Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city

It is the Italian capital. Rome. Obviously a place of history. With a population of 2,872,800 residents today, Rome spans a history of 28 centuries – heavily influenced by the Roman Empire. Here are a few facts about the city. Rome is divided into two by the river Tiber, or Tevere. The third-longest river in Italy. Although the shores are not spectacular in particular, the bridges … Continue reading Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city

THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year

The innitiative goes back to a 1989 idea by forestry official Silvius Wodarz. Announcing a tree of the year is now an annual event in Germany. With the spruce being this year’s winner. A tree that most people may know as their Christmas tree. In terms of cultivation it is one of the few trees that brings a forseeable profit for the owner. And though … Continue reading THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year

“THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne

He is often called “the hijacker of billboards”. French street artist OX. His latest project is a series of ten street interventions in Cologne. Conducted in the second week of April 2017, the project includes the take over of billboards in specific locations in town. Sometimes at main streets, sometimes under train bridges. Places that are normally used for street advertising. “My main goal is … Continue reading “THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne