Stuttgart is undoubtedly one of my favourite cities in Germany. It’s chemistry. :) On a sleepy Sunday morning we set off to take a stroll on the grounds of the Weissenhof Estate (1927), a showcase housing estate which has become one of the most predominant examples of standardized mass construction in the history of architecture. The 1920s saw the launch of several housing programs throughout the country with a double task of easing both the severe […]
Although the town of Nancy with its hundred thousand inhabitants looks back on a history of a thousand years, its greatest attraction is Place Stanislas which was built in the 18th century and has earned a place on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It was named after the Polish King Stanislaw I. (Stanisław Bogusław Leszczyński), who spent the last third of his adventurous life (1738-1766) in Lorraine, after he had been dethroned the […]
Last summer we visited a Heinz Mack exhibition in Baden Baden. I promised then to make an individual post about it – so here it goes :)))) The Frieder Burda Museum hosted the temporary exhibition of Light Shadow (Licht Schatten) between 20 March and 20 September 2015. Through this exhibition we had a chance to learn not only about the creative work of Heinz Mack but also about the world of the ZERO movement. The […]
It was a long but delightful journey to Italy. We had been anticipating for months before our visit the moment of re-discovering the long-lost memories of Italy we had cherished in our hearts. We set off on our ten-day honeymoon still intoxicated by our fascinating wedding and our first stop was wonderful Florence. The Florence that we had first laid eyes upon sixteen years before.
We would like to thank you for reading our blog and wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! New stories, beautiful places and delicious meals are coming in next year as well! ⌂ ⌂ ⌂ ⌂ ⌂ Szeretnénk megköszönni, hogy olvassátok blogunkat! Kívánunk Nektek Kellemes Karácsonyi Ünnepeket és Boldog Új Évet! Jövőre is várunk benneteket itt új történetekkel, gyönyörű helyekkel és finomságokkal! Gengenbach, Germany – Christmas market Gengenbach, Németország – karácsonyi vásár
The Thirty Years’ War, the Franco-Prussian War and the 1st World War are a few of the international conflicts the peace treaties of which had an impact on the territory of Alsace. Everything I learnt about this as a teenager or as a university student gained meaning now, through personal experience.
D esign furniture and contemporary architecture. The Swiss furniture company Vitra has created a Campus that is one of its kind. We can visit the buildings of Sanaa, Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid – among others – through a guided tour, see a temporary exhibition (Making Africa, until 13-09-2015) in the museum, join a workshop or admire and even try the different pieces of furniture made by the company. Naturally, we can also place an […]