Day: November 16, 2021

Austria Vienna

Austria: Albertina Museum in Vienna

  With around 65,000 drawings and more than a million old master prints, the Albertina is a mightily impressive collection of art. Located in the Innere Stadt (First District) of Vienna, Austria, it houses one of the largest and most important print rooms in the world with more modern graphic works, photographs and architectural drawings.   […]

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Gaia Portugal

Portugal has opened its first dog park

The 800-square-meter Park’Animal is the product of Mariana Carvalho’s proposal for “a leisure zone where animals may have fun and get some exercise, free of leashes,” according to a statement from the Câmara de Gaia. It contains “various entertainment elements for the animals” and “a walled area to prevent escapes,” according to the municipality, which […]

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Greece

Greece: Mykonos and Santorini to become sustainable tourism destinations

According to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias, the Greek Ministry of Tourism is preparing a special study to establish more sustainable tourism practices for the country’s two tourism “family brands”: Mykonos and Santorini. In an interview with the Greek newspaper VIMA, Kikilias said the study follows the government’s goal of making Greece a sustainable tourism destination. Enjoyed […]

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Madeira Portugal

Portugal: First direct flight from New York to Madeira

As Madeira authorities have confirmed, Madeira will receive its first direct flight from the United States on November 29th. In addition, weekly flights from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to Funchal, the capital of Madeira, will begin on November 29th. This will also help the tourism industry recover in the ongoing COVID 19 […]

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Germany

Covid-19 rates rise sharply to highest in Germany

On Monday, Germany set a new record for the number of cases reported in the previous week, as cold weather forces more people indoors and vaccine attempts falter, repositioning Europe as the pandemic’s epicenter. This fourth wave of infection is posing a challenge to a government in transition, with three parties trying to form the […]

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Italy

Air pollution deaths in Europe are worse in Italy

According to a report released on Monday by the European Environment Agency, Italy is among the worst performers in the EU when it comes to mortality caused by air pollution. According to the report, Italyranked first in the world in terms of premature fatalities caused by nitrogen dioxide (NO2) exposure in 2019, with 10,640 deaths, […]

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