Albania Travel Tips

Albania Travel Tips

All tips (10%) and other additional payments are best left after the service, in case it was of acceptable quality. But you shouldn’t deprive service personnel of tips – many of them work for a meager salary, receiving the main income from tips. In restaurants, tips are usually given directly into the hands of the […]

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Switzerland Arts 2

Switzerland Arts

In the last twenty years the artistic panorama in China has been characterized by a significant decline of the abstractionist current, preeminent until then and with which Swiss art had often been identified abroad: just think of the figures of RP Lohse (m. 1988) and above all by M. Bill (d. 1994). On the other […]

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Germany Armed Forces

Germany Armed Forces

Army. – The Reich government with the law of March 16, 1935 re-established compulsory military service and a new organization of the armed forces, declaring the military clauses of the Versailles treaty invalid. According to the new order, the German army is made up of: 4 army group commands, with offices in Berlin, Kassel, Dresden […]

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Poland Music 2

Poland Music Part 2

After four centuries of a culture that deserved to be positively appreciated, Polish music, which had never yet preceded the musical creation of other nations, could reach its greatest flower in the activity of Federico Francesco Chopin (v.; 1810-1849), whose work represented the most perfect musical emanation of the Polish national spirit. Chopin’s work, which […]

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Poland Music

Poland Music

Although the oldest monuments of Polish music we know today do not surpass 550 years of material existence, the principles of indigenous music culture in Poland date back to much earlier times. Some of the popular songs, which are performed today during the wedding ceremonies at the young bride’s house (the texts of which still […]

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Aquitaine, France

Aquitaine, France

Aquitaine denotes a historical area, which today is known as a french region in the southwest of the country. In the south of the area are the impressive landscapes of the Pyrenees, to the west are the beaches of the Atlantic. This area offers everything from high mountain ranges to magnificent Sandy beaches really everything. […]

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Macedonia History

Macedonia History

In »Vardar Macedonia« a (socialist) Yugoslav republic with its own constitution (1945) was created in 1944–46 – based on the AVNOJ program of Jajce (1943). The republic arose from the communist partisan struggle that had been victorious since spring 1943 under the Montenegrin Svetozar Vukmanović-Tempo (* 1912, † 2000) sent by Tito. The Macedonian People’s […]

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Quedlinburg Germany

Quedlinburg and Lübeck

Quedlinburg Quedlinburg is located on the northern edge of the Harz Mountains in Saxony-Anhalt. The city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a so-called “area monument” since 1994 and impresses with its historical ambience and an eventful city history that goes back more than a thousand years. Quedlinburg was the royal palace […]

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Amsterdam Museums

Amsterdam Museums

AJAX Museum Here you can find numerous objects and documents from the more than hundred-year history of the traditional football club of the same name. Amsterdam ArenA Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.ajax.nl Allard Pierson Museum This is where the extensive and interesting archaeological collection of the University of Oude Turfmarkt 127 is located […]

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Sardinia 2013

Sights in Sardinia

The Italian Mediterranean island of Sardinia is a holiday destination full of fascinating contrasts. Between the glamorous Costa Smeralda in the north and the historic island capital Cagliari in the south lies a fascinating landscape that has something to offer for every holiday wish. Lively resorts await you with everything you need for a perfect […]

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FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN LISBON

LISBON ATTRACTIONS

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN LISBON The Lisbon tram is one of the city’s hallmarks. Direct flights to Lisbon It is easy to travel from Finland to Lisbon, as there is a direct flight connection from Helsinki to the Portuguese capital. The Portuguese airline TAP Portugal operates direct flights from Helsinki to Lisbon three times […]

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