Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

Category: Humanities

Beyond Seville, The 3 Ancient Towns In Andalucia

Beyond Seville: The 3 Andalusian Ancient Towns

Andalusia is an autonomous community in southern Spain. It is the most populous, and the second-largest autonomous community in the country. The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a “historical nationality.” The territory is divided into eight provinces: Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville. Its capital is the city of Seville. Andalusia is located in the

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A Local's Guide To Helsinki, Finland

A Local’s Guide To Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland and has a population of 650,058. The city’s urban area has a population of 1,268,296, making it by far the most populous urban area in Finland as well as the country’s most important

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Readers’ Travel Tips: Cultural Highlights Of Japan

Readers’ Travel Tips: Cultural Highlights Of Japan

Kabuki-za in Ginza is the principal theatre in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki drama form. The Kabuki-za was originally opened by a Meiji era journalist, Fukuchi Gen’ichirō. Fukuchi wrote kabuki dramas in which Ichikawa Danjūrō IX and others starred; on Danjūrō’s death in 1903, Fukuchi retired from the management of the theatre. The theatre is now run by the Shochiku Corporation which

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A Local's Guide To Miyazaki, Japan

A Local’s Guide To Miyazaki, Japan

Miyazaki is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. Located on the coast and crossed by several rivers, Miyazaki City enjoys scenic views of both ocean and nearby, verdant mountains. A popular resort destination for Japanese tourists, the city offers many attractions, including the SeaGaia event centre, the Phoenix Zoo, Aoshima Beach Park,

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One Of World's Most Irresistible Holiday Destinations, Norwich UK

One Of World’s Most Irresistible Holiday Destinations, Norwich UK

Norwich is a city in Norfolk, England. Granted historic city status, and situated on the River Wensum in East Anglia, it lies approximately 100 miles (160 km) north-east of London. It is the county town of Norfolk and is considered the capital of East Anglia, with a population of 141,300. From the Middle Ages until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was the largest city in England after London,

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The European Capital Of Culture

The European Capital Of Culture: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, with a city population of 346,893 as of 2018 and 675,000 in the greater metropolitan area. It is the economic capital of Bulgaria and an important transport, cultural, and educational centre. Plovdiv is situated in a fertile region of south-central Bulgaria on the two banks of the Maritsa

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