L Y O N

I went to Lyon to visit a close friend in October and on a chilly October Saturday afternoon, I visited the Confluence centre. I was struck by it’s bold walls contrasting with curves and sharp edges, almost as a symbol of the fluid nature that cement moves in, in order to solidify. With triangular metal…

P A R I S – Sacré Coeur

  Every time I go to Paris, I go back to see this view. There is a charming juxtaposition of nuns singing in the Basilica whilst street performers play reggae songs on the steps. There is nothing like the serenity inside the church and the bustling ambiance once you go through the church doors. Paris is alive, even when…

Sunset in B E R L I N

I got a bit obsessed with the stunning Berlin night sky the day I arrived in the city. The beauty of passerbys’ tall shadows and dark outlines in the distance made the bustling rugged streets rather charming, as we wandered down from Warschauer StraBe to Treptower Park with a Radler in our hands. There is…

L I S B O N

In September I made my way to Lisbon to stay with a dear Uni friend of mine. As she has lived in the city the whole of her life, I knew she’d be able to show me the best parts it has to offer, hence me not googling anything about the place. I wanted to…

R O M E

Last week-end I went to Rome for a day and a half to see the Six Nations Rugby match so I did not have a lot of time to see Rome. However, I got the chance to visit the Galleria Borghese, situated in the Villa Borghese north of the city. This museum holds some of…

Beyond the Attractions

Via Stalingrado, Bologna, Italia Every city has a run down ‘ugly part’ to it. No matter how aesthetically pleasing and magically mind-blowing it is. Yes in Paris, Strasbourg, Rome, Bristol, Hamburg and so on there are run down areas. You can get so lost in the beauty of a city that you forget about the…