Tag: Europe

  • Unusual Crooked House at Sopot Poland

    Have you ever heard of Crooked House at Sopot Poland? Different from Athens’ New Acropolis Museum, this awesomely unusual building was designed by architect Szotnyscy Zaleski and built in 2004. While many not know, Zaleski was inspired by the unbelievable work of Polish artist Jan Marcin Szancer, a fantasy and children’s literature illustrator when designing […]

  • Glorious Lightning versus Iceland Volcano

    The economic lost from the recent Iceland volcano eruption has reached at least USD1 billion where the biggest hit is landing straight onto the aviation companies. About 25000 flights have been grounded for five days in a row – can reach up to two weeks. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world, especially at […]

  • Failed Tourists at Pisa Tower

    I laughed when I saw this photo. I cannot imagine myself on that photo. To be truth, when I was in Pisa i was determined to resist the desire to get a shot like that too. And I failed. How about you?

  • Incredible Funchal’s Airport Runaway in Portugal

    Now this is what I call an expensive runway! In Portugal, A special airport has been made — the airport’s runway with a length of 2781 meters (9124 ft.), of which 1000 meters (3281 ft.) of the runway is supported by 180 pillars, each pillar 50 meters height (about 17 floors) , surprisingly, the runway […]

  • The History of Tourism in Europe

    The birth of modern tourism is rooted in the recent history of Europe. The emergence of middle and upper classes combined with holiday time incorporated into the workplace together fueled by the industrial revolution contributed greatly to the emergence of the industry. The terms tourist and tourism appeared less than a century ago and referred […]

  • Gibraltar Open-Traffic Airport

    Gibraltar is a British overseas territory that located at the entrance of the Mediterranean Strait of Gibraltar. Not many of us have heard about the country before since the government is reported to the Queen Elizabeth of British. It is a very small country with population about 30000 only. But, the state is very popular […]