Five Things You Might Not Know About Berlin, Germany

Five Things You Might Not Know About Berlin, Germany

With 5 million people, Berlin is the largest city in Germany and one of the largest cities in Europe from a population perspective. Rich in history, as well as global hot spots for culture, art, restaurants, clubs and cafes.

It is only possible to walk around in Berlin, you will find a lot of things to do, but here are five things that not everyone knows about Berlin when they visit the city:

1. Fernsehturm

or TV tower is one of the tallest buildings in Europe with a height of 368 meters or 1207 feet. Built in the former part of East Germany Berlin, the purpose of the tower building is to show all Berliners and visitors alike the strength of East Germany.

Still in operation today, there is a visitor’s deck as well as a rotating restaurant that takes 30 minutes for one full turn.

2. Currywurst

Although clearly not unique in Berlin, it is said to have been discovered in Berlin in the late 1940s (although there are claims that it was first heard in Hamburg). You will find currywurst for sale on almost every street corner and many pick up places. Although recently the latest fast food trend has started to become a dinner kebab, with 800 million servings a year (according to Wikipedia), currywurst is still very popular.

3. Berlin Cathedral

Although Berlin gained a reputation as the capital of the European atheist according to the London Guardian, religion still plays a major role in this city. Whether you are a believer or not, Berlin’s Protestant Cathedral, the largest church in Berlin is a place to visit. With a rich history dating back to the 1400s, this church site and actual buildings tell rich stories about Berlin from centuries ago. Do not forget to look for …

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Florida Travel Guide

Florida Travel Guide

Florida vacations are very popular with families who have children of all ages. From family-friendly lodging and hotels to luxury penthouses, Florida has high-class accommodations that are suitable for everyone. When it comes to eating out, visitors will be spoiled for choice with restaurants to suit all budgets and pallets, from seafood diners to romantic al fresco dining and much more. Shoppers will not be disappointed because Florida is a shopper’s paradise with fabulous shopping centers, designer boutiques, and unique local small shops. For cultural vultures there are a number of attractions including cutting-edge museums, art galleries, ballet, and world-class opera. Entertainment ranges from trendy nightclubs to live music.

Sports fans are also taken care of, with golf and fishing very well catered for

With more than a thousand golf courses, golf enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice. The warm climate here is ideal for playing golf all year round even though the peak golf season runs from January to April. Sharp fishermen can choose from freshwater inland lakes, fishing from the beach or fishing where they might be lucky enough to catch barracudas, marlin, tuna, tarpon, and grouper. Florida’s sunny climate and warm waters are perfect for water sports which include scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing, jet-skiing, parasailing, kayaking and more.

Disney and Universal theme parks

Orlando offers an unforgettable fantasy world with Disney and Universal theme parks, but many people forget that there are many other things in the ‘Sunshine Land’.

Atlantic Space Coast, the western Gulf Coast, and Atlantic coast

Florida also has some amazing green areas with lakes and rivers, Atlantic Space Coast and beautiful sandy beaches on the western Gulf Coast and Atlantic coast. Florida has 1,200 miles of coastline with large white sandy beaches which are very popular with children and …

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Goa Beach Travel Information and Travel Guide

Goa Beach Travel Information and Travel Guide

Goa Beach is the most popular holiday destination in the world. Here, millions of tourists come every year. This place is famous for its relaxed lifestyle, Goan cuisine, nightlife, parties and festivals and apart from these tourist attractions, Goa beach. It attracts tourists from all corners of the world. The main charm in Goa for a paradise of holiday makers is located on its kissing beaches. In Goa, the beach is a fusion of tranquil beauty, excellent Goan cuisine, flea markets and swaying palm trees. The beach covers an area of ​​83 km in Goa. The main cause for tourism in Goa is its beautiful location.

In Goa, countless beaches offer something for everyone, from seafood huts, luxury resorts to beach huts, trance parties to tranquility. North Goa Beach is perfect for people who want to be in the midst of all the commotion and events of the country and the beaches in South Goa are the perfect destination for visitors who want to relax in total silence.

For honeymooners, the beaches in South Goa are the ideal destination because they are less crowded, clean, less commercialized, and they also offer the silence and tranquility sought by privacy seekers.

Some Important Beaches in Goa

Candolim

On this beach there is no shelter even close to the beach but you can rent a beach umbrella. This beach is very popular with tourist packages, but it’s still not too crowded.

Sinquerim

This beach is close to the historic Fort Aguada, an early Portuguese fort built by the Portuguese to control the entrance to the Mandovi River and also to protect old Goa from enemy attacks. This beach has clean white sand.

Baga

This is a fishing beach. It is very small with shady trees close to the water’s edge. Some transportation comes …

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Eco-Destinations You Shouldn't Miss

Eco-Destinations You Shouldn’t Miss

For the environmentally-conscious traveler, there are certain places to visit for vacations that are just… awesome. You want to pick a place that is not only spectacular and fun (it IS a vacation, after all), but your stay should also impact your destination as little as possible, and it should be educational and edifying. Eco-tourism conjures up images of roughing it, however, but that isn’t always the case. It’s possible to enjoy a green vacation and still have a bit of luxury, too. Here is a brief guide to some of the best eco-destinations that you should put on your agenda. Some may surprise you!

Costa Rica

This small, peaceful Central American country is a favorite for travelers, expats and vacationers alike. It is a fantastic destination for those who want to experience multiple kinds of ecosystems and amazing biological diversity in a short period of time-and a lot of fun! Costa Rica has some of the highest concentrations of biodiversity anywhere on earth, especially in its nature reserves, which comprise about 25% of the entire country’s territory. Take canopy tours, ride horses, learn how coffee and chocolate are made, hike through virgin rainforest of various types, white-water rafting, volcanoes, hot springs, it’s all there. Plus, there are some excellent eco-lodges where your stay will not put you at odds with nature, such as the Lapa Rios Lodge in the Osa Penisula, right outside the magnificent Corcovado Nature Reserve, or the Selva verde Rainforest Lodge in Sarapiqui, near the Tortuguero National Park’s sea turtle nesting grounds. The food is good, the people are friendly, and you’ll enjoy adding “Pura Vida!” (“Pure Life” in Spanish), which is the Costa Rican informal motto for how life should be led (Simply, enjoyably), to your vocabulary.

Scandinavia

Encompassing several countries in the northern parts …

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Why Everyone Should Take a Camping Trip to Door County, WI

Why Everyone Should Take a Camping Trip to Door County, WI

Like many people who enjoy camping, we often find places to drive our RV that are close to home, maybe within a few hours. That way we can go for a weekend and not spend a lot of time driving. However, about once a year we decide to load up the motorhome and make the trek to a highly recommended location. This year, that place was Door County, WI.

Not everyone enjoys camping and it often seems that those who love it also have a desire for great scenery. That is exactly what we got when we went to Door County. From rolling hills, to tall bluffs, picturesque sunsets, and miles of trees, Door County has just about every type of landscape you could imagine. Since it sits on a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan it also has some fantastic views of the water along with tons of opportunities for recreational activities.

In addition to the scenery, another reason everyone should visit Door County is the atmosphere. While it is a tourist destination it never felt as if we were surrounded by the hustle and bustle of hundreds of people trying to be in the same place at the same time. Yes, there were times we had to wait for a table or had to go around several blocks to find a place to park, but it still always felt peaceful and relaxing. Everyone visiting was there to unwind and even the tour guides and shop owners seemed to take life at a slower pace.

While it is possible to visit Door County and not be on a camping trip as there are numerous resorts and bed and breakfast locations to choose from, our RV trip was the only way to go for us. Not only was the …

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