The open-air theater of Lykavittos Hill in Athens, Greece

The summit of Lykavittos – ‘Hill of Wolves’, from ancient times, when it was wilder than it is now – gives the finest panoramas of the city and the Attic basin, nefos (pollution haze) permitting. Perched on the summit is the little Chapel of Agios Giorgios, floodlit like a beacon over the city at night. Walk up the…

Leuven -Belgium

Leuven is a university city par excellence. This is also clearly reflected in the streets dominated by young people. By the presence of these students can be quite fun but also for culture lovers is here enough to find.   So is the “Begijnenhof”, a small town in Leuven, great to stroll through. The old…

Lille – France

  Lille or Rijsel as the Dutch name is above all a University City. In the historical city centre you can find dozens of old buildings from the time when Lille an important trading city.       The Place du Général-de-Gaulle, also just called the Grande Place. It is the heart of the city…

BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SOUTHERN SPAIN

  Discover this amazing list of best places to visit in southern Spain -The Andalucia. Welcome to the land of passionate flamenco dancers talented gypsy musicians, and spectacular histrical loandmarks in Spain!     Original post – Discover this amazing list of best places to visit in southern Spain -The Andalucia via— culturetravelsite

London – U.K.

London is one of the nicest, most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world. One swears at New York, the other at London. And this is not surprising. The city is a destination that has everything to offer.   So you can come here for culture, partying, shopping, and the list does not stop. Because…

SAMI LAVVU STRUCTURES – Finnmark Norway

SAMI LAVVU STRUCTURES, FINNMARK, NORWAY © Céleste Manet/Plainpicture Its no longer a tipi, its a lavvu. We are in Sami country right here in Finnmark, Norway, and those transient dwellings have been utilized by the indigenous Sami people as they accompanied their reindeer herds across northern Scandinavia. The layout has made its manner into other…

Umbria – Italy

Discover the Interior of Italy? Top idea! Drive through the province of Umbria and discover great places. Departure from Terni. also advertises itself as a “City of Lovers”, as its patron saint, Saint Valentine, was born here. And visit the gardens of Bomarzo the park of monsters. A great place and inspiration for many artists.…