What do you think of when you hear the name “Athens”? Do you picture world-famous monuments like the Temple of Olympian Zeus or the Acropolis? Did you know that there’s more to this city than meets the eye?
Do you believe in elves? According to a report published by National Geographic in 2017, over 50 percent of Icelanders do! Considering the country’s mystical landscape, with its lava fields and mist-covered peaks, not to mention the Northern Lights, it’s not hard to understand why the Icelandic people would assume creatures like elves are present. What many visitors are surprised to see, though, is the extent of Icelanders’ beliefs.
London is full of elephants! Herds of massive, life-size elephant statues have recently been set up in locations throughout the city, including Green Park, St James’s Park, and Berkeley Square. This new art installation is a collaborative project carried out by CoExistence and Elephant Family, two non-profit organizations.
Are you getting ready to take a trip to Greece? Do you want to step off the beaten path and explore some of the country’s insanely beautiful lesser-known islands? If so, a trip to the Sporades Islands is definitely in order.
At the age of 86, one of England’s leading social commentator painters holds his first retrospective to mark a museum’s re-opening. His figurative work is rich and diverse in topic and technique.
When most people think about waste reduction, they think about recycling paper products or composting food scraps. What about electronic waste, though?
It started with a camera. By the age of 17, Jimmy Nelson had left his British boarding school and set out on a walking tour of Tibet, capturing shots of the landscape along his way. Eventually, this trek became fuel for his passion for discovery and thoughtful commemoration, specifically for indigenous cultures all over the globe. Today, the world-renowned photographer has a new exhibit highlighting the pinnacles of his decades-long career at Atelier des Lumières in Paris.
For those who are planning a Greek vacation and want to make some incredible memories, a trip to Giola Lagoon is a must. Giola Lagoon is located on the southern portion of the Greek Island Thassos. It’s a stunning natural pool that is carved directly into the rock.
The global organization Greenpeace recently launched a new campaign trolling British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The campaign includes a satirical animated video, titled “Wasteminster: A Downing Street Disaster.” This video aims to make a statement about the negative impact the U.K. government’s lack of action has had on the environment. It is Greenpeace’s latest attempt to pressure the British government into creating new policies around recycling and environmental support.
Are you getting ready to go on a Grecian vacation? There’s plenty to do on the mainland. However, the Ionian Islands, located off the western coastline and south of the Peloponnese peninsula, are also worth including on your travel itinerary. Never heard of the Ionian Islands? Not sure which ones to visit or what to do during your stay? Read on to learn more.