Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A country where insular existence allows Icelanders easily read Old Norse, dead language that was spoken in Scandinavia 1000 years ago because written Icelandic has changed so little. […]
The Canary Islands are the most beautiful mixture of different cultures, historical influences, people and inexplicable natural beauties in the whole wide world. Undisturbed miracles lay around every corner on all eight of its islands, […]
Prague is one of Europe’s architectural gems, with more knockout picture-postcard views than some entire countries. Fortunately, our Czech friends, Zuza and Jardo, were the invaluable guides in this amazing city. Thanks guys!
Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction, yet with half the fuss of other European capitals. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint […]
The 18th edition of the World Bodypainting Festival saw more than 45 nations competing. The event took place between 3 and 5 July in Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria. The annual festival sees artists compete in a […]
Wave-Gotik-Treffen is the largest Wave Gothic meeting in the world. This annual world festival for “dark” music and arts in Leipzig attracts weird costumes from the bizarre subculture with Gothic rock bands, church tours and literature […]
Do you remember Osi Ugonoh? She was born in Poland to Nigerian parents, moved to Ireland with her family when she was eleven years of age; The winner of Miss Africa in Ireland 2012. Recently, Osi has won […]
The winner of Miss Africa Ireland 2012 is Osuemhe Ugonoh, an 18 years old Nigerian girl studying
The FMG Miss Ethnic Ireland 2013, at a contest held in Dublin in the Westin Hotel, has recently ended. The winner is Sheelan Yousefizadeh, a student representing Iran. Each time this event brings together young people from all over […]
10,000 anti-austerity protesters march in Dublin against government plans for more cuts and taxes
Dublin Zombie Walk 2012. On Saturday, August 4th, this lively bunch, dressed in amazingly creative costumes, walked from St. Stephens Green to Temple Bar to raise money for two exceptionally worthy causes, the Irish Cancer Society and Barnardos.
The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving […]
Salzburg means “salt castle”, referring to its massive fortress and the white gold from the mountains in the South. It is the capital of an Austrian province with the same name. Its approximately 150,000 residents make it the […]
Five Fingers is a free viewing platform on the Krippenstein that was named “5 Fingers” by virtue of its hand-like hand shape. It is called the “most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps because the individual, approximately 4 metres […]
Hallstatt, Austria’s oldest village, who’s culture dates back to the 8th century B.C. Thi beautiful village is spectacularly picturesque, due to its location on a narrow rocky west bank of the Hallstättersee with the sheer rising […]
The Dachstein Sky Walk platform in Austria sits above the steep face of the Hunerkogel, 2700 meters high. As a tiny part of the base is glass, you are free to gaze down the icy […]
The Sognefjord (or Sognefjorden) is the largest fjord in Norway, and the third longest in the world. Located in Sogn og Fjordane county, it stretches 205 kilometres (127 mi) inland to the small village of Skjolden. The fjord takes its […]
Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century […]
Trim Castle is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. This massive twenty-sided tower, which is cruciform in shape, was constructed over a thirty year period (starting in 1176) by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter. […]
Tykocin (Tiktin, טיקטין) is an old, small town in north-eastern Poland, with 1,800 inhabitants (1998), located on the Narew river. The name of Tykocin was first mentioned in the 11th century. In 1522 the noble family of Gashtold, […]
The Skellig Islands, Skellig Michael and, stand aloof in the Atlantic Ocean some 12 km south-west of Valentia Island, County Kerry.
Carrantuohill is the highest peak in Ireland. Located in the middle of Ring of Kerry, it is 1,038 metres high and is the central peak of the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks range.