarote is located towards the eastern area of the Canary Islands, and shows a size of about 13 miles in width and40 miles in length. One of the most appealing characteristics of Lanzarote is its climate. Lanzarote offers warm temperatures and scar...
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The ancient city of Segovia
by Jakob Jelling.Segovia is one of the most interesting spots of the region to those who enjoy learning about culture, traditions, and history while visiting a city. This city is not only one of the most famous and interesting in Spain, but also in the entire Europe....
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Faces of Tarifa
by Jakob Jelling.Tarifa has long been known as a culturally-blended town, through all its incarnations: frontier fortress, fishing village, trendy tourist town. All the peoples who have settled in or near Tarifa have left a mark, from ancient Roman soldiers to Mooris...
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Costa de la Luz - Andalusia
by Jakob Jelling.One of the main activities tourists practice while visiting this town and its beaches is wind surfing due to the way in which some times, winds turn this area of the Atlantic Ocean into an ideal spot for this sport.The coast in Costa de la Luz is usu...
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Tarazona
by Jakob Jelling.Because it was built at the foot of the Moncayo Mountain, there was little flat land to build upon anyway.  The kings of Aragon lived here once. The Romans, as in most places in Spain, predated them. Today you can stroll the medieval streets fro...

Sitges - Resort for Alternative Lifestyles
by Jakob Jelling.It gets very crowded during the summer, and most of the tourists at this time are young swinging Europeans. Yet Sitges never gets tacky, as so many gay-oriented resorts do.Instead, Sitges is a city rich with culture and Bohemian ideals. The Spanish m...

What is a desert
by Ryan Fyfe.These desert creatures normally remain hidden, especially true during the daylight hours, to preserver moisture. Roughly one third of the world's land surface is desert. Most commonly deserts around the world have similar characteristics. Sand Dunes ...
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10 things to do in the Arabian Peninsula
by Jacob Fiennes.1. Embrace the remarkable Beit Sheikh Isa bin Ali on Muharraq Island in Bahrain.2. Wander about coconut, frankinsense and camels along the Dhofar coast.3. Slap on a scuba mask and tank and take in the breathtaking coral waters of the Khor Fakkan coas...
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The history of Argos
by Jakob Jelling.It has four main subdivisions: Kokla, Larissa, Akova, and Timenio. This city has gone through several interesting historical events, and its past is among the main factors which attract tourists to its lands.During the Mycenaean times, the city of Ar...
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Lake Vouliagmeni and its medicinal waters
by Jakob Jelling.This spot has been visited by people who wish to enjoy its waters for centuries, and is one of the most attractive areas in the Greek region of Peloponnese. Visitors approach in order to enjoy its beautiful shores, practice different water sports, re...
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Fun Things To Do With A Pilot License
by Matt Tanner.There are a lot of fun things you can do with aprivate pilot license.  Flying is so much fun and here are a few ideas of things you can do once you become a pilot.  You can take your date up just before dark and watch the beautiful sunset f...
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The ancient Olympia
by Jakob Jelling.The main reason by which this destination is so famous is due to the fact that in this spot was were the ancient Olympic Games used to be held, a festivity which was not only important to this region but the rest of Greece and the entire world as wel...
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The Great Sparta
by Jakob Jelling.During such époque, the territory of Sparta would comprehend the regions nowadays known as Messenia and Laconia. Nowadays, only a small portion of that ancient territory continues being called Sparta, an area located towards the northern side of Lac...
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