BARCELONA: THE CITY OF THE FUTURE
670 points of wireless Internet access. Thousands of sensors throughout the city. Some help save up to 30 percent of the electricity needed for street lighting, others help reduce water…

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HELSINKI: HIS PRIDE AND OUR WARNINGS
Reserved, polite and self-sufficient, Helsinki does not entertain you against your will, but has a rich stock of interesting, beautiful and tasty. The feeling is that you have come to…

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5 MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN VILLAGES OF EUROPE
Italian artist Giovanni Segantini once called his winter residence in the Alpine village of Soglio - La soglia del paradiso, translated into Russian “gateway to paradise”. And this really appropriate…

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CROATIA: GUIDE TO SUNNY ADRIATIC ISLANDS

Seven hundred people live in the village of Seltsa on the island of Brac, and, as they say, half of them move to the mainland during the cold season – who to work, who to study, and who wants to save on heating the house.

Seven hundred villagers have, do not be surprised, thirteen fundamental monuments. In addition to Croatian celebrities, spiritual authorities honored to be immortalized in stone – Jesus Christ and Pope John Paul II, as well as the extinct stars of European diplomacy – German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and his Austrian counterpart Alois Mok. Continue reading

TALLINN: DIGITAL CAPITAL

Nature and technology are the two whales on which tiny Estonia stands, a country that not everyone will immediately see on the map. The third and youngest whale is modern Estonian cuisine.
text: Anna of Austria

In front of me is creme brulee with smoked bacon meringue. The plate is smoking, and its contents look more like an art object than something edible. Outside the window Viru street is noisy, expensive, stupid. Some guides will call it the main artery of the Old City, others will advise to bypass. Continue reading

ETERNAL LOVE: 7 ROMANTIC PLACES OF ROME

February 14, on Valentine’s Day, a collection of the best Italian short films about love, Italian Best Shorts 2: Love in the Eternal City, is released on Russian screens. This is a romantic walk through Rome under the motto “Life is beautiful!”. Inspired by the picture, we tell about the places of the Eternal city, where the heart beats more often.

To feel the magic of “Sweet Life”, like the heroes of Marcello Mastroyanniya and Anita Ekberg, it is better to come to the Trevi Fountain at night or at dawn. Although at any time, holding hands, you can feel how time stops here, and crowds of tourists stop. Continue reading

COPENHAGEN: RENOVATION BY DANISH
If you ask a resident of the Danish capital to give an example of a quality architectural reconstruction, he will answer: Ködbuen. In the old butcher quarter in the east…

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TALLINN: DIGITAL CAPITAL
Nature and technology are the two whales on which tiny Estonia stands, a country that not everyone will immediately see on the map. The third and youngest whale is modern…

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FRANCE: NATIONAL FEATURES
Once in Paris, I hung up for an hour on Bulmish in the mediterration section of the Gibert Jeune store - although it was not a doctor for a second.…

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MEDIEVAL CHARM OF LUBEK
The tour bus smoothly passes the Holstein Gate, which has been guarding the entrance to Lübeck since the Middle Ages, and arrives at the city moat. It looks like an…

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