China

“And it may be that the new China, as we know it in the more forward spheres of activity, will only take her proper place in the family of nations after fresh upheavals. Rivers of blood may yet have to flow as a sickening libation to the gods who have guided the nation for forty […]

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 […]

Nepal

Nepal

“A Nepali outlook, pace and philosophy had prevented us being swamped by our problems. In Nepal it was easier to take life day by day.” ― Jane Wilson-Howarth Full name Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Official name सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल Official languages Nepali and 13 recognised regional languages Capital Kathmandu (975,453 – 2011) Currency Nepalese […]

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 […]