Cairo is the most populated city in Egypt and it’s also the capital city. The official language of Egypt is Arabic, but some people also speak other languages like French and English. The official name of Egypt is Junhuriyah Misr al-Arabiya, meaning “the Arab Republic of Egypt” in English. The […]
Capital Of Six Notable Dynasties And Governments Beijing has served as a capital of six notable dynasties and Governments over 21 centuries. In 221 BC, it was the Yan State capital, in 1271, it was the national capital for the Yuan dynasty, in 1402, it became the capital of Ming dynasty, in […]
Current territory of Armenia is 10 times smaller than Armenian historical kingdom – Armenia Major (Mets Hayk), which remained from 331 to 428 BC. On the 21st of September, 1991, as a result of popular referendum, Armenia withdrew from composition of the USSR and pronounced independence of the Republic of […]
Cuba has over 200 bays and 250 beaches, so you can’t get enough of sun and sand. Cubans called their island el Cocodrilo, which in Spanish means crocodile. From the air, the island’s shape resembles a crocodile. Cubans don’t serve food in courses. Traditional Cuban food is serve at the table at […]
Audrey Hepburn, the actress who became a fashion icon for her effortless elegance, was born in Brussels in May 4th, 1929. Nowadays there is a plaque outside her house at Rue Keyenveld 48 in Ixelles which is missed by most visitors in Brussels as it is off the tourist radar and close […]
Before it was renamed to San Francisco, this small city by the bay was called Yerba Buena. Yerba Buena means, “Good herb” in Spanish. It was founded in 1776, but renamed in 1846. Portsmouth Square in Chinatown was the location of the public square in Yerba Buena.