Cities, Culture and Art

Cities, Culture and Art / 02.11.2015

I started being more seriously interested into street art a few years ago, after a trip to Brighton where for the first time I saw some seriously beautiful and creative murals. It might sound strange to many, but in Italy, we’re often plagued with senseless graffiti which are nothing more than vandalism and little quality street...

Cities, Culture and Art / 26.10.2015

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Cities, Culture and Art / 16.10.2015

The majority of tourists think of Milan as the place for  business and shopping, but there are neighborhoods - like Distretto Isola - where one gets surprised by Milan. [caption id="attachment_24226" align="alignnone" width="750"] Milan - Daily Life at Distretto Isola [/caption] “Isola" means island and the district’s name originate from the construction of the railway which, in 1865, divided...

Cities, Culture and Art / 05.09.2015

It’s the capital of Appenzell Innerhoden Canton, the smallest in Switzerland together with Basel City, but don’t expect a city, since Appenzell is nothing more than a town counting less than 6,000 inhabitants.  Appenzell, the town of the Landsgemeinde Appenzell is well-known for its colorful houses with painted facades and as one of the only two towns...

Cities, Culture and Art / 24.07.2015

Every country has its travel iconography and Burma ancient architecture is mostly identified with the gilded Shwedagon and Sule Pagodas in Yangon and Bagan's valley of temples. The beauty and richness of Bagan, however, is not only in the pagodas and hollow temples' beautiful structure and in the exquisite carvings. In spite of the damages inflicted by time, earthquakes and...