Istanbul and the rest of Turkey
Istanbul straddles both Europe and Asia with the Bosporous Strait separating the two. Asian Turkey is included in Europe here, just for convenience, and is not intended to be political.
Cappadocia lies in central Anatolia, in the heartland of what is now Turkey. The rocks of Cappadocia near Göreme eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms
Petra was originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu. It is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan, famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the colour of the stone out of which it is carved.
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea.
Everyone knows that fairies belong in a Disney movie but castles? Europe has plenty of them.
The Netherlands and Belgium
"Netherlands" literally means "lower countries", influenced by its low land and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level. In the Dutch Golden Age, spanning much of the 17th century, the Dutch Empire grew to become one of the major seafaring and economic powers. Science, military, and art (especially painting) were among the most acclaimed in the world. By 1650, the Dutch owned 16,000 merchant ships
England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
London:- Then and Now
Postcards of London with photographs of the same view, taken in the 21st Century
“Austria was Hungry, ate a bit of Turkey, Slipped on Greece and broke China”
Italy ate a bit of pasta and the rest is history.
While in Italy, consider a visit to Lucca; Venice and Cinque Terre
Hoje por mim, amanhã por ti.
“Takk Fyrir Síðast” (Thank You for Last Time)
Rothenberg, Heidelberg, Dinkelsbuhel
The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup. ~ Bob Hope
Moscow, St Petersburg, The Countryside
"Is i magen" Translation: Ice in one’s stomach. Meaning: Stay in control, play it cool.
Home to Erno Rubik, inventor of the Rubik’s cube,
The castle capital of the world.
Serbia - Belgrade
The only Serbian word that is accepted and used across the world is “vampire”.