Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is stuck all over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture – Ernest Hemingway

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents Conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art – Benjamin Disraeli

Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence… See there the olive grove of Academe, Plato’s retirement, where the Attic bird trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long – John Milton

A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life – Thomas Jefferson

Paris is always a good idea – Audrey Hepburn

There’s nowhere else like LONDON. Nothing at all, anywhere. – Vivienne Westwood

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