ANGELS AND DRAGONS: SHANGHAI
All eyes will turn East to Shanghai at the end of this month, when the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show flies into town. As the Angels in underwear put Shanghai on the world stage, it is a great opportunity to visit this hotspot of globalisation and modernity.
Romee Strijd has been running this vlog so you can follow her in the run up to the big event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWwEqYwtoPw
It is hard to believe Shanghai used to be a small fishing village. Now it is a metropolis with over..
ROME. AN ENGLISH ROMANCE WITH RUINS.
Rome has more historic treasures than anywhere else in the world; 400 fountains, 900 sacred monuments and 574 archeological sites; a monumental legacy of ruins for the artistic contemplation of life, death and decay, the rise and fall of empires. The Eternal City has had a hold over the human imagination for centuries. It has defined aesthetes, painters and poets. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Rome became the ‘Paradise of the Exiles’. The English Romantic poets, Keats, Byron and..