Leuven back in the past

As everyone knows, towns in the past were different. Leuven, which is located in Belgium, 20 km east of Brussels, is the capital of the so-called province of Flemish Brabant.

In the Middle Ages, it was protected by a huge wall, which was built during the 12th century. Its circumference was about 3/4 miles, and there were 11 town gates and 31 towers which had to keep off enemy. The construction structure is made of sand-lime stone and ironstone.

A few centuries later, the area was found out to be too cramped, so that another similar wall was built on the site where the Leuven ring road is located at present. The remains are just a few, but you can still see them nowadays.

The Griffith Observatory

The Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, and can be seen as a national leader in public astronomy. Due to this reason, it is one of the region’s most popular attractions.

Located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, it is situated at 1,124 feet above sea level.

The Observatory started as one man’s vision for inspiring people who are fascinated by astronomy, but of course there is more: for example, you have a breathless view of both downtown LA and the Hollywood sign. The architecture of the building is just amazing, with great surrounding landscaping.

18th February: Maria Luisa de’ Medici festival in Florence

On 18th February, the city of Florence pays homage to a great woman, the last member of the Medici dynasty in the anniversary of her death.

Maria Luisa de’ Medici in 1737 signed the so-called “patto di famiglia” (family’s pact), offering her family’s immense patrimony to the city of Florence. This means that all the paintings, sculptures and collections are open to the public and you can see them.

This celebration is devoted to art, that is why some of the museums in the city can be visited for free on February 18th. Here there is the list:

Rent Apartment in Brazil

Rent apartment in brazilImagine dazzling gold beaches full of people who play sports, sunbathe, chat, drink and enjoy themselves, imagine luxuriant nature with an impressive variety of wildlife, imagine music, dance and celebrations. No, it’s not a dream, it is real and is called Brazil.

The largest country in South America and in the Latin America region, the world’s fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 193 million people, Brazil is simply outstanding and it is not a surprise if tourism is one of the most important economic activities of the country.

Five reasons why is better to travel to Italy as a couple- part 2

Whenever you decide to travel to Italy, of course you can choose to travel by yourself or with your partner. For those who are thinking about traveling alone, here there are last 2 out of the 5 reasons why not to do it.

Why? Simply because it’s so much better being in 2, in order to do the following activities which are definitely the most romantic ones, and there would be no way to do them without the person you are in love with.