11 results for day: 14/04/2016

Durban

Durban, or in the language of the Zulu eThekwini, has with about 600.000 inhabitants roughly as many inhabitants, as Bremen does. eThekwini is also the name of the municipality, to which Durban and its surroundings belong. With its 3,4 million inhabitants, it  is the third biggest municipality after Johannesburg und Cape Town. ... More

Ōiso

The center of associative life is Ōiso [long o] in the prefecture Kanagawa. 130 years ago, Japan’s first sea resort was opened in Ōiso. The town distinguishes itself by great abundance of nature and mild climate. A lot of leaders of economy and politics of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa-era (1868-1989) live in Ōiso or ... More

Dalian

Dalian is a port city in the north-east of China which is directly bordering the Yellow Sea. Dalian is also calls the “Hong Kong of the North”. The population of the city amounts to round about 3,5 million people but includes nearly 6,17 million people in the extended urban area. The port of Dalian has a tradition for ... More

Sydney

Sydney, state capital of New South Wales and home of 5.1 million people offers plenty of historical and contemporary Australian flavor. The marvelous Sydney Opera House looks like a great origami sailboat, floating peacefully in a harbor. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets of The Rocks and then take in a street performance ... More

New Orleans

The port town on the Mississippi is famous for being totally different from the rest of the USA. The inhabitants of New Orleans are proud of the city’s individual charm. Hard to believe this special city which was founded in 1718, had been surrounded by swamp until a 100 years ago! The picturesque “Crescent city” got its ... More

Haifa

Israel’s third-biggest city is one of the most beautiful cities of the country. Haifa is famous for its magnificent beaches, the biggest sea port in Israel and the hanging gardens of the Bahai. The Bahai are originally a religious group from Iran, relying on the teachings of the founder of their religion, Baha’ullah. Their ... More

Izmir

With round about 4,1 million inhabitants Izmir is he third-biggest city in Turkey. Located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoying  mild winters and warm summers, Izmir is a popular all-season travel destination. Besides the wonderful beaches, the Kemeralti bazar as well as the clock tower Saat Kulesi belong to ... More

Auckland

Although not the capital, Auckland with its over 1, 4 million inhabitants is the biggest city in New Zealand. Over one third of the whole population lives there! Thanks to its huge harbor Auckland is known as the main city of transit- but we can tell you, it’s worth of staying a while. How about enjoying a day on a yacht, ... More

Ōiso

The center of associative life is Ōiso [long o] in the prefecture Kanagawa. 130 years ago, Japan’s first sea resort was opened in Ōiso. The town distinguishes itself by great abundance of nature and mild climate. A lot of leaders of economy and politics of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa-era (1868-1989) live in Ōiso or ... More

Vladivostok

Vladivostok is today home of more than 600.000 people and located at the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by Amursky Gulf from the west, Ussuriysky Gulf from the east, and Golden Horn Bay along the south, Vladivostok is the home of the Russian Pacific Fleet. The city is separated from its souternmost part, Russkiy Island, by Eastern ... More