Next week I’m heading to Barcelona for 3 days. It’s my 5th visit to the Catalan capital and I can’t wait to explore more of this city that has grown so much on me during my last visit in March 2013. I’ll be staying in Gracia, a neighborhood I fell in love with. Here’s what I’ve… Read More Barcelona. Travel plans for a weekend in December 2016.
Bairro Alto has always been my favorite neighborhood in Lisbon and I love to stay there whenever I’m in town. During the past visits I stayed at: Casa de Hospedes Dias & Dominguez on Rua da Atalaia Pensao Globe on Rua do Teixeira Pensao Londres on Rua Dom Pedro IV The Independente Hostel & Suites on Rua… Read More Lisbon. My favourite neighborhood: Bairro Alto
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken in Berlin during a long weekend in September. Above: 1. Green Market at Boxhagener Platz in Friedrichshain // 2. A tucan by one of my favourite street artists: Bordalo II from Portugal // 3. RAW Flea Market on a Sunday // 4. Around the RAW flea and street food… Read More Berlin. A photo post.
Do: 1. rent a bike and ride from Venice Beach to Santa Monica 2. see a movie at Hollywood Forever Cementery 3. join the Art Walk in DTLA 4. hike up Runyon Canyon 5. attend the Grease Sing- a-long at Venice High School aka Rydell High 6. see a concert at the Walt Disney Concert… Read More 100 things to do in Los Angeles.
We spent the last week of August in my favourite town: Lagos – on the western Algarve in Portugal. We didn’t get to go to all of Lagos’ seven beaches but we visited our favourite ones: Praia Dona Ana: Praia do Pinhao: Porto de Mos: Praia do Camilo: And we took a… Read More Portugal. The beautiful beaches of Lagos.
1. The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens The Unisphere was built by the United States Steel Cooperation for the World’s Fair in 1964/65. It’s “dedicated to man’s aspirations toward peace through mutual understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe”. A smaller version of it can be found at Columbus Circle in… Read More NYC. The 15 best public art pieces in New York City.
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken around Budapest during my 4 days there in August (the recap is here).
I have been to Lisbon numerous times but there is still so much I haven’t seen or done. With the city rapidly changing and new bars, shops and sights (re)opening all the time, my Lisbon bucket list grows longer by the week. Every time I’m in Lisbon I try to cross some things off that list… Read More Lisbon. 10 new spots to try.
Healthy & vegan: Plant Address: 8 Buiten St, between Long and Bree Streets / Closed on Sundays http://www.plantcafe.co.za/ // Best burger in town: Royale Eatery Address: 273 Long St / Closed on Sundays http://www.royaleeatery.com/ // In colorful Bo Kaap: Batavia Café Address: 114 Church St in Bo Kaap / open everyday from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm https://www.facebook.com/bataviacafe/… Read More Cape Town. Where to eat & drink – my 15 favorite spots.
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken in Wicker Park during my 3 days in Chicago last May (the recap is here). 1.-2. Stan’s Donuts – so good! // 3. Myopic Bookstore // 4.-5. On Milwaukee Ave // 6. Big Star Tacos // 7. Glazed & Infused mural // 8.-9. the view from the Damen Station… Read More Chicago. Wicker Park. A photo post.