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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

14 October 2021

5 historical sites in Europe so special you can’t even visit them

Going on holiday means something different for each and every one of us. Some prefer to relax on a beach for ten days in a row, […]
13 October 2021

David statue gets censored at Dubai Expo 2020

David statue’s penis has been censored again. A copy of Michelangelo’s masterpiece had to be shown at Dubai Expo 2020 in order to represent the Italian […]
13 October 2021

Belgium has its own Hemingway story

Hot on the trail of D-Day soldiers bound for Germany, Ernest Hemingway’s dash through Belgium is not the stuff of bullfights or gallant tales of the […]
12 October 2021

It is time to choose the World’s Best Tourism Film

From the 1st to the 25th of October, a global audience is being invited to cast its vote and help choose the next World’s Best Tourism […]
8 October 2021

Beautiful architecture built in the name of love

1. Taj Mahal, India One of the most famous buildings constructed because of love is most definitely Taj Mahal. Built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in […]
8 October 2021

‘Ugliest building’ competition showcases China’s latest bizarre architecture

For eleven years, the Chinese website Archcy has been organizing a curious contest to choose the most unpleasant buildings to look at. Exploring the site, one […]
8 October 2021

An introduction to Esperanto

Esperanto is an artificial language invented in 1887 by Dr Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish polyglot who wanted to create a universal second language to promote […]
8 October 2021

Could Nepal become an art-destination in a post-covid world?

Gustave Le Bon is considered to be the first Frenchman to visit Nepal. His book ‘Voyage au Népal’  published in 1886, provides a general overview of the […]
7 October 2021

European Council proposes the creation of a Netflix-type platform for Europe

The European Council, currently chaired by the Slovenian Presidency, is proposing the creation of a streaming platform similar to Netflix for Europeans to access audiovisual content […]
6 October 2021

Hong Kong welcomes world’s first meme museum

During the pandemic, we’ve had to miss them for quite a while, but museums are back and stronger than ever. And we’re glad they are. In […]
5 October 2021

Tomorrowland to request three summer festivals for the 2022 edition

Among the numerous sectors the pandemic has impacted, the artistic one has suffered a lot. Music festivals all over the world had to stop due to […]
4 October 2021

UNWTO and NETFLIX team up to rethink screen tourism

UNWTO and Netflix have partnered on the publication of a report which looks at the role of film and series as drivers for tourism and cultural […]
1 October 2021
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Souvenirs of Almaty

I look out the window this morning and see the tree in the neighbor’s backyard, the coffee is brewing behind me, and I can’t help wondering: […]
30 September 2021

Top 5 must-visit museums in Braga

Braga is one of the oldest and picturesque Portuguese cities. Its heritage goes back to Roman times, when “Bracara Augusta” was built more than 2,000 years […]
29 September 2021

This is the world’s fastest man’s new career

The world fastest man has decided to try his luck doing something else. After leaving athletics, the Jamaican Usain Bolt had two small adventures in soccer, […]
29 September 2021

10 endangered languages that risk extinction

Today, more than 2,500 languages are considered in danger and several of them are very close to disappearing. On its website, UNESCO provides a list of […]
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