Edinburgh’s infamous Maggie: hanged twice and survived!

If you've ever wandered around Edinburgh, you've certainly seen this pub in the Grassmarket area: But whom's is the pub named after? Who's this Maggie Dickson? First thing you should know: she survived hanging. Quite impressive, isn't it? Let's start from the beginning though. Maggie, from Musselburgh, .lived in the Early Eighteenth century as a …

Dare to dare

"Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain One year ago my life was poles apart from now: I was unsatisfied, scared by the future and by the present too. Because of economic issues …

Exhibitions you MUST visit in Venice now

#1 BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2016 Open to the public from Saturday May 28th to Sunday November 27th 2016 at the Giardini and the Arsenale, the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, titled REPORTING FROM THE FRONT, will be laid out in a unitary exhibition sequence from the Central Pavilion (Giardini) to the Arsenale, and will include 88 participants from 37 different countries. …