Posts Tagged: culture

Visit Rome – The Eternal City

We have all heard the axiom “All roads lead to Rome” but can we truly grasp its clandestine meaning? Can we truly put into words what this city has managed to achieve? Let us find out together! With a metropolitan population of 4.3 million, Rome is both the largest city and the capital of Italy… Read more »

Visit Shanghai – The Pearl of the Orient

With a metropolitan population of 34 million people, Shanghai is the largest city in China and one of the most populous one in the world. An important hub in terms of commerce, culture and economy, Shanghai has become a popular tourist attraction over the years. Located in the humid subtropical climate zone, temperatures around Shanghai… Read more »

Visit Reykjavík – The Capital of Geysers

With a metropolitan population of over 200.000 people, Reykjavík is both the capital and the largest city of Iceland. What’s interesting is that it is the northernmost capital in the world, making it a frequently-chosen destination by tourists from all around the globe. According to Iceland’s first recognised settler, Ingólfur Arnarson, Reykjavík was founded in… Read more »

Visit Seattle – The Jet City

Seattle is one of the most iconic cities of the USA (North America) with its impressive metropolitan population of almost 4 million people. Known for its historically-documented fast rate of grown, Seattle remained amongst the top world cities. Excavations have revealed that the area upon which the city was built had been inhabited by Native… Read more »

Visit Bangkok – The City of Angels

One might wonder why we’ve nicknamed Bangkok the “City of Angels”. Well, it wasn’t us for the city itself is known by locals as Krung Thep, which translates to exactly that. Take notes, Los Angeles, because we have found you an eastern counterpart! With a metropolitan population of nearly 8 million people, Bangkok is both… Read more »

Visit Toronto – The Big Smoke

Dubbed “The Big Smoke” by the famous writer Allan Fotheringham, Toronto is, without question, one of the most beautiful and prosperous cities of North America. Boasting with a metropolitan population of nearly 6 million people, it is the most populous city of Canada. Located in the humid continental climate zone, Toronto’s temperatures tend to fluctuate… Read more »

Visit Tokyo – The Haven of the Future

With a metropolitan population of almost 38 million, Tokyo is both the largest city and the capital of Japan. What this means is that Tokyo basically has the most populous metropolitan area in the world (outrunning even Shanghai and Jakarta). The city had formerly been known as Edo but it was renamed in the Nineteenth… Read more »

Visit Athens – The Heart of Lore

Countless cities have risen from nothing over the ages but neither of them could match the majestic nature of Athens. Home to many a great institution from Aristotle’s Lyceum to Plato’s renowned Academy, the capital of Greece is one of the oldest cities in the world. Reaching back more than 3.400 years into the past,… Read more »