A charming yet slightly eerie vintage painting of the Grindylow in Yorkshire and Lacanshrie history books. The perfect stamp to the region’s mythology and overall culture.

The Fantastic Grindylow: Pride of Yorkshire and Lancashire

In the remarkable territory of Northern England, lies many cultural treasures, mysteries, and mythology that create a common society. From historic events and landmarks, there also comes figures that define the character of the region. As we explore the fantastic … Continue reading The Fantastic Grindylow: Pride of Yorkshire and Lancashire

Travel Guide: The Most Charming Destinations in Texas to Include on Your Road Trip

The dazzling feeling of the American countryside belongs to Texas, the second-largest state in the USA. Rodeo season is meritorious for the famed characters of cowboys from Texas. Hot temperatures bring the perfect opportunities for barbecue food, popular in Texas. … Continue reading Travel Guide: The Most Charming Destinations in Texas to Include on Your Road Trip

An exciting view of an entrance to a metro station in Montreal, Canada. Another form of art and appreciation for aesthetics.

The Extraordinary and Whimsical Art of Canada’s Metro Stations

Within the free-and-easy country of Canada, there is a hidden gem of expression throughout its architecture. As we explore the extraordinary and whimsical art of Canada’s metro station, there will come an appreciation for sophistication and beauty. From ambitious origins, … Continue reading The Extraordinary and Whimsical Art of Canada’s Metro Stations

Image of Odysseus and his men cower beneath the mighty Cyclops.

Stranger in a Strange Land: Xenia in Greece and Early America

An important measure of a culture is how it treats its strangers. Warmth toward outsiders reflects cooperation, a receptiveness to the outside world. Although they may seem insincere, guest rites like a Japanese chef shouting, “Irasshaimase!” (“Welcome in!”) speak to … Continue reading Stranger in a Strange Land: Xenia in Greece and Early America

Lascaux Painting / Wikipedia

Origins of the Early Forms of Animation in Ancient Architecture

Discovery of Lascaux Caves In France 1940, 18-year-old Marcel Ravidat discovered a forgotten world. Later, French archaeologist Abbé Henri Breuil recorded the paintings. The paintings date to about 21,000 years BP. Cave painting in Europe dates to the Upper Paleolithic, … Continue reading Origins of the Early Forms of Animation in Ancient Architecture