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The bygone capital of mother Russia, St Petersburg, is the star of Russian literature as we know it. The city founded by Peter the Great on the Neva River has been the cultural hub of the Russian empire until the Soviet rule. So, while visiting the muse of the great Russian writers, why not let yourself be guided by the city’s rich history and colorful descriptions, by reading their masterpieces? Here is a list to get you started.
The capital city of Catalonia, and the 2nd largest city in Spain, is Barcelona and its nearly 2 million residents. One of its most attractive features where tourism is concerned is the fact that it is situated on the Mediterranean Sea’s northeastern coast. The city has a rich culture and history that dates back some 2,000 years but it is known for so many other features that continue to attract tourists year in and year out. In addition to the culture and the history, don’t overlook the Spanish cuisine and the many entertainment venues.
One of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and by far the most popular of them all, is Dubai. Currently, it is more like an independent city/state, as well as, being the most modern and progressive one of the seven emirates. It has been developing at a… read full article
Helsinki, Finland has a busy nightclub scene, an enthusiastic salsa scene, and even places for good old ballroom dancing.
As one of Spain’s economic and cultural center, Barcelona is also a prime beach-lover’s destination with a myriad of beaches to choose from. Its 4.5-kilometer long coastline near the urban area showcases at least seven general beaches where one has even been named by a Discovery Channel documentary as the world’s third best beach! Let’s go and see what these beaches have to offer so be prepared to go for a dip below the cool waters, watch the beautiful people, and bask under the palm trees beneath the hot Spanish sun!
Situated on Lake Zurich and the largest metro area in Switzerland is the city of Zurich, one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, especially during the winter months when skiing and winter sports abound at the surrounding winter recreation areas. When it comes to the entire country, Switzerland’s allure is its cuisine, culture, and history. However, there is a significant nightlife that goes on in the city of Zurich during the entire year. We’ve broken down the more popular venues between the bars, clubs, and live music.
With its population of over 16 million people, the city of Cairo is one of Africa’s and the Middle East’s largest cities. It is located on the Nile River; and despite being rich in historical significance, it is now home to a very modern society. As one would imagine, the city of Cairo has plenty of attractions and things to do; from the Egyptian Museum, in the heart of the city, to the Giza Pyramids and the Saqqara Pyramid Complex. However, many tourists visit Cairo for shopping purposes.
Spain’s cluster of Balearic Islands offers plenty of chances for the hardcore clubber to shake their thing until the break of dawn and beyond. While Ibiza undeniably rules the roost when it comes to nightclubs, each of the islands has its own personality and appeal. So whatever your musical taste, there is sure to be somewhere on these beautiful sunshine hideaways where you can feel the groove.
Helsinki is famous for its huge selection of pubs and bars and for the late opening hours. New stylish cocktail bars have appeared in recent years and for beer connoisseurs Helsinki has several interesting microbreweries. The downside is that drinking in Helsinki is rarely cheap.
Brussels, the capital of Belgium doesn’t belong to the world famous fashion cities. But as a capital of a country it is expected that all shopping addicts might find what they are looking for: boutiques, department stores, and also shopping malls with as many shops as possible under one roof. The main shopping district is located in the city center. Venere has found the best for you:
Located at 2,600 meters above sea level, Bogota, the capital of Colombia, stands as one of the new favorite destinations in South America. People from all over are coming to see what this cosmopolitan yet traditional city has to offer.
There are a number of fine quality 4-star and 5-star luxury hotels in Athens. Depending on your preference where location and quality are concerned you’re sure to find lodging that suits your specific needs.
We’ve assembled a list of hotels in Athens that are sure to please the international traveler when visiting the city. Just remember that these are some of the more popular favorites so you will want to book your reservations well in advance, especially during the peak tourist months of June through September. read full article
For many international travelers as well as the locals, it is the beers that hold the allure for a lot of people travelling to Brussels. The following is a list for our top picks where Brussels breweries are concerned.
Brewer’s House – originally, this was the brewers of Brussels guild headquarters. Today, the Belgian Brewer’s Association is located in an 18th century mansion in the Grand Place in Den Gulden Boom. Today it is more of a museum, but it is well worth visiting because of the overview that it provides the visitor with of the history of the beer brewing industry in the city of Brussels. The museum is located in the cellar of this structure and the upper floors are always closed to the visiting public. read full article
Milan has been synonymous for breaking some of the most inspirational fashion of the last twenty years. It is also (did you know?!) the second largest city in Italy. But theres much more to Milan than Gucci, Versace and Dolce and Gabbana. After the damage cased by WWII the city has undergone somewhat of a renaissance and is a mecca for travellers who not only enjoy the Italian culture but is a mecca for opera, nightlife and of course football.
Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace, Prada and Valentino, just some of the upscale brands that can make any fashionista’s knees melt. And where can you find all these in just one place? Milan of course!
Known as the world capital for fashion and design, one could easily find fashion establishments and shops from the not-so-cheap to the most expensive, from the antique to the newly tailored-just-for-you type housed in most of Milan’s shopping malls. read full article