Vienna

Vienna

Vienna – the Imperial City Looking back on a History of More than a Millennium and a Half Vienna, the capital of Austria, was founded in 500 BC and became the residency of the Habsburg dynasty in 1440, serving as an important center for arts, politics, science and culture. It became the capital of the… more

Tulum

Tulum

Tulum – A City of Ruins Dating back to the 13th Century Tulum is an ancient city of ruins located at a 150 km distance from Cancun, Mexico. Built during the 13th century by the Mayans, the city survived for many decades after the Spanish started occupying the area, but it eventually became deserted, partly… more

Switzerland

Switzerland

Switzerland – Political Neutrality and Prosperity in the Alps Officially called the Swiss Confederation, Switzerland was established in 1291. Well-known today for its armed neutrality, the country has not been involved in a war since the beginning of the 19th century, but before that it had been famous for its invincibility for centuries after its… more

Slovakia

Slovakia

Slovakia – A Small, but Prosperous Country with a Rich Past Bordered by Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and the Czech Republic, Slovakia is a small country that has become independent in the 1990’s, after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. According to archeological findings, the area that is now Slovakia was already populated in 270,000 BC! During… more

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