In 1588, Agrippa’s water-lifting innovation captivated the attention and praise of Andrea Bacci but that turned out to be one of the very last references of the technology. Just years later, in 1592, the early contemporary Roman waterway, the Acqua Felice, was linked to the Medici’s villa, probably making the device outmoded. Although… Read More


A cruise through the Baltic Sea allows you to visit both Scandinavia and the Baltic countries, which have enchanting Old Towns that date back to a time when medieval merchants traveled the region. If you choose to visit big cosmopolitan cities, some of the world’s “most livable” are in Scandinavia. Norway will appeal to both natu… Read More


If what you are after is to breathe life into an otherwise dull ambiance, an indoor wall fountain can be the answer. Your eyes, your ears and your health can be favorably influenced by including this kind of indoor feature in your home. The science behind the idea that water fountains can be good for you is irrefutable. Modern-day machines produce … Read More


The water from rivers and other sources was originally supplied to the residents of nearby communities and cities through water fountains, whose design was mainly practical, not aesthetic. To produce water flow through a fountain until the end of the 1800’s, and produce a jet of water, demanded the force of gravity and a water source such as… Read More