Jordan Travel Warning

Jordan Travel Warning

ON THE GO In the vicinity of the Israeli border (on roads close to the border or when sailing and swimming in the Red Sea without a guide / tour guide) you should always have your travel and identification documents to hand. Traveling by plane Royal Wings (Internet: www.royalwings.com.jo) offers daily scheduled flights between Amman and Akaba as well as to Alexandria in Egypt, and one can also rent jets…

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Shopping and Living in Jordan

Living in Jordan

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into Jordan duty-free (people over 18 years of age): 200 cigarettes and 200 g of tobacco; 1 liter of wine or spirits; Personal effects including a laptop and a camera. Gifts up to a value of 200 JD. Import restrictions An import permit is required to import hunting weapons and ammunition (not in hand luggage). Prohibited imports Weapons and ammunition (see…

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Jordan Overview

Jordan Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Capital Amman. Geography As a country located in Middle East according to top-mba-universities, Jordan borders Israel and the Palestinian Territories in the West Bank to the west, Syria to the north, Iraq to the northeast, and Saudi Arabia to the south and southeast. In the northwest lies the Dead Sea and in the southwest the Red Sea with the only…

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Yemen Travel Guide

Yemen Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane From Vienna there are connections via Frankfurt or with Egyptair (MS) via Cairo, from Zurich via Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich or with Emirates (EK) via Dubai. Air passes With the Star Alliance’s Middle East Airpass, travelers can explore Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria and the United Arab Emirates on up to ten flights. More information is available on…

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Yemen Overview

Yemen Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Yemen. Capital Sana’a. Economic and commercial capital: Aden. Geography As a country located in Middle East according to collegesanduniversitiesinusa, Yemen borders Saudi Arabia to the north, Oman to the east and the Gulf of Aden to the south, and the Red Sea to the west. The islands of Perim and Kamaran in the Red Sea and Socotra in the Indian Ocean also…

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Papua New Guinea Children and School

Papua New Guinea Children

Children and School How do children live in Papua New Guinea? The children in Papua New Guinea certainly watch less television than the children in Europe, because there are no televisions in the countryside or in the remote mountain regions. Many families have no electricity at all, which makes it difficult to use a computer. This particularly affects the people who live in the countryside. In the city it looks…

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Papua New Guinea Economy, History and Politics

Papua New Guinea Politics

Economy Most of the people live from agriculture Papua New Guinea is rich in raw materials. There are many natural resources such as oil, gas, gold and copper. Even so, most of the people are employed in agriculture. They grow what they consume at the same time. One then speaks of a subsistence economy. Taro, yams, bananas and sweet potatoes are mostly consumed by the farmers themselves. But in the…

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Vanuatu Everyday Life

Eating in Vanuatu

Everyday Life Life and everyday life on Vanuatu On the following video you can see what a day in the life of a child in Vanuatu can look like. However, the girl tells in English. Perhaps you can already speak a little English and understand everything, otherwise let your parents or teachers help you with the translation. But you can also understand a lot else. Problems Who knows Vanuatu? Few…

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Vanuatu History and Politics

Vanuatu History

Early days Already in the third millennium BC BC people probably lived on the small atolls and archipelagos that make up the island state of Vanuatu today. They settled the islands from Micronesia. There was an exchange with Polynesia. However, the remoteness of the small islands prevented greater exchange through trade. The islands remained isolated from the rest of the world for a long time. It tells of a chief…

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Vanuatu Animals and Plants

Vanuatu Animals

A tree with many roots and a large roof Vanuatu’s landscapes are very diverse and there is so much to discover: Rainforest and beaches with coconut palms shape the landscape of the islands. But unfortunately the timber industry has reduced the rainforest. Then there are the regular cyclones that cause damage over and over again. Also plantations and even the deforestation have contributed to a partial destruction. But in the…

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Eating in Australia

Eating in Australia

Prototype: English cuisine! Since many English immigrated to Australia, the cuisine of Australia was not so different from the English cuisine for a long time. Only in the 70s of the last century did this change and the menu became more international and diverse. In the meantime you can also get a lot of dishes from the Asian cuisine, as many immigrants from Asia run small restaurants. Most people buy…

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Eating in New Zealand

Eating in New Zealand

European cuisine and Maori cuisine The British influence is also indispensable when it comes to food. The basis of New Zealand cuisine is a mixture of European cuisine, but also that of the local Maori. Preparation in the earth oven A typical preparation in an earth oven comes from the Maori kitchen, which is called “Hangi” (pronounced: hani) and is typical for the entire Polynesian region. To do this, one…

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Australia Children and School

Australia Children

School starts at the age of five! School attendance in Australia begins at the age of five with a pre-school year. Before that, the children attend a kindergarten. The Primary School – this is our elementary school – then goes up to the 6th grade and preschoolers and primary school children learn together. The children are five to twelve years old. Secondary School After primary school, the secondary school follows.…

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New Zealand Everyday Life

New Zealand Everyday Life

Everyday Life How do the kiwis live? New Zealanders like to live in their own home. Very few prefer a rental apartment. That is why many large cities are also quite large in terms of area, because many people live in their own little houses. It is built less in height than in width, and there is a small plot of land with a garden for the family. Most houses…

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Poisonous Animals in Australia

Poisonous Animals in Australia

Where do the most poisonous animals in the world live? Australia is also home to the world’s most poisonous animals. But you won’t necessarily meet every animal. Poisonous animals include snakes, spiders, scorpions, ants, snails and also centipedes. Then there are the jellyfish and some fish species. Top 10 Most Poisonous Animals in Australia: Inland Taipan Brown snake Eastern Taipan Tiger otter Sydney funnel web spider Red-backed spider Box jellyfish…

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Marshall Islands History and Politics

Marshall Islands Politics

Early settlement of the islands Settlement of the islands began around 3500 years ago. It is believed that the ancestors of today’s residents came from mainland Asia. The islands were settled gradually. If the food supply became scarce or if too many people lived on one island, they moved on to the next. The richness of the existing flora was the basis of life for the people who inhabited the…

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Australia Animals and Plants Part 2

Australia Animals and Plants Part 2

Marsupial Marsupials are also called marsupials and are a subclass of mammals. The difference to the so-called “higher mammals” is that they are born as embryos and so would not be viable at all. They then only grow in the mother’s pouch and are nourished by her. There are 320 species of marsupials in total, most of them in Australia and New Guinea, but some can also be found in…

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Marshall Islands Overview

Marshall Islands Animals

Animals and Plants What is growing there? The soils of the Marshall Islands contain few nutrients. There are only a few species in plants and animals. Because only plants that can tolerate a lot of salt can grow on the Marshall Islands. On the one hand, there is the coconut palm, which, like on many other islands in the Pacific, has to feel good despite the high salt content. The…

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Australia Animals and Plants Part 1

Australia Animals

Why do many plants only grow in Australia? The Australian continent has developed independently for millions of years. The result is a great diversity of flora and fauna. A total of around 22,000 plant species grow in Australia. A large part of it – around 85 percent – is actually only available here. In the case of the eucalyptus and acacia trees alone, we differentiate between 600 and 1000 different…

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Nauru Children and School

Nauru Children

Children and School Do the children go to school in Nauru? Around 600 children go to school on Nauru, a country in Oceania defined by itypejob. There are three primary schools and two secondary schools on site. There are also some kindergartens. Schooling is compulsory for children in Nauru up to the tenth grade. Until then, they should attend school. Then the children can go to school for another two…

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Nauru Animals and Plants

Nauru Animals

Animals and Plants What is living there on Nauru? There are almost no larger animals on Nauru, a country in Oceania defined by indexdotcom. Insects and seabirds such as the banded frigate are among the animal species that can be discovered there. By the way, frigate birds are under special protection and are mainly used for fishing on Nauru. They can orient themselves very well and convey messages like pigeons.…

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Samoa Economy

Samoa Economy

Economy What is grown in Samoa? Samoa has no mineral resources, so other sources of income have to support the economy: Most of the people in Samoa work in agriculture and in the timber industry. Copra, taro, yams, cocoa and coffee, fish, beer and above all wood are the goods that Samoa exports. Fishing in Samoa is also very important. Many people grow products that they live on, primarily sweet…

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Kiribati Overview

Kiribati Children

Children and School Child labor is normal Children in Kiribati usually have to help a lot around the house. They work in agriculture or help with fishing. Schooling is free in Kiribati and there is a compulsory school encyclopedia. Children should go to school until the age of 15. 93 out of 100 children go to school in Kiribati. The number of people who cannot read and write is 6…

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Solomon Islands Overview

Solomon Islands Children

Economy Cutting down tropical timber has consequences Most of the people in the Solomon Islands work in agriculture. They grow products in order to process and eat them themselves, but there are also products for export. The inhabitants of the Solomon Islands primarily plant coconuts, cassava, sweet potatoes, rice and bananas for their own needs. Copra and palm oil are important for export, as well as cocoa and fish. Tropical…

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Palau Overview

Palau Economy

Economy Agriculture and self-sufficiency Many people on Palau work in agriculture and are largely self- sufficient with the cultivation of cassava, coconuts, bananas and sweet potatoes. Fishing also plays a role in the livelihood of the people. Only coconuts, copra and a little fish are actually exported. There is almost no industry. But Palau has to import many products, especially machinery, gasoline and food. The residents buy these in shops…

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Travel to New Zealand

Tongariro National Park New Zealand

Experience the fascinating landscape and the varied nature If you travel to New Zealand, you are guaranteed to have an experience you will never forget. New Zealand is a country that cannot be compared to other countries. Despite the country’s modest size, no other destination can boast such a varied nature, which also means that a trip to New Zealand is definitely worth the long trip. The magnificent nature experiences…

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