Europe encompasses an space of 10,180,000km² (3,930,000 sq. miles), stretching from Asia to the Atlantic, and from Africa to the Arctic. There is no better concentration of trulli than in the UNESCO-protected city of Alberobello, where complete neighborhoods are made of the buildings — and the native entrepreneur behind Trullidea has fastened up dozens of the abandoned ones and rents them to guests.
The 51 countries that belong to this numerous continent are home to some of the world’s most vibrant cities, greatest music festivals, craziest road events, iconic architecture, wonderful galleries and an abundance of darn scrumptious food.
Carry within the New 12 months at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, head to Venice Carnevale in February, hit the slopes in the French Alps, sink a stein (or three) in Berlin’s cosy Christmas markets, or take it one step additional and head off looking for Santa in Finland!
These pleasant mosaic scenes of hunts, myths, animal battles, and everyday life in antiquity — boys using a camel, a man milking his goat, a youth feeding his donkey — as soon as covered the floor of a big courtyard of the Palatium Magnum, the Nice Palace constructed between the time of Constantine the Nice himself and Justinian I (4th to early sixth centuries).
Take a tour of the fashionable architectural masterworks of prodigious native expertise, Jože PleCnik, who took the Secessionists Art Nouveau type he realized in Vienna back home (by way of Prague) to remake his native metropolis along his personal, idiosyncratic strains.