Thessaloniki – a Living Museum of Byzantine Art

Thessaloniki – a Living Museum of Byzantine Art

Thessaloniki, or lovingly called Salonika by its citizens, is second largest city of Greece, and the capital, chief port and commercial center of Macedonia—the kingdom of Alexander the Great. Its importance is such that, Greeks often refer it as the country’s ‘co-capital’. Its treasures of surviving monuments have made the city a living museum of […]

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 […]