Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

Tag: Geographical

The European Capital Of Culture

The European Capital Of Culture: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, with a city population of 346,893 as of 2018 and 675,000 in the greater metropolitan area. It is the economic capital of Bulgaria and an important transport, cultural, and educational centre. Plovdiv is situated in a fertile region of south-central Bulgaria on the two banks of the Maritsa

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20 Most Dangerous Places For Women Travellers

20 Most Dangerous Places For Women Travellers

Women are travelling solo more than ever. According to the Travel Industry Association, approximately 32 million American women travel alone every year. But the sobering reality is that this can be a risky endeavour. In March, The New York Times published an article titled, “Adventurous, Alone, Attacked,” detailing attacks on women travellers like Carla Stefaniak, who was killed while on vacation in

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15 Best Off-Grid Places In Europe

15 Best Off-Grid Places In Europe

The Faroe Islands is a North Atlantic archipelago located 320 kilometres (200 mi) north-northwest of Scotland, and about halfway between Norway and Iceland. It is an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark. Their total area is about 1,400 square kilometres (540 sq mi) with a population of 50,322 in October 2017. The terrain is rugged and the climate is subpolar oceanic climate —windy, wet, cloudy,

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Ten Classic UK Trips By Public Transport

Ten Classic UK Trips By Public Transport

One of these classic trips is through the Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains, and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin. The National Park was established in 1951 and covers

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An Eco-Minded Break In South Tirol, Italy

An Eco-Minded Break In South Tyrol, Italy

South Tyrol is an autonomous province in northern Italy, one of the two that make up the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol. Its official trilingual denomination is Autonome Provinz Bozen – Südtirol in German, Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano – Alto Adige in Italian and Provinzia Autonoma de Bulsan – Südtirol in Ladin, reflecting the three main language groups to which its population belongs. The province is the northernmost of Italy,

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