Russian visitors boost tourism figures in Cologne, Germany

Cologne is more popular than ever as a leisure and business destination, as shown by the strong growth of its visitor numbers in the first half of this year. From January to June 2017, 1,756,377 visitors came to Cologne (an increase of 11.3 per cent) and generated 3,051,072...

History Of Backpacking

Backpacking today is a lot easier and more fun then it was in the when it started. People are able to backpack with all the things they love from their homes, such as computers, phones and even watch TV on their trips. Backpacks are trying to replace traditional travel bags. Due...

The Integrated Resorts of Singapore

Integrated Resorts by definition are resorts with mixed development like hotels, restaurants, convention centre, theme park, shopping centre, casino etc. Because of the gaming component – casino, integrated resorts development has stirred a great controversy among the...

Do People Really Drink Warm Beer in Europe?

Being a person who has sampled quite a lot of beer in Europe, friends in America will often ask if they really drink warm beer there. Since Americans like their beer almost to the freezing point and then served in a frosty mug, they can’t imagine how you could drink beer...

Sports and Hobbies in France

Sports is a popular pastime in France with football, judo, tennis and basketball dominating the sporting arenas. France also involves itself in grand racing car events, bicycle racing also making its presence felt in the world of tennis and martial arts. Popular sports The most...

The Top Five Longest Rivers in Europe

Europe is widely considered the beginning of Western Culture. Geology-wise, Europe is 1 highly complex continent. Geographical attributes range from rolling plains to highlands and mountain ranges as well as water bodies like the Celtic Sea, the Baltic Sea plus the Caspian Sea....

When In Italy – Twenty Essential Things To Do

Sitting round the dinner table one night , after a few bottles of Chianti with some old friends, most of whom had spent time as European tour guides and backpackers, I asked them to name the best thing to see or do while staying in Italy. There was a lot of loud discussion as...

Seven Things You Should Know About London to Paris by Eurostar Train

Should you only visit Iceland in the summertime? Do you need a jeep to get around? Is everything very expensive? What about dangerous animals in Iceland? What about safety? Will you like the food and is it dangerous to drive in Iceland? Let’s try to answer these questions....