From the earliest church chants to the most modern atonality, Europe is the cradle of classical music. Even if you don’t know your Larghetto from your Leitmotiv, find just how much melody oozes from the continent's every pore.
Hold your horses! How much do you know about Europeans' animal idioms? Does the Slovenian roosters' breakfast ring you a bell? Will you pay the Portuguese duck for that? Do not worry: we won't let you swallow French grass snakes!
If you get only one chance to satisfy your sweet teeth, would you rather go for the creamy Swedish Semla? The mouthwatering Belgian Waffles? The cheesy Romanian Papanași? Or the salty Spanish Churros?
On almost every European street there is a cat mooching around doing some very important cat business. But do we all agree about the sound it makes? Is it 'Miao'? 'Miaow'? Could it be 'Miaou'? or maybe 'Miyaou'?
Tomorrowland, Sziget, Gastonbury, Roskilde — Summer is already looming despite the chilly weather, so it's time to draw out your calendars, because the rich and dense festival season is around the corner!
Did you ever want to know which quotation marks are used in different regions in Europe? "Curly quotes", "Angled quotes", "Eastern style"... these little inverted commas will no longer hold any secret for you!
The oven is working at full tilt, an appetising smell of cinnamon fills the air, Uncle Bert is warming up his best jokes... yes, no doubt about it, the table is set for Christmas! But the question is rather: what's for dinner?
Do you know where Dance, Grunge and Gothic Rock musics come from? Condor, the airline company, pleases us with this great map retracing the origins of our favorite musical styles.
This unique map developed by the Vilnius University represents information on 213 mythical creatures that are described in folk-lore of European countries.
From Hamlet and Macbeth in the north, Henry V in northern France, the Antony and Cleopatra in the far south east, Jane Tomlinson has illustrated all the plays of Shakespeare on a European map.