In Florence: When Art met Religion

(written on April 1, 2016 in Florence) "Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region and birthplace of the Renaissance, is home to masterpieces of art and architecture. One of its most iconic sites is the Florence Cathedral, with its terra-cotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and bell tower designed by Giotto. The Galleria dell'Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David,” while …

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When in Rome: Notice the Small

Traveling is always a bit of a challenge for everyone. When in a new city and you only have a few days, you may simply want to work out a 'perfect' plan to be able to go to as many 'well known' spots as possible. So much to see, so much to take in. We …

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Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum

Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum The site was the concentration camp for the political prisoners between the WW2 period, 1936 - 1945. Currently the site is used as a memorial and museum for visitors all over the world to witness the vicious human acts happening at the same place during the time. Someone might ask, why …

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Dim Sum in the Bamboo Steamer

Home food for the Chinese. Interesting cuisine for the foreigners. Representing cultural heritage in history. Types of food: Steamed vegetables and shrimp dumplings, Steamed mixed meat dumplings with peanut, Siumai (pork and shrimp in thin yellow floured wrapper), Cha Siu Bao (Barbecue pork filled bun wrapped with soft bread) #food #hongkong #chinese #cuisine #culture #home …

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What do you see here?

What do you see in this artwork? At first glance, we may be attracted by the glamorous Cinderella-like blue dress. Then you begin to notice the woman who is wearing it is actually a black lady. Then the deeper you look, you more you begin to realize about the meaning of the small details. The dress …

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