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Five reasons to visit Melbourne | Australia

Melbourne, or “Mel-bun” as the Aussies pronounce it, is the capital of the Australian state Victoria and the second most popular city of the country. Located in the South of Australia, the country has been rated the world’s most liveable city for the sixth year in a row. There has always been some feeling of competition…

William Turner & Romanticism

The forces of nature, unknown territories, a pinch of melancholy and the infinite imagination of the human spirit: these words might just sum up the essence of Romanticism, an important movement in the field of art (but also literature and music) that originated in Europe at the end of the 18th century. William Turner, the…

Top 5 adventure activities whilst travelling

Adrenaline, isn’t it a wonderful thing? For all you adrenaline junkies out there, this post will be just your cup of tea! There are countless types of holiday activities; while some people prefer to spend their well-deserved holiday on the beach, explore culture and history during city-trips or love going on hikes in peaceful national parks, you’re…

Conspiracy theories about William Shakespeare

Wiliam Shakespeare: the poet, the actor, the playwright; possibly the greatest writer in the history of the English language. Once during a lecture about language and communication, a professor at the Erasmus University talked about the many different ways Shakespeare’s name has been spelled, even by the man himself. From Shackspeare to Shaksper, consistency has…

Insider tips | Copenhagen Edition

A place made up of friendly people on bikes, an incomprehensible language and a great sense of style, whether that be people, interiors or architecture. Copenhagen, Denmark, has so much to offer, and what better way to learn about the best places to visit than from a former Copenhagen exchange student? We spoke to Tessa…