Archaeologists have discovered ruins that date to 4,600 years ago on Dhaskalio Islet, an uninhabited islet off the holiday island of Naxos.
Moscow Planetarium Opens Its Doors
The planetarium in Moscow – closed down for 17 years – is finally reopening after sweeping renovations, billing itself as the largest planetarium in all of Europe with a massive 17,000 sq. meters of floor space. The renovations were first scheduled to begin back in 1994, only to be suspended for years by numerous lawsuits and scandals […]
Azerbaijan’s Boom Economy, Tourism Next
Azerbaijan’s booming industry has spurred growth in ever sector of that country’s economy. With massive infrastructure projects ongoing, and progressive expansion across the board, tourism seems the next logical boom market for Azerbaijan.
Peleş Castle, a Romanian Fairytale – Sinaia, Romania
Peleş Castle (Romanian: Castelul Peleş [kasˈtelul ˈpeleʃ]) is a Neo-Renaissance castle placed in an idyllic setting in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914; its inauguration was held in 1883.
The Monastery of Barsana – Maramures, Romania
Barsana is one of the wooden churches in Maramures, a beautiful synthesis of Eastern and Western European architecture, with Gothic and Byzantine elements.