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1 September 2021

20 different ways to say hello from all around the world

The multicultural society we live in allows us to enrich ourselves in cultural diversity and is a great chance to learn from other cultures. Language is […]
1 September 2021

Zanzibar to build second tallest skyscraper in Africa

Authorities in Zanzibar have announced the construction of the tallest skyscraper in sub-Saharan Africa at an estimated cost of 3,000 billion Tanzanian shillings (1.1 billion euros). […]
1 September 2021

16 cultural events you can’t miss in Brussels this fall

This year, contemporary art will bring the new cultural season to life once more. As from September, several large-scale exhibitions are showcasing a varied program. The […]
1 September 2021

Unexpected traditions protected by UNESCO

UNESCO published its first list of protected places in 1978. At that time, the organization designated only cultural and natural sites. To date, there are 1,154 […]
1 September 2021

Zimbabwean novelist announced as the next contributor to the Future Library in Norway

The Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 4 February 1959) has been named as the eighth writer to contribute to the Future Library. […]
30 August 2021

8 Best Wax Museums in the World

A wax museum usually consists of a collection of wax sculptures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses, wearing real clothes.  […]
27 August 2021

Meet the Spanish islanders who use whistling as a way to communicate

The Silbo Gomero is an idiomatic whistled language characteristic of the island of La Gomera and representative of the culture from the Canaries. It is a […]
27 August 2021

What is Frisian?

In the northern part of the Netherlands sits the province of Friesland, or Fryslân, historically known as Frisia, an area with its own unique language. Frisian, […]
26 August 2021

Archeologists discover new tomb in Pompeii

Archaeologists in Pompeii have discovered, during an excavation east of the ancient city, a tomb containing a well-preserved skeleton. On the tomb, there is a plate […]
26 August 2021

Public library in Mechelen among the top 5 in the world

The Predikheren library in Mechelen, Belgium, narrowly missed out on winning the award for best library in the world on August 19, 2021. From no fewer […]
26 August 2021

When was Opera invented?

La Traviata, Aida, Norma are just a few of the most famous Opera titles. However, while listening to them, have you ever thought about when and […]
26 August 2021

10 most famous Italian songs

Oh, Italians…irremediable lovers of singing! They have exported their culture around the world, leaving indelible traces of music. Indeed, there are some songs that are known […]
23 August 2021

Sziget Festival, it’s not just about music

What would you say to an entire week of non-stop music in the beautiful Hungarian capital, in the center of Europe? And what if there was […]
20 August 2021

A glimpse of old Brussels

There’s nothing like imagining what your favourite place, or maybe your hometown, looked like may many years ago. Places can change quickly, and Brussels is certainly […]
18 August 2021

Photographic tales of Le Havre’s rebirth

Travel often takes you elsewhere to the somewhere that you selected. We chose the coastal town of Le Havre in France, and were advised to see […]
12 August 2021

5 famous hotels you might recognize from the movies

What turns a movie into a really good movie? Actors, a solid plot, filming quality and – of course – the backdrop. Where a movie is […]
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