In the past, almost all voyages, many of which ended with great geographical discoveries, began off the coast of Portugal.
Now it’s the opposite — hundreds of thousands of tourists come here every year to touch the rich Portuguese history, taste real port, soak up the beautiful beaches of the Algarve, Madeira and the Azores, as well as see the architectural and natural splendor of this European country. Continue reading
The international pop song contest “Eurovision”, which in the past made famous all over the world such famous artists as ABBA and Celine Dion, every year attracts from 100 to 200 million people in more than 60 countries.
The main feature of the current 58th Eurovision song contest 2013, which will be held from 14 to 18 may in the Swedish city of Malmo, is its economy and a kind of chamber. Continue reading
In Sri Lanka, a generally poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards – on average 75 years (73 for men and 77 for women). This fact is a good reason for tourists visiting Sri Lanka to look closely at how people live on their exotic island, to the customs and foundations of their life. Continue reading