We often forget just how colorful the Twin Cities get when summer rolls in. Most of the time, our sister cities are blanketed in snow under gray, overcast sky. But underneath all the dreariness, lies hundreds of brilliantly painted murals. Photographer Mark Allan Peterson has taken it upon himself to document every outdoor mural in […]
One of my goals of 2016 is to have more one on one Mommy Daughter date nights. Our day to day life can get busy, so having that one on one time is important to me as well as I know it is important to my girls. My girls are four and two right now so I …
Twin towns and sister cities Once again it is Germany which is in the forefront of these changes, not surprisingly due to its unique political history and geographical position in Europe. By tracing the development of Germany's town twinnings from a basic idea into a worldwide network, one may hope to arrive at a clearer understanding of the current situation as well as of future prospects.
'Welcome to Northampton' Northampton is twinned with: Marburg, Hessen, Germany & Poitiers, Vienne, France. The terms twin towns and sister cities are used to describe a form of cooperative agreement made between towns, cities, states and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. The European Commission uses the term twinned towns.
Twin towns and sister cities Half a century after World War II, there is hardly any European city without one or several twin towns. Yet the role of town twinning in improving international relations on a worldwide scale has been little researched or documented. What is more, town twinning seems to have secretly undergone a near-metamorphosis in the recent past, reflecting its position in an ever more rapidly changing world. Yet it has also retained all its original values.
Twinned Towns: 3 Cornish Towns with Surprising Sister Cities
Brest is a town in France. "Twinning" is the same concept as Sister Cities. Brest, France and Plymouth, England have been Sister Cities or Twinning since 1963. Beautiful park celebrating their partnership and common interests.