Posts Tagged: port

Visit Monaco – The Rocky Microstate

If you are in love with microstates (or city-states, in this case), then we have just the thing for you today because we are going to explore the splendour and the vivacity of the Principality of Monaco. Situated proudly along the French Riviera, Monaco has a total population of around 38,000 and it stretches upon… Read more »

Visit Valencia – The City of Joy

You might be wondering where we got that nickname from. Well, we surely didn’t coin it for it was the Muslim rulers of Al-Andalus that called it “Medina bu-Tarab” (directly translated as “City of Joy”). With a metropolitan population of over 1.7 million, Valencia has the third-largest metropolitan area in Spain. Ranked a Gamma city… Read more »

Visit Kolkata – The City of Palaces

With a metropolitan population way over 14 million, Kolkata (also known as Calcutta) is one of the largest and most important cities in India. Situated proudly on the Hooghly River, Kolkata is stretched upon a land area of 185 square kilometres (the metropolitan area expands to 1,886). In fact, its metropolitan area is so vast… Read more »

Visit Tunis – Carthage Reborn

We have all heard about the famous city of Carthage and how it was destroyed by the Romans during the Third Punic War. The Three Punic Wars represented serious turns of events when it came to Mediterranean governance and the Romans ultimately took control of the entire region. After Hannibal’s failed conquest through the Alps,… Read more »