• The Most Beautiful Tiles of Lisbon

    Whether you look up or down, left or right, you will see the tiles. Colorful azulejos -traditional ceramic tiles – decorate walls of Lisbon. Sometimes they depict insightful scenes from daily life. Original azulejos introduced by the Moors in the 8th century were cut into simple geometric shapes and predominantly blue and white. With time colorful azulejos became fashionable. Below

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  • Europe’s Most Sociable City

    Have you hared of the Social Cities Index? It measures the world’s most sociable cities. The Social Cities Index is a study on global sociability created by Hostelworld and Foresight Factory. They researched ‘sociability’ based on ten distinct categories such as the frequency with which people socialize, openness and the ‘propensity to party.’ The study analyzed the social

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  • Photo Diary: Canal Saint Martin

    Some time ago we shared with you our impressions of Canal Saint Martin, a gentrifying, 19th century waterway in Paris. Canal Saint Martin is known as a great summer hangout located in picturesque 10th and 19 arrondissements. Below we share our moments from our last visit in Paris during a hot October day. As you can see, Canal Saint Martin looked totally different but equally

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  • Europe’s most visited cities

    From the ranking on quality of life in Europe, ranking of European cities that provide most opportunities, or ranking of most hashtagged cities, we now focus on European most visited cities. Mastercard recently released its 2017 Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 top destination cities around the world in order for

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  • Photo Diary: Monschau in Summer

    The town of Monschau is located in the narrow valley of the Rur river on the border of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Monschau was historically known for its cloth-mills, today popular mainly with tourists. Picturesque, narrow streets have remained nearly unchanged for more than hundreds of years. Perfect location for a weekend getaway and for overindulging in cuteness. Here

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  • Best of Paris: Canal Saint Martin

    Canal Saint Martin has been on our Paris bucket list for some time already. Recently my Parisian colleague confirmed that this gentrifying, 19th century waterway  is a great summer hangout. Namely, in recent years, this shabby-chic area in northeastern Paris started drawing trendy crowds. Iron-footbridges, cosy restaurants, cute shops, and interesting architecture make for a picturesque district

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