Author: Katerina Bulovska

Katerina Bulovska

Of all the green spaces in Barcelona, Park Guel is probably the most famous. But one historic park in the northern part of city patiently waits for its glory to be recognized worldwide. Colorful flower beds and fountains in combination with statues of Greek gods and goddesses and intricate passageways form the oldest park in the […]

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The most famous fountain, not only in Rome but probably in the world, is Fontana di Trevi. The design of the fountain is work of the Italian architect Nicola Salvi. Since ancient times, the Romans have built both public and courtyard fountains. Their ancient fountains were of simple design and had a functional purpose. However, over time […]

Katerina Bulovska

The Roman emperors led perhaps some of the most lavish lifestyles in the city. As expected, their imperial palaces were among the most beautiful and luxurious residences on the hill. In ancient Rome, wealthy and powerful citizens enjoyed an extravagant lifestyle. They built large and lavishly decorated palaces on Palatine Hill, the city’s elite neighborhood. […]

Katerina Bulovska

The rocking chair has become an icon of American culture, but the addition of rollers was not originally an American invention. For centuries, rocking chairs have been among the most popular furniture. The definition first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1787. The design of the rocking chair was inspired by rocking cradles, that date back to ancient […]

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On Petrin Hill, a white building with two towers has stood overlooking the city of Prague for centuries. King Vladislav II authorized the large structure for a religious community known as the Premonstratensians. In 1140, the construction that would be known as the Premonstratensian monastery in the Strahov area was completed, but it officially started functioning […]

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The Italian region of Tuscany is famous worldwide for its great wine, beautiful landscapes, and magnificent arts. Although many of its treasures are natural features of the landscape, one family is well known for collecting splendid artworks, many of which were housed in the Villa di Castello. The Medici family were an extremely wealthy family that […]

Katerina Bulovska

Since the dawn of civilization, gardens have played a significant role in everyday life. When and who created the first botanical gardens is hard to tell. Which is the oldest garden in the world is another question that has multiple answers. According to one of the greatest ancient literary works, the Epic of Gilgamesh, it is […]

Katerina Bulovska

The klismos chair, an elegant and influential design, is not the first thing that springs to most people’s mind when they think of ancient Greeks. Works like The Iliad and The Odyssey, beautiful sculptures of gods and goddesses, and architectural masterpieces such as the Parthenon are just some of the well known marvels produced by the […]