Great European Skiing Destinations

When it comes to skiing and winter sports, Europe has more than its fair share of amazing resorts. From the greatly priced, to the more than reasonable, Europe has it all, and has so much to offer any skier. If youve never been to Europe on a skiing holiday, or if youre looking to expand your experience, youll find something that catches your eye without too much research, and you might just end up joining the legions of skiing fans that wouldnt go anywhere else in the world for their vacation. On mainland Europe, you have such a varied selection. From the world famous French skiing resorts to Austria, Switzerland and the tiny principality of Andorra, youve got such a …

Europe Spreads Its Wings

In 1906, Octave Chanute highlighted the speed at which the rest of the aviation industry, particularly Europe, was snapping at the Wright Brothers heels. Danish J.C.H. Ellehammer achieved a 140-feet circular hop on a craft attached to a central pole, while Voison and Louis Blriot successfully flew their own glider creations. Ironically, an American, Samuel F. Cody, flew the first aircraft in England with his own British Army Aeroplane No. 1. Romanian Trajan Vuia maneuvered his carbolic acid motor-powered monoplane over multiple short hops and Leon Levavasseur invented the two Antoinette engines with 24 and 50 horsepower, which would be the key components of early European airplanes. The Wright Brothers recognized this and initiated discussions with aviation enthusiasts, one of …

Visiting Brussels? An Introduction To Travelling To The Heart Of Europes Charming Capital City

Tagged as the capital of Europe, Brussels boasts a number of attractions to lure the most fussy of travellers. From fine dining and quaint architecture to a vibrant nightlife and its many landmarks, theres something to appeal to everyone in Brussels. Look around the streets of Brussels and youll see people from a wide variety of backgrounds and culture a testimony to the cosmopolitan nature of the city. Aside from the many ex-pats posted here from around the world, Brussels also plays host to immigrants from Turkey, Greece and North Africa. The dominant language in Brussels is French, but Flemish is also spoken in certain pockets of the city as is a unique mix of the two languages (called Marollien …

Online Poker Room Raises Stakes By Launching Europe’s Most Exclusive Poker Tournament

All eyes will be on London this July as Europes newest and most exclusive poker tournament hits town. A collaboration between Britains largest independent bookmaker Victor Chandler, and leading casino operator London Clubs International, The Victor Poker Cup will offer a half million prize pool and a first prize of 250,000. Taking place between 21-23 July in the historic elegance and luxury of Six Hamilton Place off Londons Park Lane, The Victor Poker Cup will be contested by an eclectic mix of one hundred celebrities, poker professionals, internet qualifiers and high-stakes gamblers. Following three days of competition, one player will walk away with one of the most coveted titles in poker and a cheque for a quarter of a million …