Almost any country has its more or less black legends. Without mentioning the stereotypes, that “in Spain it is always warm” or that “in Thailand they put drugs in your suitcase” is something that everyone has ever told us; it is true that legends usually have a basis of reality, either because what happened was once isolated time and was generalized later, or because it was something that used to happen and stopped doing it. If there is a country that takes the cake in terms of legends, that is China, and it is for the second reason: there are many things that until recently were true and no longer are, or at least, are not so much as before. Continue reading “THINGS AND FACTS THAT WERE TRUE IN CHINA AND NO LONGER ARE (OR AT LEAST NOT THAT MUCH)”
- We were here: September 26, 2018.
- Recommended number of days: at least one full day, including overnight stay. Better if they are two.
- My score: I doubt between rating it 3 or 4/5.
Most visitors think Suzhou is a town with canals and gardens and not a full-blown city with almost 6 million inhabitants. The truth is that it is both, Continue reading “SUZHOU”
Updated November 21st, 2018
No doubt, it is one of the most acclaimed museums of the city and perhaps the best in the world in its category. Continue reading “AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NEW YORK CITY”
Updated January 19, 2019
The capital city of Belgium has several places that deserve to be visited, and although some are far from the center, certainly a day Continue reading “BEST OF BRUSSELS IN ONE OR TWO DAYS”
The wall has been preserved in several areas of the city, each in its own style. This one, while remaining a historical claim, does not resemble Topography of Terror or the Memorial, this is the bohemian and alternative sister: a section of the wall completely covered with graffiti. Continue reading “BERLIN WALL: EAST SIDE GALLERY”