Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

The Fondation Louis Vuitton opened in October 2014 in Paris’ forest & park Bois de Boulogne. It is one of Frank Gehry’s latest buildings and a true masterpiece! When I first visited the foundation in December 2014 it look like this: And it was absolutely stunning! But now with the addition of Daniel Buren’s “Observatory … More Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Los Angeles. A walk along the Venice Beach Canals. Part II

During my last visit to Venice Beach I took a walk along the canals just like I did when I firt visited Venice Beach in 2012. I love the tranquillity of the neighborhood, the nature and looking at all those beautifuls houses, small or large, with different architectural styles. Most  of the houses have small … More Los Angeles. A walk along the Venice Beach Canals. Part II

Paris. Art Underground. Arts & Metiers Metro Station.

I love using the Metro (or subway, Underground or however you wanna call it) in every city I visit. It’s cheap, fast, easy to navigate, great for people-watching and here and there you can also spot some great artworks. In Paris I loved the Arts & Metiers Station on Metro Line 11. The whole station is an artwork, honoring the … More Paris. Art Underground. Arts & Metiers Metro Station.

Italy. Pisa. The leaning tower.

Last summer, after visiting Bologna and Florence, I spent one night in Pisa. In the morning I walked over to Piazza die Miracoli and the Duomo. The freestanding bell tower of the cathedral is Pisa’s most popular landmark, commonly known as “The Leaning Tower”. The tower’s tilt already begun during the construction which started in 1173 and took almost 200 … More Italy. Pisa. The leaning tower.

Lisbon. Casa do Alentejo – Restaurant and Culture Center.

Casa do Alentejo is a cultural center and a meeting point for people from the Alentejo region situated in a palace from the 17th century. While the outside of the former Palacio Alverca is unspectacular, its true beauty lies inside: moorish design including beautiful tiles and a huge patio. Upstairs is a restaurant that serves … More Lisbon. Casa do Alentejo – Restaurant and Culture Center.