Posts Tagged: plaza

Visit Pisa – The Legacy of Fibonacci

Yes, everyone has probably heard of Leonardo Bonacci (also known as Fibonacci), the man who discovered the finite mathematical interpretation of the infinite Golden Mean. Regarded a sage by many scholars, Fibonacci, conveniently for us, was born in the very city that we are going to talk about today: Pisa. With a metropolitan population of… Read more »

29 Must-See Statues and Where to Find Them

The subjective artistic vision of a creative mind can be expressed in millions of ways yet one of the best ways of doing so is to “hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition [a sculpture]” (as Michelangelo would say) and let raw materials come to life in the fairest of fashions. Sculptures,… Read more »

4 Mexican Museums Everyone Should Visit

Mexico and the entire Central American region is a cultural hotspot in all terms possible for it boasts with not only a rich history but also a somewhat mysterious one. What we are saying is that the transfer of power from pre-Columbian natives to the Spaniards has generated quite a few unanswered questions. These questions… Read more »

Explore the Beauty of Vietnam

We have all heard about Vietnam in some shape or form but the sad thing is that the western media often overlooks its marvels and grandeur. Well, we are here to deal the cards and tell you that what you often see and hear might not reflect the truth of truths. Officially known as the… Read more »

The 7 Largest Squares in the World

Have you ever wondered about which public squares in the world are the most expansive? Well, no matter, for we are here to break the ice and reveal the top list of the world. It is no secret that China, once again, occupies numerous spots but there are other countries in there somewhere as well…. Read more »

The 7 Largest Shopping Malls in the World

Travelling has many wonderful things to offer on its own but nothing can compare to taking your lady out for a good-ol’-fashion shopping. For this particular reason, we have decided to heed your calls and compile a list with the largest shopping malls in the world. These will be ranked by their Gross Leasable Area… Read more »

Visit San Francisco – The Grace of the Bay

San Francisco boasts with a population of over 860.000 and this makes it the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of California (after Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose). Its metropolitan population, however, is far more imposing: over 4.5 million. Encompassing a land area of 121 square kilometres, San Francisco is located… Read more »

Visit Lima – The City of the Kings

Boasting with a metropolitan population of nearly 10 million, Lima is both the largest city and the capital of Peru. Originally founded by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro as “Ciudad de los Reyes” (The City of the Kings), the city became the seat of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Since then, it has remained the most important… Read more »

Visit Naples – The Legacy of Parthenope

Naples is one of the most iconic cities of Italy: narrow streets, beautiful hilly vistas and, above all, talkative people. With a metropolitan population of nearly 4 million people, Naples is one of the largest cities on the Mediterranean. Founded in the second millennium BC, the settlement was prominent throughout the Bronze Age. In the… Read more »