Browsing Category

Living

WARSAW: The Old Town

Culture, Living By 18 October, 2015 No Comments

Warsaw is not the grey and poluted city that many people believe. It is currently a student town with many different areas and influences. Though there have been several earlier settlements where Warsaw stands today we reckon the foundation of the town to date back to around 1300 AD. The town was founded by the Duke of Mazowia,and it’s location close to the river and on main trade routes was attractive to merchants. Through the centuries Warsaw has been devastated by fires, Swedes, Germans and Russians, but each time it has been rebuilt, the last time after WWII where the Old Town was reduced to a rubble. 

EUROPE: Clean cities and dirty towns

Living By 12 October, 2015 No Comments

Do you want to visit Europe? Are you very neat? Do you not want to stay in a dirty hotel or walk through dirty cities? Clean cities are seriously in demand nowadays. Take a look at the ranking set up by hotel.info that gives you an idea about the “clean spirit” of cities like London or Oslo. Europe at a glance…

STARTUPS: Best cities

Jobs, Living By 30 September, 2015 No Comments

PARIS

Global rank: 11

Paris startups are a lot more focused on B2B than SV entrepreneurs. On the downside, the Paris startup community is “not much of a magnet for out of town entrepreneurs. France and Paris has a long way to go in this area to be able to compete with London and Berlin.”

WIEN: Eating out late

Culture, Living By 30 September, 2015 No Comments

The range of options available in Vienna for being able to eat well after midnight is as diverse as the wishes of the night owls: coffee house, trendy establishment, exotic restaurant or the typical sausage stand. Here 8 top place for late eaters like the Spaniards.

GREECE: family business

Jobs, Living By 30 September, 2015 No Comments

by Vaso N. Charitopoulou

For centuries, the backbone of the Greek economy has been small and medium-sized (SME) family enterprises. Children received early training in the tasks of the family business, while the orientation of their studies usually served business purposes. Today, the role of SMEs is still crucial, since an overwhelming proportion of Greek enterprises (exceeding 80%) remains small and medium-sized family enterprises.