Italy is a large state in the south of Europe. Here is a huge number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – historical monuments and works of art are located throughout the country. The country is also famous all over the world for its national cuisine, fashion, sports cars and luxury motorcycles, as well as its beautiful coasts, lakes and mountains with numerous ski resorts. In Italy there are two independent dwarf states: San Marino and the Vatican. Although formally they are not members of the European Union, both countries are part of the Schengen area and the European Monetary Union. Italy is located in the Mediterranean part of Europe and borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The boot-shaped peninsula on which it is located is washed by the Ligurian, Sardinian and Tyrrhenian seas in the east, the Sicilian and Ionian seas in the south, and the Adriatic sea in the east. Continue reading
Peru is a distant South American country with a rich history, unique architecture and extraordinary natural diversity. She is the owner of one of the new seven wonders of the world – the mysterious city of Machu Picchu and is justly proud of the rich heritage of the Inca empire. This motley country full of contrasts attracts tourists not only with its rich archaeological heritage, but also with authentic colonial architecture, exquisite gastronomy, as well as unspoiled nature in the mountains and jungle. Located in the Andes, on the west coast of South America, the country borders in the northwest with Ecuador, in the north with Colombia, in the east with Brazil, in the southeast with Bolivia and Chile. In the west, its coastline is washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Peru is considered one of the largest countries in South America in terms of area; in this indicator, it ranks third after Brazil and Argentina. Its area is very impressive and amounts to 1,285,216 km². Continue reading
New Year in Finland
New Year in Finland Finland is the birthplace of Santa Claus, so this is where New Year wishes are to be made. Winter holidays in this Scandinavian country will give an unforgettable experience of visiting the village of the main Christmas character, unique northern nature and active winter holidays.
New Year in Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland. The city is located on the Arctic Circle and is the official residence of Santa Claus. Here, in Rovaniemi, miracles happen annually: adults meet with childhood, and children are immersed in a fairy tale …
In the village of Santa Claus, which is located 8 km from the city, in addition to the office of Santa, there is the General Post Office, from where you can send a letter or postcard with a special collectible stamp; several souvenir shops and restaurants. Continue reading