Madrid lived many changes in the last years due to its high polution and traffic problems. Mobility has changed and also the access to many places. The new major has also increased the cultural events in the city, many of them free of charge. Many reasons why the Spanish capital has become the No.1 touristic attraction for Chinese, Europeans and also Americans. We talk with the very experienced German tour guide Dr. Christine Giesen.
By Stefanie Claudia Müller
Spain has got a great advantage compared to Germany: It had got the crisis and had to follow a rough austerity policy due to the European intervention in 2012. While the South of Europe went through some harsh reforms because of that and had to calculate with intelligence every investment, Germany was just growing and growing without undergoing any major reform in the social, fiscal or banking systems. The Germans in times of constant growth even managed to cut debts. Now it seems like the South can show the North how to play the future.
Consumers are getting more and more conscious and smart. Vegan way of living has become trendy in many parts of the world. 23-year-old Louisa Davidson is organizing Vegan Nights banners are hung around the expansive courtyards of the Truman Brewery.
The benefits of study abroad have long been known – the positive impact is so widely accepted that the European Union is currently working towards the ambitious target of having 20% of all students enjoy a mobility experience.
You’ve probably been seeing a lot of virtual reality headlines in the last two years. What you may not realize however is just how far virtual reality reach is extending beyond video games. Its true that games remain arguably the main use for VR, but dozens if not hundreds of other interesting uses have emerged. And among them is a new means of traveling the world.