The piñata is a staple in Mexican culture. However, the first records of piñatas don’t come from Mexico or even Spain. The earliest records actually point to Asia — China, to be specific — as the origin of the beloved piñata.
For those who are fascinated by history, ancient legends, and incredible architecture, Greece is one of the best countries to explore. Greece can be a bit of an overwhelming travel destination, though, as it’s home to so much rich history and many fascinating attractions. There’s certainly a lot to see and do while in Greece. However, one of the most interesting, must-see attractions is the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Mexican hyperrealist artist Ruben Orozco has got the people of the Spanish city Bilbao up in arms with his latest creation, which is meant to start conversations around the topic of sustainability. Orozco’s statue is titled “Bihar” (translated as “Tomorrow” in Basque) and features the face of a young girl drowning as it pokes out of Spain’s river Nervion.
A trip to Verona, Italy, is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. What could make it better, though, than an overnight stay in Casa di Giulietta or Juliet’s House (yes, that’s Juliet of the timeless Shakespeare play “Romeo and Juliet”)?
Annabel’s, the famous London-based, members-only club, isn’t just an exclusive place to dine and be entertained. This club is also taking an environmentalist stand with its impressive initiative, “Annabel’s for the Amazon.”
This year, the Louvre Museum is celebrating two significant anniversaries with an exhibition titled “Paris – Athens. The Birth of Modern Greece, 1675-1919.”
The Greek island of Milos is more than just the number one destination on Travel + Leisure’s list of “The Top 25 Islands in the World.” With its stunning beaches and sparkling blue waters, it’s also the chosen photoshoot location for Louis Vuitton’s latest brand campaign, Towards a Dream.
When most people think about visiting Greece, they think about major tourist attractions like the Acropolis and the Delphi Theater. For those who want a more authentic experience, though, check out the periptero.
Milos is one of Greece’s volcanic islands, located in the heart of the Aegean Sea. It is known as one of the most laid-back and most exotic Greek islands, and there are plenty of opportunities here to sight-see, enjoy delicious food, and learn about Greece’s rich history.
Jason deCaires Taylor was already a well-known British sculptor famous for his underwater exhibits. Now, though, he’s pushing the envelope even further by introducing the Mediterranean’s first underwater museum, known as the Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (MUSAN).