Rivalries among kingdoms, empires and modern-day republics have profoundly shaped humanity in many ways. In the process of outdoing each other – through the economy, military, or culture – monumental edifices were often erected to symbolize a country’s prominence on the world stage. 1,023 more words
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Having just visited Hong Kong I wanted to share my advice about getting around the islands of Hong Kong.
Although there is over 200 islands to explore most tourists will stick to the main areas of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, Lantu Island and the New Territories all of which can be explored by the MTR. 96 more words
A couple of days back I went on an organised walking tour to discover Helsinki’s hidden architectural gems. The tour focused on the entrances and staircases of 5 high-value properties in the heart of Helsinki, dating back more than a century. 362 more words