fascinating cities Tag

JAPAN / 26.04.2014

Is there anything as evocative as a castle perched atop a hill?Imposing and graceful, Himeji Castle is likely the most famous castle in Japan and it’s easy to understand why. White walls and dark roofs, perfect proportions, the harmony between function - a military fortress - and aesthetic. Himeji Castle strikes the imagination and talks to...

GERMANY / 22.04.2014

Perhaps it was the perfect weather, with blue skies swept by running clouds, and the beautiful warm light of a spring afternoon, that made Leipzig look so pretty. And I tried to make the most of the very little time to explore the city, strolling in the charming streets of the old town, getting a taste of a...

GERMANY / 09.01.2014

Like the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Riverside Museum in Glasgow and many others across the world, the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart is worth a visit if only for its architecture.Inaugurated in 2006 the Mercedes-Benz Museum was designed by UN Studio, whose architects created a sophisticated geometry inspired by the shape of a clover-leaf.The...

GERMANY / 22.12.2013

Colorful houses reflecting in the river Neckar, pretty alleys bordered by houses with their typical pointed roofs, beautifully decorated facades in the old town and café, pubs and wine bars vibrant with life.The tradition of Tübingen as a university town dates back to the 15th Century, when  Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg, founded the Eberhard...

FRANCE / 17.12.2013

Once home to the fruits and vegetables wholesale market, Marseille Cours Julien has become a hipster neighbourhood with trendy café, restaurants, shops and colorful street art and graffiti covering most of the facades.Vibrant and colorful, Marseille Cours Julien is a must-see for street art lovers Perched up on a hill, Cours Julien and the nearby streets...