18 episodes

About Cities is the podcast that will be your passport to gain the essential knowledge about the different cities around the world in 5 mins bite-sized learning sessions.
Join me on this exciting global journey to learn and experience the unique essence of each city, one episode and one city at a time.

Host: Maya Moussallieh—architect, travel enthusiast, and history lover currently pursuing a master's degree in sustainable cities and communities.

About Cities Maya Moussallieh

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

About Cities is the podcast that will be your passport to gain the essential knowledge about the different cities around the world in 5 mins bite-sized learning sessions.
Join me on this exciting global journey to learn and experience the unique essence of each city, one episode and one city at a time.

Host: Maya Moussallieh—architect, travel enthusiast, and history lover currently pursuing a master's degree in sustainable cities and communities.

    7. Turku - Part 1

    7. Turku - Part 1

    In this episode we’ll be learning about a City that is a bit less familiar than the other cities we've covered so far in the podcast, The city of Turku, Finland.
    I came to Turku to study at the University of Turku and I've spent here one semester in winter-spring.

    • 5 min
    6. Lisbon - Part 2

    6. Lisbon - Part 2

    In this Episode, we’ll go over the key events in the history of Lisbon, top foods to try in Lisbon, and the city’s most famous landmarks. Visit the website https://www.designreader.com/about-lisbon.html to learn more about the City of Lisbon landmarks and find recommended walking tours and day trips from Lisbon.

    • 6 min
    2. Damascus

    2. Damascus

    This episode is about the City where I was born and the closest to my heart, Damascus.
    This episode is 10 mins long because of Damascus's long and rich history that can not be squeezed in 5 mins.
    Future episode will be split in two parts.

    • 9 min
    3. Toronto - Part 1

    3. Toronto - Part 1

    In this episode we'll be learning about the City where I've been living for the past 10 years which has become my 2nd home after Damascus. The City of Toronto. This episode is split in two parts, so make sure you listen to Part 2.

    • 5 min
    1. What Makes a City?

    1. What Makes a City?

    In this episode we try to answer the question of what makes a City? and what are the characteristics taken into account when defining a City based on the two definitions chosen by UN-Habitat.

    • 5 min
    5. Lisbon - Part 1

    5. Lisbon - Part 1

    In this Episode, we cover the City of 7 hills, the White City or the City of Light, the City of Lisboa, Lisbon.
    In the first part we briefly go over the geographical location of Lisbon, its size, population, density, flag, nicknames and the theories behind its name origin. This episode is split in two so make sure you listen to part 2.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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Awesome

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Can’t wait for next episode

So insightful, you should do it in all languages

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