Photo diary: New York

Summer season – travel season! Here, The Glossa‘s German Editor Caroline Borowski shares some impressions from a recent once-in-a-lifetime trip to New York. Happy travelling! Would you like to share some pictures from your travels? Then get in touch with The Glossa‘s Editor Steph at glossa.editor@gmail.com.

Photo diary: Antalya, Turkey

We invite you on a walking tour of Antalya with The Glossa’s German Editor Caroline Borowski. Highlights include Antique buildings, plenty of tea, cats and the old meeting the new. Tip: take the historic tram into the city centre. Hadrian’s Gate (yes, the same one as up north). Famous trades in Antalya: pottery… … tapestry……

Revolutionary Desire in ‘Le Mariage de Figaro’

One of France’s best loved plays is The Marriage of Figaro – praised for its comedic and romantic intrigue, as well as the crucial role it played in heralding the 1789 revolution. In this essay our French Content Editor, Sarah Jones, explores the politics of eighteenth-century drama through the character of Chérubin. Chérubin (left) hides behind Suzanne’s chair when the…

Top 10 things to do in Lyon, France

If you ever find yourself in France’s second biggest city, here’s Holly Cobb’s list of the not-to-be-missed attractions in Lyon. I’ve been living in Lyon for exactly 6 months now and have managed to get around enough of the city to appreciate its best bits. Here’s a run down of my Top 10 Things to Do. 1. Picnic on…

Photo Diary: Cape Town and the Winelands

King’s alumnus and jet setter Kyveli Short takes us on a visual tour of Cape Town and the Winelands, showing us the wonderful architecture, incredible landscapes, and a few cool animals. The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Table Mountain with its cloudy ‘tablecloth’, as seen from the V&A Waterfront. Across Table Mountain. Beautiful flora atop Table…