The islands of Brissago on Lake Maggiore, Switzerland are two: the first one is little, covered with spontaneous vegetation and is kept in its natural state and is not open to the public, while the second one is bigger and has a botanical garden featuring exotic plants & flowers from around the world. In medieval times the lake was an important trading route connecting Italy to the northern German-speaking areas of Europe. Learn more @ticinoelearning http://www.ticino.ch/e-learning
Getting lost in Munich Germany. While Munich may be one of Europe’s big cities, you’ll find the main area of the city is surprisingly small and easy to navigate. The city is one of the most beloved in all of Europe and despite the turmoil it has seen, it has stood strong as one of Europe’s center points for interest and tourism. Click to read more at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/things-to-do-munich-itinerary/
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) - a small gull which breeds in much of Europe and Asia, and also in coastal eastern Canada. Most of the population is migratory, wintering further south, but some birds in the milder westernmost areas of Europe are resident. Some birds will also spend the winter in northeastern North America, where it was formerly known as the Common Black-headed Gull.
Venice is one of the world’s most iconic cities and its attractions are visited by 20 million people every year. Yet if you know where to look, there are some lesser known sights that are well worth seeking out. We have rounded up 10 unmissable hidden gems in Venice to inspire your wanderlust. 1 – Dorsoduro area This area of Venice is less crowded than most and with the recent opening of new luxury hotels it will no doubt rise in popularity. Crossing over the Ponte dell’Academia you come…
VIV Europe visitors are invited to visit a unique showpiece. Exposition “Food” has been originally presented in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum and is now temporarily located at VIV Europe’s Centre Court, the main entrance area of the exhibition. Photographer Henk Wildschut has captured modern food production in a series of pictures not only to capture the momentum but also to educate.
The term Viking (from Old Norse víkingr) is customarily used to refer to the Norse (Scandinavian) explorers, warriors, merchants, and pirates who raided, traded, explored and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th century.