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Read about the only surviving Ottoman tower-house of Rhodes. This hidden little gem will take you off the beaten track on this popular Mediterranean island.
After many years away from the spotlight, the Bauhaus movement is finally receiving some much-deserved attention in its birthplace, the city of Weimar.
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Every day I take a walk through the center of my home city, Bologna, and pass in front of our big basilica, San Petronio. It proudly dominates the iconic main square, Piazza Mag…
The central question of this article is ‘What do we define as heritage’. In some cases heritage is quite clear but in many others there is room for doubt. In this article we present you the case of the Naumburg Cathedral and the Yellow Phone booth.
Discover monuments and hidden gems of Rome following its ancient defense walls – Part 2
Discover monuments and hidden gems of Rome following its ancient defense walls – Part 1
Since humans first stood and walked on two feet, walking has been a very reliable means of transportation, maybe the most reliable. It is true walking was more difficult in the past and that gender, social status and even fashion played a huge role. Nowadays we rely on comfortable shoes and flexible soles that can carry us anywhere. Mobile phones, headphones, traffic, faces or buildings keep us from literally watching our step and see cobblestones, for instance.
In Bucharest lie countless examples of tangible and intangible heritage. Some characters from the past worked a great deal to make sure they leave behind a consistent and meaningful legacy, or simply put – heritage. Let us account for their effort differently. Not enriched with the means of Social Media and its participatory empowerment, 18th – 19th centuries socialising meant more awareness and survival.
Before showing your room, let me introduce you to this glamorous place. Taking a step back in time, this Hotel was founded in 1899. With an elegant architecture, in perfect harmony with the surrounding nature, this Hotel was a famous spa destination in Freudenstadt.
Peeling off historical layers of one outstanding Synagogue right in the central Germany might lead to some surprising discoveries.