Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
There’s no danger of running out of books here. Tianjin Binhai Public Library boasts 33 700 square meters packed with some 1.2 million books. The new library, designed by Dutch architects firm MVRDV, is also used as a meeting place.
The Greek island of Mykonos is generally known for its summer parties. But at the new, five-star boutique hotel The Wild with its 39 villas and suites and a panoramic view of its very own private beach, solitude is the order of the day – and particularly welcome after a long night on the town.
London’s Abbey Road crosswalk is famous for featuring on the Beatles’ iconic album sleeve. Fifty years on and quite close by, the city has put up its first 3D crosswalk. Still in the 12-month test phase, it may or may not become famous, as only time will tell whether the optical illusion actually makes it safer for pedestrians to cross the road.