Italy is a large state in the south of Europe. Here is a huge number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – historical monuments and works of art are located throughout the country. The country is also famous all over the world for its national cuisine, fashion, sports cars and luxury motorcycles, as well as its beautiful coasts, lakes and mountains with numerous ski resorts. In Italy there are two independent dwarf states: San Marino and the Vatican. Although formally they are not members of the European Union, both countries are part of the Schengen area and the European Monetary Union. Italy is located in the Mediterranean part of Europe and borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The boot-shaped peninsula on which it is located is washed by the Ligurian, Sardinian and Tyrrhenian seas in the east, the Sicilian and Ionian seas in the south, and the Adriatic sea in the east. Italian is the most widely spoken language among the majority of the population, but traveling around the country, you will understand that there are many different dialects of Italian depending on the region. Continue reading
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
Four types of climate prevail in France. A temperate maritime climate prevails in the west of the country, off the coast, where it is mild in winter (7 degrees Celsius in January) and cool in summer (16 degrees Celsius in July), and rainfall is often (800 mm / 32 inches) for 180 days a year. In the middle latitudes, the continental climate prevails in the interior of the country, with hot summers (average July temperature 18 degrees Celsius in Paris) and harsher winters (average January temperature 2 degrees Celsius in Paris), and precipitation falls on fewer days in a year .
The mountain climate prevails at high elevations, where the temperature affects mainly at altitude, and in winter it is sharply cold and long. Continue reading
In Kenya, a subequatorial climate prevails. This allows tourists to come here all year round, with the exception of the pronounced rainy season (from late March to May). From June to August there is practically no rainfall. And from the end of October to mid-December there is a “period of short rains.” Formally, the country has two seasons: summer (from December to March) and winter (from July to August). The maximum daily temperature varies between + 27–32˚ C. At night, the air warms up from +10 to + 18˚ C depending on the region. Excursions – if you go to Kenya in the most suitable season – from January to March or from July to October . At this time, the climate is quite dry, hot, and most importantly – no precipitation. In the afternoon, the thermometer columns usually show from +26 to +29 degrees, in the evening they drop to +10 degrees. Beach holidays – from August to September. The azure sea and romantic sandy beaches attract tourists more precisely at this time. You should not sunbathe on the beaches from December to March – during this period the sun is exhaustingly hot. Continue reading