Cannes – France

Once a small fishing village on the French Riviera, Cannes is now a glamorous and expensive seaside town of 74,000 people (2017) considered to be one of the social hubs of Europe. Cannes’ moment to shine arrives in May as the venue for the Cannes Film Festival, entertaining the rich and famous. During the festival, fans can see…

Lanzarote Island – Canary Islands

The resorts of Lanzarote are in the south and southeast of the island, most of them are only a few decades old. The traditional municipalities are in the middle of the island, and agriculture is still present. The north-west of the island is sparsely populated and is characterized by bizarre volcanic structures. To the north…

Land’s End, Cornwall – England

Land’s End is the most southwesterly point in Britain and part of Cornwall in the South West. It is not a town or village but rather a former small holding which is well known for being the starting/ending point for the Land’s End to John o’Groats journey. It is now overdeveloped with a commercial “tourist…

Dover – England

Dover is a port in East Kent, in the South East of England. Dover has been a permanent settlement since at least the time of the Romans, who were the first to record its presence, giving it the name Portus Dubris. It also marked the start of Watling Street, a major Roman road. The Roman lighthouse built on the present-day site of…

Vincenza – Italy

Vicenza is a medium-sized city in Veneto, in northeastern Italy, and the capital of the namesake province. The city and the surrounding countryside and hills are particularly famous for the many works, and particularly the Villas, by Palladio. Because of the architectonic contributions of Andrea Palladio, it was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994. Vicenza is an ancient…