Paris. A walk along the Promenade PlantĂ©e – the original High Line.

If you’ve been following this blog for a while you know that I’m a big fan of the High Line in New York – a 2,5 km long elevated park built on an abandoned freight rail line. But while the High Line might be the most popular elevated park, it wasn’t the first.  The Promenade … More Paris. A walk along the Promenade PlantĂ©e – the original High Line.

Los Angeles. A walk along the Venice Beach Canals. Part II

During my last visit to Venice Beach I took a walk along the canals just like I did when I firt visited Venice Beach in 2012. I love the tranquillity of the neighborhood, the nature and looking at all those beautifuls houses, small or large, with different architectural styles. Most  of the houses have small … More Los Angeles. A walk along the Venice Beach Canals. Part II

Portugal. Lagos. Ponta da Piedade and a walk along the cliffs.

Ponta da Piedade is a cape and lighthouse in the west of Lagos, a short walk along the street Estrada da Ponta da Piedade from the famous beaches Praia do Camilo and Praia Don Ana.  While the lighthouse may not be something to write home about, the rock formations nature has created over thousands of years definitely are. … More Portugal. Lagos. Ponta da Piedade and a walk along the cliffs.

Venice Beach. A walk along Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Abott Kinney Boulevard is one of the hippest streets in Los Angeles and the perfect spot for (window-) shopping, people watching and dining in Venice Beach. “In 1990, West Washington was renamed to Abbot Kinney, after the man who built the Venice Canals. Throughout the years it has been developed by the diligence of the … More Venice Beach. A walk along Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Marina del Rey / Venice Beach. A walk along the Ballona Lagoon.

On my second day in Venice Beach I walked along the beach from the Venice Beach Pier towards Marina del Rey. At the end of the beach you’ll get to the Ballona Creek and the opening of the huge Marina of Del Rey. For my walk back to Venice I chose the walkway along the … More Marina del Rey / Venice Beach. A walk along the Ballona Lagoon.