San Francisco

“It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world.” ― Oscar Wilde Country United States State California Official language English Population 4,679,166 (2016) Currency US dollar Time Zone UTC -8/-7

Chengdu (成都市)

“Chengdu is the original city name which dates back to its founding over 2000 years ago, and it is the only major city in China to have remained in the same location with the same name after more than 2000 years. According to the Song dynasty, geographical work Tai Ping Huan Yu Ji, the 9th […]

Paris

“But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight.” ― Ernest Hemingway Country France Region Île-de-France Official language French Population 2 229 621 […]

Hong Kong

“Affluence isn’t affluence at all. Hong Kong is the benchmark; everybody else’s affluence is mere tat. Until you’ve experienced that perfume-washed air as polarized glass doors embrace you into a luxury hotel’s plush interior, you’ve only had a dud replica of the real thing.” ― Jonathan Gash, Jade Woman Full name Hong Kong Special Administrative […]

Venezia

“I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food and pure romance in the air is like no other place.” Elizabeth Berkley Country Italy Regione Veneto Official language Italian Population 263 736 (2015) Currency Euro Time Zone UTC +1

Istanbul

“Culture is mix. Culture means a mix of things from other sources. And my town, Istanbul, was this kind of mix. Istanbul, in fact, and my work, is a testimony to the fact that East and West combine cultural gracefully, or sometimes in an anarchic way, came together, and that is what we should search […]