Budapest, Hungary

Located on Vörösmarty tér, Café Gerbeaud is one of the greatest and most beautiful coffee houses in Eastern Europe. People enjoy the place for its fancy cakes. November 2012. Situé sur Vörösmarty tér, le Café Gerbeaud est un des plus grands et plus beaux cafés d’Europe de l’est. Le lieu est apprécié pour ses pâtisseries…

Berlin, Germany

Like in a John le Carré’s novel, passengers are waiting for their flight in the Big Hall of the Tempelhof airport. Tempelhof airport was open in 1923 to become the first commercial airport in the world. It was closed in 2008. November 2006. Comme dans un roman de John le Carré, les passagers attendent leur…

Florence, Italy

The Uffizi gallery is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of Europe. It was open in 1765 and has not changed much since then. Visitors still walk along the Vasari Corridor to see the Botticelli paintings. May 2003. La galerie des Offices est un des plus anciens et plus célèbres musées d’art…

Kyoto, Japan

These two girls are walking up the hill to reach Temple Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto. The temple was founded in 798, and its present buildings were constructed in 1633. In 2007, Kiyomizu-dera was one of 21 finalists for the New Seven Wonders of the World. However, it was not picked as one of the seven winning…

Ilorin, Nigeria

Ilorin used to be a major center of the slave trade. Slaves were taken from the Igbo lands to the east and sent to the USA, the West Indies and Brazil. The city is now a Muslim city where religious festivals are celebrated with great pomp. This young prince was proud to show the camel…

Toronto, Canada

Walking on the glass floor of the CN Tower is one of the main attractions in Toronto. The glass floor is 1,122 feet above the ground. Children have no problem walking or crawling on it while adults are more reluctant. August 2006. Marcher sur le plancher de verre de la Tour CN est une des…