Europe

France – An introduction

France is the second largest country in Europe after Ukraine. Geographically located in Western Europe, it is surrounded by countries like Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Andorra. French is the major language in the country. Paris is the capital and also the largest commercial centre in France. Some of the other large cities […]

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Brussels

Brussels is a truly multicultural, multilingual and diverse city. Brussels is not only the capital of Belgium, but also the de facto capital of The European Union and the headquarters of NATO. Although French and Flemish Dutch are the two main languages spoken in the city, 27% of the Brussels population are foreign citizens who […]

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Grand Place – Travelling back to Medieval Europe

Strolling along the cobbled path on a beautiful summer evening with light live music playing, taking in the sights and sounds, beautiful aroma of fries and waffles and an overall festive atmosphere. The above is a typical description of Grand Place, a beautiful large square in the centre of Brussels. The Grand place includes various […]

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Atomium – What exactly is it?

If you are driving around the Heysel Plateau in Brussels, you might come across a strange structure. It has large round capsules connected by rods or pipes. This is in fact a structure known as the Atomium and the description even though crude, is exactly how it comes across to an average citizen who does […]

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