Photos of Budapest, the economic, historic, and cultural capital of Hungary, with approximately 2 million inhabitants and approximately 2.7 million visitors per year. Hungarians are proud of what their beautiful capital has to offer and of its contributions to European culture.
Photos of Expo ’98, an official specialized World’s Fair held in Lisbon, Portugal in 1998. The theme of the fair was “The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future”, chosen in part to commemorate 500 years of Portuguese discoveries. The Expo received around 11 million visitors in 132 days, while 155 countries and organizations were represented.
Photos of Lourdes, a large town in the French Pyrenees. It is a global centre of Marian pilgrimage, receiving hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Catholics believe that the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, appeared 18 times at the Grotto to a young girl, St Bernadette Soubirous.
Photos of Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design. Dubbed the City of Light (la Ville Lumière) and Capital of Fashion, it is home to […]
Photos of Biarritz, lying on the Bay of Biscay on the Atlantic coast, in southwestern France, it is adjacent to Bayonne and Anglet and 11 miles (18 km) from the border with Spain. The city is primarily a tourist destination, but still manages to maintain its character and steer clear of tackiness. This is mainly […]
Photos of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal has experienced a renaissance in recent years, with a contemporary culture that is alive and thriving and making its mark in today’s Europe. Perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is one of the rare Western European cities that faces the ocean and uses water as […]