Posts Tagged: bus

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Lithuania

Before we start, do you know which the two remaining Baltic languages in the world are? You guessed it, Latvian and Lithuanian. “But there are three Baltic states!” you might shout (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). Well, here’s the thing: the Estonian language is considered a Finno-Ugric language. So, admiring Lithuania for its cultural perseverance and… Read more »

Visit Frankfurt – The Cauldron of Diversity and Culture

With a metropolitan population of over 5.6 million, Frankfurt (officially known as Frankfurt am Main) is one of the most important cities in Germany. Dubbed the financial capital of its parent country (with massive headquarters like those of the European Central Bank, the German Federal Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the Deutsche Bank, the Commerzbank,… Read more »

Visit Monaco – The Rocky Microstate

If you are in love with microstates (or city-states, in this case), then we have just the thing for you today because we are going to explore the splendour and the vivacity of the Principality of Monaco. Situated proudly along the French Riviera, Monaco has a total population of around 38,000 and it stretches upon… Read more »

Visit Liverpool – The Pool of Life

Whenever we hear about Liverpool, we automatically switch thoughts to its world-famous soccer team but we might be missing out on a whole lot. “Why?” you might ask. Well, because the harbouring city of the team is one of the most beautiful ones in the United Kingdom (besides being the home city of the Beatles)…. Read more »

Visit Iași – The City of Great Ideas

If you wish to explore the most important city of Eastern Romania, then you are in the right place for today we are going to talk about Iași. Dubbed the City of Great Ideas due to its constant evolution and its historical (and cultural) significance and situated proudly upon the Bahlui River (a tributary of… Read more »

Visit Valencia – The City of Joy

You might be wondering where we got that nickname from. Well, we surely didn’t coin it for it was the Muslim rulers of Al-Andalus that called it “Medina bu-Tarab” (directly translated as “City of Joy”). With a metropolitan population of over 1.7 million, Valencia has the third-largest metropolitan area in Spain. Ranked a Gamma city… Read more »

Visit Kolkata – The City of Palaces

With a metropolitan population way over 14 million, Kolkata (also known as Calcutta) is one of the largest and most important cities in India. Situated proudly on the Hooghly River, Kolkata is stretched upon a land area of 185 square kilometres (the metropolitan area expands to 1,886). In fact, its metropolitan area is so vast… Read more »