After a layover in Lisbon I had one day in Madrid before heading to Seville. Madrid is a huge city with lots of things to do, but the city center is quite small and walkable so it’s possible to squeeze a lot of things into one day. I started my day with a walk through… Read More Spain. One day in Madrid.
On my way to Madrid last week I had a 8-hour long layover in Lisbon, Portugal. After storing my luggage at the airport I took the metro to the city center and had about 5 hours left before I had to return to the airport. I had a late breakfast a Nicolau, a super cute… Read More Portugal. A 8-hour layover in Lisbon.
This year I finally got to see the Coney Art Walls: an outdoor museum of street art curated by Joseph Sitt and Jeffrey Deitch, right in the middle of the Coneys Island amusement parks. About 35 walls feature some of todays best street artist – including many of my favourites such as Tristan Eaton, Lady… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. Coney Island Art Walls.
Every year on Labor Day New Yorkers from the West Indies and surrounding countries celebrate the West Indian Carnival along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. Unfortunately I didn’t snap that many pictures while watching the parade (but I posted two short clips on Instagram here and here) – I was too consumed by the music, the… Read More NYC. West Indian Labor Day Parade 2017 in Brooklyn.
From Boerum Hill to Brooklyn Heights, the Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Flea on a Sunday.… Read More NYC. A perfect Sunday in Brooklyn.
How to spend a perfect day in Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and the Upper East Side.… Read More NYC. A perfect (Fri)day in Midtown Manhattan.
I’m nout a fan of the suburbs, never been and probably never will be. But even as a city girl I can’t deny that suburban living has some perks: the quiet, the space, tree-lined street, detached houses and front and backyards. And now I finally found a suburb I’d be happy to live in: Ditmas Park… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Ditmas Park.
The Underhill Walls are a street art project curated by Frankie Velez and Jeff Beler on the corner of Underhill Avenue and St. Johns Place in Prospect Heights. The “Frida’s Choice” (or as I call it: “Frida from the block”) piece by Albertus Joseph was my favourite, but all the other artworks are equally good.… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.
At the end of my NYC trip I finally took the time to explore Red Hook, a waterfront neighborhood in Brooklyn.… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Red Hook.
Since 5Pointz in Queens is gone the Bushwick Collective is the best place to see street art in NYC. Here’s what I saw when I visited in early September: The Bushwick Collective is right at the Jefferson Street stop of the L train, about 15 minutes from Union Square in Manhattan.