May 20th, 2010 |
The Archaeology Museum of the 2010 European Capital of Culture is one of the most fascinating museums in the world and definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in Istanbul. One of the unique historical objects in this museum is the Alexander Sarcophagus.
For years it has been thought that one of the sarcophagi showcased in this museum held the remains of Alexander the Great, the impressive leader who marched from Macedon conquering every land he and his army came across until he invaded India.
The so called Alexander Sarcophagus is a late 4th century B.C. stone sarcophagus decorated with...
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May 16th, 2010 |
Bank your reservations in the best boutique hotels in the world
Epoque Hotels announces its new Loyalty Program called Club Epoque.
For every reservation made, Club Members earn money towards their next reservation.
Every time you make a reservation on www.epoquehotels.com, Epoque Hotels will give you money back! Each time you check out of an Epoque Hotel, you will have another 6% of the total room price added to your bank. Once you accrue at least 50 USD, you’ll be able to start using your bank. You can make reservations using the banked money and apply it directly to the reservation. It’s...
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Mar 21st, 2010 |
An out-of-the-ordinary display of classic Fiat Topolino cars in Piazza Santissima Annunziata in Florence on Sunday March 21st 2010.
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Mar 21st, 2010 |
Is it possible to see the invisible? This was the attempt made by the surrealist artists of the early 20th century and of which a collection is showcased at the fascinating Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from February 26 to July 18 2010.
Giorgio de Chirico is the protagonist of this exhibition, as it was the first artist to create images that do not represent reality, but interpret hidden meanings. the other artists that are featured in this exhibition have been influenced by this concept. The young artist de Chirico first became conscious of a new approach to seeing the world when visiting Florence...
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Mar 14th, 2010 |
In our previous post on Bologna we were not able to discuss the many important traits that make Bologna a truly great city to visit.
Fortunately, one of our reader was kind enough to share his knowledge with us. Below you will find our translation.
I’m a travel agent born and raised in Bologna. I now live near Parma, another wonderful city in the Emilia region, where I run a travel agency that deals with incoming tourism in our beautiful provinces of Emilia Romagna.
Besides what it’s been written here in the travelogue about Bologna, my birthplace, I need to add that this town is not only the...