There are places in Europe where you won’t see a road, hear the roar of engines, or breathe exhaust fumes. This is not a fantasy or a dream! In the Netherlands, there is a magical place that has earned a romantic name – Dutch Venice. In our technological age, this unique settlement surprises not only with its identity and national color, but also with the way of movement. For many centuries in a row, local residents even go to their neighbor… they go by boat.The village of Githorn is truly a Paradise on earth! And it is located just 120 kilometres from Amsterdam in the national Park Weerribben-Wieden. It has become such a unique place not because of its natural location or terrain features, but as a result of thoughtless actions of local residents.
The first settlers were happy with the area where there is a lot of peat and settled here, just dug it near their homes, so it was more convenient. Continue reading
Many of us have long been used to nod at Europe, saying that they have greener grass there, and higher living standards. As they say, it is good where we are not. However, there are a lot of amazing ideas implemented in European countries that would not hurt us to adopt. See for yourself.
1. System of fines
The system of fines in Finland and Sweden differs significantly from the Russian one. In these countries, the amount of payment depends directly on the offender’s income. Accordingly, the average worker with a minimum salary will pay significantly less than the businessman. Continue reading
Romantic dinner or friendly gatherings in the company, business meeting or celebration of a significant date are often transferred to the restaurant. This creates a special atmosphere, making the event memorable. Usually places are chosen based on the menu and service culture, but there are some restaurants where the entourage plays the “first fiddle”. It goes without saying that the entourage is also accompanied by delicious food with excellent service. In the review Novate.ru five interesting restaurants in different parts of the world that are worth visiting when going on a trip.
1. Catacombs, Pennsylvania, USA Continue reading