As mentioned in my Chicago recap the Millenium Park was what made initially think about going to Chicago and it did not disappoint! This was one of the very rare moments where I took pictures with my camera instead of my phone (I had packed the wrong battery charger, so I had to use the left … More Chicago. The Millenium Park.
On Wednesday after I had breakfast at Chelsea Market, I visted the new Whitney Museum. The museum just opened its new downtown location in the Meatpacking District, right next to the High Line on Friday May 1st. There was a long line outside the museum and I prepared myself to be waiting to get in for … More NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10
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
… and then suddenly the sky cleared up and the rain stopped and I decided to quickly head to the beach, which was the best decision I could have made. The beach was unreal on that day, stormy with really big waves. Photos from my afternoon and evening there are here and here.
[Above are a few pictures of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown LA, which I took on my first evening in LA back in March. I first visited the building in 2012 and immediately fell in love with it (especially it’s rooftop garden) and it’s still one of my favourite places in LA. It … More Los Angeles. Downtown. The Walt Disney Concert Hall. II.
Columbia University is the oldest institution of higher learning in New York, the fifths oldest in the USA and is also one of the eight Ivy League schools. The University occupies more than 6 blocks in the Morningside Heights neighborhood in Upper Manhattan.
Last August the completely renovated Arco da Rua Augusta (also called Arco de Triunfo) opened to the public. An elevator takes you up to the clock room and after walking up a short flight of stairs you’ll be on top of the arch, where you can enjoy an 360° view over Lisbon.
Since 2010 Berlin has its own version of the famous “Walk of Fame” in Hollywood: the “Boulevard der Stars” at Potsdamer Platz.
[last month when i spent a day in düsseldorf my first stop was the beautiful rococo palace in the benrath neighborhood. it consists of three buildings: the main building ‘corps de logis’ and two smaller ones left and right (one hosting a museum for garden art, the other a museum of natural history). in front of the palace a lake … More düsseldorf. a visit to schloss benrath and its park.