Kraków (Cracow) is the second largest cities in Poland. It is also one of the oldest ones. This city, situated on the Wisła (Vistula) river, has been one of the leading centers of academic, cultural, and artistic life in Poland for centuries. As such, it is a must see for urban travelers, architecture lovers, or history buffs.
At the beginning of October I visited Belgrade. It was a quick work-related trip; I did not have a lot of time for roaming around the city except on my free and very chilly Saturday. Thus, 24 Hours in Belgrade. As a kid I frequented the capital of Serbia. At first I loved it, but as the times changed on
Belgium gathers some of the greatest artists that create the most impressive public art. From giant murals to interesting structures, Belgian public is actively engaged in an active dialogue in public spaces where public art is located. This ten meter-high church – Doorkijkkerk, or Reading Between the Lines – made of 100 layers of steel palettes is
The town of Monschau is located in the narrow valley of the Rur river on the border of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Monschau was historically known for its cloth-mills, today popular mainly with tourists. Picturesque, narrow streets have remained nearly unchanged for more than hundreds of years. Perfect location for a weekend getaway and for overindulging in cuteness. Below
Canal Saint Martin has been on our Paris bucket list for some time already. Recently my Parisian colleague confirmed that this gentrifying, 19th century waterway is a great summer hangout. Namely, in recent years, this shabby-chic area in northeastern Paris started drawing trendy crowds. Iron-footbridges, cosy restaurants, cute shops, and interesting architecture make for a picturesque district
What today feels like an urban oasis 10 meters above the street level were once rail tracks, which linked Place de la Bastille with Varenne-Saint-Maur since 1859. The Coulée verte René-Dumont, also known as the Promenade Plantée, was converted into the world’s first elevated park walkway in 1993. At that time most residents thought that redevelopment of
Our City Instagrammers series showcases the life in cities across Europe. We find some of the most hip city photographers across Europe – from Helsinki and Cologne to Lisbon and Trieste. Here we profile seven Brussels-based Instagram accounts you have to follow to keep up with what is going on in that mysterious city. If you follow them, you will learn
If you arrive to Vilnius by plane, the first thing that grabs your attention is the airport, which looks rather like an old train station than an airport arrival hall. It was built in 1950s in a typical Soviet style architecture. On the borderline of Europe, Vilnius is a wonderful, unique capital full of contrasts, churches, hidden