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 … 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. … 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. … 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.
During this years visit to New York I made good use of the new ferry system called “NYC Ferry” that was inaugurated this spring. New York is a city of islands: first and most popular Manhattan and as the name suggests Staten Island, but the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens are also located on an … More New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.
A few pictures from my 24 hours in Alicante in June 2017 after I visited Valencia (recap) and Calpe. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace of my wonderful B&B La Milagrosa. It’s right in the old town and also close to the beach and single rooms cost a little as 40€/night. I highly recommend this place … More Spain. Alicante. A photo post.
Street art found in NYC in summer 2017 including Tristan Eaton, Stik, Honschar, Os Gemeos, D*Face & Shepard Fairy. … More Street art in NYC – Summer 2017 edition.
After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
Murals around Downtown Los Angeles by some of my favourite artists: JR, Tristan Eaton, Vhils, Retna and more. … More Los Angeles. Murals in DTLA