“It is not a disappointment that I will not be able to finish the temple. I will grow old, but others will come after me. What must be always preserved is the spirit of the work; its life will depend on the generations that transmit this spirit and bring it to life”, A. Gaudí. I […]Read more "Sagrada Família, Barcelona, Spain"
Gaudí is Barcelona. Barcelona is Gaudí. Exploring Barcelona is similar to stepping inside the mind of Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, a Spanish Catalan architect known for his distinct style of mixing his passion- architecture, nature and religion into his creation. One of the word often use to describe Barcelona is colorful, but I think this […]Read more "Gaudí’s Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, Park Güell, Barcelona, Spain"
Barcelona is home. Well, it feels like home. The street names are familiar sounding, I can partially understand some of the words and the warmth of both the weather and the people are comforting. After almost a month of travelling across Europe, to arrive in Barcelona as my final destination was similar to crossing the […]Read more "Ciutat Vella “The Old City”, Barcelona, Spain"
Google the term “Venice is sinking” and you will get an incredible amount of images of flooded palazzo, some scientific explanation of why it is happening and maybe an occasional disappointed rant from tourists who were expecting a romantic stroll among the pigeons of Piazza San Marco only to be replaced by an urgent quest […]Read more "Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy"
Venice, in a world on its own, a town like no other. To experience it once in a lifetime is the epitome of dream come true and I would assume that the feeling will always be the same regardless if you’ve been to Venice as a couple on a honeymoon, on an annual family trip […]Read more "The Grand Canal of Venice, Italy"
Whenever I travel one of the things that changed the most is my waking up habit. I am usually the first one at the breakfast table, the first one out of the hostel, a total three sixty from my real life where I constantly hit the snooze button for a five more minutes sleep. I […]Read more "Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy"
Perhaps it is the small town ambiance of Florence that appeals to me the most despite the city being often mentioned as one of the most-beaten tourist path across Italy. Even though Florence has enough architectural achievements and high-valued treasured art to overwhelm any visitors, it offers such laid back ambiance that allows anyone to […]Read more "The Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral , Florence, Italy"