Europe

Indulge in Romantic Places Around the World

There are some cities that just scream romance, hearts and flowers. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to take it all in and revel in love. Love should be a year round event but everyday life can have us yearning for more time together, special moments, and fond memories. If there’s one day where we can all take the time to show that special someone just how much we love them

Experience the Beauty and Flavors of Greece

Greece, officially known as Hellenic Republic, is a country made up of a peninsula and a group of islands in southeastern Europe. Greece is often called the Cradle of Western Civilization because of its significant contributions to the world. The Greeks developed democracy, made significant science discoveries, created extensive works on philosophy and art, and wrote stories and plays that are still performed today. Greece is also known for its lovely

Spanish Traditions and Festivals

Spain has many traditions to behold and witness. They are a culture full of Flamenco music and dance, Spanish guitars, bullfighting and bakalao. They are known for siestas and have a more relaxed approach when it comes to work and studies. If you’re planning a trip to Spain make sure you go during one of these festivals to enjoy the local culture and festivities. Las Fallas, Valencia March- In the Mediterranean city

8 Best French Cafes in France

Have an authentic Franch experience in one of the lost standing cafes that France has to offer. From the decor to the food you’ll get a genuine experience in any these 8 best french cafes. Café de la Paix A Parisian institute since 1862, Café de la Paix has an al fresco ambiance combining history, tradition and modern touches. 5, Place de l’Opéra – 75009 Paris Le Select Le Select is decorated in the style

The Good Life: Best Wine Districts and Regions in Europe

If you happen to go to Europe, one of the most sought after tours would be in the vineyards and wineries across the region. So better dress your Sunday best and visit the top 5 wine regions across Europe. Porto and Duoro Valley, Portugal The vineyards that cascade along the Duoro valley, wines from this region is considered as one of the finest. There’s no other place to taste the original

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 4: The Second Floor

The Second floor contains only 2 collections the Prints and Drawings, as well as the Paintings. The various wings of the second floor are home to various French and European paintings as well as magnificent halls and entrances that would cap off a 4 day journey to enjoy the Louvre experiences. Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour by Maurice-Quentin Delatour 1748-1755 (Prints and Drawings room 44) The Rape of Sabine Women

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 3: The 1st Floor

The 1st floor contains some of the most iconic pieces of art within the museum walls. This floor houses the Egyptian Antiquities, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Decorative Arts, Prints and Drawings, as well as Paintings Collections. TIP! Make sure to plan the routes ahead of time. Given that there are iconic pieces of art within each floor this shouldn’t be a reason to miss other pieces that are located in

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 2 – The Ground Floor

The ground floor houses the Near Eastern Antiquities, Islamic Art, Egyptian Antiquities, the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Sculptures, as well as the Arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. TIP! Another great way to be able to plan your next visit to the Louvre is by familiarizing yourself with the 3 distinct wings namely the Richeliu, Sully, and Denon. Venus De Milo Late 2nd Century BC (Greek, Etruscan, and

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 1 – The Lower Ground Floor

No visit in Europe is ever complete without visiting what is considered as the world’s largest museum. Having 11 collections all in all, excluding the history of the Louvre and Medieval Louvre Collection, (Near Eastern Antiquities, Islamic Art, Egyptian Antiquities, Greek and Roman Antiquities, Decorative arts, Sculptures, Prints and Drawings, Paintings, Coptic arts, The East Mediterranean in the Roman Empire, and lastly the Arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas) it

Food Festivals-Rectify the Reputation of British Food

As a friendly wicked person who likes to troll the closest friends, I often tease my English friend Ken and send him awful British food pictures for confirmation. After having a few authentic Chinese family meals, Ken suddenly decided he would cook for us the next weekend. I  predicted immediately it would be the fast food type of meal. Little Ken never fails me. Spaghetti, one can of sauce and several