Travels

Cyprus

The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia. There are roughly 1,205, 575 people living here (2016). The official languages of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. The majority of Cypriots practice Orthodox Christianity. The time zone is 7 hours ahead of EST. When visiting Cyprus, adventurers would enjoy the Troodos Mountains for its skiing, hiking, and natural Read More

Czech Republic

Czech Republic, which gained independence in 1993. The capital is Prague and the official language is Czech. About 10.52 million people live here (2013). The country used to be primarily Christian but since the mid-20th century religion has declined steadily in popularity; today, the Czech Republic is one of the least religious nations in the Read More

Denmark

Today I’m in Denmark, established in the 10th century! About 5.1 million people (2013) live here. Its capital is Copenhagen. The primary language is Danish and the main religion is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark (Christianity). This is the state religion, making Denmark a non-secular state. . The time zone is 5 hours ahead Read More

Estonia

Estonia is on the tip of Northern Europe. Estonia was founded in 1918. It contains 2,222 islands and islets in the Baltic Sea surrounding it. The capital is Tallinn. About 1.325 million people live here (2013) and the main language is Estonian. Historically, Estonia is Lutheran, but today it is one of the least religious Read More

France

France, was founded around the 9th century! About 66 million people live here (2013) and the capital is Paris. The official language is French. The primary religion is Roman Catholic, though there is a small Islamic population due t the immigrant population in lower-income suburban regions. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST. Read More

Croatia

The capital of Croatia is Zagreb. There are approximately 4,313,707 people living here (2016). The official language of Croatia is Croatian. Croatians practice Roman Catholicism. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST. When visiting Croatia, tourists would enjoy Zagreb for its historic Roman ruins, Diocletian’s Place. Also of interest is the museum of Read More

Bulgaria

The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia. There are approximately 7,144,653 people living here (2016). The official language of Bulgaria is Bulgarian. The majority of Bulgarians practice Eastern Orthodox Christianity, while a minority of the population practices Islam. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST. Bulgaria is known for its scenic beaches, historic architecture, Read More

Bosnia and Herzegovina

In Bosnia & Herzegovina there are approximately 3,861,912 people (2016). The capital city is Sarajevo. Here the official languages are Bosnia, Serbian, and Croatian. The majority of the population practices Islam while the minority practices Orthodox Christianity. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST. When visiting, one should visit the historic Old City Read More

Belgium

The capital of Belgium is Brussels. There are approximately 11,409, 077 people living here (2016). The official languages of the country are Dutch, French, and German. Belgians predominantly practice Roman Catholicism. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST. Tourists would enjoy the rich culture and medieval architecture of Bruges, like the Basilica of Read More

Austria

The  Republic of Austria, founded in 1804! The capital is Vienna. About 8.5 million people live here (2013) and the primary languages are German, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Austrian German. In Austria there is religious freedom, but many Austrians are Roman Catholic followed by smaller Protestant, Islam, and Christian Orthodox followers. The top exports are cars, Read More

Jim's Mile Marker

UN Recognized Countries

193

Countries Visited

164

Featured Destination

Costa Rica