Category: Europe

Latvia Riga Tourist Attractions 2

Latvia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Latvia. Latvia was shaken by high-level economic corruption during the year. In February, the US Treasury Department accused the Latvian big bank ABLV of extensive money laundering, with suspected links, among other...

Kosovo Pristina Tourist Attractions 2

Kosovo 2018

Yearbook 2018 Kosovo. According to Countryaah.com, Pristina is the capital city of Kosovo, a country located in Eastern Europe. The country celebrated its 10th anniversary as an independent nation on February 17, after being...

Italy Rome Tourist Attractions 2

Italy 2018

Yearbook 2018 Italy. The parliamentary elections that took place in the spring dramatically changed Italy’s political landscape. More than anywhere else in Europe, the trend of traditional parties being pushed back in favor of...

Ireland Dublin Tourist Attractions 2

Ireland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Ireland. In the Irish abortion vote on May 25, nearly 70% of voters wanted a change in legislation that is considered one of Europe’s toughest. The old law only allowed abortion when...

Iceland Reykjavik Tourist Attractions 2

Iceland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Iceland. At the New Year, a law on equal pay went into effect. It prohibits employers from giving higher wages to men than to women for equal work. Companies with more than...

Hungary Budapest Tourist Attractions 2

Hungary 2018

Yearbook 2018 Hungary. Prior to the April parliamentary elections, the authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his party Fidesz reinforced the nationalist and anti-immigrant rhetoric. In the EU, he received harsh criticism when he...

Greece Athens Tourist Attractions 2

Greece 2018

Yearbook 2018 Greece. According to Countryaah.com, Athens is the capital city of Greece, a country located in Southern Europe. The Greek economy is doing better, albeit not well. During the year came reports that,...

Germany Berlin Tourist Attractions 2

Germany 2018

Yearbook 2018 Germany. During the year we could see the end of an era. Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in October that she will not run as party leader for the CDU (Christian Democratic Union)...

France Paris Tourist Attractions 2

France 2018

Yearbook 2018 France. Several demonstrations and protests were carried out during the year against President Emmanuel Macron and the economic reforms he underwent during his first year in power. On March 22, tens of...

Finland Helsinki Tourist Attractions 2

Finland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Finland. The world’s happiest people live in Finland, according to the UN annual World Happiness Report. And not only that – the happiest immigrants also live in Finland. In this year’s survey,...

Faroe Islands 2018

Faroe Islands 2018

Yearbook 2018 Faroe Islands. The dissatisfaction with the self-government was great since a new fishing law was adopted before the New Year. In an opinion poll at the beginning of the year, 60% of...

Estonia Tallinn Tourist Attractions 2

Estonia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Estonia. At the beginning of the year, Estonia and Finland presented a joint study that showed that a tunnel can be built between Tallinn and Helsinki by 2040 for a cost equivalent...

Denmark Copenhagen Tourist Attractions 2

Denmark 2018

Yearbook 2018 Denmark. The canning ban and ghetto laws were widely debated and criticized during the year. In February, the Danish government suggested that it would be prohibited to wear burka, niqab or other...

Czech Republic Prague Tourist Attractions 2

Czech Republic 2018

Yearbook 2018 Czech Republic. According to Countryaah.com, Prague is the capital city of Czech Republic, a country located in Eastern Europe. The Czech Republic was hit by a government crisis since the election the...

Croatia Zagreb Tourist Attractions 2

Croatia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Croatia. According to Countryaah.com, Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia, a country located in Southern Europe. Croatia is one of the countries that the European Commission considers to have major economic...

Bulgaria Sofia Tourist Attractions 2

Bulgaria 2018

Yearbook 2018 Bulgaria. In October, investigative TV journalist Viktoria Marinova was found raped and murdered in a park in the city of Ruse. According to Countryaah.com, Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria, a...

Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Tourist Attractions 2

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018

Yearbook 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the October presidential election, three presidents were elected, according to the constitution. For the Bosnian Serbs (Republika Srpska), Milorad Dodik, who is for a split between Bosnia and...

Belgium Brussels Tourist Attractions 2

Belgium 2018

Yearbook 2018 Belgium. It was 20 years in prison for Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor of the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015, when he received his sentence in April in Belgium. The...

Belarus Minsk Tourist Attractions 2

Belarus 2018

Yearbook 2018 Belarus. Opposition politician Andrej Sannikov’s popular internet site charter97.org was blocked by the authorities in January. The country’s information ministry says that the website publishes information that is illegal to disseminate. At...

Austria Vienna Tourist Attractions 2

Austria 2018

Yearbook 2018 Austria. According to Countryaah.com, Vienna is the capital city of Austria, a country located in Western Europe. Austria took over the club of presidents in the EU Council of Ministers on 1...

Andorra Andorra la Vella Tourist Attractions 2

Andorra 2018

Yearbook 2018 Andorra. According to Countryaah.com, Andorra is the capital city of Andorra, a country located in Southern Europe. Andorra is in fourth place in The Lancet’s list of the world’s healthiest countries. The...

Albania Tirana Tourist Attractions 2

Albania 2018

Yearbook 2018 Albania. The European Commission proposed in April that the EU should start membership negotiations with Albania, and in June it was decided that negotiations would begin in 2019. Albania, like Macedonia, is...

Aland 2018

Aland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Aland. The traditional Åland spring hunt for eider cocks, guding, became an issue for the EU during the year. In March, the European Commission drew Finland to the European Court of Justice...

Europe Climate

Europe Climate

Europe has a temperate climate with typical maritime character in the west, but rising continental to the east. A very small area in the southeast has steep climates, some larger areas in the mountains...