Singles’ Day: Destinations for single travellers

Singles’ Day: Destinations for single travellers

11/11 marks Singles’ Day, a largely Chinese holiday that celebrates being single. And, in addition to embracing being unhitched, the holiday has gone to become the world’s largest shopping day of the year!  While some use Singles’ Day as motivation to look...
Best Cities around the World for Contemporary Art

Best Cities around the World for Contemporary Art

While historic artists focused more on capturing the accurate details of faces, places, and important events throughout history, contemporary artists are often a bit more abstract and strive to push the boundaries of what defines art. Today’s contemporary art museums...
Bridges That Connect Countries

Bridges That Connect Countries

Human engineering is an incredible thing. Modern history has seen us build bridges across rivers like London’s Tower Bridge over the Thames, cross coastal seas like the Golden Gate Bridge over San Francisco Bay, and even connect continents like the Bridge of the...
The history of the 12 Days of Christmas

The history of the 12 Days of Christmas

With Christmas almost upon us once again, let us look deeper into one of the season’s catchiest carols. While many of us 05/be able to recite the lyrics to the popular 12 Days of Christmas, most are unaware of the song’s long history. Learn how this carol came to be,...