Genoa

Image of Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa

Dating back to the ancient times Found in the northern part of Italy, Genoa was once a hugely important port city and a birthplace of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. Fact is that Genoa is often overshadowed by Italy’s bigger cities such as its capital Rome, Venice or Milan. Genoa has a very rich history and a beautiful old part of town that shouldn’t be missed. These highlights and many others have earned it the 2004 European Capital of Culture title. Genoa Port is still known for playing a strong…

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Yekaterinburg

Image of Yekaterinburg

Between Asia and Europe One of the cities of Russia that can compare itself (by size) to Moscow, Saint Petersburg and other major cities. The city is found in a midway point between Asia and Europe, a feat that Yekaterinburg is very well known for. Even a monument has been built on the very spot. There you can walk between the Asian and European border by foot. Yekaterinburg isn’t just another big city, it is a huge educational, cultural and financial pillar of Russia. It features several dozen museums with…

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