Paul McCartney

Concert photo of Paul McCartney

Known best for being part of the infamous Beatles, Paul McCartney became an incredibly successful solo musician. Paul was born in Liverpool, England in 1942 and has been a part of the unyielding success story of the Beatles back in 1960s. Paul and the Beatles He has been influenced by music since an early age and has had the support of his father who encouraged him to learn new instruments. When he was 15 years old he met John Lennon and they together formed a band called the Quarrymen. It was…

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Denmark

Photo of ariel view of Copenhagen at night

Denmark as a place of commercePeninsula in northwest part of Europe featuring many islands which most of them are on the eastern side just about 15 kilometers from Sweden’s coast. Denmark has an important geographical position that connects important routes from its south neighbor Germany over the bridges towards Sweden and Finland. Old kingdom in modern times The country is home to almost 5.5 million inhabitants. Denmark is the oldest kingdom in the world and relatively small, but it’s also the country with the highest living standard in the world.…

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Greece

Photo of the beautiful shore of Santorini

The start of Western civilization Greece is one of the oldest countries with evidence putting it back even before 1400 B.C. It is situated in southeast part of Europe, and landlocked in the north by Bulgaria, Macedonia and Albania. The country is found at the center-point where Europe, Asia and Africa meet. Since ancient times Greece has been known as Hellas and is today an extremely popular destination because of its rich history and beautiful nature. Because of the long history of the country, Greece is looked upon as a start of…

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Joe Cocker

Image of Joe Cocker

Undeniable legend Joe cocker was one of the most recognized English musicians. He was famous for his rough voice that brought something beautiful to every song he performed. Joe Cocker unfortunately passed away in 2014 due to lung cancer, but we all remember him as someone very special. He was for sure one of the top soul and rock voices that left behind some amazing songs that inspire us in our everyday lives. A man with a voice to remember Joe Cocker was born in 1944 in the city of…

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Italy

Cradle of western civilization Found in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy is one of the most romantic and history rich countries in the world. Perhaps it is best known to the world because it was once the seat of the largest empire on earth called Rome. Today Italy is nothing short of a magnificient country, beauty and life at every corner. It is home to some of the finest artistic relics which can be enjoyed in the many galleries and museums, world famous cuisine, latest fashion trends and…

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Canada

Photo of the city of Toronto, Canada

Scarcely populated but immensely beautiful Found in the northern region of North America, Canada ranks as the 4th biggest country by land in the world. Canada is roughly the same size as North America, but only has about 35 million inhabitants while North American population exceeds 316 million people. This gives us the idea of how scarcely populated Canada really is, but at the same time it’s nature is incredibly diverse. Mountains, deserts and rainforests, Canada has it all Canada’s landscape ranges from the the beautiful Rocky Mountains to vast…

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France

Photo of the Eiffel Tower

Majestic and unspoiled Sharing borders with Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, and also with the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, North Sea and the English Channel, France is one of the top and most diverse destinations in Europe. A peak into France France is famous for being one of the most prosperous economies in the world and has the population of just under 70 million people. The country has many off land territories such as the beautiful Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean or the Caribbean Guadeloupe and that’s why…

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Belgium

Picture of Belgium, Dinant from river

Mix of old and new Belgium is a smaller country in the western part of the Europe being separated from the United Kingdom only with small portion of the Atlantic Ocean and the famous Canal. Belgium is a kingdom but also a parliamentary democracy. Portraits of kings and queens aren’t visible only at museums but also in many different places like palaces, castles, books, posters, even on their stamps, coins and on different kinds of sweets. Belgium blends the old with the new and there is a huge choice of castles,…

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Netherlands

A place of culture Holland or the Netherlands, is the country located in the western part of Europe landlocked by Germany to the east and Belgium to the south and the North Sea to the north. The distance between Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands, is only 360 kilometres from the London city, the capital of England. More internationally known as Holland, the country is a well known place for many people trying to relax in a more pristine environment without the hustle and bustle of many overpopulated countries. Walking down the…

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Grid 2

Sequel to the legendary racing game Race Driver: GRID. Grid 2 was made and published by Codemasters, a software company that is located in Warwickshire, England. Codemasters are known for some of their legendary games such as DIRT 3, DIRT Rally, GRID Autosport and many others. Grid 2 stands out as one of the best high-octane racing games that takes driving to a whole new level. The game features new and improved EGO engine, the engine that powers DIRT 3 and is one of the best looking racing experiences you can…

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Portugal

A country with a strong past Located in the most western part of Europe and landlocked by Spain to the east and the great Atlantic Ocean to the west. About 1300 kilometres from its shore, the group of islands of the Azores and Madeira also falls under Portugal republic. Portugal is one of those countries with a very vibrant past as many nations have fought over it for nearly all of its existence, and its understandable why. Although small Portugal is a place of stunning views, exquisite nature and simple yet…

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