Why You Need to Pay Attention to Street Names When in Vilnius

We have heard that Lithuanian law bans street name plaques in different languages, presumably with the aim to protect Lithuanian national identity; however, throughout Vilnius we were captivated by multilingual street name signs. And honestly, we loved seeing those plaques in multiple languages pointing out to rich cultural history of the city, while honoring national minorities who played

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3 Reasons Why Parisian Patios are Unique

While walking in Paris, we were astonished by numerous green terraces and rooftops. Consequently, we questioned ourselves why and how did Paris develop such a sense for greenery and aesthetics. We have made three observations: There is abundance of flower shops on the Parisian streets. As a result, Parisians easily buy plants somewhere close to their

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Quality of Living: Mercer Report

International consultancy, Mercer, produces annual worldwide quality of living rankings. This year the survey also includes a city infrastructure ranking, which assesses a city’s supply of electricity, drinking water, connectivity, public transportation, as well as traffic congestion. Infrastructure ranking plays an important role when multinationals decide where to establish themselves. This year (again) Western European cities enjoy the highest quality

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Boro Milovic on Why WeLoveBrussels & More

For Boro Milovic, the founder and the curator of WeLoveBrussels, Brussels is a modern melting pot. It is an ever changing world of young and talented artists, busy politicians, confused diplomats and progressive minds who blend together into this unique city. The city itself is also an interesting mosaic of neighborhoods – some run down, and some polished and glossy.  Since

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