At the heart of the Renaissance was the city of Florence with its bold, classical palaces. Renaissance princes were masters of the use of art and architecture to express wealth and power, and they were great patrons of the arts. Without them, there would have been no Renaissance. This is particularly true of the mighty Medici family.
The specular light sparkling off the waters of the Aegean Sea from the Kusadasian shore will captivate you. In Ephesus, visit the sacred Home of Virgin Mary where tradition has it that Mary, Mother of Jesus, lived the last years of her life. Finally, explore the fabled city of Troy, where ancient ruins abound.Watch Now >>
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The ancient Chinese called their land the ‘Middle Kingdom’ because, to them, they were at the center of the universe. At one time in history, China led the world in art and culture, economics, security, language, and identity. Fast-forward a few thousand years, and it seems as if history is once again repeating itself. TheWatch Now >>