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16 February 2021

Australia’s new marine observatory will have the shape of a whale

The design of the Australian Underwater Discovery Center (AUDC) will have the shape of a whale surfacing out of the water. Located two hours south of […]
16 February 2021

In Covid-19 times Oscars opt for an on-site gala from different locations

Like the rest of Hollywood, the Academy has also had to contend with the coronavirus and decided in the middle of last year that the 2021 […]
16 February 2021

10 interesting facts about Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural events of Brazil, attracting each year more than 5 million people and approximately […]
16 February 2021

What is Mardi Gras?

Also known as Carnival or Carnaval, Mardi Gras celebrations see people the world over taking to the streets in their finest costumes, accompanied by music and […]
12 February 2021

Rio’s Carnival is cancelled: Here’s how to celebrate it online

In a ‘normal’ world, the largest street celebration would be starting today, February 12th. Cariocas and visitors alike, would be rushing to the streets to watch […]
12 February 2021

What is the real story of Valentine’s Day?

It occurs every February 14th, and whether you love it or hate it, you cannot avoid it: Valentine’s Day. Shop displays fill with heart decorations, chocolate, […]
11 February 2021

Contemporary landmarks of the youngest city in Portugal

The Portuguese city of Braga has a lot to offer its visitors as it proved recently in claiming the title of Best European Destination for 2021. […]
11 February 2021

A new way to discover Brussels: Embark on this virtual tour

Many people may have been longing to visit Brussels but the pandemic has derailed their plans for the time being. In the meantime, a new and […]
10 February 2021

Malcolm & Marie: one of the first films made during the pandemic premiered on Netflix

The pandemic has hugely effected cinema and TV productions, with many projects postponed for long periods of time and others cancelled completely. However, it also served […]
10 February 2021

5 awe-inspiring futuristic architectural highlights in Kazakhstan

Any of our faithful readers will know that we’ve written quite a lot about Kazakhstan already. No wonder, as the country has a lot to offer: […]
9 February 2021

Leopold II Tunnel in Brussels will be renamed after a woman

Only 6.1% of the streets in Brussels are named after a woman. This is hardly representative of the social role of women in the city, past […]
9 February 2021
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Lupin: the gentleman thief escalating Netflix ranking

The new TV series “Lupin” is the new Netflix global phenomenon, becoming the first French series to debut on Netflix’s top 10 list. The French original […]
5 February 2021

Benelux: It all came from a football match

During the Second World War, the governments of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, in exile in London, took the initiative and the very first steps towards […]
5 February 2021

Best ethical international online book shops

As an English speaker having spent several years living in non-English speaking countries, I am familiar with the frequent dilemma of where to buy my English-language […]
3 February 2021

Kanal, the new modern and contemporary art museum of Brussels

Having been in development since 2016, plans for Kanal, the new museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels, have been given the go ahead. Following […]
3 February 2021

Black Heritage tour collection launched in Louisville

Louisville Tourism in the United States has announced the city’s new programming; a Black Heritage tour collection which will celebrate the important African American contribution to […]
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