Tibet

Tibet

“In the time between the two wars, a British colonial officer said that with the invention of the airplane the world has no secrets left. However, he said, there is one last mystery. There is a large country on the Roof of the World, where strange things happen. There are monks who have the ability […]

Calcio Storico Fiorentino

“Calcio Storico Fiorentino (also known as calcio storico “historic football”) is an early form of football that originated in 16th century Italy. Once widely played, the sport is thought to have originated in the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence. Here it became known as the giuoco del calcio fiorentino (“Florentine kick game”) or simply calcio; […]

Tuscany

Tuscany

“Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. I would say a private paradise in the Caribbean. If you want culture and class, I would say Tuscany. If you want exotic, I would say Bangkok, Thailand.” ― Robin Leach Country Italy Capital Florence Official language Italian Population 3 749 430 (2016) Currency Euro […]

Ethnic Minorities in China

“In China, the Han people make China’s and the world’s largest ethnic group, making up 91.96 per cent of the country’s population. The formation and development of the Han people was a continuous process of integration of the earliest Huaxia tribe with other related tribes and ethnic groups. It was in the Han Dynasty (206 […]

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 […]

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