The Hand of Uruguay

In Brava beach in Punta del Este, Uruguay, you can find one of the most famous landmarks of the country:  ‘The Hand’. Four pieces of metal come out of the sand resembling a hand inviting you to come to see it. This sculpture made out of steel and cement was created during a competition in 1982. The creator of ‘The Hand’ is Mario Irarrazábal, originally from Chile; he also participated in other projects in Chile, Madrid, Italy and some countries of Africa. According to Mario, this artwork is creative, symbolic and familiar, representing humanity on earth and the development of life. The...
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BEI Restaurant in Beijing

If you are going to Beijing we recommend you to visit the restaurant BEI, which is opened just recently.  In this restaurant the Asian food is not being prepared by somebody from Asia, what you will expect, but from a New Orleans-born New Yorker Max Levy.  He immigrated to Beijing because he fell in love with the Asian style and his obsession with Japanese cooking provides the framework for many of the dishes. Bei is located in the district of Chaoyang. The design of this restaurant, black and dark, is designed by the world renowned design team Neri & Hu; the whole look and feel of this restaurant...
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No.1 Pery Square celebrates 1st Birthday and ‘Best New Hotel’ award from the Hospitality Ireland Award

Epoque Hotels represents the Classic Hotel No.1 Pery Square located in Limerick, Ireland, which is provided with a French influenced Brasserie, Ireland’s largest organic urban retreat spa and it has a classic interior of the 20 designed guestrooms. It has been selected as the “Best New Hotel” at the Hospitality Ireland Awards 2009. As well as the award the No.1 Pery Square celebrated its 1st Birthday. “A captivating addition to Limericks Georgian quarter, it’s no wonder Condé Nast were so eager to include No.1 Pery Square in their 2009 Hot List”, according the Hospitality Ireland Magazine...
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A Unique Bar “Q-Bar” in Taipei, Taiwan

In the east of Taipei, where it is always crowded, you will find a bunch of different restaurants where you can have a wonderful night. But why go to a regular restaurant when you can experience a unique one? Then you might want to visit the Q-Bar. The Q-Bar has opened five years ago and it is still attracting a lot of clients. The owner of this unique bar is Randall.  He manages this place and believe it or not he is even the cook. When the wheather is nice outside, the courtyard at this restaurant will be an amazing spot to have your diner. Randall invested in the Q-Bar and you still can see...
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Exhibition in the Colosseum in Rome

When you visit the incredible city of Rome you might want to see the ancient Colosseum. This used to be the stage for different shows: for example fighting between exotic animals, or between men and animals. But also unique events took place like a famous exhibition of an elephant who knew how to write words in the sand with its trunk. But the favorite show that everybody adored were the shows of the gladiators. When the gladiator shows started, you heard a loud noise from the audience and trumpets were blown while the gladiators paraded into the packed arena with pride. They came from the underground...
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