Berlin, the German capital, is renowned for its exceptional variety of attractions, its flourishing cultural scene and a way of life that's both fast-paced and relaxed. Contrasts between historical buildings and modern architecture, between the traditional and the modern are what sets the city apart from the rest.
Berlin is a city of art, artists and museums. Over 170 museums put the treasures of the world on display. The world looks to Berlin for the latest trends in lifestyle, music and art. Artists from around the world flock to Berlin, inspired by the outpouring of creativity from its inhabitants.
Berliners constantly reinvent themselves, changing with the times. Berlin has produced a number of well-known pianists, directors, geographers, philosophers, political leaders and personalities from other spheres. Actors Marlene Dietrich and Conrad Veidt, conductor André Previn and director Mike Nichols represent BERLINER, creative and artistic individuals who have brought a touch of Berlin to the world.
One of the world's most visited cities, London has something for everyone. From history and culture to fine food and exceedingly good times. London's cultural dynamics places it among the world's most international cities. It is a city of ideas, an innovator of art and culture. 2000 years of history has made London deeply cosmopolitan and exotic.
Londoners are independent thinkers with larger than life imagination. From theatrical innovation and contemporary art, pioneering music, writing, poetry, architecture and design, to literature and pubs (over 7,000 of them!), London is one of the greates cities on earth.
The Queen is arguably London's most famous resident, representing over 1000 years of British tradition, values and democracy. Writers Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, John Keats and Beatrix Potter, and musicians David Bowie, Jimmy Page, Sid Vicious, Elvis Costello and Elton John all hail from this beautiful city. To be a LONDONER is to embrace history while also embracing modernity.
The romantic city of Venice is situated on 118 small islands, separated by canals but connected by over 400 bridges. This unique city has magical, spectacular scenery and is a true masterpiece of beauty and exquisite architecture.
In Venice, it is possible to experience incredible art, to be surrounded by magnificent architectural structures and to relieve the history of the Republic. Venice is also the city of love, where it is possible to be carried by gondola to experience fist-hand the splendour and passion ofthe city and its habitants.
Famous Venetians like Marco Polo, whose travels linked east with west, Casanova, the passionate lover and Vivaldi, the great composer, have left an indelible mark, changing the city through their presence and their essence. Throughout the generations, Venice has continued to produce incredible entrepeneurs and artists. Now you too can experience the essence of a VENETIAN.
What's not to love about Paris? Paris, the City of Light and City of Love, has a long and storied history. The abundance of gilded historic monuments, the boulevards that cross the city, and the glimmering Seine and its elegant bridges have made Paris the most recognisable and romantic cityscape in the world. Paris wears its history of monarchy, revolution, revolt and artistic innovation with characteristic style.
"Liberté, égalité, fraternité" three words that marked a Country, inspiring men of action writers, poets, artists and all those that loved and still love to dream. Paris is art. Paris is culture. Paris is dreaming.
From the French heroine and Roman Catholic Saint Joan of Arc and predictor of the future Nostradamus, to fashion powerhouses Louis Vuitton and Coco Chanel, Parisians are daring and fashionable. Now you too can live as a PARISIAN.
Frank Sinastra sang "I want to wake up in a city that never sleeps", cementing a nickname for New York City as the city that is active 24 hours a day. New York has become a world city in both commerce and outlook, with the most famous skyline on earth. Originality, inventiveness and eccentricity blend harmoniously in the city, its inhabitants coming from all over the world.
New York is the most ethnically diverse, religiously varied, commercially driven, famously congested and most attractive urban centre in the US. From Wall Street for finance to Broadway for theatre, Fifth Avenue for shopping to Seventh Avenue for fashion, the city is as varied and iconic as the people who live there.
Historical figures such as a Presidents Martin Van Buren, Franklin D.Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt, and authors and poets such as Edit Wharton and Walt Whitman, all hail from this historical and energetic city. New Yorkers are ambitious and live a fast-paced lifestyle. NEW YORKER represents these exciting individuals and brings the experience of living in the city to you