The world's second-smallest continent, covering only
2.0% of the Earth's surface, offers an incredible diversity
of landscapes, cultures and architectures.
Since the renaissance and the age of discovery, Europe has had a major influence in culture, economics and social movements in the world. The unique co-existence of historical monuments and modern architecture invites to travel through the cultural and artistic history of the western civilisation.
Your video walk starts around the Opernpassage and shows you the city of Vienna. (10/2009)
Vienna - Stephansplatz
Vienna - Michaelertrakt
Pula is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia. As a result of its political history, it has a cultural mixture of people and languages from the Mediterranean and Central Europe. Pula has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing and shipbuilding. In this video-walk you see markets, the harbor and some of the many surviving ancient Roman buildings. The most famous of them is the sixth largest amphitheatre of the world. The locally called "Arena" is still in use today during summer film festivals. (08/2008)
ZAGREB "City"Zagreb seems not a glitzy city, but rather a city of history and culture. The pocket-sized capital is closer in character to Central Europe than Eastern Europe. Starting from Jelacic Square, the center of Zagreb, the walk goes north into the historical part of the city. The video-camera surrounds the Ban Jelacic Square in a big circle through a criss-cross of streets, a pedestrianised zone, a new bar quarter and several markets. (9/2008)
ZAGREB "Donji Grad Ilica"
Zagreb is the capital, the largest city also the cultural, economic and governmental center of the Republic of Croatia. With capital-city status gained after independence in the 1990s, the slightly shabby city rapidly tries to gentrify itself. Stern, grey Habsburg façades, with shopfronts unchanged since 1965, become slightly rare. Video-walk along Donji Grad Ilica, one of the main shopping streets, and see yourself! (09/2008)
ZAGREB "Driving on the Outskirts"
Have you ever been on the way from Zagreb-city-centre to the Highway going North the Rijka? No? Then sit down and buckle up. We take you to a Croatia beyond the Adriatic coastal playgrounds or the sophisticated city-centre of Zagreb. Curious? Take a look! (09/2008)
Prague - Charles Bridge (Karluv most)
Prague - Old Town Square (Staromestské námestí)
Prague - Wensceslas Square (Václavské námestí)
Denmark’s capital is also the largest city of the country. Copenhagen faces the Øresund to the east, the street that separates Denmark from Sweden. On the “Top 20 Most Livable Cities Chart” Copenhagen was listed second. Walk through the city centre with its beautiful old buildings. Many modern buildings will be built in the coming years, so enjoy the small big city as long as it exists. (04/2008)
This video recorded a ride in the Metro of Copenhagen, Denmark. The trains are driverless and fully automatic. The front of these futuristic looking trains are made of glass, a perfect place for our camera to catch the spacy view into the bowels of Copenhagen. It’s better than LSD! The Metro is an effective link between the large urban areas to the east and west with the city centre and the airport. Mind the Gap! (04/2008)
Gedser is a town at the southern tip of the Danish island of Falster and the southernmost town in Denmark. 900 residents live in this cosy town. There is a car ferry line from Gedser to Rostock, Germany since 1995. For many, it’s only a transit place. Walk with our video for three minutes and see the whole town with all important sights (church and bus-stop). (02/2008)
Nykøbing Falster is a southern Danish city. The city is geographically separated on the two islands of Lolland and Falster. With a population of 19,679 it is the center of state and regional authorities. Walk with our camera along the lonely commercial district, pedestrian precinct(gågade) on the Falster side of the city. At the end of the video we reach the harbor at sunset. (02/2008)
If you travel to France at Christmas times you’ll find hardly something like Christmas Markets. Unless you go to Colmar. The Noel á Colmar is very famous and popular in France and attracts every year locals as well as many tourists. In this video walk you walk along the market surrounded by a unique Christmas atmosphere. Your video walk end at the “little Venice”. Merry Christmas! ( 12/2009)
Cote d'Azur - By Car
In this video walk (rather drive) you sit in a car to go between the rue national N98 and the coast road D553 to find your way to Pramosquier (a little village at the coast). It just means that you far away from any traffic and on top you have a great view on the see. Drive around while some very extra ordinary classic music is playing in the radio! (11/2009)
Deauville is a seaside resort on the Côte Fleurie in Normandie/France. Not far from Paris with white beaches, it became a prestigious Tourist-Spot, built by Parisian for Parisians. With its racecourse, international film festival, marinas, villas and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as a fashionable holiday resort for the international upper class. See the harbour, Place Morny, the Town Hall, the Grand Casino and the Promenade (les Planches) on the Beach. (10/08)
Hyeres is a seaport located in southeastern France. This video walk guides you through the old town of Hyeres during the winter time. As you might note you’ll be surrounded by some music in the streets. It might be usually that the entire city is exposed with music in the morning time, while you walk through the streets and get impressed by tasty displayed goods. (11/2009)
Lisieux is the capital of the Pays d' Auge in the Basse-Normandie region of France. Despite all the destruction of the Second World War, Lisieux still has half-timbered houses. The video takes you through the city-centre from Rue Henry Cheron to the Place de Republique. Walk the busy farmer-market here on an early Saturday-morning. Enjoy the colors' of Norman-food, cheeses, fishes, oysters, seafood, bread . merveilleuse! (10/08)
Nice is one of the principal cities of the Mediterranean, situated in the south of France. Nice has an active life around the year: Points of attraction are the different museums, the Promenade des Anglais, Roman Areas, Casinos, Jazz Parade, Carnival, Flower Battles and after 50 years a new Tramway in the centre. The walk starts on Avenue Jean Medecin and passes Place Massena in vieux Nice (old town) Rue Mari, Rue Hotel de Ville, Place Pierre Gautier and Cours Saleya with its market. (11/2009)
NICE 2Nice is the capital of the Riviera and of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. With the authenticity of a real mediterranean city, Nice is an ideal base to discover the whole of the french “Côte d’Azur”! Walk along the corniche of Nice. The corniche is nearly 5 km long! (11/2009)
PARIS "Gare des Invalides"
Paris is the most popular tourist destination in the world, with over 30 million foreign visitors per year. This video-walk starts in the city center at “Gare des Invalides”. It continues down towards “Les Invalides” with the golden roof of Église du Dôme. The buildings contain museums and monuments, as the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. Hey, and don’t miss the view on one of the most recognizable structures in the world, the Eiffel Tower. (04/2008)
This "touristy" walk starts on the Right Bank of the Seine with a view on Notre Dame de Paris and the front of Ile de la cite. It follows the major river westwards, passing also the famous bridge Pont Neuf. The walk ends in the 1st arrondissement in the central courtyard on the world's most visited art museum, the Louvre. The glass-pyramid in front of this historic monument was planned by the Chinese-born American architect I. M. Pei. (10/08)
Berlin - Alexanderplatz
Berlin - Pariser Platz
Berlin - Holocaust Memorial
Berlin - Hackescher Markt
The Hackischer Markt is very popular by tourist visiting Berlin. Famous for its nightlife and the lively street life of the Oranienburgerstrasse it is one of the busiest places at night in Berlin. You start your video walk at the S- Bahn station Hackescher Markt to go inside the Hackesche Höfe. Afterwards, you take a look inside the backyards of the Haus Schwarzenberg and see the wall of fames of finest Berlin street art. (05/2009)
Berlin - Prenzlauer Berg
Berlin - Stargarderstr.
Berlin Prenzlauer Berg is a former borough of Berlin, situated in the eastern part of the city. Its tenement houses were mainly inhabited by intellectuals, artists, and students in the former German Democratic Republic. Since the German reunification renovations and rising property prices have led to more wealthy and “hip” residents. Walk along the “Stargarder Strasse” with its yellow coloured trees in chilly November.(11/2007)
Berlin - Ostkreuz
The S-Bahnhof Ostkreuz is one of the main interurban train intersections in Berlin. As you might note, the entire station is under reconstruction. Although, you can see some remaining old style buildings supposed to be replaced soon. You video walk on the station platform before you enter your S-Bahn to Alexanderplatz.(10/2009)
Berlin - Warschauerbrücke (Warschauer bridge)
The Warschauerbrücke is a little local star in Friedrichshain. Your video walk starts inside of a interurban coach. At 0:30 Min you walk up to the bridge. On your way, you stop at 01:10 Min to join a little protest rally. Then you reach the bridge to walk up and down in both directions (01:53 Min). At the end (05:08 Min) you pass a spot where punks hang around. (10/2009)
Berlin - Kottbusser Tor
The area around the Kottbusser Tor (Kreuzberg) is characterised by a high percentage of immigrants and unemployment rate. Further it is a meeting point for junkies in Kreuzberg, as you can see by your self at 0:35 Min and 03:26 Min. It is a wild spot and not few people avoid to be here around at night. (10/2009)
Fusion Festival - Lärz
The Fusion festival takes place annually in Lärz (Mecklenburg Vorpommern) since 1997. It is famous for its non-commercial and ecologically sensitive character. The Fusion festival is basically focused on techno music performances. After a little view over the Turmbühne, you video walk through the festival crowd as far as on the dance floor (Bachstelzen, Seebühne) surrounded by best techno beats. Enjoy this rare footage because any kind of press or journalist are not aloud to film. (06/2009)
Kühlungsborn is a seaside resort (Seebad) town in Germany, situated on the Baltic Sea coast. The town has a long beach, many hotels, a long promenade and a marina. Our video shows the main promenade in winter times. Whereas in summer stuffed with sun hungry German tourists, it’s quite empty during the winter time, only some people enjoy the sunny day and the fresh breeze of the salty air. In the End you’ll see the beach and the waves of the Baltic Sea. (2/2008)
POTSDAMPotsdam is the capital city of the federal state of Brandenburg in Germany. It is situated on the Havel River, southwest of Berlin. The former residence of the Prussian kings is nowadays known for the largest World Heritage Sites in Germany.
The walk starts on "Lange Brücke" and makes its way right through the city-centre and its main shopping street "Brandenburger Strasse". It ends in Sanssouci Palace in a huge park.
Tübingen is a town in the south-west of Germany. Being a traditional university town, 22,000 of the 82,885 inhabitants call themselves students. It’s said, that Tübingen has the highest quality of life of all cities in Germany. Discover the city centre starting at Haagtor. Walk the narrow streets lined with traditional half-timbered houses, see the town-hall, Stiftskirche, Saturday market and in the end the Neckarbridge and Neckar Island.(3/2008)
Warnemünde is a sea resort and district of Rostock in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, situated in the Northeast of Germany. Being a centre of maritime traffic, this video was taken from a ferry to Denmark. See the Tea Pot with its curved roof, the lighthouse, the beach promenade with the highest building, Hotel Neptun. The broad, sandy beaches are the largest on the German Baltic Sea coast and stretch over a length of 3 kilometers.(3/2008)
Weimar, in the centre of Germany, is one of the great cultural sites of Europe, having been home to such genius as Bach, Goethe, Schiller, and Herder; and in music Hummel and Liszt. Many sights are on the UNESCO World Heritage list. During the walk through the empty streets on a cold Thursday you’ll see the Residential Palace, the famous Anna Amalia Library, Duke's Palace, the Market square with the Town Hall and Goethe square in the end. (3/2008)
Wismar is a small town in northern Germany on the Baltic Sea. Representative of Hanseatic League city brick construction, the city is on the list of the World Heritage Sites. See singing people while crossing the centre with the largest Market Place of North-Germany. After passing the Wasserkunst, an elaborate wrought-iron fountain, and the old St Mary (Marienkirche), you will finally reach a little harbor, where you can have a fish-sandwich.(2/2008)
Würzburg is a city in the northern tip of Bavaria, Germany. The clip was taken on a bright Saturday. Dozens of people are shopping. Since it’s the weekend before communal elections, you see the different parties campaigning. While crossing the center, you pass Marienkirche, old streets with new houses (85% of Würzburg were destroyed in WWII) and finally you see the Fortress Marienberg on a hill across the Old Main Bridge. (3/2008)
GENOAGenoa (Genova) is a port city in northern Italy and the capital of the region of Liguria. With its dizzying mix between old and new, sophistication and squalor, Genoa is as multilayered as the hills it clings to. Discover one of the largest cities of the Renaissance. Enjoy the warm sun on a lazy Sunday-noon in downtown: Piazza le Mazzini, Piazza de Ferrari, Via San Lorenzo, Piazza delle Erbe, Porta Soprano and the modern centre. (11/2007)
Corniglia is a small village in the province of La Spezia, northern Italy. It belongs to the Cinque Terre, five small villages on the "Costa Ligure of Levante" protected by UNESCO. The village is surrounded on three sides by vineyards and terraces and the fourth side descends steeply to the sea. The walk starts on narrow Fieschi Road. As you will see later on, all houses have one side facing this road and the other facing the sea or steep wineyards.(11/2007)
PISAPisa is a city in Tuscany, central Italy, on the right bank of the Arno River on the Ligurian Sea. It is the capital city of the Province of Pisa. During the Walk you’ll see the famous city centre with the two largest group of people in town: tourists and students. Every year, millions of tourists ascend the “Leaning Tower” on Campo dei Miracoli. The walk passes this "Square of Miracles", the Via Santa Maria, Piazza del Cavallieri and small narrow streets of S.Francesco.(12/2007)
Verona is a city in Northern Italy. The city of Verona belongs to the
UNESCO World Heritage Site. Verona has 260,000 inhabitants and a long
history. It is famous for
its Roman edifice with amphitheatre and the Arena, completed around 30 AD. Beside the Rome Colosseum and the arena at Cupa, Verona has the third largest Arena. Enjoy the beautiful sunny weather by walking through the city and pass a plaza to marvel at the Arena of Verona. (7/2008)
Monaco - Moneghetti
Monaco - By Car
Amsterdam is the capital and as well the largest city of the Netherlands. As you will see in the video, it certainly is the centre of bicycle culture. Join the video-walk crossing the “city of canals”, which has the reputation of being a relaxed area. See the elegant, narrow fronted merchant's houses, liberal coffee shops and plenty of the estimated one million bicycles of the city. The walk, which is drug-free, ends on Alberty-Cuyp-market. (04/2008)
AMSTERDAM "By Bicycle"
Biking in Amsterdam is a quintessentially Dutch experience and by far the most popular (and most efficient) form of getting around. So, take a Video-Ride by Bike. Don't worry, Amsterdam's 400 km (249 miles) of bike lanes and paths (fietspaden) make our city cycling safe. Moreover, Amsterdam is a city on human scale. Few skyscrapers mar the sky's clarity. Absorb the freewheeling spirit of this vibrant city . by bike! (04/2008)
AMSTERDAM "Red-light district"
If you are under 18 years old, don’t walk with us now. We are passing the red-light district of Amsterdam, De Wallen. It is located in the oldest part of the city, covering several blocks south of the church Oude Kerk. The small alleys contain several hundred tiny one-room apartments of prostitutes who offer their services from behind a window under red light. Prostitution, beside streetwalking, is here as legal as selling marijuana. (04/2008)
Bucharest is the capital of Romania and has a population of 2 Million people. Its architecture is a mix of historical, interbellum, Communist-era and modern. Although many buildings and districts in the historic centre were damaged or destroyed by war, earthquakes and Ceausescu’s systematization program of systematization, many survived. In recent years, the city has been experiencing an economic and cultural boom. The walk goes through the city and passes the National Theatre. (06/2008)
Bucharest "Palace of the Parliament "
This video walk shows how the communistic era of Romania left one’s mark on the architecture of Bucharest. During the 1980s the Ceausescu’s regime started to build the Palace of the Parliament. According to the Guinness Book of world records, the Palace is the worlds largest civilian administrative building. Before reaching the Palace you will walk through the park with a monumental fountain. (06/2008)
In this video you arrive the city Brason in Romania by train. Afterwards you take a car to go throughout the countryside (at 1:42 Min.). The driver will bring you to Balan while you enjoy the view out of the window. Experience the villages of Romania and the beauty landscape. (06/2009)
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia and also the largest city on the territory of former Yugoslavia. Belgrade is the central economic hub of Serbia, and the capital of Serbian culture, education and science.
The Walk starts in Knez Mihialova, one of the oldest and most beautiful parts of the city. On the way to Kalemegdan Fortress, which is a military museum nowadays, you will pass a green park and relaxed streets.(10/2007)
Belgrade is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers in north central Serbia. The city has a population of 1,576,124 and is one of Europe’s oldest cities. Belgrade is the most economically developed part of Serbia. See, what life is like on the streets of Belgrade nowadays. Watch out, the NATO bombing during the Kosovo War in 1999 caused substantial damage to some buildings in the city, that are still visible in this video-walk. (11/2007)
The province of Vojvodina is an autonomous province in Serbia. Vojvodina has a total surface area of 21,500 km², inhabited by about 27% of the country’s total population, speaking six official languages. More than 26 ethnic groups life in the region. Jump into our car! This small road movie takes you along ordinary highways through a misty landscape and time by time, a lonely village of the Vojvodina. (11/2007)
Zrenjanin is a city and a municipality located in Serbia. It is situated in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina, northeast of Belgrade. Zrenjanin is the largest city in the Serbian Banat and the sixth largest city in Serbia. The city's population is 79,773. The camera crawls curious through the grey streets of this extraordinary town, catching impressions of buildings, traffic and Zrenjanin´s inhabitants. (11/2007)
LJUBLJANALjubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. The city has managed to retain traces from all periods of its history; from the Roman Emona; through to the Renaissance, Baroque and Art Nouveau periods characterised in the house fronts and ornate doorways of the city centre, the romantic bridges adorning the Ljubljanica river, the lopsided rooftops and a park reaching deep into the city centre. All the different facets of Ljubljana blend harmoniously into a single image . walk it! (09/2008)
KOSICEKosice is a city in eastern Slovakia. It is situated on the Hornád River at the eastern reaches of the Slovak Ore Mountains, near the borders with Hungary. With a population of nearly 235,000 Kosice is the second largest city in Slovakia after Bratislava and the economic and cultural centre of eastern Slovakia. Take a look into an outskirt of the city. Walk the big grey empty streets. (10/2008)
Our walk starts in Ciutat Vella (Old City) and strolls through the streets of El Raval. In the end it reaches the famous "La Rambla" (shopping street). (06/2007)
Santa Cruz de la Palma
La Palma - Caldera de Taburiente
La Palma - Volcano Landscape
La Palma - By Car
ZURICHZurich, largest city of Switzerland (population: 371,767) and main commercial and cultural centre of the state, is widely considered to be one of the world's global cities.
Moreover, Zurich was named the city with the "best quality of life" in the world.
Starting in the posh shopping street "Bahnhofstrasse" the walk pass through the streets of the old city centre and gives a view over the lakeside of Lake Zurich. (01/2007)
KIEV / Metrostation ObolonKiev is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. Our Camera goes deep down into the subground of the city. Dive with us into the Obolon Metro station in the southern part of the Obolonskyi Raion (district) of Kiev. Be aware, it takes long time to go down, but than you will see some of the best examples of late-Soviet architectural features. (09/2008)
UZHHORODUzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. The city gets its name from the Uzh River, which divides the city into two halves (the old and new sections). Imagine a depressing grey rainy day. You are on the way to the Train station. You have to cross the Uzh River and the old city centre, while raindrops sprinkle your face. You like to do it? Click on this video! But don't forget your umbrella. (09/2008)
EDINBURGHEdinburgh, capital of Scotland and its second largest city, is one of Europe's major tourist destinations, the second most visited destination in the UK after London. It is not only the large number of pubs, clubs and restaurants that attract 13 million visitors a year, but the vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture. As you will see in the video, it is one of the most dramatic cities in Europe! (05/2007)
LONDONLondon is the capital of the United Kingdom and one of the world's leading business, financial and cultural centres, with a global influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and arts. With 7.5 million inhabitants, London is the most populous city in the European Union.
The walk leads you through Downtown London, is passing Chinatown and ends on Embankment, the northern river side of the Thames on Blackfrais Bridge. (07/2007)