The football World Cup kicks off in Russia this week. One of the host cities is Kazan, the capital of Republic of Tatarstan. Euromaxx finds out what visitors can do apart from watch the matches.
Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is definitely worth a visit. The city certainly has plenty to offer. Its millennia of history reach from ancient ruins to modern-day communist monuments.
The Polish town of Zakopane, sitated amid the High Tatra Mountains, is ideal for skiing and tobogganing. The town is known for its traditional wooden houses and yummy cuisine.
In ‘My little Madrid’, Marcela de la Peña writes all about her home city. In this installment of the Euromaxx extra tour, she takes us around Spain’s capital and reveals insider tips.
Every year hundreds of people meet in a small French coastal town to fly kites. Also: Something special for Easter: giant chocolate eggs from Rome. And: Heavy metal masses in Helsinki.
The "Rencontres internationales de Cerfs-volants" kite festival has existed for more than 25 years. It features all kinds of kites: from conventional ones to huge inflatable objects.
This year, confectioner Walter Musco from the Paticceria Bompiani in Rome is taking inspiration from the world of fashion. His large chocolate eggs appear in fashion outfits à la Dior, Balenciaga, Armani and Versace.
The metal masses Finnish pastor Haka Kekäläinen holds in Helsinki and across Finland are normal in every way - except for the hymns, which have been musically rearranged into heavy metal songs.
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