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Havana – The culturally rich but impoverished capital city of Cuba

Havana – The culturally rich but impoverished capital city of Cuba

Havana, the capital city of Cuba, one of worlds last surviving communist regimes has a long rich history associated with it. It was established at its present location, a natural harbor in 1519 and was a part of the Spanish Colonial Empire. Havana was declared the capital of Cuba in 1607. Spain lost Havana to […]

Quebec City: The oldest fortified city in North America

Quebec City: The oldest fortified city in North America

Quebec City is the oldest fortified city in North America. It is a pleasant mix of the old and the new, with the Old Town full of historic ramparts, churches, narrow lanes and former battlefields, and new districts with museums, cafes and other modern structures. Quebec City’s Old Town is the only North American fortified […]

Canada’s capital city: Ottawa has the highest per capita concentration of residents with PhDs in Canada

Canada’s capital city: Ottawa has the highest per capita concentration of residents with PhDs in Canada

Ottawa by the river For those globetrotting intellectuals, here is a crowd-pulling fact…Ottawa has the highest per capita concentration of residents with PhDs in Canada. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s a lot more the city has to offer. Canada’s capital city, Ottawa is a mix of tidy late-Victorian brick houses employed as shops and […]

Toronto: The largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario

Toronto: The largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is one of the most populated cities in North America. It houses the headquarters of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the world’s sixth largest, along with a majority of Canada’s corporations. However, none of these matter to people who come here to […]

Vancouver: One of the most beautiful cities in the world

Vancouver: One of the most beautiful cities in the world

Ranked one of the three most livable cities in the world, Vancouver tied with Vienna as having the third highest quality of living in the world and is consistently named as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Named after Captain George Vancouver, a British explorer, the city of Vancouver in Canada is […]