When everyone was very busy watching the street parades at the Festival of Cultures, I decided (again) to be against the mainstream and see some exhibitions that I had on my list since a long time. Even though a small Turkish gathering with a lot of good food and colourfulscarfsreminded that even in Charlottenburg there is time for celebration, I was not impressed and switched the U-Bahn for going to Kreuzberg. I continued my schedule and spent some pleasant hours at the museums around the Charlottenburg... read more »
It has recently come to my attention that the Amsterdam Hermitage is an incredible museum. I don't know how or why I have until now missed out on this realization but I feel rather silly. I probably should warn you that I am a huge museum buff (is that even as a thing? if not, it should be), my favorite types of museums being those that focus on history and culture. The Hermitage falls precisely within this... read more »
When you don't have too much time to spend in Berlin, you need guidance. Especially if you are an art lover, you may want to see the best and as a creative person, from a different perspective. Leslie Vettermann from Kustwege offers a different category of tours for the tourists interested in the classy Berlin.
- What kind of tours do you offer? What does it mean an art tour in Berlin? Do you also include galleries?
Kunstwege Berlinoffers different kind of tours – tours through museums like the Brück... read more »
If youre in Italy on May 18th, you might want to plan to stay up until the wee hours of the morning not drinking or dancing, but taking in culture at a museum. It is all part of the Night of the Museums or La Notte Dei Musei an event throughout Europe, including [...] read more »
Although I've already written at length about the Rijksmuseum in anticipation of the re-opening, now that I’ve actually personally been there, I realize that you can never say too much about the Rijksmuseum. Also, in case you haven't noticed, this week has been a pretty big one for the Netherlands and all things orange and Dutch in general, and nothing (that isn't a windmill) screams "Dutch" more than the Rijksmuseum. To get into the spirit of all... read more »
One of the five-star curry place in Berlin
Wherever you go, at least in Berlin, one may see more fastfoods than in Texas. No wonder, as one of the creators of the concepts in Europe were the German brothers August and Carl Aschinger that moved from Swabia to Berlin in 1892 and by 1900 they already had a network of 30 fastfood points in Berlin.
You are about to leave the Checkpoint Curry
There is more than hotdog and hamburgers to buy, but nothing has less success than the currywurst. I do not have a... read more »
The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: 17 Italian Treasures to Explore: Beaches, spas, restaurants and sites that truly evoke Italia. (AFAR) First U.S. Ship to Cruise Italian River: The [...] read more »
So, Justin Bieber was in the Netherlands as part of his Believe world tour. He gave a concert at the GelreDome in Arnhem on April 13. In case you've been living under a rock, Justin Bieber is the nineteen-year-old Canadian pop star who has taken the teeny-bopper world by storm. His Dutch Beliebers had snatched up all the tickets within hours of them going on sale. But what really caught the country's attention... read more »
An event taking place in over 100 locations throughout the world, Slow Art Day is a chance for art fans to take in beautiful works s-l-o-w-l-y. This year Slow Art Day is April 27. If youre in Florence, a great place to experience the day is at Palazzo Strozzi. The Florentine reports visitors will have [...] read more »
Flashmob... What Wikipedia defines as "a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then quickly disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, and artistic expression." The phenomenon sprung up in 2003 and gained in popularity until it got to the point where you were a nobody unless you had participated in one (I'm still a nobody... if anybody... read more »