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The Spanish Bar

The Spanish Bar

A center of life – the bar in Spain Spain is the land of bars. However, this should not be taken to include the usual restaurants with a rather dubious reputation in other countries....

Latvia Culture

Latvia Culture and Traditions

TRADITIONS According to a2zcamerablog, Latvia is a country located in Europe. Latvian traditions are fundamentally linked to peasant life and the rhythms that mark it, so you can recognize the influence of pagan rituals....

Kazanlak Thracian Tomb (World Heritage)

Kazanlak Thracian Tomb (World Heritage)

The Thracian dome grave from the 4th century BC is a reminder of the Hellenistic period. The masterful fresco painting found in the burial place serves as a valuable reference to the way of...

Ruined City of Sigiriya (World Heritage)

Ruined City of Sigiriya (World Heritage)

The ruined city north of Kandy on a granite rock was once an important fortress and residence of King Kassapas (477– 495 AD) with a palace, cisterns, frescoes, rock caves and water gardens. The...

Augsburg, Germany Sightseeing

Augsburg, Germany Sightseeing

Highlights Fugger houses The houses of Augsburg’s most famous family stand along Maximilianstrasse and go back to the years between 1512 and 1515. Heavily damaged in the Second World War, all damage caused by...

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara – capital of Turkey Ankara is an important commercial and industrial city with a vibrant culture and an interesting range of monuments that were once erected here in ancient times. Even if not...

Getting to China

Getting to China

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane There are several non-stop flights daily from various major European cities to Beijing and from there to Shanghai. All major national airlines in Europe as well as Air China...

France Culinary

France Culinary

CULINARY Regional specialities Tournedos(small steaks in strips of bacon) Châteaubriand, entrecôte (rib steak) with béarnaise (delicate egg sauce) Gigot de pré-salé(roasted or grilled leg of lamb) and flageolets (green beans) or French fries dauphines...

SADC Functions

SADC Functions

The cooperation is project-oriented and is based on two or more member countries having a concrete interest in having a project realized. By supporting the parts (the countries), the whole (the region) is strengthened....

African Union Reconstruction

African Union Reconstruction

AU’s organization is built with the EU as a model. Its main bodies are the Assembly, the Executive Council, the Commission and the All-African Parliament. Arabic, English, French and Portuguese are working languages. The...

best surf spots

The 10 best surf spots in the world

Whether in summer or in any other season: surfing is a popular hobby that is practiced all over the world. Not only is this sport particularly exciting for outsiders to look at, it is...

Scotland Arrival and Transport

Scotland Arrival and Transport

How do you get to Scotland? Air connections Great Britain’s largest airline is British Airways, which offers long-haul flights in all directions. Virgin Airlines is the second largest airline and also offers numerous long-haul...

England Important Monuments

England Important Monuments

Important monuments Angel of the North The Angel of the North is Britain’s largest and also one of its most impressive sculptures. The 200-ton steel angel designed by Antony Gormley stands near the A1...

Kosovo Everyday Life

Kosovo Everyday Life

Currency: Euro (EUR) Exchange rate: – Time zone: CET Country code (phone): +383 climate: temperate continental climate Housing and provision The housing market in Kosovo and particularly in Prishtina is very vital. There is...

India's naitonal flag

India Political System

Form of government and constitution According to its constitution, India sees itself as a “sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic” based on “justice, freedom, equality and fraternity”. It organizes the political, social and economic concerns...

Best Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Best Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is world famous for its typical beaches that are filled all day by tourists and well-turned people. Here you can see the smallest swimsuit models that do not leave much to...

Los Angeles attractions

Climate in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States after New York City . Countless sights and the location on the Pacific coast attract more than 40 million tourists to the metropolis...

Culture and swimming in Bali

Culture and swimming in Bali

Take a tour around the island to see its versatile yet overlooked wonders. Explore lots of green rice fields and see Mount Batur volcanic lake. Discover Balinese culture during a traditional display and visit...

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Hotels in Malaysia

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu It is dawn, and you are seated in a tower as the majestic new sun rises over Mount Kinabalu in the distance. This is the best...

Thailand and Laos

Thailand and Laos

Wonderful lazy days await you after a trip in Thailand to the famous Golden Triangle and an exciting journey along the mighty Mekong River. Our trip to Thailand and Laos includes highlights in two...

RHODES

Rhodes Travel Guide

Rhodes is an island of year-round sun. Rhodes Holiday Island is a combination of antiquity, the Middle Ages and a beach holiday in the magnificent Mediterranean scenery. Read Rantapallo’s destination guide and plan your own...

SIGHTS OF PRAGUE

SIGHTS OF PRAGUE

The Old Town is the heart of Prague, and the most familiar of the city’s areas. The Old Town Square is the heart of Prague The square of Prague’s Old Town is a great...

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico Travel Guide

Puerto Rico is a charming gateway to the Caribbean. Puerto Rico’s tropical beaches and interesting cities make the island one of the most attractive resorts in the Caribbean. Read Rantapallo’s destination guide and plan...

Zimbabwe Population 2014

Zimbabwe 2014

Yearbook 2014 Zimbabwe. In April, leaders of the opposition party Democratic Change Movement (MDC) demanded that party leader Morgan Tsvangirai resign. The party’s national council accused Tsvangirai of negligent leadership and of using the...

Zambia Population 2014

Zambia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Zambia. At the end of October, the country’s 77-year-old President Michael Sata passed away at a hospital in London. According to Countryaah.com, Zambia population in 2020 is estimated at 18,383,966. Sata had...

Yemen Population 2014

Yemen 2014

Yearbook 2014 Yemen. Despite ongoing reconciliation attempts, fighting continued to rage on several fronts in Yemen, and the political crisis worsened. According to Countryaah.com, Yemen population in 2020 is estimated at 29,825,975. The Shiite...

Western Sahara Population 2014

Western Sahara 2014

Yearbook 2014 Western Sahara. In April, the UN Security Council voted unanimously in a resolution that extended the mandate of the peacekeeping UN force MINURSO to 2015. The human rights organization Human Rights Watch...

Vietnam Population 2014

Vietnam 2014

Yearbook 2014 Vietnam. In January, 30 people were sentenced to death for smuggling 2 tonnes of heroin in the largest drug trial in the country’s history. That same month, the country’s largest fraud target...

Venezuela Population 2014

Venezuela 2014

Yearbook 2014 Venezuela. The year was characterized by continued major financial problems. In six weeks, from the beginning of September to the middle of October, the price of oil fell by a full 16%....

Vatican City Population 2014

Vatican City 2014

Yearbook 2014 Vatican City. On Pope Francis’s 78th birthday in mid-December, a historic agreement between the United States and Cuba was published that had been negotiated with the help of the Vatican. According to...

Vanuatu Population 2014

Vanuatu 2014

Yearbook 2014 Vanuatu. At least ten people died when tropical cyclone Lusi pulled over Vanuatu in March. According to Countryaah.com, Vanuatu population in 2020 is estimated at 307,156. Several of the deceased drowned when...

Uzbekistan Population 2014

Uzbekistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Uzbekistan. According to Countryaah.com, Uzbekistan population in 2020 is estimated at 33,469,214. Uzbekistan was ranked as the third worst country in the world in freedom of the press. According to Freedom House,...

Uruguay Population 2014

Uruguay 2014

Yearbook 2014 Uruguay. In the second round of the presidential election on November 30, Tabaré Vázquez from the ruling left coalition won the Breda Front (Frente Amplio, FA) by a wide margin over rival...

United States Population 2014

United States 2014

Yearbook 2014 USA. According to Countryaah.com, United States population in 2020 is estimated at 331,002,662. The president’s annual speech to the nation in January reflected the locked state of politics. Barack Obama mentioned several...

United Kingdom Population 2014

United Kingdom 2014

Yearbook 2014 UK. The winter weather in January put the community to the test. The amount of rainfall was reported to be the largest in 248 years and the floods are among the most...

United Arab Emirates Population 2014

United Arab Emirates 2014

Yearbook 2014 United Arab Emirates. In Dubai, the year began with a world record that was recorded by Guinness’s record book when half a million rockets were fired in six minutes along a roughly...

Ukraine Population 2014

Ukraine 2014

Yearbook 2014 According to topb2bwebsites, Ukraine population in 2020 is estimated at 43,733,773. Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe. It was an extremely dramatic year with a collapsed regime, lost Crimean peninsula...

Uganda Population 2014

Uganda 2014

Yearbook 2014 Uganda. According to Countryaah.com, Uganda population in 2020 is estimated at 45,741,018. The reactions were strong on the tightening of laws against homosexuality signed by President Yoweri Museveni at the beginning of...