Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ancient and primeval beech forests in Italy

Most UNESCO World Heritage Site are restricted to a single place or region rarely crossing borders. However, there are a few quite gigantic exceptions. One of them was summarised under the extensively long name “Ancient and primeval beech forests of … Continue reading

Villa d’Este in Tivoli

When it comes to the Renaissance period, you’re probably thinking of architectural masterpieces, the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman ideals mixed with contemporary knowledge of the 15th and 16th century. Actually, the Renaissance revolutionised far more areas including the … Continue reading