Let me tell you a story about a seemingly ordinary village in the Macedonian hills near the city of Bitola. The name of that village is Bukovo which comes from the word “Buka” (meaning: Beech) named for the Beech forest cradling the village high on Baba Mountain. Bukovo is located in close proximity to the ancient city of Heraclea Lyncestis, founded by...
Category: Ensembles, villages & cities
Bruges, more than you can see
Bruges, in Belgium, has been a touristic town for more than a century. But under all the picturesque streets, the canals, beer breweries and other touristic attractions, lies a city with a rich history. A heritage that lives in every corner of this city. With three UNESCO listings, one can’t stop asking, what is so special about Bruges?
Requiem for a City
Kind of a narrative about the city of Monastir or today known as Bitola in N. Macedonia and the city museum.
Unearthing Cambridge’s Queer Heritage
In the course of its 800-year history, many brilliant queer people have passed through Cambridge. What evidence can be seen of their impact?
Two Faces of Istanbul
Today, Istanbul blends tradition and modernity, it is an ancient city with an unparalleled cultural heritage. But beyond his rich history, how protected is the city's cultural heritage and what does it offer for the future?
While in lockdown we need to find new ways to discover and enjoy the heritage around us. Investigating the story of our cities is a nice way of doing so
Cottbus: A Small Historic Town in Germany
The article talks about the heritage trail of the small town of Cottbus in Germany.
Hanging on the Wall
In the city of Leiden the walls of the buildings are part of the heritage of the city. And not only because the buildings but because what is painted on them.
Eisenach, a city of music and inspiration
The articles explores major attractions of Eisenach, a city in Thuringia, in a heritage walk.
Jewish Heritage of Halberstadt: A story of memory and identity
The article talks about the Jewish roots of the town of Halberstadt, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.