Andrew Martin, Belles and Whistles. Journeys through Time on Britainʼs Trains, London, Profile Books, 2015

Andrew Martin, Belles[1] and Whistles. Journeys through Time on Britainʼs Trains [Clopoței și fluiere. Călătorii prin timp în trenurile britanice], Londra, Profile Books, 2015 (prezenta ediție), 281 p., ilustrații ,,Timp de cel puțin două generații, în majoritatea regiunilor, toate sosirile și plecările importante au fost prin intermediul trenului...Cele două șine care dispăreau la orizont simbolizau…

Oana Cogeanu (ed.),Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe (Book Review)

Oana Cogeanu (ed.), Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe, Iași, 2016, Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza”, 2 vols: 191 p., 225 p. (bibliography, graphs/illustrations included) Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe is a publication made up of two volumes (the first one-‘Enticing Culturesʼ, the second one- ‘Views of the Eastʼ) and it is edited by…

Modern and Contemporary Art in Lisbon

We are referring here to two of the venues that host exhibitions and events related to art and installations of twentieth century. The first of this is the newly opened MAAT-Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (October 2016). Located in the picturesque district of Belém , MAAT consists of a newly constructed hall, a gigantic…

Art Cafe Kalambur, Wrocław (Poland)

If ever in Wrocław (the city is one of the cultural capitals of 2016), you canʼt miss the building located on Kuźnicza street at no. 29A. I say you canʼt miss it because, way before your attention be attracted by the multitude Secessionist details of the entrance, a dragonfly on the façade, and a crocodile…

`Street Lites`: a Transylvanian City

Kronstadt (German), Brassó (Hungarian), Brașov (Romanian) is one of the seven Saxon cities of Transylvania (the name, ‘Siebenbürgenʼ in German, means ‘seven fortressesʼ). It once hosted a multiethnic population, as its multiple names show (and we still haven`t added its Latin name, Corona), and, in the Middle Ages, it represented an important trade hub, via…