United Kingdom: the largest maritime empire in history

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The United Kingdom was for centuries the main maritime and colonial empire of modern history. This nation has greatly influenced the history of the planet of the last centuries. It is made up of a large island, Great Britain, which ...

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Turkey climate: when to go to Turkey

Due to the vastness of the country and the significant differences in altitude, the climate of Turkey is very varied. Along the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea, it is of the Mediterranean type with little rain. While in the interior ...

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Turkey tourist attractions: what to see in Turkey

Turkey is a country located between two continents, Europe and Asia, and has always been a meeting point, and also of confrontation, between different cultures. The most famous city in the country is Istanbul. Who began as Byzantium in the ...

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Turkey: a land of ancient civilization

Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti) is a state located in the Anatolian peninsula straddling Europe and Asia, the country is a parliamentary republic, of which a minimal part, the eastern section of Thrace is in Europe, the rest of the country is ...

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The climate of Switzerland: when to go to Switzerland

Switzerland has a mixed alpine and continental climate characterized by great variability with abrupt and sudden changes in weather conditions and an abundant rainfall particularly in summer months. The factors that affect the climate of the country are the altitude, ...

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Switzerland tourist attractions: what to see in Switzerland

Matterhorn (Cervino), Switzerland. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The tourist attractions of Switzerland are par excellence the green pastures, the alpine lakes and the majestic mountains of the Alpine chain. In this country, natural attractions are undoubtedly the main reason for a visit. The direct contact with nature, ...

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Switzerland: nature, pastures, mountains and glaciers

Switzerland (Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft/Confédération suisse/Confederazione Svizzera/Confederaziun svizra) is a federal state located along the Alps north of Italy and divided into 26 cantons. The country is bordered to the north by Germany and France, to the east by Austria, Liechtenstein and ...

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The climate of Sweden: when to go to Sweden

Sweden occupies the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, the one that looks mainly along the waters of the Baltic Sea, and the presence of the sea and the influences coming from the Atlantic Ocean affect the Swedish climate. The ...

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Sweden tourist attractions: what to see in Sweden

Sweden is a country with an interesting mix of natural, cultural and historical attractions, the country that is famous for its high standard of living of its inhabitants has been able to reconcile development with the preservation of nature. Sweden ...

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Sweden: nature and Scandinavian efficiency

Sweden (Konungariket Sverige) is the largest country of Scandinavia and extends from south to north for about 1,500 km between 55 degrees north latitude in the southern part of Scania/Skåne and 69 degrees latitude north of Swedish Lapland. The country ...

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The climate of Spain: when to go to Spain

The climate of Spain is generally divided into three different types of climate: Continental climate in the central regions, Mediterranean climate in the south and Oceanic climate in the north-west. Besides these three main climates, Spain has a climate of ...

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Tourist attractions of Spain: what to see in Spain

Seville, Andalusia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini.

Spain is among the most visited countries in the world by tourists, the country is a treasure trove of art, history, languages, folklore, and among the most complete and fascinating natural beauties of the European continent. Among the tourist attractions ...

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Spain: history, culture and natural beauty

Toledo, Spain. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Spain (Reino de España/Kingdom of Spain) is a parliamentary monarchy, which lies in the south-westernmost part of Europe. Spain is located on the Iberian Península, of which it occupies approximately 85%. The remaining 15% are occupied by Portugal. Spain also ...

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The climate of Slovenia: when to go to Slovenia

Slovenia has a continental climate which, however, due to its proximity to the sea, is made milder by the marine influence, this influence is stronger in the vicinity of the Istrian coast and less strong in the hinterland. In mountainous ...

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Tourist attractions of Slovenia: what to see

Slovenia is a small nation, but rich in diversity and tourist attractions. In this small territory there are karst landscapes of great suggestion, such as those of the caves of Postojna (Postumia) and Skocjan. But also the alpine lakes, such ...

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Slovenia: mountains, caves and plains

Slovenia (Republika Slovenija) is a small South-Eastern European country located at the northern end of the Balkan peninsula. It became independent in 1991 with the dissolution of Yugoslavia and in 2004 it joined the European Union. The country has a ...

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The climate of Slovakia: when to go to Slovakia

Slovakia has a continental climate with mild marine influences in the southern and western area of the country. Between spring and autumn weather conditions are relatively mild but rainy. The winters are particularly harsh, with frequent snow events. We have ...

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The attractions of Slovakia: what to see in Slovakia

Slovakia is a small country but it has interesting natural and artistic attractions inside. The country has clearly Habsburg-style towns, castles, mountains, lakes, caves and karst phenomena, ancient medieval villages with wonderful wooden architecture. Among the cities of Slovakia, the ...

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Slovakia: historic towns, plains and the Tatra Mountains

Slovakia (Slovenská republika) was established on 1 January 1993, when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech and Slovak republics. The new state is a parliamentary republic. Slovakia is administratively divided into eight autonomous regions (Bratislava / Pressburg, Nitra / Neutra, ...

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The climate of Serbia: when to go to Serbia

Because of its location in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, Serbia is characterized by a climate that reflects the influences of both continental Europe that the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The north of the country has continental ...

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The attractions of Serbia: what to see in Serbia

Serbia, located in a very favorable position in the center of the main waterways of the Balkans, has always been strategically important and has seen numerous dominations and cultures pass through its territory. This position has favored the cultural and ...

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Serbia: vast plains and rugged mountains

Serbia (Republika Srbija) is a republic in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula, which emerged from the break up of Yugoslavia. The Serbian State is also formed by the administrative unit of Vojvodina. The Kosovo-Albanian majority region declarted its ...

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San Marino: an ancient independent republic

The Republic of San Marino (Serenissima Republic of San Marino) is an independent state, made up of 9 municipalities (castles), located on the Italian peninsula, between Emilia Romagna and the Marches. The Serenissima Repubblica is not part of the European ...

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Russia: the largest country in the world

Russia (Rossiyskaya Federacija/Russian Federation) is the largest country of the world. Even after the collapse of the former Soviet Union and the creation of 15 independent nations Russia possesses by far the largest territory of all successor states of the ...

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The climate of Romania: when to go to Romania

Romania, due to its position in the south-eastern part of the European continent, has a temperate continental transition climate, with four distinct seasons, where temperatures vary clearly on a seasonal basis, but these variations are mitigated by getting closer to ...

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The attractions of Romania: what to see in Romania

Romania is a country that has many attractions for tourists interested in the art, history and cultural traditions of the peoples that make up the country. Nature also plays an important role for the tourist who is not in a ...

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Romania: mountains, Roman ruins and beaches

Romania (România) is a country of South-East Europe that has the particularity of possessing a Romance language based on Latin. It is surrounded by Slavic-speaking countries. Thus Romania is the only country of South-Eastern Europe, which has retained a language ...

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The climate of Portugal: when to go to Portugal

The Portuguese climate is a relatively rainy Mediterranean type due to the presence of the Atlantic ocean. The rains are more frequent in autumn and winter. The climate of Portugal varies significantly from one region to another, influenced by altitude, ...

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The attractions of Portugal: what to see in Portugal

Portugal is a nation rich in historical attractions. The country had its golden age at the time of geographical discoveries when Portugal controlled the spice trade from Asia and extended its commercial and military control to Brazil, to the African ...

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Portugal: old colonial empire facing the ocean

Portugal (República Portuguesa) is located in the western part of the Iberian Peninsula. In addition mainland Portugal there are the two Portuguese archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is Lisbon, while the other major ...

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