Located on the banks of the river Danube, the capital of Slovakia is the largest city in the country.

Romanesque architecture

This architectural style is characterised by stubby, thick walls and round-arched windows. Numerous monasteries and churches were built in this style in the...

Public transport

Public transport is an indispensable service in big cities. There are means of transport that run on tracks while the others are road vehicles.

Thuja occidentalis

This species in the cypresses family has many uses. Native American Indians called it 'tree of life'. Today it is a popular ornamental plant.

Small-leaved lime

This tree species, native to the Carpathian basin, grows slowly and is relatively undemanding. In some cases its leaves can be larger than those of the...

Sedlec ossuary

This rather bizarre chapel in the Czech Republic furnished with artistically arranged bones leaves no visitor indifferent.

Unusual basalt rock formation

When lava solidifies, it sometimes forms interlocking hexagonal basalt columns. This phenomenon is most common along the coasts of Ireland or Iceland.


Forests are probably the most complex ecosystems of the Earth where you can find woody and soft stem plants, mosses as well as fungi.


An animal species kept as livestock by man, among the first to be domesticated for their fleece, milk and meat.


A video about the most cultivated species of the genus Allium, the common onion. Its pungent flavour and smell are caused by sulphur compounds.


The most eye-catching characteristic of snails is their shell that is in fact an exoskeleton made mostly of calcium carbonate.


One of the main ingredients of the highly popular refreshment: the lemonade. As it is high in vitamin C, it helps us prevent catching colds.


The potato originates from South America. It is the most important food crop beside cereals.


Most species of frogs live near water, however some species have also adapted to extreme circumstances.


A delicious fruit cultivated worldwide that is mostly eaten raw, but it also has various uses.

Vatican City

The smallest state in the world, with an area of barely 0.44 km2. The Papal State has a population of just over 800 people, most of whom are ecclesiastical...

Animals of the polar regions

A video about the mammals living in the cold climate zones of the Earth, like the polar bear, seals and penguins.


The seven-spot ladybird is probably the best-known of all the ladybirds. Its conspicuous pattern warns predators of the bug’s unpleasant taste.

Porcelain manufacture

The raw material of porcelain is kaolin, which is mixed with other substances, most often feldspar and clay.


This little animal has the annoying habit of raiding waste containers and scattering rubbish all over the place.

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