Category: Europe

Sweden's Contemporary History 3

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part III

Two cases that shook Swedish society in the early 2000s, and which sparked widespread debate, were the killing of Fadime Sahindal and the Knutby killings. Fadime was shot by his father in the presence...

Sweden's Contemporary History 2

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part II

The turnaround came seriously in 1996, when Sweden entered its longest continuous period of economic growth and real wage increases since the 1960s, well above the EU average. Unemployment fell significantly, but did not...

Sweden's Contemporary History 1

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part I

1980 In a 1980 referendum, there was a 58.1% majority for the operation of up to 12 nuclear reactors over a 25-year period. The Government Fälldin was seated. But in 1981, the Moderates withdrew...

John William Strutt

British Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

List of U.K. Nobel Laureate in Physics Award winner Award Reason for the award David James Thouless (born 1934) 2016 Together with the two British Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for their theoretical research...

Day trip to Salzburg

Day Trips from Vienna

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to switch off a little and bring some variety into everyday life. If you don’t have the time or the necessary change for a longer vacation, just...

Gran Canaria Attractions 3

Weather in Gran Canaria

What is the climate like in Gran Canaria? On Gran Canaria  there is a subtropical climate , which is affected by the northeast trade winds. The annual average temperature is between 19 and 23 degrees Celsius. Due to the different...

SIGTUNA

Sigtuna Travel Guide

The idyllic Sigtuna is steeped in history. Sigtuna is a historical cultural site near the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Founded in the 9th century on the shores of Lake Mälaren, Sigtuna is one of Sweden’s oldest...

ACCOMMODATION IN FINLAND

Accommodation in Finland

The standard of accommodation in Scandinavia is generally good and comparable to ours. We have a selection of hotels, country hotels and holiday apartments for you in our program. The accommodations usually offer varied...

Norway 4

Norway Destinations

Norwegian cities will greet the colors of the country on National Day, May 17th. For a city break in Oslo Oslo offers good shopping opportunities, quality hotels and restaurants, as well as a tour...

Czech Republic

Czech Republic As a Destination Country

In the Czech Republic, you can easily combine a city and nature holiday Prague and beer are the most typical Czech gifts for the tourist. In addition to these, you should also come to...