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.
Largo do Intendente is a beautiful square in the city center, a short walk from Martim Moniz along Avenida Almirante Reis. The square was a bit run down and was used as a parking lot but got recently remodeled and now shines in all its glory again. The square is surrounded by houses with the… Read More Lisbon. Exploring Largo do Intendente.
1. Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara in Bairro Alto – my favourite viewpoint in Lisbon // 2. Praca do Comercio // 3. Such a wonderful quote! On a window at LX Factory // 4. Doca de Santo Amaro and public art by Joana Vasconcelos: a pool in the shape of Portugal // 5. sunset watching… Read More Lisbon. A photo post.
Within the last years we always stayed at Dona Ana Garden when we are in Lagos. It’s a small complex just a 3 minute walk from the famous Dona Ana beach and a 10 minute walk from the town center. Other beaches like Praia do Camilo and Praia do Pinhao are also just a short… Read More Lagos. Staying at Dona Ana Garden.
A few photos from around my neighborhood, Cologne City Center and of a few places near Cologne from the past months. 1. my godchild’s birthday in the park // 2. -5. around my neighborhood // 6. a mural near Rheinauhafen // 7. -8. open air cinema at Rheinauhafen // 9.-10. sunset at Chlodwigplatz // 11.-12.… Read More Cologne. Around here lately.
I was supposed to fly to New York in a few days, but I just got a job offer I can’t decline and had to cancel my flight. 😦 Though I’m a bit sad about not heading back to New York, more work means more money and that means more travels in the future. 🙂… Read More NYC. Things to do in New York in Summer.