Festivals and culture in Leuven

If you happen to be in Leuven, and you like festivals, you will definitely love all the attractions simply named “BeLEUVENissen”, which are followed by a huge crowd of both citizens and tourists.

There are, in fact, several interesting folkoristic elements, such as the “Balloon of Friendship”, a monument located in Hooverplein and sculpted in 1988. It is the symbol of friendship and it was offered by a group of men who wanted to celebrate the “Men of the Year”. Every year, in fact, who turns 40, can join the club, whose members wanted to show their presence in the town by the balloon.

The Columbus monument in Barcelona

Once you are in Barcelona, you can’t miss one of the most important monuments located at the end of the very famous la Rambla. I am talking about the Columbus monument, which is situated near the sea and it an homage to Cristoforo Columbus, who according to the history, discovered the America, the so-called new continent.

You can enter it and there is an elevator which takes you up 60 meters above the ground, where you can admire a 360° breathless views.

Amalfi coast rentals villas and apartments for rent

Amalfi rental villasThe Amalfi Coast: land of sunshine, beautiful sea, blue sky and lemon scent. If your dream has always been to live in this magical place, now it can be true!

Thanks to Amalfi coast rentals, during all your vacation you will feel a real resident of the place. In order to book a villa you can contact directly the property owners, that with their kindness and availability will help you choose the best time right for your stay, and together you can also define all the details, even managing to save money because there are no intermediaries.

Facts about the Vasari Corridor in Florence

How much do you know about the Vasari Corridor in Florence?

Find out some interesting facts about it.

1- The purpose of the construction of the Corridor for the Medici was having the chance move safely from Palazzo Pitti to Palazzo Vecchio, which was the seat of government, observing the people below while remaining unnoticed.

2- Right halfway over the Ponte Vecchio, Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator during WWII, back in 1939 ordered that the Corridor’s small windows had to be enlarged in order to admire better the great view over the Arno.

The Anatolian landscape

The historic buildings proudly displayed the main archaeological sites such as Troy, Pergamum, Ephesus, Miletus, Priene, Didyma, Aphrodisias, Caunos, Heraclia, Perge and Aspendos.

Places you have always heard of in books or movies, but that you have never visited. Now it’s time to give them a chance, to see if they are as great as they are described in books.