Tips for Discovering Vienna Art Scene

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Discover vienna art scene tips for art and culture lovers

Discover Vienna Art Scene Tips for Art and Culture Lovers While wandering through the city centre of Vienna and discovering its vibrant art scene, I couldn’t help but wonder if this city could actually beat Paris from a cultural and art point of view. While I leave the answer up for discussion here, I do consider that the Austrian capital deserves … Read More

24-hours in Bologna, Italy In Pictures

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Bologna 24 hours

24-hours in Bologna, Italy A Photo Essay We admit it. Twenty-four hours in the beautiful medieval city of Bologna is hardly enough to get to know the city well. Yet, we’re also happy to tell you, that when you have this limited amount of time only, you can actually get quite a good feel for the city. Just wander around the … Read More

The Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art – Where Art and Nature Come Together

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Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art Denmark Alexander Calder

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Where Art and Nature Come Together Not that many people will have heard of the small Danish village of Humlebæk. But it is here where one of Denmark‘s most famous modern art institutions, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, is situated. The museum is located some 35 kilometers from Copenhagen, a perfect destination to spend … Read More

Weekend Destination Ghent – Guide to a Beautiful City with a Strong Character

Pal UjvarosiBelgium, Europe, Ghent2 Comments

GHENT-weekend-destination-guide

Yes, you can admit it, the first places coming to mind when thinking about visiting Belgium are Brussels, since it’s the capital after all, Bruges, since this is Belgium city-tourism condensed into a medieval centre hard to leave, and then probably Antwerp, maybe because “diamonds are girls’ best friends”. We believe it’s time to open up the eyes for another gem … Read More

7 Things To Do In Montpellier, France

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The 7 must sees in Montpellier France

7 Things To Do In Montpellier, France We’ll be honest with you. Montpellier was not among the top priorities on our list of cities to visit. It was just for convenience’s sake and budget reasons that we decided to fly back home from this southern-French city, when exploring the region around Girona, Figueres and Cadaques to visit the Dalinian triangle in the northern … Read More

Arken, the Art Island of Denmark

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2-Amino-5-Bromobenzotrifluoride ARKEN Copenhagen

  Arken, the Art Island of Denmark   Located in the southern suburbs of the Danish capital, the Arken Museum has come a long way since its opening in 1996. From the beginning the museum had the intention to add some cultural flair to the culturally diverse and rapidly expanding southern suburbs of Copenhagen. Arken is situated in Ishøj Strandpark, … Read More

Gaudi’s Barcelona: Catalan Art Nouveau At Large

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Gaudi Barcelona Spain

Gaudi’s Barcelona Catalan Art Nouveau At Large While gazing up the Sagrada Familia I couldn’t help myself from thinking what an ingenious mind its architect must have been. We’re standing in front of the largest construction designed by Antoni Gaudi, yet to finish. From here we will start our Gaudi Tour through Barcelona. Getting to know Gaudi The Catalan Antoni … Read More

Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History

Pal UjvarosiAmsterdam, Europe, The Netherlands12 Comments

  Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History   Spring is almost here and there’s really no better place for observing it in its full bloom than at the garden of the Netherlands, Keukenhof. It’s not an excursion we do frequently: the Dutch of us, Lydian, has in fact never even been here until our visit in 2014, and for the Amsterdam expat, Pal, this … Read More

Art Nouveau in Riga – Heritage From a Golden Era

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Latvia Art Nouveau in Riga

  Art Nouveau in Riga Heritage from a Golden Era Latvia’s capital Riga has many reasons for priding itself as a city of culture and good looks: it has one of the best-preserved and most charming historic centres in Europe, with lots of majestic medieval buildings, cute romantic streets and alleyways, beautiful parks – in general an atmosphere made for visitors … Read More

Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias – The “Mini-City” in Pictures

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Valencia's Ciudad de las Artes | City of Sciences

  Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias The “Mini-City” in Pictures     Valencia’s Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias (in the local Valencian Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) looks like something you’ve never seen before, a dreamlike area sprinkled with the most fantastic architectural creations. The whole complex feels like being brought here from … Read More