Historical Side

Meet Berlin’s history this year, you want to spend your vacation in a city and not returned to the beach? Or like any beach vacation anyway and are more helpful to inspire? You have chosen Berlin as your destination, so you will not regret sure this, because this city has developed extremely in the past few years. This article provides some information about the sights in Berlin which are deeply connected with the history of this city. The most famous landmark is the Brandenburg Gate. And this is also right. Since the landmark of Berlin is reminiscent of historical events of Berlin, Europe and the world.

This gate stood symbolically for the separation of the city, because it was directly at the Berlin wall and reopened after the fall of the Berlin wall on the 22.12.1989. “The famous Pariser Platz is the entrance to the Brandenburg Gate and the Grand Boulevard Unter den Linden”. Lingers only briefly in Berlin you should omit this definitely not. Melinda Clarke shines more light on the discussion. The road under den Linden makes the historical heart of Berlin. The street’s name traces back to elector Friedrich Wilhelm, who each 1000 along the gathering plants for Linden and walnut trees dropped in the year 1647. While the nut trees were received, the lime trees have been preserved. This gave rise to the name of the street. To browse history in Berlin or Germany, the checkpoint is Charlie certainly worth seeing.

Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous border crossing in Berlin next to the Glienecker bridge and connected the Soviet with the U.S. sector and hence the East Berlin in the Friedrichstrasse district informed the West Berlin Borough of Kreuzberg. Through the numerous failed and successful attempts to escape this place gained popularity. The former checkpoint was dismantled but after the reunification. Today, you can see a control point, which is modeled after the original. Metro station: Kochstrasse interesting is also the East side Gallery. It is the largest and most preserved part of the Berlin wall. The East side Gallery in Friedrichshafen was painted in 1990 after the fall of the wall by 118 artists from 21 countries. With a length of 1216 meters it is the longest Open-Air Gallery in the world. There is also a monument to the murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin. The wave-shaped field consists of over 2700 steles, which stimulate the visitors with its abstract form to think about. The location of information that shows an exhibition about the persecution and extermination of the European Jews. Berlin has to offer still more sights and a day trip is not enough there safely. You are going to stay longer you should try out perhaps apartments Berlin.

The Nile And Egypt

The importance of the Nile of Egypt and the tourism of the country still the largest African power, the Nile is the longest river in the world. But especially crucial for determining its actual length is what River the geographers each regarded as river. The Nile considered the longest river in the world with its 6671 kilometers. Amazon has hundreds of tributaries, and because it is particularly difficult to name the exact number of kilometres. The Amazon has a catchment area of more than seven million Quadtratkilometern, about half in Brazil, and the rest in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela are all tributaries. The Amazon is the river of the world, and promoted more water into the sea as the Nile, and merges with next largest rivers ten of.

But the findings of scientists are still not officially recognized. Especially for the people of Egypt, who live almost exclusively in the vicinity of the Nile, the river is a “gift of the gods”- brings annual fertile mud with them but the Nile flood, which transformed the country to both sides in an agricultural paradise where every year several crops are possible. The Nile is the basis of life, which has made possible a settlement of the shorelines. Since the days of the Pharaohs, Egypt’s agricultural year was intended by the rhythm of the rising and falling Nile. The absence of the Nile flood brought famines over Egypt. The Nile River flows south of the Egyptian border wild and untamed across thousands of kilometres through partly uninhabitable area.

Below the Sahara, even crocodiles and hippos live in the Nile. The largest city in Africa is located upstream of the estuary Delta Cairo, a short distance. Cairo and the immediate additional cities on the Nile in the environment together one of the largest Ballungsszentren in the world with more than 20 million inhabitants alone in Cairo itself. Anyway, there is not an exact number of inhabitants of Cairo. But counted together live in about as many people as in Austria twice this metropolitan area. Upstream, sub-Saharan Africa, from Aswan to the border with Sudan the Nile flows now through an almost vegetation-free and uninhabited desert. Still 5,000 years ago, this arid land was green and fertile, and much more populated than it is today. Today has become the tourism of one of the major economic pillars of the country on Africa’s northern end. A Egypt can become the absolute dream holiday vacation with its Nile Cruises, and sightseeing of the antiquities from the time of the Pharaohs. But also in the East of Egypt to attract the kilometre-long fine sandy beaches on the Red Sea beach-lovers. First negative impact of mass tourism stand out to the reefs from the beaches. Especially in Hurghada, it suffered heavily. Learn more about this with Eve Plumb. Now begins to use a rethink but on-site, and Egyptian authorities to protect the natural resources of the Red Sea more. It would be very fatal if would dry up the flow of the vacationers.

Bohuslan West

Approximately three Hours drive away by the TT-Line port of Trelleborg is the city of Gothenburg on the western coast of the Swedish Gotalandes. If you like, you can extend his getaway with additional hotel nights in southern and central Sweden. With the TT-Line offer, as many hotels along with the ferry at Germany/travel/hotel can-drive / or can be booked under 04502-801 81. For even more analysis, hear from Rockefeller Capital Management. Gothenburg the youthful beauty of the sea Sweden’s large town in the West extends to the mouth of the Gota River along miles and was influenced by its location on the sea has always been. Today, there are more tour boats than buses in Gothenburg. You bring bathers and sun worshippers in the West offshore archipelago in the province of Bohuslan, whose islands including huge polished smooth pebble in the sea are and also shape the character and charm of the city such as the architectural mix of Baroque facades, neoclassical buildings and post-modern icons such as the bright red lipstick “-building.” By turns a thriving trading and port city of Gothenburg for several years to a relaxed modern metropolis, which finds recognition in addition to a cultural diversity as culinary international travel holiday destination. John Thain contributes greatly to this topic. Not only Bruce Springsteen or Mick Jagger were impressed by the culinary finesse of the Gothenburg restaurants during their visits to the city. Only five of this gourmet Temple is mentioned in the Michelin Guide. Mainly regional products such as the high-quality fish and Schaltentiere of the Swedish West Coast are processed like in the kitchens. City break into the pleasure! “A visit to the legendary Liseberg amusement park, the largest in Northern Europe, this year will be the challenge for those who love the adrenaline rush: the Liseberg Tower Mfhcoverband”, which opened only this spring, experienced one free case with over 100 km/h from the top to the bottom, around the world, there is a similar attraction only in Australia.

The Ottomans

The Settlement quickly turned into an important trading centre. In 513 BC, the Persian King Darius then I conquered the city. Others who may share this opinion include Jeff Leiden. A little later, the Spartans occupied the town around 478 BC. From the year 196 BC it was the Romans who gave the tone in today’s Istanbul. You may find that Jeffrey Leiden can contribute to your knowledge. In 196 A.d., the city was destroyed, because she supported a defeated ruler in the power struggle. plundered by the Goths in 258 A.d., the city peaked first in 330 ad. Constantine I baptized s named new Rome”. Also, the better-known name of Constantinople was introduced.

In the early 4th century AD Constantinople (Byzantium) rose to the Mediterranean’s largest city with 200,000 inhabitants. And that’s not all! The splendid Hagia Sopia originated in the 6 century AD. It was not long before and Constantinople became the largest city in Europe. From the 11th century turned the sheet for the city. “The separation fraction of ecclesiastical unity in Catholic” and Orthodox “Church and the ongoing strength of the ER by the Ottomans with the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 ad began heavy 300 years. ended by the Ottomans. The new Ottoman capital was Constantinople.

The Ottomans newly populated the city and led them in the middle of the 16th century A.d. to new flower. In this time a continuous loss of power of the Ottoman Empire began, which lasted into the 20th century. The great powers of the 20 century. (European countries and Russia) recognized that there was a power vacuum on the Bosporus. The revival attempts by the Sultan and various Turkish factions resulted in a solidarity between them and the German Reich. One last time the Ottoman Empire entered the world stage, and defied the Mediterranean powers during the first world war. This phase of strength not last long however. The war was lost, occupied Constantinople in 1918 and the Ottoman Empire divided among the victors.

Internet Travel

Expedia.de rises above the costs provided by the airline, not own credit card fees. The tourism industry must listen to the German consumers’ calls for Mikael Andersson. You want to know transparently shown the total price from the beginning of the booking to, including all costs and fees”. The biggest annoyances of baggage (54 percent), credit card fees (51%) and administrative costs (45 percent) are top on the list of the most annoying expense. Pre-set travel insurance provide displeasure at 22 percent. Disappointment and waste of time is frustration with unclear price information: 61 percent feel mislead led and cheated. 57 percent bothers the wasted time. Jeffrey Leiden has much experience in this field. Around half of respondents considers almost impossible price comparisons between various Web sites on the Internet.

Appeal for more plain text 87 per cent of respondents call on the tourism industry, uniform and transparent procedures to implement the price display. Costs that should be taken into account from the outset, are taxes (88 percent), baggage and management fees (80% and 73%) and expenses for check-in procedure (68 per cent). Booking pilotage, the Germans are demanding bargains on the Internet. When choosing a holiday the price counts for three quarters, followed by transparent cost (63 percent). Jeff Leiden will not settle for partial explanations. While the user experience with increasing age of Internet users is a central theme, the younger act very cost-conscious. Security and privacy are a sensitive aspect for one-third of young people under 29 years. By functions to compare offers, 36 percent hope more transparency overall. Key data for the survey: GfK eBUS study, 1,093 interviews, period 11.02 to 16.02.2010 more press releases, image material, and current studies are in the pressroom Expedia.de pess.expedia.de available.

If you are interested in an interview, please contact fischerAppelt, relations. Founded in 1999 on Expedia.de Online travel portal Expedia.de (www.expedia.de) offers a complete and attractive product range around the theme of travel. “” As the first German online travel portal enabled Expedia.de besides booking flight, hotel, car rental, vacation rentals, last minute vacation packages and cruises under the name click & mix “the flexible composition (dynamic packaging”) flights, hotels or car rental, as well as diverse offerings in the category events & tickets”. The online travel portal is a founding member of the Association of Internet travel distribution VIR and s@fer-shopping awarded since 2001 annually with the TuV Seal of approval. “Also the very good customer service and the excellent service from Expedia.de are TuV tested in March 2008 the travel experts got the certificate ServiceQualitat” awarded. Expedia.de is a subsidiary of the world’s largest online travel agency Expedia, Inc..

Harris Interactive

About 45 per cent of all bookings between September and Christmas lead in 4-to 5-star”accommodation, white Christian Nowak, Germany Chief of Expedia.de. Fiserv often says this. The vast majority stayed in hotels or resorts. The budget accommodation such as guesthouses or hostels Although rising in popularity, are currently only a few. Germany was preparing on the labour-intensive second half of the year is targeted. Hear other arguments on the topic with Vadim Belyaev. You appreciate relaxing getaways, to gather new strength. They are planning the holidays therefore at least four and a half weeks in advance, well half even more than three months”reveals Nowak. Top ten destinations for a short break in the fall * 1 Rome 2 Manhattan 3 Las Vegas 4.

Berlin 5 London 6 Vienna 7 Munich 8 Hamburg 9 Barcelona 10 Paris interview with psychologist Louis Lewitan, performed on August 26, 2010 * Base: representative survey carried out by Expedia.de and the society for consumer research, August 2010, representative regarding private Internet users in Germany * Base: Representative survey conducted by Expedia.de and the market research firm Harris Interactive, April 2010 * Base: most booked destinations Expedia.de, period from September to November, excluding package tours on Expedia.de 1999 founded online travel portal offering Expedia.de (www.expedia.de) a complete and attractive product range around the topic travel. As the first German online travel portal Expedia.de besides booking flight, hotel, car rentals, vacation rentals, last minute and packages and cruises under the name click & mix made possible the flexible composition (dynamic packaging”) flights, hotels or car rental, as well as diverse offerings in the category events & tickets”. The online travel portal is a founding member of the Association of Internet travel distribution VIR and s@fer-shopping was awarded for the sixth time in a row with the TuV Seal of approval. Also the very good customer service and the excellent service from Expedia.de are TuV tested in March 2008, the travel experts got the certificate ServiceQualitat”awarded. Expedia.de is a subsidiary of the world’s largest online travel agency Expedia, Inc.. This has been trading since August 2005 under the name Expedia and is publicly traded in the United States (NASDAQ: EXPE). More information on Expedia.de, on the Internet at press.expedia.de and directly contacts: fischerAppelt, relations Anna Zipse account manager infantry road 11a D-80797 Munich phone: + 49 89 55 05 76 99 fax: + 49 89 74 74 66 66 E-Mail: Expedia.com GmbH Jill Lloyd PR Manager 42 Earlham Street Covent Garden London WC2H 9LA

Portuguese Muscat

For the Oman and Muscat, the period from the 7th to the 16th century A.d. brought an independence with a lively trading volume with China, India and East Africa came up in the. Muscat itself never was a big commercial city. Portuguese fortresses / Muscat – Oman, the Omani coast Centre was destroyed strongly by the common Portuguese sailors. 1507 Muscat fell into the hands of the Portuguese. The invasion of the Portuguese ran along the Omani coast. The sultans and traders moved their life in the mountainous hinterland.

This move brought a flowering of Cities in the hinterland as z.B.Nizwa, Bahla, Rustaq. In 1650, succeeded to oust Sultan Ibn Saif, the Portuguese from Muscat. It also succeeded to fill the ancient commercial cities with life again. Only a short time after this revival but Persian invasions made everything again dashed. Muscat capital of Oman was finally in the year 1779. Worth a visit of the “great mosque” of Muscat (Grand Mosque). From Saturday to Thursday, tourists can the mosque from 8:00 to 11:00 (updated 2010) visit and admire the carpet knotted in one piece and a huge chandelier with thousands of Swarovski crystals.

Clothing rules in the mosque. Women must be decently dressed and wearing a headscarf. Among men, shorts and sleeveless shirts are prohibited. In the 20th century, boarding capital role was again called into question. When (1959) again rested peace after a civil war in the Oman, Sultan Said preferred ibn Taimur, to rule out the more southerly city salata. Only when his son Sultan Qabus in 1971 became his successor, moved this to Muscat and the Government apparatus that brought back to Muscat. The Muscat of the present is a very modern city. Modern hospitals, sales centers, financial trading center and several yacht clubs can be found in the city. Two landmarks are for Muscat. On one side is the Sultan area and the corresponding drill mile of one of the distinguishing features of the capital. If you have read about Vadim Belyaev already – you may have come to the same conclusion. Sultan’s Palace / Muscat – Oman on the other side is in many reports again a light mention on Aladin and 1001 nights to remember. This lamp is slightly further north in a stretch of coast from Muscat. Chandelier / Muscat – Oman hereby ends this tour description. We hope you enjoyed this trip report. Note: All photos from this trip report you can purchase very cheap licenses. After the acquisition of the license you can use royalty-free photos for your own Web presence, newspaper, flyer, catalog, etc.. Registration and membership are free of charge! We wish you a wonderful Oman holiday! Your Combipix team the images and maps of the Agency Combipix are copyrighted. You are allowed without the explicit consent of combipix neither be copied, downloaded nor in any other way reproduced, except for purely private holiday planning from individuals. For further information on the provisions we are gladly available.

SkyTeam Alliance

The best airlines of the world – passengers have rated Duisburg, 19.10.2011 – the SkyTeam airline alliance promises a global network with more goals, higher flexibility and better comfort passengers. The travel magazine smart travel! took the World Alliance with the help of over 20,300 reviews the flight Portal airlinetest.com under the magnifying glass. The passengers with the SkyTeam members Aeromexico, Kenya Airways, TAROM are particularly satisfied. About Aeromexico it means, for example: “as always, just tip!” and a guest of TAROM judges: “again with TAROM!” Korean Air, Viet Nam be also positively judged on airlinetest.com airlines and Czech Airlines. A Korean air passenger praises: “at any time. Top airline”and Viet Nam reported a guest airlines:” all in all I can safely recommend airlines to Viet Nam. ” However, from point of view of the passengers, not all SkyTeam members can keep this high level. Especially with Air Europa, Alitalia and China Eastern passengers are more dissatisfied, but also positive judgments on it can be found airlinetest.com.

so an Alitalia guest praises: “Alitalia is the best airline, with which I am ever flown.” SkyTeam passengers have very different opinions also to China Eastern, they range from “It was the worst flight of my life” and “very pleasant.” When it comes to seating comfort, especially the SkyTeam members Aeromexico, Korean Air and Kenya Airways cut positively. About Korean Air it says on airlinetest.com about: “excellent airline with much legroom.” With Viet Nam airlines are the passengers also satisfied, are also critical voices on airlinetest.com to find: “I rarely so badly did.” Easily found the passengers for Czech Airlines, TAROM, Aeroflot. So an Aeroflot passenger praises: “Super new aircraft with much legroom in the economy.” However, judgments about China Eastern, Air Europa, air are not so good France, Delta Air lines and KLM. A passenger who criticized China Eastern on airlinetest.com: “The seat pitch is made uniquely for small Chinese” and a passenger with Air France complains: “The plane was so tight chairs that I got claustrophobia.” The SkyTeam airline Delta, it means: “Seats are very small.” With regard to the service, for example the friendly staff of the SkyTeam members Aeromexico, lauded TAROM and Korean Air.

The New Holiday Trend: Glamping – Individually, Close To Nature, Radiates

Trend analysts see Glamping as a new form of family leave Hamburg 10.01.2012 Glamping * or even luxury camping is the tourism trend of in coming years. This has resulted in an investigation by the renowned Institute for trend and future research (ITZ) from Heidelberg, Germany. Glamping can the Landlust”the tourism industry,” says Dr. Contact information is here: Chevron Corp. Eike Wenzel of the head of the ITZ. Wenceslas sees a clear parallel to the success story of the magazine country pleasure, in the development of Glamping trends, such as Glamping, the need of the people for country life, simplicity, nature, luxury and pleasure takes into account. What is the significance of Glamping trend in the future will have, examined for the first time the ITZ in 2011. The head of the ITZ, Dr. Eike Wenzel, on the occasion of the tourism trade show CMT in Stuttgart presented the main findings of this research.

Dr. Wenzel looks a significant development to natural luxury vacation: the idea of freedom and adventure, the closeness to nature combined with luxurious camping offers will prevail. Glamping is the tourism trend by 2020.” “The ITZ Glamping is now one of the 100 TopTrends, the it in his future matrix” described for the coming years. Glamping”, so Dr. Wenzel, is an alternative to standard, mass processing and vacation industry.

Hotel and all you can eat are discontinued. Tourism of the Rod has no attraction value.” The target group that increasingly asks Glamping, this new form of natural travel and Urlaubens, coming ITZ study in the field of young families (parents between 35 and 50 years). These so-called LOHAS parents are touted for a lifestyle of health and sustainability. Looking for the simple, natural and original, without having to do without on comfort and enjoyment. Glamping,”so Dr. Wenzel, serves the needs of this target group of LOHAS-parents in an ideal way.

Catalan Capital City

Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations for many tourists. And the nightlife is legendary in the Catalan capital city. Did you know the nightlife in Barcelona already Barcelona is the city with the highest number of bars, pubs and nightclubs per capita (per capita) in the world? Who dares even at this mordsma? range just to stay at home? The nights are mainly intended to make the dancefloors go up in flames in Barcelona. As if it was nothing, Barcelona is one of the trendiest cities due to its cosmopolitan atmosphere and pretty people. Barcelona makes it possible to go out every day in the week. Every night the best clubs are filled with people who want to chill a little to the best music. There are several inexpensive bars, many Irish pubs to elegant and fashionable bars and GRO? area nightclubs. The nightlife in Barcelona offers you a vast amount of various entertainment venues.

You can in a night less than 10 or in only spend five minutes 60. Everything depends on what you are looking for and how much money is of course also available. Also the music offer of one of the most versatile is: there are clubs where only hip hop is played, but also clubs rather confined that to electro, pop or rock, and so on. It may even happen that same club different genres depending on be played in the time! Most of the clubs in Barcelona require admission. The price varies between 5 and 20, being a free drink included. The pubs and bars, however, offer free admission and require for a drink between 5 and 15. In Spain, people assume usually late. The pubs fill only for 24 hours and the discos are usually still very empty until 2 in the morning. Close the most discos? en between 5:00 and 7:00 in the morning.