Last summer, after visiting Bologna and Florence, I spent one night in Pisa. In the morning I walked over to Piazza die Miracoli and the Duomo. The freestanding bell tower of the cathedral is Pisa’s most popular landmark, commonly known as “The Leaning Tower”. The tower’s tilt already begun during the construction which started in 1173 and took almost 200… Read More Italy. Pisa. The leaning tower.
When reading lists about the world’s most beautiful train stations, Sao Bento in Porto almost always makes the cut. While it’s not too spectacular from the outside, the entrance hall with its blue and white tiles are what makes this station so beautiful and unique.
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.
“puppy” by american pop artist jeff koons is a 12 meter high sculpture of a west highland terrier sitting outside the guggenheim museum in bilbao. it is made of a stainless steel substructure and about 70.000 flowers, changing its look and colour every season. puppy was originally created for an exhibit in germany in 1992, but moved to… Read More bilbao. public art around the guggenheim. puppy by jeff koons.
“The Holocaust Memorial took over four years to be built, reaching its final stage at dedication ceremonies on Sunday February 4, 1990, with Elie Wiesel, Nobel laureate as guest speaker. The visitor to the Memorial will at first be met by a visual sensation of contrasting elements: the brightness of the luminous Jerusalem stone,… Read More miami. south beach. the holocaust memorial.
[the met is incredible, there is just so much to see: from paintings to sculptures, from acient anitquity to modern art, statues, weapons, instruments, costumes and furniture, a chinese garden, an egyptian temple, photographs and so much more. if you don’t visit for some of the two million artworks of the permanent collection, the… Read More nyc. manhattan. upper east side. inside the metropolitan museum of art.
1. the view over the guadalquivir river to triana / 2. the university, which used to be a tobacco factory / 3. & 4. in center and on one of the shopping streets / 5. the entrance to the alcazar / 6. torre del oro / 7. columbus monuments in the murillo gardens /… Read More spain. sevilla. shots from around town.