fascinating cities Tag

ITALY / 16.10.2015

The majority of tourists think of Milan as the city 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...

SWITZERLAND / 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...

ITALY / 28.05.2015

Have you ever heard of Mantua? If not, don’t worry. Despite being one of the most beautiful towns in northern Italy, Mantua is often overlooked, not only by foreign visitors but even by Italians. Yet, Mantua is one of the best cities to visit in Italy and there’s no reason it should play a minor role in a...

GERMANY / 26.04.2015

From the St. Pauli U-Bahn station or the Reeperbahn S-Bahn stop the best way to discover the graffiti is wandering along Clemens-Schultz Strasse and Simon-von-Utrecht Strasse, meandering through the perpendicular streets and entering the passages often hiding more paintings.The best - and my favorites - are a series of wall paintings by Ray de la...