• The Treasures of St. Peter’s Basilica

    St. Peter’s Basilica, declared World Heritage Site, is the world’s largest church and it houses a great treasure of Renaissance and Baroque art.

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  • The Taj Mahal Palace

    The construction of the Taj Mahal is the echo of one of the greatest love stories.

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  • The Tower of St. Vincent

    Learn everything about Portugal’s naval tradition by visiting this stone fortress: Belem Tower.

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  • Routes Around the City of Avila

    Follow two routes through Avila that were inspired by the lives of women who marked this destination’s history.

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  • The Best of Australia

    Australia is rich in nature. Visit the Blue Mountains National Park and Whitehaven Beach to pamper yourself with its exotic natural treasures.

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  • Trekking Guide for the Great Wall in China

    Discover the Great Wall in China by visiting 3 of its most attractive and surprising sections.

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  • Langkawi Beaches

    Langkawi, Cursed Island, offers you the chance to live a great adventure: swimming with sharks, crossing the Skybridge and eating durian.

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  • The Maiden Tower in Baku

    The walled city of Baku is World Heritage and one of its icons is Qiz Qalasi, better known as The Maiden Tower

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  • Suomenlinna Fortress

    The fortress of Suomenlinna has survived uncountable wars and it enriches the quaint landscape of Helsinki.

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  • Tourism in Palenque

    Immerse in the jungle, on a foothill, lies Palenque, a site declared World Cultural Heritage that coexists in perfect communion with nature.

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  • Dubrovnik Pearl of The Adriatic Sea

    Travel to Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic, where you’ll find a symbiosis between the city’s architecture and the sea

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  • El Tajin Archaeological Site

    El Tajin, capital of the Totonaca culture in Veracruz, is as grand as other Mesoamerican cities like Teotihuacan and Palenque. ¡Visit it now!

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  • The Best Places to See in Strasbourg

    Escape to Strasbourg, France, and discover its unique charm following our tourist route.

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  • Plaza de España in Seville

    The Plaza de España in Seville is a symbol of the bond between America and the Iberian Peninsula. Discover its architectural and natural details.

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  • Buda Castle Tour

    Read our quick and practical guide to Buda Castle, a must-see icon where you’ll learn about the history of Hungary.

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  • The Big Buddha of Kamakura

    The Big Buddha or Daibutsu of Kamakura is a giant bronze statue that’s considered a national treasure in Japan. Visit it with us!

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  • Exploring Victoria Falls

    Immerse yourself in the aquatic landscapes crowned by rainbows that Zambia and Zimbabwe offer at Victoria Falls.

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  • Andalusian Sevillanas

    Sevillanas are a popular regional dance and part of the music heritage of Andalusia, Spain. Dance them and wear the typical dress of Seville’s April Fair.

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  • Padre Tembleque Aqueduct

    Travel to discover the Padre Tembleque Aqueduct in Mexico, and learn how humankind has conquered an element that grants us life: water.

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  • Discover the Caribbean in Colombia

    Visit the Caribbean in Cartagena; travel to the past in the Walled City and enjoys the present by swimming along the marine beauties of Rosario Island.

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  • Ecotourism in The Dolomites

    In Gemona del Friuli, calm and hospitality are enriched by a dose of ecotouristic adrenaline.

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  • Tours to See Monarch Butterflies

    Monarch butterflies are part of the Mexican natural royal landscape.

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  • The Medieval Tower of Bologna

    The best place to enjoy the medieval horizon of Bologna is the Asinelli tower with its 328 feet of height.

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  • Visiting the Castle of Guimarães

    The grandness of Guimarães Castle resides in its simplicity. Come and fall in love with the beauty of this Portuguese architectural work.

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  • The Best Tourist Routes in Dijon

    Dijon is a great destination for mustard lovers, gothic architecture fans and wine lovers

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  • The Ancient City of Petra

    Petra “The City of Stone” is also known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Discover why.

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  • Discovering Rapa Nui

    From Polynesian dances and megalithic heads to diving across subaquatic lava landscapes… the only thing missing in Easter Island is you.

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  • Flamenco Music and Dance

    Flamenco emerged from the Andalusian people to transmit its spirit to the world.

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  • Juliet’s House in Verona

    At Juliet’s House in Verona, write a declaration of love on a wall or place a lovelock to guarantee your love story will last forever!

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  • Vacations in the Canadian Rockies

    For every sip you have of the water that flows from the melting glaciers in the Canadian Rocky, you’ll live 10 years longer! This and more about this destination, right here.

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  • Monte Alban Archaeological Site

    Visit Monte Alban and discover the archaeological history of Oaxaca.

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  • Ayers Rock

    Uluru, the second biggest rock in this world, is an Australian natural wonder whose surface color changes from day to night.

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  • Sailing on a Trajinera

    In Xochimilco you’ll find colorful boats, sailing mariachis and cute amphibians while enjoying thrilling performances of a spooky legend.

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  • Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

    Astronomy, architecture, art, spas, sports… there’s something interesting for a wide variety of tastes in the archaeological site of Xochicalco.

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  • Mount Fuji World Heritage Site

    Mt. Fuji is a pleasure for your eyes and fun to climb! That’s why it’s a perfect attraction and the inspiration of many painters and poets.

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  • The Best Places to Visit in Campeche

    Campeche still keeps its colonial architecture with picturesque façades, authentic bastions and an impenetrable wall.

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  • Ecotourism in Lake District

    Visit Lake District, in England, and discover the beauty of the fairytale landscapes that inspired the English poets.

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  • The Ancient Spanish City of Sagunto

    Visit the Roman Theater and the Castle of Sagunto and learn about the Roman, Arab and Christian past of this Spanish jewel.

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  • Must-See Places in Segovia

    Travel to Segovia to see where Isabel of Castile proclaimed herself queen and the fortress that inspired the design of Snow White’s castle.

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  • Travel to Cairo

    Travel to Cairo and visit the Pyramid of Sakkara, the mother of all pyramids, and a symbol of pharaonic power

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  • The Convent of Huejotzingo

    The Monastery of Huejotzingo in Puebla is one more of the Mexican treasures declared World Heritage.

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  • The Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna

    Vienna is waiting for you to go on an aristocratic adventure at the Schönbrunn Palace.

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  • A Cinematographic Experience at The ORNC

    Enjoy a cinematographic experience at the Old Royal Naval College and discover which Hollywood movies have been filmed here!

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  • Stonehenge, History and Mystery

    Stonehenge is one of the most photographed and enigmatic destinations around the world. Discover all its secrets and visit it like an expert

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  • A tour of the Cathedral of Seville

    The Cathedral of Seville is one of the most beautiful monuments in southern Spain and the largest Christian gothic cathedral in the world!

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  • Explore the Island of Philae

    Philae is an archaeological site that houses great legends of Egyptian mythology. Learn about the ambitious conservation project for the area.

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  • The Tower of London

    Visit the Tower of London to meet the ghost of Anne Boleyn, see the British Crown Jewels and discover part of the history of Great Britain.

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  • Jesus Nazareno Sanctuary in Atotonilco

    Visit Mexico’s Sistine Chapel and relive some of the most striking scenes of the Mexican War of Independence.

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  • Luxembourg Travel for Sophisticated Travelers

    Travel to Luxembourg, the destination with more castles per square mile and more Michelin-starred restaurants per resident in Europe.

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  • Chichen Itza, One of the New 7 Wonders of the World

    Chichen Itza is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, visit it and learn more about the most famous Mayan city in the World and the second most visited archeological site in Mexico.

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  • Prepare for Tiring Walks

    At Lisbon’s historic downtown you’ll find several hills, so wear comfortable shoes during your visit.

  • Visit Hundreds of Volcanoes

    Visit the state Reserve of Gobustan where you’ll find 300 of the 700 mud volcanoes there are around the worlds, and it’s declared World Heritage.

  • Listen to Mugam

    Listen to traditional Mugam music. It was declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

  • Save in Taxis

    Haggling when taking a taxi in Azerbaijan is quite common and adviseable, but do it before getting in the car so that you don’t have any surprises when paying.

  • Azerbaijan in Summer

    The best time to travel to Azerbaijan is in summer, because the average temperature is 21 to 30ºC.

  • Culinary Etiquette

    Be careful at lunchtime in Azerbaijan because spilling salt means you want to start an argument.

  • Try to Prevent

    If you visit Palenque during rain season, wear insect repellent to avoid mosquito bites.

  • Dining in Palenque

    When you dine at the restaurants located on the way to Palenque, try the local specialty: Chaya soup, a fine example of the Mayan culinary inheritance.

  • Visit El Tajin in 2 Days

    Consider that the archaeological site of El Tajin and its On-Site Museum are quite big. Spend 2 days at this destination so that you can really cover all the area and even take a guided tour.

  • Drink Wine at a Winstub

    Wine plays an important role in Strasbourg, so DINKtravelers recommends visiting winstubs, taverns where you can taste the wines of Alsace.

  • The Best Time to Travel to Budapest

    We recommend visiting Budapest during summer, because in winter temperatures descend below zero degrees and some attractions close, so your vacation plans might be affected.

  • Read Rudyard Kipling Before Going to Kamakura

    Before visiting the Buddha of Kamakura, read Kim, a novel by Rudyard Kipling. Several of the verses included in the first chapters of this novel make reference to this Japanese sculpture the author visited on a trip he made in 1892.

  • Photographs of Padre Tembleque Aqueduct

    When you visit a huge work of engineering such as the Padre Tembleque Aqueduct, remember to pack a wide-angle lens for your camera so that you can capture the most part of its 66 arches.

  • Tips for Visiting the Corales del Rosario National Natural Park

    Take a tour with environmental interpreters and authorized guides, and don’t collect or buy biological material from the area like snail shells, starfish or fragments of coral.

  • Travel Green

    Don’t make noise on the way to the monarch butterfly sanctuary because it bothers the butterflies.

  • Take a Walk

    You can get to the monarch butterfly sanctuary on horseback, but because the terrain is quite uneven, we recommend doing it on foot.

  • Follow This Photo Tip

    When you visit the monarch butterfly sanctuary take a camera with a powerful zoom because it’s not easy to get too close to the butterflies.

  • Visit a Cool Amphitheater

    We recommend visiting the amphitheater of the former Faculty of Medicine at the Archiginnasio of Bologna.

  • Take the Train from Bologna

    Departing from Bologna you can visit the cities of Florence, Venice, Rome, Milan, Turin and Pisa. Take the train.

  • Choose the Best Hotel Location

    Most touristic attractions in Bologna are located near the University and Main Square, so reserve a hotel in the nearby area.

  • Pedestrian-Only Streets

    In downtown Bologna they close three of the main streets during the weekends in order to make them pedestrian-only.

  • Choose the Best Day

    Entrance to the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza is free on Sundays before noon, so if you want to avoid crowds, visit it on weekdays.

  • Make a 1-day Trip

    Stay in Oporto and, from there, make a 1-day trip to Guimaraes. Trains depart constantly from this city and the trip is about 1.15h long

  • Log-on From Portugal

    There’s free Wi-Fi service in most public places in Guimaraes. You just need to register to use it.

  • Find Typical Architecture in Dijon

    When you travel to Dijon, visit Hôtel Chambellan and Hôtel de Vogüé, see the wooden houses with their balconies, and find stone buildings with their famous varnished tiles. All of them portray the culture and history of Dijon.

  • Listen to Live Flamenco

    In Seville there are many places where you can listen to and watch flamenco shows. One of the most popular is the Peña Flamenca. There are more than eighty in the city.

  • Make an Excursion to Monte Alban and Mitla

    Complement your visit to Monte Alban with a tour to Mitla, another Zapotec archaeological site that’s full of stories from ancient times in Oaxaca.

  • Driving on the Left

    In Australia they drive on the left, so if it’s different in your place of origin, be careful when driving or crossing the street.

  • On Fire

    There is a great fire risk in Australia between spring and summer, so follow the authorities’ indications to avoid any incidents.

  • Stay Connected

    In Australia electric sockets have three flat plugs and angled, so take a plug adaptor in order to charge your cell phone or other electronic devices.

  • Follow Local Tradition

    After dark, follow the local tradition of walking along Campeche’s pier while enjoying an ice cream and feeling the sea breeze on your skin.

  • Try Something Delish

    Make the most of your visit to Campeche by trying the region’s typical dishes including dogfish bread, chicken with peanut sauce and black beans with pork meat.

  • Make Your Own Postcard of Sagunto

    You can visit the Castle of Sagunto approximately in three hours, but consider an extra hour to take photographs from the mountaintop. They’ll be great to create your own postcards!

  • Travel to Segovia by Train

    The fastest way to get to Segovia from Madrid is through the AVE train from Chamartin station. You’ll get there in only 25 minutes.

  • Vaccination

    No special vaccination is required to enter Egypt; however, DINKtravelers recommends you to be vaccinated against tetanus and cholera.

  • Fruit Preserves as Souvenir

    When you visit Huejotzingo, buy fruit preserves or pickled veggies as a souvenir. Their method of preparation guarantees that they’ll be fresh and tasty when you get back home from your trip.

  • Call Home

    If you want to call abroad from Vienna, do it in the phone cabins located in postal offices. You’ll find the instructions displayed in several languages.

  • Take a Walk Around a Palace-Zoo

    Visit a palace, a zoo and gardens in one place: The Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens in Vienna. It was home to the Habsburg and it’s declared World Heritage.

  • Buy the Vienna Card Online

    Discover and learn about places, flavors and landscapes with the right tool to make the most of your adventure. Buy your Vienna Card online before your trip.

  • Discover All the Attractions in Vienna

    The palaces, museums, coffee shops, theatres, vineyards, castles and concert halls Vienna has to offer are part of an excellent cultural experience that you cannot miss. Just remember that the cost of many of these places is determined by sections or rooms, not by the attractions as a whole, due to Austria´s arduous efforts to preserve these places.

  • Closed Attractions in Vienna

    Keep in mind that all the establishments in Austria are closed on Sundays, including the Brunnenmarkt or Brunnen Market.

  • Visit The City of Adelaide

    After visiting the Old Royal Naval College go to the famous clipper ship The City of Adelaide, which is open to the public at Greenwich port.

  • How To Get To the Royal Alcazar in Seville

    The closest subway station to the Royal Alcazar is L1, Puerta de Jerez station. Entrance is on foot, and you’ll find it next to the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.

  • Look for Napoleon in Philae

    Travel like a keen observer and look for the inscription in French “an 7 de la République” made by Napoleon.

  • Find Flights to Luxembourg

    Luxair, the country’s flagship airline flies daily from many European capitals. For information, visit,76716

  • The Best Time of the Year to Travel to Luxembourg

    Luxembourg's weather is mild year-round. Although summer is the most popular time to visit, early autumn is primetime for grape harvesting and December brings Christmas markets that turn the city into a real Christmas village.

  • City of the Seven Hills

    Lisbon is known as the city of the seven hills. From their overlooks you can enjoy the most amazing views of this urban destination.

  • The Longest Bridge in Europe

    The longest bridge in Europe is 17 km long and it’s located in Lisbon. It was built in 1998 and is known as Vasco de Gama bridge.

  • World Heritage

    The UNESCO declared Palenque World Heritage in 1987.

  • Rediscovering Palenque

    The archaeological site of Palenque was forgotten after the conquest of Mexico in the 16th century. It was rediscovered in the 17th century but the most important discoveries were made until the 19th century.

  • The Place of Great Waters

    The Mayan name of the archaeological site of Palenque is Lakamha, which means “the place of great waters”. It was named Palenque after the small town that the Spanish conquerors founded a few kilometers away from there.

  • Visit El Tajin in 2 Days

    Consider that the archaeological site of El Tajin and its On-Site Museum are quite big. Spend 2 days at this destination so that you can really cover all the area and even take a guided tour.

  • Alsatian Wines

    Did you know that wines from Alsace are the only French Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée wines?

  • Vampires in Budapest

    They say that long ago, Budapest was inhabited by vampires, so nowadays several tours give you the chance to visit enigmatic sites where these creatures were said to be found. Buda Castle is one of them.

  • The Big Buddha of Kamakura in numbers

    In total, the Daibutsu of Kamakura measures more than 43.8 ft. Its faces measures 7 ft. 9 in., while each eye is 3 ft. 3 in. wide and its mouth is 2 ft. 8 in. wide. Its ears are particularly large with a height of 6 ft. 3 in.

  • Padre Tembleque Aqueduct, a Multicultural Project

    The hydraulic system created by Padre Tembleque shows the combination of European constructive traditions related with the Roman aqueducts, hydraulic techniques created by the Arabs and collective work techniques that were customary in Mesoamerica. It’s definitely a multicultural project.

  • Corales del Rosario National Natural Park

    It’s located in the Tourist and Cultural District of Cartagena de Indias. It forms the largest coral platform in the Colombian continental Caribbean and it’s a protected area not only at local level, but also nationally and globally because of the diversity of ecosystems and species that it houses.

  • Flying Over the World

    The monarch butterfly flies almost 100 meters above ground when most butterfly families fly very close to the ground.

  • Traveling Long Distances

    Monarch butterflies stay in Mexico for around 25 days, and they travel 125 kilometers per day.

  • Monarchs Around the World

    You can also find sanctuaries dedicated to the monarch butterfly in Oceania and Western Europe.

  • Uncountable Art Galleries

    Bologna has the greatest number of art galleries in the world. They take up 38 km of its historic downtown.

  • Typical Food in Bologna

    There are several osterias in Bologna. These are typical Italian taverns where they sell very tasty food.

  • The Cradle of Portugal

    The UNESCO declared the Historic Center of Guimaraes World Cultural Heritage in 2001.

  • The Cradle of Portugal

    The UNESCO declared the Historic Center of Guimaraes World Cultural Heritage in 2001.

  • Una vista espectacular

    La torre del Castillo de Guimaraes mide aproximadamente 28m y desde ahí se puede apreciar perfecto la ciudad.

  • The City of A Hundred Bell Towers

    Francis I called Dijon “The city of a hundred bell towers”. Among all the churches you’ll find in Dijon, only Saint-Philibert was built in Romanesque style.

  • Talent to be Remembered

    Paco de Lucia, one of the most emblematic representatives of Andalusian musical tradition passed away in Mexico in 2014.

  • A Historic Fair

    The fair in Malaga has been celebrated since the province was incorporated to the Crown of Castille with the Catholic Kings on August 19th 1487.

  • The Origins of Flamenco

    It’s not very clear when flamenco music was created, but the style that is most popular nawadates dates back to the 18th century.

  • Art in Oaxaca

    Arrazola is a craftsmen’s town in Oaxaca that’s famous for the figurines they make on painted copal wood

  • Speaking Mayan

    Even though Spanish is the main language in Campeche, 12 out of every 100 people there only speak Mayan, a native language in that region.

  • The Former Capital

    Campeche was the capital of Yucatan, a neighboring state, in 1826.

  • Campechanos in Campeche

    A person who is born in Campeche is known as campechano, although curiously, in Mexico this term refers to combining two or more ingredients to prepare certain foods.

  • History of Sagunto

    The first inhabitants of Sagunto date back to the Bronze Age. They lived there until the fifth century, when the Iberian culture flourished.

  • A Famous Dessert from Segovia

    Ponche segoviano is a gastronomic delicacy in Segovia. This dessert that was first commercialized in 1926 consists on a rectangular sponge cake made with flour, eggs and sugar, bathed with syrup, filled with custard and covered with a fine coating of marzipan.

  • Currency

    The local currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP), but credit cards, dollars and euros are accepted in tourist sites.

  • The Carnival of Huejotzingo

    Nearly 20 thousand people disguise themselves with masks, tunics, feather headdresses, shields and shotguns participate in this celebration. They turn the town into a huge stage where they perform plays that represent 3 historical moments in Huejotzingo. The most popular of these moments is the Battle of Puebla that took place in 1862 and in which the Mexican army defeated the French.

  • Brunnenmarkt in Austria

    Austria´s ethnic diversity has made the capital a rich place, not only in the cultural and commercial aspect, but also in the gastronomic one. At the Brunnenmarkt, located in district 16, the merchants and products are mostly Turkish.

  • Undeground Tunnels at The ORNC

    Beneath the Old Royal Naval College you’ll find Ripley Tunnel, an underground tunnel where they keep fake wooden cannon balls that were used to train for naval battles.

  • To The Giralda on Horseback

    There is no stairway to climb up the Giralda. Instead, there are 35 ramps that were built in such a way that they could be climbed up on horseback.

  • The Sculpture of Faith

    The Giralda, a huge statue created by sculptor Juan Bautista Vazquez El Viejo that represents Faith, was named like that because it turned with the wind.

  • Archaeological Marks

    In some parts of the buildings in Philae you can still find marks left behind by the water that covered them after the first Aswan dam flooded.

  • Celebrations and Holidays in Luxembourg

    Two main main celebrations in Luxembourg are the Schueberfouer (city fun fair in August-September) and Christmas.