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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 »

Visit Cape Town – The City of Diamonds

We have all heard the stories about how important the province of South Africa is when it comes to diamond production. A world leader in the aforementioned endeavour, South Africa is one of the wealthiest African countries. Formerly a stronghold of the British Empire, now a thriving metropolis, Cape Town boasts with a metropolitan population… Read more »

Visit Cairo – A Gateway to Ascension

Cairo is both the most populous city and the capital of Egypt. With a metropolitan population of over 20 million, Cairo is the largest metropolis of the Middle East. According to legend, it was founded when The Counquering Star, Mars (al-Najm al-Qahir) was rising and thus it bears a deep spiritual meaning to locals and… Read more »

Visit Miami – The Peninsular Paradise

Being the second most populous metropolis in the south-eastern region of the USA, Miami has become somewhat of a world celebrity when it comes to iconic beach-cities. With a metropolitan population of over 5.5 million, Miami is a much-adored paradise resort craved for by many a northern dweller. The city has got its alpha classification… Read more »

Visit Lisbon – The City of Seven Hills

With a metropolitan population of over 2.8 million, Lisbon is both the largest city and the capital of Portugal. Predating most of Europe’s earliest establishments such as London or Rome, Lisbon is the oldest city of Europe and of the world. Its leadership has changed a great deal over the ages but it stands proudly… Read more »

Visit Moscow – The Reverberation of the Tsars

Moscow is both the most populous city and the capital of the Russian Federation with a metropolitan population consisting of almost 17 million inhabitants. Being a cultural, economic and political nucleus, Moscow boasts with being the largest city on the European continent as well. Reaching into numerous top world-lists from “largest by population within city… Read more »

Visit Mauritius – The Home of the Dodo

The Republic of Mauritius is surely one of the greatest destinations in the world when it comes to warm and long summers. In this tropical paradise, higher temperatures are mostly measured in January, with an annual average above 20 degrees Celsius. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has stunning geographical characteristics due to its volcanic… Read more »