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It is a very small country, about half the size of Switzerland, and has over two million people. But the only way to describe tiny Slovenia (Slovenija), an independent republic bordering Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and the Adriatic Sea, is that it is a mouse that roars. ”

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Slovenia has been called many things since independence in 1991 – “Europe in miniature”, “the sunny side of the Alps’, ‘The green piece of Europe” – and though it may seem Blurb tourist brochure that’ all are truth. from the beaches, snowy mountains, hills awash with vines and wide plains covered with sunflowers to Gothic churches, baroque palaces, historic castles and civic buildings of Art Nouveau, Slovenia offers more diversity than in many times its size. its incredible mixture of climates brings warm breezes of the Mediterranean to the foothills of the Alps, where you can even snow in summer. With more than half of its total area covered by forest, Slovenia is truly one of the most green the world – and in recent years has become the playground of Europe activities.

Among the greatest assets of Slovenia, however, are those Slovenians – friendly, generous, multilingual, open-minded. As far as they do not live emotionally, spiritually or geographically “eastern” Europe – your home is the heart of the continent.


Pariah of Europe, Belarus is on the edge of Eastern Europe and seems determined to avoid the integration with the rest of the continent, at any price, taking leadership of the Soviet Union instead of the European Union. However, this is at the heart of its appeal – while the rest of Eastern Europe has charged headlong into capitalism, Belarus offers the opportunity to visit Europe with almost no advertising, litter or graffiti. Much more than the “last dictatorship in Europe” – words of Condoleezza Rice, has come to haunt the country democratically to challenge Alexander Lukashenko – Belarus is a country of humor earth, friendly people and political courage in adversity bleak. Outside the capital, Belarus offers a simple and pleasant landscape of fields ominous, dense primeval forests and picturesque villages. While travelers will always be subject to curiosity, which is always also on the receiving end of very warm hospitality.

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While the country to acquiesce in the Second World War means that there is relatively little historical interest to see three most attractive cities of Belarus – Minsk, Brest and Vitebsk, offer a surprising number of visitors – from the nightlife and the cosmopolitan sparkle the capital, tragic remnants of the fortress of Brest, and the childhood home of the painter Marc Chagall in Vitebsk. The country also offers two excellent national parks, both well worth a visit. The largest mammal in Europe, or European bison zoobr, you can see in Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, while the Pripyatsky National Park, the “lungs of Europe” offers great bird watching in its extensive wetlands.