A village in Egypt, famous for its complex of temples dedicated to the Pharaoh Ramsis II "the Great".
Ranked as the sixth greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute in 1999, Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, singer and model that died on August 5, 1962.
Modern America's short history was no impediment in the quick growth of culture and arts. In 1890, only 114 years after the Declaration of Independence, Andrew Carnegie was financing the construction of the "Music Hall". The building was going to house the Oratorio Society of New York and the New York Symphony Society on whose board Carnegie was a member. The opening concert was conducted by maestro Walter Damrosch and composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky on May 5 1891. Only two years later, the Music Hall was renamed Carnegie Hall after board members convinced Carnegie of the importance of using his name. The building was sold and resold, and in 1960, with the New York Philharmonic on the move to Lincoln Center, the building was going to be demolished to make room for a commercial skyscraper. Violinist Isaac Stern and many of the artist residents made pressure and saved the building by convinving the city of New York to buy the estate from Simon, the commercial developer. The nonprofit C
A city with a privileged position, on the northeastern coast of the Iberian peninsula and the shores of the Mediterranean. A truly Mediterranean city, not only because of it's position, but also because of its history, tradition and culture.
Every year, on the last Wednesday of August, the streets of Buñol in the Valencia region of Spain, are covered with full ripped tomatoes, as thousands of people gather for the food fight festival.
Sighisoara is considered to be one of the most beautiful fortresses in Europe. It has been kept almost intact, and it is one of the few places where medieval houses are inhabited.
Known as Lisbon Castle in the beginning, it later became Castelo de Sao Jorge, after King Joao I.
A small island in the Saronic Gulf, covered with pine trees, with rich history and great scenery.
Voronet Monastery is one of the most famous off all Romanian monasteries, because of its unique blue colour.
The touristic offer in the area of Maramures is so rich and diverse, the only thing that is not available here being the sea.
This villages provide a picture of the cultural landscape of Southern Transylvania and illustrate building styles from the 13th to the 16th century.
Falling under the occupation of one empire after another, Beirut's history goes back more than 5000 years.
A town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with a large part of it remaining as it was in the Inca times.