Category Archives: Europe

Getting to Turkey

Airplane: the national Turkish airline is Turkish Airlaines. It flies directly from Istanbul to numerous cities around the world, including London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tbilisi, Baku and Tehran. Other airlines that offer flights to and from Turkey include Lufthansa, Germanwings,British Airways and EasyJet. Airports: the busiest in Turkey airport is the Ataturk International Airport (IST) in… Read More »

Turkey Transportation

Airplane: Domestic airlines connect about 30 cities in the country. Many flights, including from Dalaman to Van, go via the transport hubs of Istanbul or Ankara. Atlasjet is one of the few airlines thath ave direct flights between the west coast and the cities in the center and on the east coast of the country.… Read More »

Attractions in Turkey

According to Loverists, Turkey has many interesting areas, such as the Aegean Sea, Eastern Anatolia, Southern Anatolia, Thrace, etc. to offer. The Aegean Sea is an absolute must for tourists not only because of the deep blue sea and the wonderful climate. In the Aegean Sea one can find a large number of differentAttractionsview. The… Read More »

Attractions in Alanya and Belek, Turkey

Alanya With almost eleven kilometers of fine sandy beaches, Alanya on the Turkish Riviera is a popular holiday destination for many tourists. In addition to Antalya and Side, it is one of the most popular places in Turkey with a variety of great beaches. Beautiful beaches are, for example, Cleopatra Beach, which is located in… Read More »

Attractions in Bodrum and Dalaman, Turkey

Bodrum Opposite the Greek island of Kos, on the west coast of Turkey, Bodrum is located. A well-known seaside resort in the south of the Turkish Aegean coast with an incomparable charm, here comes the Mediterranean lifestyle. Bodrum is also called the “Turkish Saint Tropez”, no wonder, because the fine sandy beaches and rocky bays… Read More »

Attractions in Didyma and Istanbul, Turkey

Didyma According to Homeagerly, Didyma was an ancient place and is located on the west coast of Turkey, near the port city of Miletus on the southern Aegean Sea. The two places were connected by sea, of course, and then around the 6th century BC a road was built a little off the beaten track… Read More »

Attractions in Kemer and Kusadasi, Turkey

Kemer About 40 kilometers southwest of Antalya is Kemer on the south coast of Turkey. This is a fishing village that had no road connection to Antalya, today it is very modern and has been developed as a tourist center. Kemer has become a small town in the region and has a large number of… Read More »

Travel to Turkey

According to Diseaseslearning, Turkey lies in both Eastern Europe as well as in Asia and is one of the most popular destinations worldwide. The capital is Ankara. The country borders on the northeast Black sea and Georgia, on the east by Armenia to Iran, to the southeast by the Iraq, south to Syria and the… Read More »

Austria Constitution and Administration

The basis of Austrian constitutional law is the federal constitution of 1 October 1920 (Bundesverfassungsgesetz) voted by the national constituent assembly, after a series of provisional laws. It was in turn followed by other constitutional laws up to the constitutional “Novella” of 30 July 1925 and the more important one of 7 December 1929. Austria… Read More »

Peru Agriculture

During the colonial period, for three centuries, Peru exported only minerals, gold and silver, which in large quantities were extracted from the numerous mining centers of the Sierra (Hualgayoc, Cerro de Pasco, Yauli, Huancavelica, Castro Virreyna, Caylloma, etc..): direct export to Spain (via Panamá), which was enriched, while Peru benefited from it very little. In… Read More »

Spain in the 1950’s

The position of diplomatic isolation in which the Spain had been placed by the resolution of the UN Assembly of 12 December 1946, which recommended to the member countries of the organization the withdrawal of their diplomatic representatives from Madrid and the exclusion was sanctioned of the Spain by the various UN bodies, began to… Read More »

Poland Morphology

The morphology of the wide belt of lowlands is essentially due – as can be understood from the brief hints given – to the glacial phenomenon. During the Cenozoic, the Baltic reached as far east as Brześć with a large gulf, which then gradually filled up. In fact, paleogenic marine sediments are found throughout the… Read More »

Sweden Geopolitics

In the seventeenth century, Sweden represented one of the major European powers, a position that was gradually losing – together with its territorial possessions – already in the course of the following century. The current Swedish borders were outlined, however, only in 1905, with the dissolution of the union between Sweden and Norway, created a… Read More »

Hungary in the 1950’s

The constituent assembly that emerged from the elections of May 15, 1949 (in which a single list of candidates was presented), with a very brief debate just formal on August 20, approved the new Communist Constitution, prepared by a special commission chaired by M. Rákosi. Unlike the constitution of January 31, 1946, which defined an… Read More »

Portugal Geopolitics

Portugal is a country located at the western end of the European continent, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries by virtue of its strategic position it became a great colonial power with possessions in Latin America, Africa and southern and eastern Asia. From the nineteenth century, with the granting of independence… Read More »

Lithuania Ethnography

Since ancient neighbors of the Slavs, the Lithuanians have fought against them, over the centuries, courageous and obstinate struggles, and since the century. XI to XV they maintained their own state individuality. Following the union of Lithuania with Poland, they suffered strong influences from Western civilization. Around 1700 the population was so decimated by wars… Read More »

Belgium Dictionary of History

Belgium Western European state, with Brussels as its capital. The Belgian state was established in 1830-31, but the ideal and political conditions for its rise date back to the second half of the 16th century. In 1579 religious conflicts and the struggle against Spanish rule led to the split between the Catholic Netherlands (later Belgium) and… Read More »

Austria History in the 1990’s

The progressive erosion of the consensus around the parties of the ‘grand coalition’ between the Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) and the Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP), in government since 1987, characterized the political situation of the 1990s, allowing the rapid rise of the Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ), led by J. Haider, who, skilfully blending populist appeals to… Read More »

Bulgaria History – The Second Bulgarian Kingdom

The armistice between the Bulgarians and the Byzantines did not last long. As soon as Ivanica, now called Kalojan, managed to escape from Constantinople and returned to his homeland, the struggle for liberation began again. First, the brothers asked Frederick Barbarossa that the Bulgarian state be recognized by the other states, promising the leader of… Read More »

Cyprus Population and History 2001

Island state consisting of the island of the same name, located in the eastern Mediterranean south of Turkey and west of Syria. At the 2001 census the country’s population was 689,565 residents (780,000 at a 2005 estimate) excluding the population of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, where 230,000 people lived. The island continues to… Read More »

The Yeltsin Era (1990-99)

On June 12, 1990, Russia declared its sovereignty. In June 1991, Yeltsin was elected President of Russia. In August 1991 he led the resistance against the coup of conservative communist leaders. After its failure, the activities of the CPSU and the Russian CP were banned. When the new union treaty favored by Gorbachev for the… Read More »

Old Russian Arts

Architecture The influence of the Byzantine culture caused an upswing in urban planning. The type of cross-domed church was adopted by Byzantium, after which Byzantine masters built the first churches in the Kievan Rus, such as the Savior Cathedral in Chernigov (1036), the Sophia cathedrals in Kiev (1037 to around 1100), in Polotsk (1044-66) and… Read More »

Geography of Berlin, Germany

The core of Berlin lies in the Ice Age Warsaw-Berlin glacial valley, which the Spree uses up to its confluence with the Havel, at a narrow point where dry valley islands enable the transition between the base moraine plates of the Barnim and the Teltow. The basement moraine plates are criss-crossed by valleys that were… Read More »

Greece History and Culture

HISTORY: EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE AND DECLINE As already in the context of the Roman Empire, according to Zipcodesexplorer, Greece remained subordinate even after the establishment of the Eastern Roman Empire (395), as the Province of Achaea. The invasion of the Goths of Alaric (396) was a severe blow: the economic decline and the demographic decline… Read More »

Belgium Theater and Cinema

CULTURE: THEATER Common to the two ethnic groups of the country is, with the inevitable variations, a robust tradition of popular theater, whose origins date back to the Middle Ages and whose events, coinciding with religious festivals, flank processions of faithful in special costumes to the representation of texts often very ancient, like the Jeu de… Read More »

Poland Brief History

Despite its proximity to Sweden, Poland is a relatively unknown holiday country for many of us. Most people probably think of the trade union movement Solidarity and its leader Lech Walesa, Pope John Paul II, the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw or concentration camps when Poland is mentioned. Incidentally, the country is perhaps more or less… Read More »

Facts about Romania

Below you will find practical information about currency, tips, electricity and more in connection with trips to Romania. Language: Romanian Capital: Bucharest Population: 21, 5 million. Religion: Romanian Orthodox Church Currency: Romanian lei Surface: 238 391 km2 Worth knowing Time difference Romania is one hour ahead of Sweden, both in summer and winter. Transport in… Read More »

Norway Recent History

From independence to World War II The development of the following period led to the dissolution of the Union. In 1899, the Storting decided to introduce the Norwegian flag without a union symbol, despite the king’s objection. Likewise, the growing Norwegian external shipping industry had made the question of Norway’s diplomatic representation abroad a stress… Read More »

Facts of Galápagos

Here you will find practical information in connection with trips to the Galápagos Language: Spanish Provincial capital: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Population: 30,000 Religion: Roman Catholic Church Currency: US dollar Area: 7,790 km2 Worth knowing Time difference The time difference between Sweden and the Galápagos varies depending on whether Sweden has summer or winter time: Summer… Read More »

Russia Urbanism

According to iamhigher, 73% (2008) of the population lives in cities; the rest in rural villages, which are experiencing a progressive abandonment: it is estimated that over a tenth of the 160,000 villages surveyed in Russia are now completely uninhabited, while an even greater share is inhabited almost exclusively by elderly people. The phenomenon mainly… Read More »