There are numerous fascinating places to visit in the Mediterranean region with a wonderfully rich culture and history. Countries located in the Mediterranean region are culturally similar, yet very different, with their cultural activities and rituals that make them unique. The region’s ancient cultures played a key role in the origin and development of many cultures over the years. Picturesque places where ancient meets modern, unique beaches and impressive landscapes will make you come back to this fascinating part of the world. Explore Mediterranean with us and find a perfect place for your next vacation or bring a part of Mediterranean to your home by preparing some delicious healthy Mediterranean food. Explore numerous places, recipes, events, interesting facts and find out lots of useful information about lovely Mediterranean countries.
Photo credit: Lefteris Katsouromallis Cyprus is also called The Island of Love. The legend has it that the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite near Paphos, Cyprus, Mark Anthony gave Cyprus to the Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, as a gift. After conquering Cyprus, King Richard the Lionheart wed Berengaria of Navarre at Limassol on May 12,…Details
Photo credit: bass_nroll Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world. The Maltese archipelago consists in three majors islands: Malta, Gozo e Comino. Comino is the only uninhabited island of the three major island. It is famous for its spectacular bay the Blue Lagoon. Malta was called Melita (The island of honey) by…Details
Paris was originally a Roman city called “Lutetia”. In the city of Paris there is only one stop sign. Fist licence place was introduced for the first time in France. The Louvre museum is the most visited art museum in the world. About 20% of the French territory is outside of Europe. With more than…Details
In Athens lives around 40 percent of the total population. Greece is also known for its largest naval army in the world. Greece has around 3000 islands, 1200 island are large enough for habitation and around 270 are inhabited. The oldest spoken language in Europe is the Greek language. Voting in Greece is required by the law. Greek…Details
Over 60 percent of the world’s art treasures are found in Italy. The first battery was invented by Alessandro Volta. The world’s first pizzeria is Antica Pizzeria Port’Alba which was opened in 1830 in Naples. Venice Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world, founded in 1932. The city of Parma is…Details
The only car brand in Spain is Seat. The majority of Spanish people do not approve bullfighting. La Tomatina is celebrated each year near Valencia and it is the biggest tomato fight in the world. Spain did not participate in either First or Second World War. Spain produces about 43 percent of world’s olive oil.…Details