Cork Midsummer Festival 2021

Cork Midsummer Festival 2021

Cork Midsummer Festival is an annual art event spanning different disciplines such as theatre, visual arts, performance, poetry etc. Organised in the Irish city of Cork, it reflects its host town as an inspiration. First hosted in 2008, this year’s Cork Midsummer Festival will take place both offline and online. Thus, making it an excellent opportunity for an international audience to join and enjoy festival activities from their homes.

Weekend in Hamburg with child friendly activities

Bicycle tied to a fence on Hamburg's canal

After spending a weekend in Hamburg, I’ve completely fallen in love with that city. It looks like Rotterdam’s and Copenhagen’s love child that was raised in Berlin. Cool and classy with a great attitude. It’s the second-largest city in Germany with almost two million people living in it. Often described as a large port and an industrial town, images of an unpleasant grey place are something many people have in their minds when thinking about Hamburg. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. I visited Hamburg a few times with my family, and here is my itinerary for the perfect child-friendly weekend in Hamburg.

Weekend Guide: Two days in Dubrovnik

View on the old town Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is probably one of the most famous places in Croatia. With its massive city walls, picturesque stone houses and historic old town, it comes with no surprise it’s getting so many visitors each year. To help you get the best of it, here is the Culture Tourist Dubrovnik weekend guide for a perfect two days in Dubrovnik. You’ll find here the full Dubrovnik itinerary for a stay in this city filled with art and history, together with some fun things to do.

Book Review – Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast book

Besides being a fantastic writer and the Noble Prize in Literature winner, Ernest Hemingway was an expat, traveller and someone with a severe case of wanderlust. Many of his books are reflecting events from his life, happening during his travels or life abroad. However, our next book is an ode to the city, people he met while living in it, and the historical time he lived there. So here it is, Culture Tourist Book Review: Ernest Hemingway and his A Moveable Feast.

Discovering the Treasures Along the Mighty Mekong River

Exploring Mekong River

Known as the sixth longest river in Asia, the Mekong River spreads across East and Southeast Asia, covering an estimated length of almost five thousand kilometres. It runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and is a destination every traveller must explore at some point. Discovering the Treasures Along the Mighty Mekong River If you want to make the most of your visit to Mekong River, you take a charter cruise on the Mekong. This way, you get the opportunity to discover all the cultural and religious monuments and everything else this river hides alongside its basin. That…

Meet the Artist: Marija Ljubičić

I’m following the fantastic work of Marija Ljubičić for some time already. Among other things, she’s creating a round-shaped pastel illustrations showing the sites from around Europe. In that unusual format, these cities, buildings and monuments are presented from another perspective. Since Marija is combining art and travel in a fantastic way, I thought she would be a great artist to introduce in our next interview.