About the recent Mitsoura vs. Beyonce law suit over Queen Bey allegedly using the Hungarian Roma singer's voice, I think that Monika Mitsoura will have a rather difficult time proving her point.
Lucia Day, the 13th of December is very special for Swedish people, celebrating Light. (Which I find a bit funny, for the days are extremely short in December)
A special day for me too: in 2005, I stepped on Swedish soil with my then-husband, after spending a year in England. More about it: My Sweden anniversary
And exactly 7 years later, in 2012, I packed all my stuff and sat on a 40-ton truck, waving bye to cold Scandinavia for a while. MORE: >>>
Kendra Thornton, a popular travel expert from the US understands why Budapest is called Pearl of the Danube and Little Paris of Central Europe (actually the phrase is rather Paris of Eastern Europe, but she is right, geographically speaking). Hungary's capital boasts also the titles of Queen of the Danube and Heart of Europe.
October 1st is the International Music Day, initiated by Lord Yehudi Menuhin in 1975. (If I remember right, that was my first weeks in music school.)
I selected seven songs for you, demonstrating that Music Can Be Everywhere. Seven video clips, featuring everyday people doing music, some of them as buskers, others in unexpected life situations. MORE >>>
Hi, this is Andrea Gerak, singer. You might wonder: why would a Singer start a website about something non music-related, like Travel?
The answer goes back to my early childhood: already as a little girl, I was always super excited when we would go somewhere with the family. Oh, those big train trips (200km – a bit more than 100 miles – or so…) in Hungary, to visit the grandmothers and other relatives!
Still today, whenever I am traveling, I am just as excited as that little girl was: I feel exhilarated, I would love to jump around, clapping my hands and shout out to the world: “We are traveliiiiiiing!!!” Okay, I only do that in private