fascinating cities Tag

GERMANY / 26.04.2015

From the St. Pauli U-Bahn station or the Reeperbahn S-Bahn stop the best way to discover the graffiti is wandering along Clemens-Schultz Strasse and Simon-von-Utrecht Strasse, meandering through the perpendicular streets and entering the passages often hiding more paintings.The best - and my favorites - are a series of wall paintings by Ray de la...

ITALY / 28.03.2015

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Whether you like small charming towns, the lakes, or art cities, there are many beautiful day trips from Milan you shouldn't miss. Best known as one of the Fashion Capitals in the world and often overlooked, there are plenty of things to do in Milan. Furthermore, the city is...

JAPAN / 09.01.2015

It happened in Hiroshima. Prejudice is unreasonable and should be avoided, but truth is that as much as I try to overcome it, I still happen to be biased. When I visited Japan I did not have a precise itinerary. I know I wanted to see Tokyo, Kyoto,  Nara and explore a few more places off the beaten track. Hiroshima...

ITALY / 30.09.2014

A deep blue sky, dotted here and there by bright white clouds, welcomed me in Ferrara, one of the many enchanting cities of the Emilia-Romagna region.At first sight, the city appeared to me like an elegant woman, classic and classy, gorgeous and at the same time discreet.   Related read: 10 Reasons to Add Emilia-Romagna to Your Bucket...

GERMANY / 25.06.2014

Can you imagine an ironworks plant being a UNESCO World Heritage Site?As an Italian used to the archaeological wonders in Rome, or magnificent Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque buildings, the idea of the Völklinger Hütte - after all, an industrial facility - sounded a little weird.Don’t get me wrong: I’m fascinated by old, abandoned and crumbling places. I loved the ghost...

JAPAN / 30.05.2014

Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and more than thousand deer strolling freely in the park: amazing Nara took my breath away.[caption id="attachment_18173" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Todai-ji Temple Daibutsuden Hall[/caption]Founded in 710 A.D., Nara's development was strongly affected by influences from China and Korea and the city soon became the cradle of future Japanese culture and architecture.Unlikely many cities of Japan, ravaged across...