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The Travelling Artifacts of Tutankhamun

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 13-03-2012| comments: 0

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Most of the visitors in Egypt are expecting to see all of the ancient Egyptian artifacts in the country itself. However, the everlasting interest caused by the legacy of the Nile Kingdom is the main reason for the travelling artifacts. Many of the treasures found in the tombs of the pharaohs are constantly on the move. The Tutankhamun’s collection makes no exception. In fact, the discovery of the burial site in the 1920s sparkled the aforementioned worldwide interest. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ancient Silk Road Today

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 23-12-2011| comments: 0

Silk Road tour

The Silk Road, so named by a 19th century German scholar, Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen, was probably the greatest ever East-West trade route. Today the modern technologies are the equivalent of the ancient trade route bringing information, connecting people and sharing ideas. Only the difference is that nowadays months and years of travelling can be reduced to seconds of dialling. Read the rest of this entry »

Alhambra – the Most Aesthetic Place in Spain

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 27-11-2011| comments: 0

The Alhambra is the perhaps the greatest example of the Muslim cultural heritage on the Iberian peninsula and the the palace and fortress, located in the Granada, Andalusia, Spain, is making the whole region second only to Barcelona in terms of annual income from tourism. Read the rest of this entry »

The French Culture – International Image, Gastronomy and Sports

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 07-11-2011| comments: 0

Here comes the rooster…well, it’s not an Alice In Chains’ classic, it’s my final chapter of the “French” series, where you can find out why the rooster is the representation of the French national identity, which foods made the French cuisine so admired worldwide and about the most popular and attractive sports in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

The French Culture: Cinema and Fashion

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 02-11-2011| comments: 0

The picture of the French culture would not be complete without mentioning the French cinema and fashion. Many aspects of film making and fashion were created in France and the country is home and inspiration for many artists and designers. In this part of the series we’ll see France’s historicl and strong links with cinema and fashion. Read the rest of this entry »

The French Culture: Music

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 28-10-2011| comments: 0

The French are proud with their rich cultural heritage and the tourist appeal of France. The French music, with its classical examples and modern scene is part of this world treasure and millions of visitors are having this experience when they go to France. Read the rest of this entry »

The French Culture: Literature and Philosophy

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 26-10-2011| comments: 0

France is by far the most visited country in the world and is often praised for its rich cultural heritage. What made the French culture so significant and why the French thinkers are considered so influential you’ll see in the second part of my “French cultural series”. Read the rest of this entry »

The French Culture: Painting and Architecture

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 21-10-2011| comments: 0

France receives the highest number of tourists per year, largely thanks to the numerous cultural establishments and historical buildings implanted all over the territory. France has been a centre of cultural creation for centuries. Many French artists have been among the most renowned of their time, and the country is still recognized in the world for its rich cultural tradition. Read the rest of this entry »

Obscure Drinks from Russia

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 13-10-2011| comments: 0

There are over 160 different ethnic groups and indigenous peoples in Russia. The Slavic Orthodox traditions, the Turkic Muslim culture, Buddhist nomads, Shamanists and highlanders – they all contribute to the cultural diversity of the country. In the Russian folk culture and cuisine, drinking is usually associated with vodka, but there is another specific drink, called kvass. Read the rest of this entry »

The Culture of Denmark

Posted by | Posted in Travel Inspirations | Posted on 03-10-2011| comments: 0

Denmark is one of the most prosperous countries in the world. Once home of the mighty and fearsome Viking warriors, the country today is more like an Utopia – often ranked as the happiest and least corrupt country in the world. Let us see Denmark in the World’s eyes! Read the rest of this entry »