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27 May 2021

Sagrada Família: Gaudí’s masterpiece will celebrate centenary of architect’s death in 2026

Constructions first started on the magnificent Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain, 132 years ago in 1882, and architect Antoni Gaudí was hired a year later. Despite […]
27 May 2021

Copenhagen has the world’s tallest climbing wall designed to feel like a real mountain

CopenHill, an adventure recreation site built on top of a clear power plant in the Danish capital, has opened the world’s tallest artificial climbing wall. The […]
26 May 2021

Brussels art nouveau masterpiece Cauchie House opens to visitors

The world-famous Cauchie House opens to the general public. Anyone who books in advance can visit it at a reasonable price, from 3 July. This is […]
26 May 2021

Eiffel Tower in need of tens of millions of euros to reopen on 16 July

The Eiffel Tower will need a capital injection of several millions of euros to overcome the crisis caused by the pandemic, announced on Saturday May 22nd […]
25 May 2021

Restored 1908 film shows Brussels as you’ve never seen it before

A Dutch Youtuber has restored and colorised a unique eight minute piece of footage filmed over a century ago in 1908, which shows the city of […]
25 May 2021

Braga Romana: revive Bracara Augusta

Summer is approaching and we’re all longing for a long and well-deserved holiday. Depending on where you live, you’re probably already booking some hotels or you’re […]
23 May 2021

Italy wins 65th Eurovision Song Contest as Europe unites on one stage

Itay won the 65th Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Zitti e buoni” performed by Måneskin. It’s the 3rd win for Italy who last triumphed in […]
21 May 2021

Diogo Machado, the Portuguese street artist inspired by the azulejo tradition

Portugal is known for its beautiful buildings with their incredible facades covered in decorative glazed tiles. Whether it’s a glamorous palace or a crumbling house, the […]
20 May 2021

Ancient Cascais caves will soon be open to the wider public

A new site will soon give new life to the natural caves of Poço Velho, in the municipality of Cascais, Portugal. The historic necropolis in the […]
19 May 2021

The Empire State Building celebrated its 90th anniversary this month

The Empire State Building celebrated its 90th anniversary on Saturday May 1st with a ceremony to turn on the famous lights that decorate the top of […]
18 May 2021

Friends reunion premiere date has been set

Friends has finally got a US release date and trailer after a long delay caused by the pandemic. The original cast were able to film together […]
14 May 2021

10 Largest Convention Centers in the United States

One of the countries that hosts the most congresses and exhibitions is the United States, where MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions) tourism makes up to […]
13 May 2021

Top 10 most beautiful canal cities in the world

A long time ago some cities in the world used canals and rivers for public or goods transportation. Some cities still continue to do this, with […]
12 May 2021

What’s so fascinating about Robin Hood?

Crime fiction continues to be the world’s best-selling genre and there are reasons why. All stories help us understand the world and our relationship to it. […]
11 May 2021

Broadway is coming back in September

New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 5th that Broadway theaters will be allowed to open their doors as of September 14th. The news came […]
11 May 2021

An Inconvenient Truth: Net-zero is a dangerous trap

The film An Inconvenient Truth  was released in 2006 – there have been false hopes in our attempts to reduce the risks and impacts of climate […]
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