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The main attraction of Croatia are its cities, each of which is beautiful in its own way. An honorable place among them is Zagreb. Once upon a time there were two cities on the site of Zagreb, similar to each other like twin brothers: Kaptola and Hradec. Zagreb formed from these two cities. Do you know that Zagreb is called Little Vienna? And, indeed, walking around this city, it seems that you are in the very heart of Austria. Maybe that’s why the Germans love Zagreb so much ?! In city parks locals and tourists like to gather. This is a great place to relax. Here you can just wander, dream or read a book under the canopy of a centuries-old tree. Continue reading
But what is it – holiday fever is walking on the planet.
From November 1 to the end of December, Finnish shops, contrary to their usual routines, operate on Sundays. According to the pre-Christmas schedule, on the seventh day of the week, Finland’s stores will be open from 12:00 to 21:00, except November 8 (Father’s Day) and December 6 (Independence Day).
The theme of the shops on Sundays is one of the most pressing for the Finnish – and not only – the public. By the end of 2009, a law is expected to be passed, according to which stores can, if desired, serve customers on weekends all year round, and small stores with a sales area of no more than 400 square meters even around the clock. Continue reading
In “Mardi Gras World” is always a carnival. A family contract from New Orleans has created huge moving platforms for the best and largest Mardi Gras parades for 60 years.
The company exhibits its latest designs in a 300,000-square-foot warehouse: a magical world of papier-mâché, fiberglass, plastic and millions of flashing lights, populated by pharaohs, superheroes, fairies, gorillas and many other creatures.
The attraction is quite popular both among tourists and among local residents.
22-year-old Serena Skuse from England shares her impressions of the platforms: “It’s amazing how great and skillful they are! I can’t get to the real Mardi Gras, but I got a great idea of what the carnival looks like. ” Continue reading