Columbia University in New York City

30 June 2021 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, New York City, Universities, Colleges, Academies Reading Time:  8 minutes

The Thinker (Le Penseur) © - InSapphoWeTrust/cc-by-sa-2.0

The Thinker (Le Penseur) © – InSapphoWeTrust/cc-by-sa-2.0

Columbia University (also known as Columbia, and officially as Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King’s College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League. Columbia is ranked among the top universities in the world by major education publications.   read more…

The Adonia

3 May 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Cruise Ships Reading Time:  6 minutes

Adonia in Split © Ivan T./cc-by-sa-3.0

Adonia in Split © Ivan T./cc-by-sa-3.0

MV Adonia is a cruise ship which is the sole vessel of the Fathom fleet, a new brand of Carnival Corporation & plc. The ship was built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique at their shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. Adonia is a twin sister ship of the Pacific Princess (which is the smallest ship of Princess Cruises), four sister ships are operated by Oceania Cruises and two sister ships are operated by Azamara Club Cruises.   read more…

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