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That's the way it is..

.. Weimar is a wonderful city and was in 1999 European Capital of Culture.

And also interesting: every poet got his own shopping mall.


Culture is a movable feast

Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 for the Free Thinking Festival in 2008

The truth depends on where you’re standing, and when.

Culture changes, from year to year and from place to place. 96 more words


Britain's vibrant tourism industry has changed its name

Britain’s vibrant tourism industry has changed its name to the visitor economy.

During 2013, the visitor economy earned over £126 billion and employed more than three million people. 102 more words



CYBERacademy ?

= Apprentissages et communication transfrontières.

= Transboundary learnings and communication. 

“CYBERacademy – like any other school – needs its students. And here we are – curious, smart kids from around the continents gathering in the future European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw. 181 more words

A summer gateway in Mons

Mons, the European capital of culture for 2015, was never on my travel list until this summer when I realized that I should see more of Belgium and not only the most common cities: Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp. 624 more words


Vibrant Valletta

Last Monday, September 14th, we had one of our many trips into the city of Valletta. I had intended to do this post whilst we were still in Malta but, unfortunately, time did not allow.   743 more words

Travel And History

An ever more cultured Košice

A former ‘European Capital of Culture’ (ECC 2013) and soon to be ‘European Capital of Sport’ (2016), Košice has metamorphasised from chrysalis to cultural butterfly. ECC 2013 left a lasting legacy and was a catalyst to propel Slovakia’s second largest city from industrial heartland to a creative cultural centre. 1,406 more words