Tourism and Italy are synonymous, since Italy is the paradise of history lovers, with more than 3,000 museums, churches and archaeological sites dating from Roman and Greek periods. There are hundreds of places and sites protected by UNESCO and open to tourists. Islands of Italy such as Capri, famous for its romanticism, or Ischia, with thermal springs, are visited and venerated by hundreds of years. Renaissance Movement in art and culture has left behind a precious heritage that can be admire...
India is a country in southern Asia that occupies most of the Indian subcontinent. The name of the country "India" derives from the Old Persian version of the word "Sindhu", the name of the river Indus in Sanskrit. The official texts also use the word "Bharat" (Hindi word derived from the Sanskrit name of an ancient Hindu king, whose history can be found in the Ramayana). A third name, Hindustan, is used since the time of the Mughal Empire and is the most widely used today by most Indians in every...
"How can you lead a country that has two hundred and forty six different kinds of cheese?" (Charles de Gaulle, French president, 1oct 1962). If he were alive today, the General de Gaulle would have had to revise his statement - France now boasts over 400 varieties of cheese, this suggesting to a large extent the country's cultural diversity. Much of its originallity comes from the fact that its territories are found in all major regions of the continent, each with its own personality. Both the diversity of landscape and...