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11.12.2018 13:56

Cuba: an island country that consists of numerous archipelagos

Located in the Caribbean Sea, it is an island country that consists of numerous archipelagos. Cuba’s population is 11.1 million people. Havana, which is Cuba’s capital has a population of 2.1 million citizens. The total area of Cuba is 109,884 square kilometers making it the 105th largest country in the world. The official language as in the most countries in the region is...


03.12.2018 14:44

Cambodia: Culture and Sugar-white Sandy Beaches

Cambodia is bordering Thailand to the west, Laos to the north, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. Territory of Cambodia is 180 000 sq.km., ranked 89th in the world, with population of around 16 million (ranked 71st ). History of Cambodia begins in the 9th century, with the rise of Khmer or Angkor Empire. It reached its zenith in the 12th century, when the largest and...


26.11.2018 15:17

The Highest Unclimbed Mountain in the World

Do you know that 200 of the highest mountains in the world are all located in Asia - mostly around the Tibetan Plateau. We have all heard about Mount Everest, climbed for the first time in 1953 by Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Nowadays thousands of people are attempting the summit and overcrowding is becoming a real issue. Probably you cannot imagine that there is a line of people waiting...


15.11.2018 19:49

Azerbaijan - Land of Fire

Azerbaijan is a mountainous country (60% of the area is covered with mountains) in Asia, on the western coast of Caspian sea, bordering Russian Federation, Georgia, Armenia, Islamic republic of Iran and partially by Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (Azerbaijan’s Exclave) – Turkey. Territory of Azerbaijan is around 86 000 sq.km. (#113 in the world), with population around 9,3 million...


08.10.2018 12:42

Taiwan has unique history and culture

Taiwan is an island influenced by Japan, Korea and China but most of its democratic lifestyle is also very similar to that of the West and the United Kingdom. Aside from being a beautiful island country it is also unique because of its history and cultural facts. The working class is one fifth of the population of Taiwan Taiwan is an eclectic mix of enterprises and individuals, including...


02.10.2018 18:38

The Rila Mountains are the highest mountain range in Bulgaria

The Rila Mountains lies 70km south of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria and is the highest mountain range in Bulgaria and in the Balkan Peninsula. It rises to 2,925 metres at Musala peak and contains the headstreams of 3 of the main Bulgarian rivers - Iskar, Maritsa, and Mesta. Thracians called Rila ‘mountains of water’ Rila Mountains inspire awe for their spiritual history and stark...


24.09.2018 14:48

Kilimanjaro: the easiest of the seven summits

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa, making it one of the seven summits. It is considered to be the easiest of the seven summits because it requires no technical skills or equipment, such as rope, harness, crampons or ice axe. Kilimanjaro is the world’s tallest free standing mountain, at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet). While most high mountains are part of ranges, such as Mount...


03.09.2018 13:14

Bulgarian capital Sofia was built on Roman ruins

Bulgarian capital Sofia was built on Roman ruins At first century the Roman Empire expanded and reached the lands of nowadays Bulgaria. The Roman formed the city of Serdica that soon began to play significant role for the whole region. Today on the Roman ruins of Serdica is breathing Bulgarian capital Sofia. The ruins can still be seen all over the city center. The sites from the old Roman...


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10.12.2021 15:21

Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam (tips for visiting the country)

It took really long for Saudi Arabia to decide to open for tourists, but now it is finally a fact and Penguin Travel immediately put the destination on its belt. The Kingdom – known as the spiritual birthplace of Islam, now has a new approach to attract visitors and that's why the visa requirements are changed. The changes are so big, compared to the past that they look almost like a...


06.08.2021 17:00

7 Things to do in South Sudan

  It’s the newest country in the world and one that a lot of people haven’t even heard of. Those who have, usually associate it with the military conflict that has been tearing up the region for decades. But behind all of that, lies a country of ancient cultural rituals, a myriad of colorful local tribes and raw natural beauty. It is still the most challenging destinations for...


05.08.2021 08:55

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. Since the Sudanese...


01.10.2020 11:45

11 Interesting Facts about Rwanda

  Rwanda is a small African country, whose name is often mostly associated with the horrific genocide that happened here in 1994. It was one of the most tragic events in the history not only of Rwanda, but the world. However, it was also a turning point in the country's history. It has since then embarked on a new path of social, economic and ecological development and deserves to be known...