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The best amusement parks in Europe

dragon_khan_portaventura-spainEurope have a lot of incredible theme parks, there is always something to offer for everyone, whether you are a hardcore addict rollercoaster or a fan quieter attractions based on moods.
It is impossible to describe the full range of European theme parks in one article, but we would like to introduce some of the most popular. To do this, we selected the 10 best European theme parks based on their performance in number of visitors.

LEGOLAND Windsor
Outside the painful moment when you walk on it, everyone loves LEGO. Lire la suite de cette entrée »

Tourism: Where to find free wifi in Europe

Free wifi coverage was inaugurated in Paris France on Tuesday by the Spanish company GOWEX in forty areas devoted to transportation. In stations, platforms, platforms, square, 66 « hotspots » broadcast « 24H/24 free wireless internet to a megabit per second. » But in terms of the subway, only three underground stations have been entitled.

This is also the case in Europe where the metro stations in European capitals are generally not equipped with terminals offering free wifi to its users, then they are found widely in buses and trains.

While on holiday in Europe, if you do not have a package for international and avoid jumping to the ceiling by receiving your bill, here’s a list of places where you can connect wifi.

– In Spain, the subway does not have wifi but all the public buses of Madrid are equipped with free wireless Internet service, provided by GOWEX and launched in September 2010. Also in the capital, sixty buses serving the surrounding towns are also equipped with free wifi. In Madrid and Barcelona, ​​the tourist double-decker buses are equipped with GOWEX.

– In England, the equipment of several London Underground stations was launched in early June, and should eventually cover some 80 stations. Lire la suite de cette entrée »

10 reasons to visit Malta

Malta is an island bathed in sunlight in the heart of the Mediterranean sea, rich history waiting to be discovered. Let us help you choose!
Visit Malta is like stepping back in the past, the oldest human structures and architecture are part of world heritage. Not only people but also the history and architecture that gives Malta its appeal.

10 reasons to visit Malta

-1 Climate
Malta has a superb climate, the sun shines almost all year round, with temperatures reaching 30 degrees in summer and falling to 15 degrees in winter!

– 2 Story
The Maltese Islands have been affected by the influences of the oldest cultures. What makes them so unique is that their story unfolds before your eyes in every corner, ancient ruins, and paved the strong and the palace, there is something for everyone.
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Why Visit Greece in Europe

Visit Greece and discover what to do in Greece, its sights miss … We chose to focus on the Greek Islands: Corfu, Cyclades (Mykonos and Santorini), Crete and some sites of ancient Greece (Delphi, Corinth, Olympia). Good sightseeing in Greece!

Greece has 6,000 islands and islets divided between the Aegean and Ionian seas. They have a wide variety of coastal landscapes, which are opportunities for resorts: white sand beaches, black or pebble coves or sea caves, lined with dunes or rocks … Cradle of civilization, they are full of archaeological remains of ancient customs and picturesque places to the delight of visitors.

Corfu is the most emblematic of the islands of the Ionian Sea. It is also the territory to the west of Greece. Corfu town – overlooking the sea – is surrounded by a double fortress, built by the Byzantines and strengthened during the Venetian occupation. Famous, the vast esplanade that bridges the gap between the city and the old fortress consists of a median strip of greenery and topped by an arcaded gallery (built on the model of the Rue de Rivoli, the early eighteenth century). Lire la suite de cette entrée »

The Champs-Elysees: the most expensive shopping street in Europe

The Champs-Elysees in Paris in 2011 is again the most expensive shopping street in Europe, ahead of New Bond Street in London, and retained its fifth place worldwide, according to the annual survey of real estate consultant company Cushman & Wakefield on Thursday.

The rental value of the Champs-Elysees was up 5.3% over the last twelve months 7364 euros per square meter per year, ahead of New Bond Street, who was dethroned in 2010, but the increase was smaller this years, from 4.3% to 6901 euros per m2/year, which descends from the fourth to sixth place.

« In contrast to the decrease of 9.5% recorded last year, » the increase in rental value of the Champs-Élysées « sign a comeback of the most beautiful avenue in the world, recently hosted several openings and significant transactions « the study says, referring to the scheduled arrival of the British chain Marks and Spencer and the American clothing brand Banana Republic.
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More and more passengers on the Eurostar between France and England

The Rail company Eurostar reported on Wednesday a further increase in its turnover and its customers in the first half, in the wake of last year where she had already recorded a significant growth of its business.

The company, whose high-speed trains linking Paris ( France ) and Brussels ( Belgium ) to London ( England ) via the Channel Tunnel, said in a statement that its sales had increased by 4% in the first six months of the year to 421 million pounds (about 481 million euros) for a number of passengers increased by 3% to 4.7 million.

Eurostar said that this performance is « particularly strong » when taking into account the fact that its business was boosted in the spring of 2010 by the disruption of air traffic, related to Icelandic volcanic ash.

The company had circulated 70 extra trains to compensate for the drop in air traffic, which had represented more than 100,000 customers. Excluding this exceptional event, sales of the first half of 2011 reflected an increase of 12%, she assures. Lire la suite de cette entrée »

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