North Uist – A Wilderness in the Western Isles

  North Uist is characterised by its ‘drowned landscape’ of peat bogs and lochans, and its string of bountiful beaches. Visitors arrive by ferry at Lochmaddy, once a major herring fishing port. There are several prehistoric sites nearby, such as the huge chambered burial cairn of Barpa Langais.   Wildlife abounds amongst the island’s unusual…


Leysin – Switserland

As for years, people travel off to Switzerland to rehabilitate in the fresh mountain air. An hour and a half from Geneva and an hour from Lausanne is Leysnis a small village where for decades a nice relax resort is located.

Laax and Davos – Switserland

In the East of Switzerland, in the canton of Graubünden, are the ski resorts of Davos and Laax. Davos is one and a half hour drive from Laax and, together with the villages Flims and Falera thy are called the ski area Laax ore the Alps Arena.


Charlerloi – Belgium

Charleroi was once an important industrial centre. For coal mines but also steel plants were here on a large scale. After all the steel mills and coal mines were closed became the city a good example of past glory.   Although the dreariness of Charleroi dominates the city has a lot of fine things to…


Essen – Germany

As several cities in the Ruhr area, the city has no historical town.  The city had it but because Essen had a large industrial sector during World War II is the center mostly bombed. Since the war Essen grew rapidly again into a city of interest, mainly because of the big industry.     When visiting Essen…


Brussels – Belgium

Brussels AirportHote Welcome       Brussels, the capital of Belgium is known as the capital of Europe.  Not in the least by the presence of the headquarters of the EU and NATO in the city. Brussels is due to its central location, also a hub for many train patchs. Brussels has, however, also in a completely different direction.…


The Krafla Geothermal Power Plant, Iceland

  The Krafla area is named after one of the mountains at the centre of the region and is the location. Krafla is a caldera of about 10 km in diameter with a 90 km long fissure zone, in the north of Iceland in the Mývatn region. Its highest peak reaches up to 818 m. The Krafla…