Friday, 18 January, 2019

Tag: Geographical

21 UK Winter Walks With A Wow Factor

21 UK Winter Walks With A Wow Factor

The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Worcestershire Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. The highest summit of the hills affords a panorama of the Severn valley with the hills of Herefordshire and the Welsh

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A Local's Guide To Granada, Spain

A Local’s Guide To Granada, Spain

Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers, the Darro, the Genil, the Monachil and the Beiro, sitting at an average elevation of 738 m (2,421 ft) above sea level, yet is only one hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Tropical.

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A Local's Guide To Marseille, France

A Local’s Guide To Marseille, France

Marseille is the second-largest city of France. The main city of the historical province of Provence. Today, it is the capital of the department of Bouches-du-Rhone and region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. It is located on France’s south coast, covering an area of 241 km2 (93 sq mi) and had a population of 852,516 in 1012. Known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Massalia, Marseille

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The Unique Urban Charms Of Copenhagen

The Unique Urban Charms Of Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s sophisticated urban vibe, charming canals, and historic spaces combine to form one of Europe’s most enchanting destinations. Scandinavia’s unrivalled capital of cool has long welcomed international jet-setters seeking world-class design and architecture, and in recent years the city has firmly positioned itself atop the global gourmand’s bucket list. Copenhagen

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New Cold War Unfolding At The Top Of The World

New Cold War Unfolding At The Top Of The World

The Arctic consists of land, internal waters, territorial seas, exclusive economic zones (EEZs) and high seas. All land, internal waters, territorial seas and EEZs in the Arctic are under the jurisdiction of one of the eight Arctic coastal states: Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark (via Greenland), Iceland, Sweden, Finland and the United States. International law regulates this area as with other portions of the Earth. Under

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A Local's Guide To Tokyo

A Local’s Guide To Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan’s capital and the world’s most populous metropolis. It is also one of Japan’s 47 prefectures, consisting of 23 central city wards and multiple cities, towns and villages west of the city centre. The Izu and Ogasawara Islands are also part of Tokyo. Before 1868, Tokyo was known as Edo. A small castle town in

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The People Who Moved To Chernobyl

The People Who Moved To Chernobyl

The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident. It occurred on 25–26 April 1986 in the No. 4 light water graphite moderated reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the now-abandoned town of Pripyat, in northern Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union, approximately 104 km (65 mi) north of Kiev. The event occurred during a late-night safety test which simulated a station blackout power-failure,

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