Green-Wood Cemetery

Art Project in NY: Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery

“Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery” is a new public art project by the famous French artist Sophie Calle. Kicking off on the 29th and 30th of April, visitors of the historical Green-Wood Cemetery in New York will have a chance to bury their deepest and darkest secrets in a marble grave designed by Calle herself. During this 2-days performance, visitors will be … Continue reading Art Project in NY: Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery

the beer wall, brugges

What to Drink in Belgium

Fries, waffles and speculoos. Yes, you cannot leave Belgium without eating those at least once. But, Belgium is also generous about drinks. Here’s the three drinks you must try in Belgium. Beer  No surprises, the first drink to be mentioned is beer. Personally I am quite indifferent to beers but Belgium still astonishes me as it is home to more than 100 breweries and  1500 kinds of beer – … Continue reading What to Drink in Belgium

The Warde Project: Flowers Blooming in Jerusalem

Public art is often great for the eyes without so much practicality. While practicality is certainly not a must, it can improve and deepen the interaction. An urban installation located in the Vallero Square, in the heart of Jerusalem, is one such example. The installation is called Warde, and it consists of nine meter tall flower shaped lights. These flower shaped street lights have been … Continue reading The Warde Project: Flowers Blooming in Jerusalem

antwerpse handjes, antwerp hands, belgium

Sweet Tastes of Belgium: Chapter 7 – Antwerpse Handjes

It is already Chapter 7 among the countless sweet tastes from Belgium. The new chapter takes place in Antwerp, the center of design in Belgium. Living up to the reputation, this week’s sweetling from Antwerp is an artisanal product. Called to be the Antwerpse Handjes, these traditional quality sweets come as both chocolates and biscuits. Antwerpse Handjes, or Antwerp hands, are biscuits and/or little chocolates … Continue reading Sweet Tastes of Belgium: Chapter 7 – Antwerpse Handjes

la sagrada familia interior, gaudi

La Sagrada Familia to Be Completed in 2026

“There is no reason to regret that I cannot finish the church, I will grow old but others will come after me. What must always be conserved is the spirit of the work, but its life has to depend on the generations it is handed down to and with whom it lives and is incarnated,” said Gaudi. And, it seems like La Sagrada Familia’s incarnation will be … Continue reading La Sagrada Familia to Be Completed in 2026