Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Tag: Geographical

12 Of The Best Places To Eat, Drink And Shop In Bangkok

12 Of The Best Places To Eat, Drink And Shop In Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand and has a population of over eight million, or 12.6 per cent of the country’s population. Over fourteen million people (22.2 per cent) lived within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan

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Jerusalem & Tel Aviv: Where The Past, Present And Future Are Never Far Apart

Jerusalem & Tel Aviv: Where The Past, Present And Future Are Never Far Apart

In Israel, history and modernity swirl together in a place where all three major Abrahamic religions converge. To experience Israel today is to look back at its past, to witness its bright but sometimes chaotic and often conflicted present, and to ponder its future. There’s no more appropriate place to

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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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The Autumnal Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal equinox, two moments in the year when the Sun is exactly above the Equator and day and night are of equal length; also, either of the two points in the sky where the ecliptic (the Sun’s annual pathway) and the celestial equator intersect. In the Northern Hemisphere, the autumnal equinox falls on September 23 2018, as the

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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,

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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.

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