According to news from various sources, the 26-country Schengen area could suffer a huge blow to its tourism sector stemming from the migrant crisis. Border formalities once eliminated to facilitate ease of travel, may soon be re-instituted if the crisis persists. Some experts fear, if the Schengen zone goes, the EU won’t be far behind.
We use Fotolia for a great many post images here on Argophilia. So today, we thought we’d bring readers some of them most beautiful and interesting ones we’ve found. Please feel free to suggest your own from the image bank at Fotolia too.
Paris and Venice are wonderful, but such popular European cities are often thronged with crowds of tourists. If you want a more authentic experience, without feeling like you’re surrounded by a horde of visitors, check out these secret European hot spots. You’ll feel like you’ve discovered a hidden gem.
Belarus and Slovenia have begun talks to establish a Minsk-Ljubljana air service. The topic, raised in the 4th session of the Belarusian-Slovenian intergovernmental commission on trade, economic and sci-tech cooperation, could mean a bilateral agreement soon.
To better understand eastern Europe, one has to understand how the whole continent of Europe developed over the centuries. As the world watches events in Crimea and Ukraine develop today, it’s important that we understand the nature of conflict and society, and of borders.
The EU this week announced a pilot program, New Business Avenues into Southeast Asia for European SMEs in the Southeast Asian region via a hub in Singapore. According to the SingaporeCompanyIncorporation.sg, a leading Singapore incorporation portal, the new office hub there in Singapore makes strategic sense.
The city has everything from naturally occurring hot springs, to enormous ornate buildings, the beauty of the Danube and a thriving night scene.
Europe is a wonder that should be enjoyed at one’s own pace, and some suggest auto tourism is the absolute best way to enjoy its charms. But what are the hurdles to overcome when considering visiting places in Europe by car?
112 is the emergency number all over the EU, and today is the European 112 Day 2013, celebrated on 11 February every year since 2009. The pan-European emergency number 112 was created in 1991 and starting 2008 it is the only emergency number that can be used free of charge from any landline to reach the emergency services in any EU country.
The Christmas Market in Prague is one of the best in Europe, boasting countless stalls, locally produced gastronomic delights and the chance to escape and experience a completely different festive season.
According to Trivago Hotel Price Index, this May, Finland (157 euros, up 37 percent), Romania (92 euros, up 28 percent) and Sweden (178, up 26 percent) are among the countries with the greatest price increases in Europe.
The world’s largest flower orchard, Keukenhof Gardens, will open to the public on March 22, under a new theme: Poland – Heart of Europe, embellishing the small town of Lisse with an amazing 32 hectares in bloom.
With thousands of miles of coastline that span across multiple seas and oceans, Europe is a prime location for those who wish to plan a scuba holiday.
With the crisp Alpine air, stunningly picturesque setting and truly cosmopolitan sophistication of Geneva just a quick and inexpensive flight away, there innumerable reasons to visit this beautiful Swiss city.
Our guest author, Laura Cole, takes you in a virtual (and visual) journey through five of the most iconic destinations in Greece: Myrtos Beach; breathtaking Santorini; Icaria; Athens and Thessaloniki.