"Polare Maastricht, a bookshop housed in a centuries-old Dominican church [in Maastricht, Netherlands] . . . . Dutch design firm Merkx and Girod made dramatic use of the huge space, creating multistory steel shelving." "Truly Novel Bookstores," by Jemima Sissons. Wall Street Journal (July 6 - 7, 2013).
For the third time in the last five years the Portuguese capital has been voted Best City Break Destination in Europe. This prestigious prize is awarded by the World Travel Awards ( WTA ) which is regarded by the Wall Street Journal as the " Oscars of the Travel Industry ". October 2013