Montreal’s Gogo Lounge: Psychedelic Culture

A kitschy throwback to the psychedelic culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s, Gogo Lounge is a popular late nite bar along the bustling St. Laurent Boulevard. The front lounge is filled with a rainbow of colored, plastic hand-shaped chairs. The retro accents continue as you enter further into the bar, with lit up orange, lime […]

Stuttgart’s Television Tower: Der Fernsehturm

Put into operation in February 1956 after a twenty month construction period, Stuttgart’s television tower was one of the first modern television towers ever built. To construct the tower, a hole 30 meters wide and 8 meters deep was dug as the foundation. Secured by a ring of prestressed concrete, the massive base supports the […]

Ghana: An Introduction to Accra: Food and Nightlife

Ghana has come into its place as the Jewel of West Africa. Much safer and more stable than its neighbors, the recent discovery is bringing in new development and foreign investment, resulting in a boom in tourism. Direct flights now come in daily from the US on United and Delta. The Accra Mall, opened in […]

Atlantic City, NJ: Red Square at The Quarter at Tropicana

Named for the famed city square in Moscow, Red Square is an elaborate, Soviet inspired restaurant and vodka bar anchoring the Tropicana’s selection of themed restaurants in its entertainment complex, The Quarter. Entering through the gold-leaf doors past the towering statue of Lenin evokes a tone of Imperial Russia. An opulent chandelier presides over the […]

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