Internet Activity

Topic: Teacher: Internet Activity The first website that is selected for this paper is Argentina’s website, which displays the cultural values of the country. Argentina is located in South America. The name of the website is Argentina – Official Promotion Portal for Argentina. Its internet address is http://www.en.argentina.ar/. The website is quite interesting as it provides all the details of the country at one place. It gives details about tourism, culture, business and economy, sports, science and education and the country as a whole. The website informs about foods, language, religion, customs, traditions, and many other aspects of the country. The site is a full portal and while visiting the site, it seems that the visitor is witnessing the actual country with his own eyes. The entrant of the website can see different scenes of the country beautiful places, the books published by Argentinean writers, can participate in the blog, can check television clippings, can gain information about hotels and foods and much more. The second website that is selected is Germany’s website, which is indicative of cultural norms of the country. Germany is located in Central Europe. The name of the website is Germany Tourism – Travel, Holiday, Vacation. Its internet address is http://www.germany-tourism.de/. The site is interest gaining as it informs about various events taking place in Germany at different places, holiday spots and diverse places to visit. In addition, the site also gives information about heritage of Germany and its customs and traditions. The site is quite descriptive in its format as it allows every person to surf it according to his or her needs. It is for families, for young people and for disabled people, everyone interested to visit Germany can gain news about various tourist spots along with options to visit with full knowledge of events occurring at various places in Germany. People visiting the site can select their own language to view the website. The site is basically created for tourism purpose due to which, it highlights its cultural and traditional features such as its customary events, its castles, parks and gardens and news and information about all tourist places along with weather conditions at different places. The third selected website belongs to Italy, which is again informative in terms of Italian customs and way of life. Italy is located in Southern Europe. The name of the website is Italia Mia, a guide to Italy and Italian culture and its internet address is http://www.italiamia.com/. The website catches attention because of its attractive features that are music, social networking, cuisine, art, cinema, travelling, Italian products, literature, sports, education, magazines and newspapers and information about Italy as a whole. The website is quite informative and knowledge providing as it gives descriptive knowledge about the country and its culture along with all traditional aspects. It can be said that the website is an electronic microcosm of Italian culture and traditions as any outsider can gain knowledgeable information from this website about Italy. The entrants of the website can know about Italian life style, their fashions and customs by visiting this website. The visitors of the website can gain information about Italian hotels, tourist places, ancient cities with artistic background, food items, art and much more. The fourth and last selected website is of Spain, which is appealing and fascinating in terms of its information retrieval about Spain as a cultural land. Spain is located in Southwestern Europe. The name of the website is Spain-Info.com and its website internet address is http://www.spain-info.com/. The website is eye-catching because of its informative content that is about history, culture, life, travelling, tourist spots, beaches and map of the country. The history and cultural information of the country is the most attractive for the visitors of the website as they can gain knowledge about the country. This website can also be regarded as the electronic microcosm of Spanish culture and land. Anyone interested in the history, traditions and land of the country can visit this website. Pictorial representations of various historical and tourist places can also be seen on the website that is again an attention gaining aspect of the website. Various sports and cultural events are described on the website giving the visitor an idea about Spanish life. Works Cited Argentina – Official Promotion Portal for Argentina. Retrieved on 17th February 2011 from http://www.en.argentina.ar/ Germany Tourism – Travel, Holiday, Vacation. Retrieved on 17th February 2011 from http://www.italiamia.com/ Italia Mia, a guide to Italy and Italian culture. Retrieved on 17th February 2011 from http://www.spain-info.com/ Spain-Info.com. Retrieved on 17th February 2011 from http://www.germany-tourism.de/