Wonderful Tobago – a Caribbean Island to fall in love with

Located just off the coast of Venezuela, South America, you will find the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The last one is the smaller of the two main islands after Trinidad. Although the island is only about 300 km² in size, it offers a dense tropical rainforest and countless unspoilt beaches. A breath-taking underwater […]

Carnival at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 17th – 22nd February 2023

Who hasn´t heard of it – the famous carnival in Rio de Janeiro (carnaval do Rio or carnaval carioca), the city of Sugar loaf, Copacabana and Ipanema. Interestingly, this event takes place at the same time as the Carnival in Cologne. These celebrations, which are among the largest and most colorful festivals in the world, […]

Iceland- A volcanic island of fire and ice

Iceland is located in the far northwest of Europe, in the so-called Arctic Ocean. After the United Kingdom, this country full of contrasts is the second largest island state in Europe in terms of area. Its main island is even the largest volcanic island on earth. Typical for this is the thin earth crust with […]

The 7 most beautiful Christmas markets

The time before Christmas is approaching fast – in Germany this period is used to visit one of the many great Christmas markets, making it one of the most beautiful cultural events of the year. But Christmas markets are not only popular in Germany, there are also a few particularly worthwhile abroad, some with even […]

An excursion into the history of German Hanseatic cities

A journey into the past, visible until today Of the well over 100 Hanseatic cities that already existed in the Middle Ages, only a few remained by the time they were dissolved in June 1920. Since the Hanseatic cities were able to retain their independence into the German Empire, they were given an “H” for […]


New Zealand (Aotearoa, in English: Land of the Long White Cloud) is an island nation located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It essentially consists of two main land masses – the North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui, in English: the fish of Māui). This is where most of the population are living and is characterized by subtropical […]

SEVILLA – Capital of Andalusia

Seville, the capital of the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, is most famous for being the ” birthplace of the flamenco “. Among the most important landmarks are the magnificent Alcázar Palace, built under the Mauryan Almohad dynasty, and the bullring Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, built in the 18th century. Inside the Seville’s […]

Heron Aviation attending EBACE 2022

Heron Aviation will visit EBACE 2022, the largest European commercial aviation exhibition, which like in the past will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, with several staff members. Between May 23 and 25, EBACE 2022 brings together sectors, business leaders and representatives of administrations involved in commercial and executive aviation. During these three days, when the […]

Madagascar – the red island in the Indian Ocean in front of the coast of Mozambique

As the fourth largest island in the world, Madagascar is also sometimes referred to as the “sixth continent”. More than 150 million years ago, Madagascar lost its hold onto the African continent. Due to this “isolation”, different animal species developed here than on the rest of the African continent. As a former “green” island, it […]