Ireland

Ireland sits west of United Kingdom, north of Spain and south of Iceland. The country is famed for its unspoiled nature and beautiful sights. In fact so much that it has became to be known as Emerald Island. What’s important to understand is that Northern Ireland is a part of United Kingdom with its capital Dublin while the Irish Republic’ main city is Belfast. The island as a whole has been populated for over 9000 years and at the beginning of the 9th century many Viking invaders from today’s Norway,…

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Slovakia

Slovakia is mid-European country on border between east and west. It is landlocked between Poland to the north, Austria and Czech to the west, Hungary to the south and Ukraine to the east. Geographically we can say it lies in the heart of Europe. Slovakia is known to be very rich with natural treasures. It is a relatively small country and home to around 6 million people. Smaller than Czech and Croatia and just little bigger then Denmark. Sometimes foreigners confuse Slovakia with Slovenia, but this is understandable as they are…

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Russia

It’s hard to talk about big countries of the world and not mention Russia, the biggest one of them all. If you would glue United States and Australia together then it would be roughly as big as Russia. Home to about 145 million people it consists of 1/8 of earth’s surface. Interestingly enough, Russia shares its borders with more countries than any other place China, North Korea, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Estonia are just some of them. Make sure you set your watch right before heading to Russia because it stretched across…

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Sweden

Biggest of the Nordic countries and landlocked between Norway and Finland, The Kingdom of Sweden with its almost 10 million inhabitants is a special place in Europe. The history of Sweden goes back more then 10.000 years, with the melting of the ice caps in Scandinavia. Tribes that hunted for raindeer migrated from Siberia and Central Europe into Sweden. But ok, that is really long ago and surely not interesting as the famous Vikings. Everybody heard about Vikings and the Norse mithology. Home of them both is Sweden and today…

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Life Is Strange

What if every choice you do in game would affect the next moment? What if you decisions would have consequences and you couldn’t just speed through the game without leaving a heavy impact on every game character? To all those who ask, yes, Life Is Strange is exactly that kind of game. Developed by Dontnod Entertainment, a small studio based in Paris, France consisting of industry professionals who are trying to make a new take on gaming with projects like Remember Me and Vampyr. A game like no other Life Is…

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Costa Rica

Landlocked between Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, The Caribbean Sea to the northeast and the South Pacific Ocean to the South, Costa Rica is a beautiful South American country. Looking back over 500 years ago, Costa Rica (or in translation -Rich Coast) was discovered by the famous explorer from Spain, Christopher Columbus. The country has for many years been under the radar of travelers but for the last few decades Costa Rica is gaining much popularity. This is mostly due to the fact that nature here is…

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Brazil

Brazil is one of the biggest countries in the world by size and with 200 millions of population also 6th biggest in this ranking. It is the most important country in Latin America and it lies on the eastern side of it, with 7.500 kilometers of coast line with Pacific Ocean. Brazil has lots of big cities, like Rio de Janeiro, known for its amazing carnival, the capital of Brasilia and others, but most populated of them all is Sao Paolo, where over 10% of population is living in metropolitan…

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Bolivia

Bolivia looks pretty small on the map if you make a comparison to Brazil or Argentina but with its 1 million square kilometers, it climbs in the top 30 largest states in the world with ease. It is also larger then Egypt and much larger then Turkey. But the country lies in the area which was never heavily populated, so it has only around 10 million of inhabitants, which is the size of Greece or Belgium. Bolivia along with Paraguay, is the only landlocked country in South America. It can…

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