The United States is not only the America of television and the movies. It is large, complex, and diverse, with several distinct regional identities. With its history of mass immigration dating from the 17th century, it is a meeting point of cultures from around the world and plays a dominant role in the world’s cultural landscape.
Spain, officially known as Kingdom of Spain is – and has been for thousands of years – one of the cultural centers of Europe. Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Its mainland is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar.
The history of Portugal spans several thousand years and includes a period during the 15th and 16 centuries when the Portuguese established the first truly global empire which extended from Brazil in the West to Batavia (present day Jakarta) in the East.
All roads may lead to Rome but without Greece there would have been no Rome. Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization and the Greeks gave us cultural gifts we’re still enjoying to this day. Everything from democracy to the Hippocratic Oath to the Olympic Games originated in Greece thousands of years ago.