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.
Having troubles falling into Morpheus' arms? We have the medication you need: a compilation of the best nursery rhymes across Europe! From soft and relaxing lullabies to enthusiastic and vivid children's songs, the choice is yours!
Cocorococo! Kikeriki! Kukkeliky! Gaggalagaggalagó! Cocorico! Cock-a-doodle-doo! Europeans are so multilingual that even their roosters speak several languages. Or at least, they believe...
How could you possibly satisfy your hunger? In Europe, the choice is yours. You can rather opt for a Spanish bocadillo, a French Jambon-beurre, a British fish and chips or a German currywurst.
It seems that Europeans love animals (in particular bears), crowns, angels and castles! They are their favorites to put on their emblems – those heraldic devices taken as distinctive badges for a national, a city or a family.
This is a fascinating way to present some forgotten time of European history. This map tells us a lot on matriarchy and the power and influence it had in the past. Probably something to think about when discussing the future of Europe…
At first glance, this map looks quite exotic. It actually tells us how Europeans call the @ sign in their language and why. In Dutch, for instance, it is called apestaart, which means “monkey’s tail”.