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1 April 2021

What is April Fool’s Day?

The day that either lets your inner joker free or leaves you sitting around nervously all day, suspicious of everyone and everything. Love it or hate […]
1 April 2021

World-renowned architecture firm Snøhetta to design new Kon-Tiki museum in Oslo

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed plans to renew the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo. The new museum will be in line with Thor Heyerdahl’s adventurous spirit […]
31 March 2021

10 Best aquariums in the world

An oceanarium can be a marine mammal park or a large-scale aquarium showcasing an ocean habitat. You can watch marine animals of all sizes, and the […]
31 March 2021

Oak trees that witnessed the French revolution will form Notre Dame’s new spire

In April 2019 the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, went up in flames. The iconic building suffered extensive damage, with the wooden spire collapsed […]
30 March 2021

Egypt’s new Grand Egyptian Museum is coming soon

Egypt’s brand new attraction the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Giza, Cairo, is nearly ready to open its doors to the public, with the grand opening […]
30 March 2021

22 Brussels museums accessible to students for free during Easter holidays

From Saturday 3rd to Sunday 18th of April, 22 Brussels museums will be open free of charge to higher education students. “Free Museums for Students” is […]
29 March 2021

Portuguese urban art celebrating diversity, in the heart of Europe

A large-scale artistic installation, authored by Alexandre Farto and produced with the participation of 19 artists, is being exhibited at the nerve centre of decision making […]
26 March 2021

This is how the Brussels Palace of Justice looks without scaffolding

In mid March it was reported that the scaffolding of the Brussels Palace of Justice would have to be replaced. The scaffolding, which has been in […]
25 March 2021

10 coolest retro buildings in the UK

If your idea of UK architecture comes from the silver screen, you could be forgiven for imagining the whole country is filled with chocolate-box thatched cottages, […]
25 March 2021

Traditional Portuguese cobblestone pavement nominated for Intangible Cultural Heritage

The traditional Portuguese cobblestone pavement was nominated to become part of the National Intangible Cultural Heritage on Friday, March 19th, in Lisbon by António Prôa, general […]
24 March 2021

Discovering Brussels through street art

When talking about Brussels, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the city at the heart of the European Union, tying Brussels […]
24 March 2021

Marvel Comics has created the first gay Captain America

Marvel Comics is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Captain America, played in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Chris Evans, with a gay teen superhero. Marvel will […]
23 March 2021

Scaffolding on Brussels Palace of Justice to receive a renovation

The scaffolding currently covering the Brussels’ Palace of Justice now needs its own renovation before workers can use it to carry out the renovations of the […]
22 March 2021

European Parliament renames two of its buildings after prominent European women

On International Women’s Day, the European Parliament approved proposals to name two of its buildings in Brussels after prominent European women. The Parliament’s Bureau approved proposals […]
19 March 2021

This is France’s new underwater museum

A unique museum has just opened in Cannes. Six sculptures by artist Jason deCaires Taylor make up France’s first underwater eco-museum in the Mediterranean. Submerged between […]
19 March 2021

What is Nowruz?

Nowruz is an important celebration for many around the world. Meaning ‘New Day’ in Farsi, Nowruz is the national New Year festivity celebrated in Iran and […]
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