Posts Tagged: square

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 »

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 »

Visit Montréal – The City of a Hundred Steeples

The city of Montréal occupies a land area of 431 square kilometres and thus it becomes one of the juggernauts of its parent country (Canada). With a population of over 1.6 million, it is the most populous city in Quebec (the French-speaking eastern state) and the second-most populous municipality in Canada. The population density within… 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 »