Are you considering your first trip to the lovely city of Vienna and are looking for many insights that will help you prepare properly? Vienna is full of amazing places to visit and amazing historic things to explore, it will take you some time to get to know it. In order to help you explore Vienna easily, we compiled all of the important information into one ultimate guide to Vienna. Read it, take notes, and enjoy!
We could say that coffee is a universal beverage, popular all around the world. Coffee is a beverage we reach when we wake up and we want to feel energized. But there are differences in the way we consume coffee in different countries. How do people consume coffee in Europe, why do they love it so much, and which European cities offer the best coffee experiences? Keep reading to find out!
Graz (Slovene Gradec – a little castle on the top of the hill) is the second-largest city in Austria and a must-visit location for all you culture lovers. This lovely Styrian city surely has many exciting cultural attractions and institutions, so let’s check out what are the best places to experience culture in Graz.
During the pandemic that we are still facing, we were all a little envy of animals for their freedom to walk around freely, while we were stuck at home, unable to travel and explore cities. As Cultural Places is a platform for a cultural traveler, who wasn’t really able to travel lately, we were looking for different ways to create great culture-related content. So, we partnered with Roberto Di Costanzo — an amazing Rome-based artist, who will help you discover Rome through his illustrations.
Known as the Eastern city that never sleeps, Hong Kong is one of the most interesting places in Asia. It has such a vibrant atmosphere that you will just love and if you had only one chance to visit only one place in Asia, it should be Hong Kong. Yes, we know — Asia is unique and every single place is worth exploring, but for the sake of this blog post, let’s say that you have the opportunity to visit one place only. If you’re planning to visit Hong Kong someday, it’s a good idea to get introduced to its unique culture, and that is exactly what you will read about in this blog post, so keep reading.
Are you planning to do a museum-hopping in Vienna and are looking for a less-conventional museum to make your day even more fun? We have the right museum for your bucket list! It’s the Madame Tussauds museum – the most famous waxworks museum with more than 80 wax figures of some of the most popular celebrities from around the world. It is located in the Viennese amusement park called Prater (very convenient), so you can go to some of the many exciting rides after you finish exploring this cool museum.
European culture has quite a few myths and legends tied to it. There’s almost no place in Europe that doesn’t have an interesting story to tell and don’t we all love reading about them? Here we bring you a few of the most interesting European myths and legends, so keep reading and enjoy.
The Art Nouveau architecture gave us some pretty amazing landmarks. You just gotta love it! Vienna Secession, as the movement was known in Vienna, left a huge impact on the city’s architecture as we know it today, and it wouldn’t be possible without Joseph Maria Olbrich and Josef Hoffmann — the architects who were there to establish the movement, and Otto Wagner, who joined a bit later. In this blog post, we will show you some of the best-known and most popular Viennese Art Nouveau buildings from all around the city.
Europe, the Old Continent, has so many amazing culturally rich countries with tons of interesting cultural places around them. It is always difficult to say which countries are the best or the most beautiful ones, so we’ve been curious to know if there’s an official, real list of top cultures in Europe. Based on a range of factors, including creative exports and the impact of UNESCO sites on its economy, the Good Country Index listed 125 countries by their influence on the culture around the globe. Here we listed and reviewed the 10 most culturally rich countries in Europe, so keep reading and enjoy.
Do you feel the lack of art exhibitions and museums that you can visit? It’s been too long since we were able to see some cool exhibitions. Some of the museums and galleries are finally open for visitors, but still, it’s not the best idea to go out to the public too much and to be around too many people. The good thing is that we don’t actually have to leave home to enjoy great museums and exhibitions — we can do it from the safety of our homes! But the best thing is that on the Cultural Places platform we are hosting digital exhibitions and museum tours that you can watch on your favorite device.