Tag Archives: Europe

Mountain Views: Two Sides Of The European Alps (4K)

Rolling hills sit at the foot of jagged peaks. Cozy homes and warm food provide refuge from the harsh elements outside. Beautiful light paints the mountains before dark clouds wash them away. The European Alps are a place of striking linguistic, cultural, and visual duality- a duality I hope to capture here.

Travel Guides: Culture, Food & Beer In Brussels

Brussels! We’re back with the Attaché “Classic” format for this one. Brussels, an unappreciated city on so many levels, this Belgian capital has so much to offer.

Great food like frites, Belgian waffles, and of course Belgian beer, but also Brussels is home to amazing architecture, a solid public transport system, and layers and layers of fascination. We take a deep dive in Belgium’s political centre and put some of those long-standing Brussels stereotypes to bed.

The City of Brussels is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, as well as the capital of Belgium. It is also the administrative centre of the European Union, and is thus often dubbed, along with the region, the EU’s capital city. 

Wildlife: The Alpine Ibex – Return From Extinction

The ibex is the king of the Alps, famed for its curved horns and extreme climbing skills. But for centuries, these mountain goats were hunted by humans – to the very brink of extinction. A royal hunting reserve in Italy saved the Alpine ibex, but is climate change now threatening them all over again? We tell the story of their remarkable comeback and ask what the future might hold.

The Alpine ibex, also known as the steinbock, bouquetin, or simply ibex, is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. It is a sexually dimorphic species: males are larger and carry longer, curved horns than females. Its coat colour is typically brownish grey. 

8K Views: The Palaces & Landscapes Of Germany

Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank. 

Travel Guide: 15 Things To Do In Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is an Austrian city on the border of Germany, with views of the Eastern Alps. The city is divided by the Salzach River, with medieval and baroque buildings of the pedestrian Altstadt (Old City) on its left bank, facing the 19th-century Neustadt (New City) on its right. The Altstadt birthplace of famed composer Mozart is preserved as a museum displaying his childhood instruments.

In this video, we’ll be showing you some of the things you can do in Salzburg during your visit. We’ll tour the cliff top fortress and all the museums it holds within, we’ll explore cemeteries and early Christian catacombs carved into the rock, we’ll enjoy views of the old town with its Baroque architecture, domes and spires. Plus we’ll also give you a few ideas of some Austrian foods to try and some easy day trips you can go on.

00:53 – Ride the funicular 01:06 – Hohensalzburg Fortress 04:42 – Petersfriedhof and Catacombs 06:49 – Salzburg Cathedral 07:54 – Sphaera Sculpture 08:48 – Mönchsberg 09:47 – Austrian foods to try 12:13 – Mozart’s Home 12:35 – Mozart Square 12:45 – Kollegienkirche 13:25 – Stroll along Salzach River 13:57 – Mirabell Palace and Gardens 15:57 – Salzach Island Bar 16:35 – Werfen Day Trip 17:28 – Gaisberg Hiking Day Trip 18:08 – Transportation in Salzburg

Walking Tours: Andorra La Vella In Andorra (4K)

Andorra la Vella is the capital of Andorra, in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain. It’s known as a duty-free retail hub, with shops lining Meritxell Avenue. The 12th-century Sant Esteve church has baroque altarpieces. Former parliamentary seat Casa de la Vall, dating to 1580, features 16th- and 17th-century murals. The nearby area of Vallnord has resorts with trails for winter sports, plus a bike park.

Aerial Views: Bavaria In Southeastern Germany

From the cloud-shredding Alps to the fertile Danube plain, the Free State of Bavaria is a place that keeps its clichéd promises.

Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria, is a federal state in the south-east of Germany. With an area of 70,550.19 square kilometres, Bavaria is the largest German state by land area, comprising roughly a fifth of the total land area of Germany. 

Cities: 50-Year Plan To Halt Flooding In Copenhagen

As the sea level rises on the shores of Copenhagen—likely by at least a foot and a half by the end of the century—the city will become more vulnerable to flooding during storms. So the government is now making plans to take a drastic step as part of its plan for protection: Over the coming decades, it will build an artificial island to hold the rising water back, while doubling as room for new housing.

Tilt-Shift Views: Cities & Landscapes Of Europe (4K)

This is a short compliation with some of the best shots from all Little Big World episodes that were released in 2021. Pandemic-wise there are mostly episodes from Europe except for the Los Angeles film, which was shot pre-pandemic.

Chapters 00:00 Ore Mountains, Germany 00:21 Hallstatt, Austria 00:31 Moldova 00:47 Venice, Italy 01:02 Danube Delta Romania 01:10 Romania 01:33 Sofia, Bulgaria 01:45 Los Angeles, USA 01:55 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Stories: Carbon Negative Nations, 3D Printed Homes

This week we’re highlighting 4 top stories: 3 carbon negative countries, 3D printed homes in Africa, union culture in Denmark and 5 ways that interest rates affect you.

Video timeline: 00:00 – Intro 00:14 – Denmark’s Strong Union Culture 03:29 – 3 Carbon Neutral Countries 04:55 – Africa’s Affordable 3D Printed Homes 06:08 – How Interest Rates Affect You