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‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

And that is exactly what the Judische Museum in Berlin built by Daniel Libeskind does. The large grey building, made out of concrete and clad in zinc sheeting, commemorates the numerous lives lost in the holocaust. ‘How long would it take to recite the names of the 6 million people that died?’ was a question … Lees verder

Seville, city of sweets, nativity and Easter.

Seville, city of sweets, nativity and Easter.

Seville is a city drowned in tradition. We visited the week before Christmas, and the athmosphere was as merry as it can get. Everybody is doing their Christmas shopping, buying Christmas sweets from the monasteries and famous bakeries and buying lottery tickets. Choirs are singing in the streets, brass bands are playing on the plazas, … Lees verder

List of events in Bruges in 2018

List of events in Bruges in 2018

As a tourist it can be very gratifying to take part in cultural or other events in the city you visit. Bruges has many great cultural events throughout the year, that are primarily organised for locals but can also accommodate or interest visiting tourists. Theatre can be difficult because not everyone speaks Dutch. But concerts, … Lees verder

Two days in Moscow.

Two days in Moscow.

Two days in Moscow : the Metro tour, Pushkin museum, two of the seven sisters, the Jewish museum of tolerance, the Upper Saint Peter monastery and the Moscow museum of modern art. My first trip to Moscow was in the month of May. While the weather forecast predicted very sunny and warm weather in Belgium, … Lees verder

Moscow highlights: Red square and The Kremlin.

Moscow highlights: Red square and The Kremlin.

Red square: does not really mean ‘red’ but means ‘beautiful’ square. If you arrive on Red square from the South side, Saint Basil’s church is the building you see first. It is a colourful church that immediately makes you think of sweet pastries. Saint Basil’s church is in fact nine churches in one and and … Lees verder

Eat like a local in Bruges

Eat like a local in Bruges

  Wherever I go I love to eat where the locals eat. I love to find these local eateries away from the main tourist grid serving local food for the right price. Places packed with locals speaking an exotic foreign language. Bars where people come after a hard days work to unwind with family or … Lees verder