Category: Europe

Shopping and Eating in Portugal

Shopping and souvenirs What makes sense to buy in Portugal. According to Plus-Size-Tips.com, Portugal ranks second in Europe in footwear production and first in quality. The best Portuguese shoes are…

What to See in Portugal

Algarve (Portugal) The Algarve is a region in the south of Portugal, located 300 km from Lisbon. It is widely known for its resorts, but besides them there are many…

Spain Literature – Humanists

CULTURE: LITERATURE. THE HUMANISTS But at the very end of the century (Burgos, 1499) the converted and semi-clandestine Jew Fernando de Rojas (d.1541) gave Spain his first modern masterpiece: the Tragicomedia…

Austria Attractions

Burgenland and Eisenstadt Austria’s youngest federal state, Burgenland, is a popular holiday destination. The wooded hills in the south of the region are the forerunners of the Alps. Everywhere in…

Geography of Portugal

General information about Portugal The official name is the Portuguese Republic (Republica Portuguesa, Republic of Portugal). It is located in the southwest of Europe, in the western part of the…

Corfu, Greece

For most of us, the island of Kerkyra is known as Corfu. It is the second largest island in the Ionian Sea and the northernmost in the Ionian island chain….

Livigno, Italy

Surrounded by majestic mountain peaks reaching 3000 m, in a picturesque, sparkling snow, sunny valley, the ski resort of Livigno is located. Since the 50s of the last century, Livigno…

Serbia Arts

The destinies of Serbian art are the living reflection of its geographical position and the historical events of the country. Placed on the edge of two cultural worlds, the Western…

Estonia Population 1922

Population data. – The population of Estonia at the time of the first census (1922) amounted to 1,110,000 residents, a figure that did not increase much in 1930 (1,114,861). As…

Switzerland Recent History

From the Reformation to the end of the 19th century A profound division between the cantons was created with the adhesion of a group of them to the Reform, introduced…

Italy Machiavellian Encyclopedia

Historical evolution. Although M. complained in some famous pages of the political fragmentation of the peninsula, it would be anachronistic to consider him a precursor of the national unitary state…

Greece Choral Opera

This form of culture, which had to irremediably lose ground as a result of the new currents, was inspired in general – from whatever part of the world – by…

Germany Constitution

According to the constitution, approved by the Weimar National Assembly and promulgated on 11 August 1919, the German Reich is a republic, in which sovereignty emanates from the people. The…