Country of little Mountains and efficiency, Switzerland is one of Europe’s most appealing destinations.
Wedged neatly between Germany, Austria, France, and Italy, Switzerland melds the best of whole worlds and adds a healthy dose of chocolate, cowbells, and cable cars.
Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands.
Slovenia, country in central Europe that was part of Yugoslavia for most of the 20th century. Slovenia is a small but topographically diverse country made up of portions of four major European geographic landscapes—the European Alps, the karstic Dinaric Alps, the Pannonian and Danubian lowlands and hills, and the Mediterranean coast.
Easily accessible mountain passes (now superseded by tunnels) through Slovenia’s present-day territory have long served as routes for those crossing the Mediterranean and transalpine regions of Europe
Japan is an island country that is located in East Asia. The country is technically an archipelago, and is comprised of more than 6800 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyusha and they make up approximately 97% of Japan’s land area.
Beautiful Senja is Norway's second largest island, located far above the Arctic Circle. Here you are greeted by an awe-inspiring mix of sea, mountains, beaches, fishing villages and inland areas, all within a few hours drive. The Oceanside of the island is precipitous with sculptural rocks and colourful fishing villages in sheltered coves. The inland is filled with mountains, lakes and forests, and the mainland-facing coast sports unexpectedly green fields.
The Netherlands is a charming small country in the low-lying river delta of northwestern Europe. Its landscape of famously flat lands, much of it reclaimed from the sea, is dotted with windmills, blooming tulip fields and picturesque villages. With over 17 million people living in a relatively small area, this is a densely populated modern European country. Still, even the largest of its cities have retained a rather laid-back small-town atmosphere and many are packed with historic heritage.
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5 interesting facts about Sydney
- The population of Sydney is just over 5 million people! The median age of these Sydney-siders is 36 years of age.
- The architect for the Syndey Opera House only won £5,000 for the design of the world renown building.
- Other than English, Chinese and Arabic are very popular languages spoken in Sydney.
- World famous landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge is nicknamed ‘The Coat Hanger.’ It is the tallest steel arch bridge and the widest long-span bridge in the world.
- Sydney experiences warm summers, and moderately cold winters. In the winter months, the temperature rarely drops below freezing, and snow is even more unlikely.