Culture


Mélissa has always been passionate about other languages, cultures and countries. That led her to take a long break and go on a solo world tour  in Latin America, Australia and Asia in 2019. In the last 7 years, her job as a Public Relations Officer for a diplomatic mission in Brussels has enabled her to travel regularly in Europe and deal with different cultures. In her free time, she loves yoga, films, salsa , reading and writing. She is currently studying a diploma in travel journalism and digital communication.

1 September 2020

Resilience of the cultural sector in times of Covid-19: The case of Spain

The cultural sector has been heavily hit by Covid-19 resulting in most cultural activities being cancelled. In the middle of this unprecedented crisis, Quim Crusellas, the […]
27 August 2020

Brussels stage
makes a comeback

Brussels performing arts, which have remained in the wings in recent months due to the health crisis, are now more ready than ever to get back […]
25 August 2020

3 Art Deco gems
you must visit in Brussels

Visiting Brussels is a bit like going on an architectural treasure hunt. The city bursts with buildings of all different kind of styles, yet some of […]
21 August 2020

Mountain Refuge is what tiny
house-dreams are made of

Tiny houses are a sensitive subject. Some people are absolutely against them, others would die for their own little minimalistic home. Yet whether you are against […]
20 August 2020

Ocean Vuong announced as
the next contributor to Future Library

Acclaimed Vietnamese American writer and poet, Ocean Vuong, has been named as the seventh writer to contribute to Future Library. Vuong will hand over his manuscript […]
19 August 2020

4 Festivals in Santa Barbara County

The County of Santa Barbara is located on the coast of California, 95 miles North of Los Angeles. The County attracts each year more than 7 […]
18 August 2020

5 beautiful underwater
museums around the World

Explore archaeological ruins and contemporary art at these 5 amazing underwater museums dispersed around the World. Most of them do not require a diving certification! 1. […]
14 August 2020

“Così fan tutte”: Mozart’s opera
at the Salzburg Festival

2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Salzburg Festival. This year, the Austrian capital is celebrating this milestone with a special edition that was almost cancelled due […]
12 August 2020

5 impressive Brutalist
buildings in Europe

Concrete. That is probably the first thing most of us think about when they hear the term ‘Brutalism’. Not without reason, as a lot of Brutalist […]
12 August 2020

5 TV series and movies
that boosted tourism

Film induced tourism refers to the visitation of places where a particular movie or TV series was set.  This phenomenon is particularly advantageous for these places – […]
7 August 2020

Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha is a big bronze statue located on Lantau Island, right next to the Po Lin Monastery and on the top of a hill. […]
6 August 2020

5 Quirky Museums
Around the World

There’s something about a privately kept piece of history that captures the imagination. It may not be as slickly curated or beautifully presented as a more […]
5 August 2020

Rebellions during COVID-19: raves and parties

Despite the lockdown and the ban of mass gatherings, many people across Europe have been going to raves and block parties. Now the question is: what’s […]
4 August 2020

What are music festivals doing to survive the Covid-19 era?

Despite the impact that Covid-19 has had on large gatherings, many music festivals are finding alternative solutions for people who long for music. Tomorrowland festival in […]
29 July 2020

Five Writers’ Homes
You’ll Want to Visit

To visit a writer’s house is to glimpse the inner life of a creative spirit. Unlike musicians or painters, writers need no special equipment or environment, […]
17 July 2020

What lies ahead for Cirque du Soleil and companies affected by Covid-19?

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, one of the most recognisable brands in live performance, filed for protection last month after the coronavirus pandemic forced closure of […]
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