Architecture

19 October 2020

Street Art in Brussels:
The Best Murals

Brussels is a cosmopolitan and international city, where art can be found in the most unexpected places. With all its colorful murals, graffiti and frescos, Brussels […]
14 October 2020

The Grand Place of Brussels in brief

The Grand Place – or Grote Markt in Dutch – is the main square of Brussels. The square includes the City Hall, the Maison du Roi, […]
9 October 2020

Discovering 3 Brussels’ Peeing Statues

It might sound weird, but one of the most famous symbols of the capital of Europe is a little curly boy peeing shamelessly right a few […]
6 October 2020

Ghent: A trip to
the beautiful Flemish city

With the rain pattering on the windows in early October, I think back to a trip I made to Ghent back in 2017. What do I […]
1 October 2020

10 EXPO structures that
are still standing

Although most World’s Expo structures are temporary, some of them have such a great success that they survive beyond the fair, becoming iconic architectural symbols. Here […]
30 September 2020

Architecture lovers behold:
Brussels Biennale Neoclassic is here

It is no secret that Brussels is a true gem for architecture lovers. Whether you are a fan of Art Deco, Art Nouveau or even Brutalism: […]
23 September 2020

Dreaming of travel:
Angkor Wat

How many places on your travel wish list are there due to the power of movies? Cinema has the power to transport us briefly to other […]
11 September 2020

Hearst Castle: Is This The 20th
Century’s Most Insane Home?

Imagine an ‘enchanted hill’ where cherished family camping trips took place, transformed into a vast and luxurious castle, when boy becomes businessman. But with all the […]
10 September 2020

Crypt at Notre-Dame reopens
in homage to Victor Hugo

Closed to the public since the fire that damaged much of the Notre-Dame Cathedral on 15 April 2019, the crypt under the court-yard is to reopen […]
25 August 2020

3 Art Deco gems
you must visit in Brussels

Visiting Brussels is a bit like going on an architectural treasure hunt. The city bursts with buildings of all different kind of styles, yet some of […]
21 August 2020

Mountain Refuge is what tiny
house-dreams are made of

Tiny houses are a sensitive subject. Some people are absolutely against them, others would die for their own little minimalistic home. Yet whether you are against […]
12 August 2020

5 impressive Brutalist
buildings in Europe

Concrete. That is probably the first thing most of us think about when they hear the term ‘Brutalism’. Not without reason, as a lot of Brutalist […]
7 July 2020

Palm Springs:
The Mecca of the “Chic” Desert

A two-hour drive from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is like an open-air museum. Home to post-war Hollywood stars, the city is full of minimalist gems built […]
15 June 2020
Almaty

Souvenirs of Almaty

Seated on my couch in late May, 2020, reading about the EU’s effort to give citizens the opportunity to travel in safety, I think back to […]
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