Samovar | Russia


A samovar is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in and around Russia, as well as in other Central, South-Eastern, Eastern European countries, Kashmir and in the Middle-East. Since the heated water is typically used to make tea, many samovars have a ring-shaped attachment (Russian: конфорка) around the chimney to…

Switzerland | Postcard


Switzerland (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/; German: die Schweiz [ˈʃvaɪts];[note 3] French: la Suisse [sɥis(ə)]; Italian: la Svizzera [ˈzvittsera]; Romansh: la Svizra [ˈʒviːtsrɐ] or [ˈʒviːtsʁːɐ]),[note 4] officially the Swiss Confederation (Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica, hence its abbreviation CH), is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities, the so-called Bundesstadt (“federal city”).[1]…

Hirschhorn am Neckar | Germany


Hirschhorn (Neckar) is a small town in the Bergstraße district of Hesse, Germany, and is known as “The Pearl of the Neckar valley”. Hirschhorn is a climatic health resort situated in the Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald. Hirschhorn is situated at a horseshoe bend of the River Neckar, roughly 19 km east of Heidelberg. The Neckar has dug…

Мост Милленниум | Russia


Мост Милленниум is a cable-stayed bridge that spans Kazanka River, in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. Its name originates from Kazan‘s thousand anniversary, widely celebrated in 2005 and the shape of its M-like pylon. The construction of the bridge began in 2004, the first part was ready in 2005 and the second part in 2007. The building…

Ghent | Belgium


Ghent is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish region of Belgium. It is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province. Much of the city’s medieval architecture remains intact and is remarkably well preserved and restored. Its centre is the largest carfree area in Belgium. Interesting highlights are the Saint…

Hamburg | Germany


  Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.[4] It is also the thirteenth largest German state. It is home to over 1.8 million people, while the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (including parts of the neighbouring Federal States of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein) has more than 5…

Tulip Shape Card | Holland


Hello it’s been a long time I am not received postcard and this morning I was surprised by this Tulip Shape Card, this card has 3  months traveling from Holland to Indonesia. but I am really happy cause there’s no damage on this card. and about Tulip , this is my favorite flower! ❤ I…

Staroměstské náměstí | Czech Republic


Old Town Square (formerly Great Square, Old Town Square People today) is a square in the center of Prague’s Old Town and the historic core of the city at all. The card send by Jitka Hladká.

Hradec Králové | Czech Republic


The original name of one of the oldest settlements in the Czech Republic was Hradec (the Castle); Králové (of the queen) was affixed when it became one of the dowry towns of Elisabeth Richeza of Poland (1286–1335), who lived here for thirty years having been the second wife of two Bohemian Kings, Wenceslaus II and…

Bisericile de lemn Maramures | Romania


Bisericile de lemn is mean Wooden churches of Romania formed a precious heritage nationally and globally. By the early 20th century Romanians created and manifested mainly in a civilization of wood, richness, variety and outstanding refinement, the wooden churches peaked its maximum expression. As they were intertwined Christian communities in villages and fairs around their…