Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

Tag: Geographical

Bilbao Baggings: The Ultimate Picnic Road Trip

Bilbao Baggings: The Ultimate Picnic Road Trip

Bilbao, Spain. This Basque beauty has impactful architecture, brilliant beaches, one of the best museums in the world and a unique gastronomic identity. Famously passionate and proudly independent, the Basques are an enigma. Although their unofficial country straddles northern Spain and south-west France, the residents’ impenetrable language, with its Indo-European roots,

Continue reading
Elena Arzak's Guide To San Sebastian, Spain

Elena Arzak’s Guide To San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastián or Donostia is a coastal city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community, Spain. It lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km (12 miles) from the French border. The capital city of Gipuzkoa, the municipality’s population is 186,095 as of 2015, with its metropolitan area reaching 436,500 in 2010. Locals call themselves donostiarra, both in Spanish and Basque.

Continue reading
Saint-Tropez's Low Key Little Sister Sainte-Maxime, France

Saint-Tropez’s Low Key Little Sister Sainte-Maxime, France

Sainte-Maxime is a commune and city in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region on the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) in southeastern France 90 km (56 mi) west from Nice and 130 km (81 mi) east from Marseille. The town faces south on the northern shore of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. In the north, the Massif des Maures mountain range protects it from the cold winds of the Mistral. Sainte Maxime was founded around 1000

Continue reading
World's Most Liveable Cities 2018

World’s Most Liveable Cities 2018

Vienna, Austria Melbourne, Australia Osaka, Japan Calgary, Canada Sydney, Australia Vancouver, Canada (tie) Toronto, Canada (tie) Tokyo, Japan Copenhagen, Denmark Adelaide, Australia Melbourne has finally lost the title of world’s most liveable city after a seven-year reign. The Australian city came in second place on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2018 ranking of the world’s most liveable cities, missing out on the

Continue reading
Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954. The Dales comprises river valleys and the hills, rising from the Vale of York westwards to the hilltops of the Pennine watershed. In Ribblesdale, Dentdale and Garsdale, the area extends westwards across the watershed, but most

Continue reading
Where Danes Go On Holiday In Denmark

Where Danes Go On Holiday In Denmark

Jutland, also known as the Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula, is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and part of northern Germany. Its terrain is relatively flat, with open lands, heaths, plains and peat bogs in the west and more elevated and slightly hilly terrain in the east. Jutland is a peninsula bounded by the North Sea to the west,

Continue reading

A Local’s Guide To Genoa, Italy

Genoa is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy. In 2015, 594,733 people lived within the city’s administrative limits. Over 1.5 million people live in the wider metropolitan area stretching along the Italian Riviera. Located on the Gulf of Genoa in the Ligurian Sea, Genoa has historically been one of the most important

Continue reading
Follow The New Silk Road

Follow The New Silk Road

Beijing’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been called a Chinese Marshall Plan, a state-backed campaign for global dominance, a stimulus package for a slowing economy, and a massive marketing campaign for something that was already happening – Chinese investment around the world. Over the five years since President

Continue reading
All Roads Lead To Romangna, Italy

All Roads Lead To Romagna, Italy

Emilia-Romagna is an administrative Region of Northeast Italy comprising the historic regions of Emilia and Romagna. Its capital is Bologna. It has an area of 22,446 km2 (8,666 sq mi) and about 4.4 million inhabitants. Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe, with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy. Bologna, its capital, has one of Italy’s highest quality of

Continue reading
France’s Cantal Holiday Guide

France’s Cantal Holiday Guide

Cantal  is a department (admiCantal is province) in south-central France, with its capital at Aurillac. The department is named for the Plomb du Cantal, the central peak of the bare and rugged Monts du Cantal mountain chain which traverses the area. Its residents are known as Cantalians and its principal towns are Aurillac, Saint-Flour and Mauriac. Cantal is part of

Continue reading
Cromer's Odyssey, Norfolk

Cromer’s Odyssey, Norfolk

Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. It is approximately 23 miles (37 km) north of the county city of Norwich and 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Sheringham on the North Sea coastline. The local government authority is North Norfolk District Council, whose headquarters is in Holt Road in the town. The civil parish

Continue reading
Bible verses brought to you by bVerse Convert and BibleGateway.com