• Slovakia!

    Slovakia: Tatra Mountains. Go Now!

    Slovakia
    The Tatra Mountains (pictured) form the backdrop of this rural country, whose culture is rooted in this beautiful landscape. Go Now!

  • Bulgaria!

    Bulgaria: An old Turkish bridge. Go Now!

    Bulgaria
    The isolated mountains of Bulgaria hide cultural gems around every corner, including this old Turkish bridge in the Rhodopi Mountains. Explore Bulgaria!

  • Italy!

    Italy: Rome' historic buildings. Go Now!

    Italy
    Crumbling buildings in Rome (pictured) only add to the atmosphere in a country where old is redefined and western civilization begins. Explore Italy!

  • Portugal!

    Portugal: Palace of Pena. Go Now!

    Portugal
    Although next to the seas and made famous by trade, Portugal boasts dynamic landscapes and architecture, including the Palace of Pena (pictured) near the town of Sintra. Go to Portugal!

  • Armenia!

    Armenia: Noravank Monastery. Go Now!

    Armenia
    With a unique language, foods, architecture, and identity, Armenia is a fascinating country and culture unlike no other in the world. Begin Your Journey!

  • Finland!

    Finland: Finnish Sauna. Go Now!

    Finland
    Unlike its neighbors, the Finns are unique ethnically & linguistically, but are wholly European in many other ways. Begin Your Journey!

Sources & Special Thanks for Slovakia

Bibliographical Resources

-Bedford, Neal, et. al. Eastern Europe, 7th Edition. Lonely Planet Publications. Melbourne, Australia. 2003.
-Dodge, Justin. Research Trip. October 27-28, 2004.
-Dodge, Justin. Research Trip. August 26-27, 2005.
-Encyclopedia Britannica. Slovakia. DVD. 2004.
-Hudson, John C, and Edward B Espenshade, Jr., Editors. Goode's World Atlas, 20th Edition. Rand McNally. 1995.
-Magocsi, Paul Robert. Historical Atlas of Central Europe. University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA U.S.A. 2002
-McKnight, Tom, ed. Geographica: The Complete Illustrated Atlas of the World. Barnes & Noble, Inc. 2002.
-www.albireo.ch
-www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
-www.lonelyplanet.com/slovakia/work-study-volunteering/work
-www.slovakiasite.com/education.php
-www.weather.com
-www.wikipedia.org

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