• Switzerland
  • World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time

    The World Nature Forum Information and Visitor Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is located in Naters, 5 mins away by foot from the train station of Brig. If you have already seen my previous 5 posts about the Aletsch Glacier (for example the three viewpoints within the Aletsch Arena, the UNESCO […]

    World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time was last modified: August 2nd, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance

    Since last autumn I’ve been thinking about going to the Mainau Island, but because of the season and my allergy of pollen, I postponed the trip again and again. This year, my friend visited the island in May and sent me some pictures of the Butterfly House and I couldn’t wait anymore. In fact, it […]

    Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance was last modified: July 10th, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma)

    Hello everyone! In my last post I showed you the museums I went to in Stuttgart. Today in this post, I’d like to introduce to you the gardens. I went to Stuttgart in early April, when the grass started turning green and some of the flowers started blossoming. I have to say it’s a nice […]

    Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma) was last modified: June 25th, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Stuttgart – Museum (Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Neues Schloss etc.)

    Hello everyone! What are the first things that you think of when you come to visit Stuttgart? Probably Porsche and Mercedes-Benz because both of their headquarters are here, and Porsche museum as well as Mercedes-Benz museum also attract countless car lovers. Stuttgart is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. As the sixth largest city in Germany, […]

    Stuttgart – Museum (Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Neues Schloss etc.) was last modified: June 13th, 2018 by Dong
  • Hungary
  • Old Village of Hollókő – a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution

    As the UNESCO comments: Hollokö is an outstanding example of a deliberately preserved traditional settlement. This village, which developed mainly during the 17th and 18th centuries, is a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution of the 20th century.   霍洛克古村落及其周边: 霍洛克是被精心保护下来的传统民居的一个典型范例,该村落主要建立于17和18世纪,生动地展示了20世纪农业革命前乡村生活的生动图景。 First and foremost, I’d like to emphasize that this village is not […]

    Old Village of Hollókő – a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution was last modified: June 3rd, 2018 by Dong
  • Hungary
  • Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment

    As the UNESCO comments: The first Benedictine monks settled here in 996. They went on to convert the Hungarians, to found the country’s first school and, in 1055, to write the first document in Hungarian. From the time of its founding, this monastic community has promoted culture throughout central Europe. Its 1,000-year history can be […]

    Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment was last modified: May 24th, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier – Villa “Le Lac”

    As the UNESCO comments: Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past. They were built over a period of a half-century, in the course […]

    The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier – Villa “Le Lac” was last modified: May 22nd, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – various museums to help understand the city’s history and culture

    In my previous posts about Salzburg, I introduced to you the museums in the Hohensalzburg Fortress, in the DomQuartier and of Mozart’s birthplace and residence. In this post, I’ll take you to have a look at some more museums such as the Salzburg Museum, Panorama Museum, Christmas Museum and Haus der Natur to gain a […]

    Salzburg – various museums to help understand the city’s history and culture was last modified: May 5th, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city

    As commented by the UNESCO, “the Salzburg skyline, against a backdrop of mountains, is characterized by its profusion of spires and domes, dominated by the fortress of Hohensalzburg. It contains a number of buildings, both secular and ecclesiastical, of very high quality from periods ranging from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century,” and […]

    Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city was last modified: May 2nd, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – W. A. Mozart’s Birthplace and Residence & the Festival Halls

    In this post I’ll mainly focus on Salzburg’s role as a musical metropolis, or in other words, a “stage of the world“. The highlights will of course be the birthplace and residence of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Festival Halls, where the world-famous Salzburg Festival founded by Max Reinhardt together with a group of intellectuals and […]

    Salzburg – W. A. Mozart’s Birthplace and Residence & the Festival Halls was last modified: April 27th, 2018 by Dong