1800 – 1914Category
Strolling through the beautiful cloisters and courtyard of the Certosa di Pavia you can still feel the slow passing of monks’ life, who have inhabited those spaces for centuries…and passing by one of the countless wooden doors you will discover the Certosa’s secrets.
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.
Coming from two countries in the south of Europe, we were intrigued as soon as we heard about Apolda, a small German town that, despite its great industrial history, is nowadays faced with the effects of economic crisis.
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.
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The Bernina Railway is an international line connecting St. Moritz, in the Swiss canton of Grisons, with the Lombard town of Tirano, Italy. Completely opened in 1910, it’s one o…
The Pizzardi Mill is one of the best preserved XIX century flour mills in Italy, with an history stretching for 6 centuries.
Fogliano is a unique lake divided only by a narrow sand stripe from the Tyrrenian Sea. A witness of the now lost Pontine Marshes.
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.
Romanian Arges county hosts the “Golesti Viticulture and Tree Growing” Museum. The axis inside this heritage “filled” 12 hectares museum complex is the Golesti manor. It bears the name of an old boyar family of Wallachia (Romania’s historical southern region) – “Golescu”, informally known as “Golesti”.