It is difficult to cover each and every part of Europe, so I will touch on some less known facts quickly.
Austria, a small country in Europe, has a rich heritage. It is home to international flavors called the Wiener Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel. Belgium, situated in northwest Europe, is a free country. It is one of the founding members of the European Union. Belgium is the source of origin of many Flemish painters and artists. Belgium is famous for its chocolates all over the world. Czech Republic is world famous for its meat cuisine. Bulgaria, one of the oldest nations of Europe, counts for the major export of food and wines. Folk music is the trade mark of this nation. Did you know that Cyprus is known as the island of Aphrodite? People believe that the goddess of love and beauty was born here. Cyprus is the juncture between Europe and Asia.
Denmark is a beautiful country with magnificent natural harbors and many other water bodies. Denmark introduced the concept of open sandwiches which are enjoyed world wide now. Sweden, situated in northern Europe, has a beautiful long coastline. Slovakia is well known for its beautifully varying topography characterized by the beautiful Alps, the Pannonian plain, the Mediterranean and the Dinaric area. Slovakia is well known for the Carpathian Mountains.
Romania is world famous for its sumptuous cuisine. Poland is rich in minerals like iron, zinc, copper and cobalt. Portugal, a country rich in history and culture, has stunning Oriental influences in architecture and art. Portugal is world famous for symbolizing art and culture. Malta is a beautiful island popular for golf resorts. Netherlands has great history of painters. Luxemburg produces large percentage of European beer. Lithuania specializes in culinary skills like cold beet soup and potato dumplings puffy with meat. Latvia is characterized for the Latvian bacon pies. Estonia is the original home to many famous people like the Kalevipoeg and Jaan Kross.
Finland, a snowy country is world famous for the patriotism imbibed in the citizens. It is also the place for you, if you are fond of winter sports. Ireland is marked with the beauty of the Blasket islands, Cliffs of Moher, Newgrange and Dublin Zoo. Hungary is known as the musical country. Greece is home to many European scholars. Greece has played an important part in European civilization, culture, art, literature and architecture. Greece cuisine is popular for the use of mutton. Germany has a dominating influence on Europe.
This post was written by admin on January 2009