Posts Tagged: museum

Visit Honolulu – The Crossroads of the Pacific

With a metropolitan population of over 900.000, Honolulu is the largest city and capital of the U.S. state of Hawai’i. Located on the island of O’ahu, Honolulu has become a popular hub for cultural events throughout the years. Due to its delicate location, it has also become a popular gateway into the United States. Before… Read more »

Visit Oslo – The Tiger City

Oslo and tigers do not have many things in common but there is one thing that links them together – Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. With his interpretation of the city as a cold and dangerous place, he adorned it with the name of a so-called dangerous predator. Thus, the status “Tiger City” or “The City… 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 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 »