NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.

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. … More NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.

NYC. Brooklyn. The Cherry Blossoms in the Botanic Garden.

After visiting the Cherry Blossom Street in Bonn in April I couldn’t wait to go to NY and see the blossoms in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Usually peak bloom is mid till end of April, but after a long and cold winter the blossoms were a bit late. Good for me because I visited at the beginning … More NYC. Brooklyn. The Cherry Blossoms in the Botanic Garden.

NYC. Food diary.

A few places where I ate within my 10 days in NYC at beginning of May: (1) A blueberry-mint lemonade from Lizzmonade which I picked up at the LIC Flea& Food – they also have a shop in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (2) A chocolate chip & walnut cookie from Levain on the Upper Westside. $4 … More NYC. Food diary.

NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5

I just came back from my trip to New York and Madrid. For the first 3 nights I stayed at the Bowery House: a former flop-house now turned into a stylish hostel. The rooms (cabins) do not have a ceiling and only thin walls but the price (~$75/night) and location are unbeatable. I loved their … More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5