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LA PHILARMONIE DE JEAN NOUVEL

LA PHILARMONIE DE JEAN NOUVEL

la philarmonie de jean nouvel is one of the few things i wanted to see last time i was in paris. i was in paris for 3 short days last year. i had no plan but to keep away from the center and to discover as much as possible of the rest by walking. and i...
PARIS 2016 PART 3

PARIS 2016 PART 3

paris 2016 part 3 is the last day of my short trip! this is the pasarelle simone de beauvoir, across the seine between the bibliotheqe nationale and the cinematheque francaise. this is the view of the 13eme arrondissement from my airbnb. i started my day with a walk in nearby chinatown and i loved it! i kept on walking towards...
PARIS 2016 PART 2

PARIS 2016 PART 2

paris 2016 part 2 is a selection of the best pics i took during my longest day spent out in the city. the cover photo is a pic of the new frank gehry building of the fondation louis vuitton. i will not get into detail because i have a dedicated post coming up. i started my...
PARIS 2016 PART 1

PARIS 2016 PART 1

paris 2016 part 1 is actually the first day of the three i’ve recently spent in town. maybe you think paris seen from up the montmartre hill is cheesy and touristy. it may be that too, but the sacre coeur views makes it one of my favourite places in the city. wonder around the neighborhood for great...
DISCOVER C'ETAIT UN RENDEZ VOUS

DISCOVER C’ETAIT UN RENDEZ VOUS

c’etait un rendez vous is a short film that claude lelouch shot in paris in 1976. it was used in 2007 by snow patrol, in an abridged version, as the video for their single open your eyes. since i am not a big fan, i have only seen the video once and completely forgot everything...
TOP 10 PARIS

TOP 10 PARIS

after a short and comfortable eurostar ride, i was ready to start checking things off my very full paris list!
PARIS STREET ART

PARIS STREET ART

paris is full of street art! i edited quite a lot and still ended up with the present plentiful selection. and i was not hunting them down: these are just pieces i came across.
COMME DES GARCONS AND CRISTOBAL BALENCIAGA IN PARIS

COMME DES GARCONS AND CRISTOBAL BALENCIAGA IN PARIS

the newly opened docks en seine, cite de la mode et du design, houses among a few other things, the musee galliera hors les murs.
THE COOL GERMAIN CAFE IN PARIS

THE COOL GERMAIN CAFE IN PARIS

chance had it that my stay in paris coincided for a short couple of days with that of an old friend from vienna. we had to meet, of course. and i thought germain cafe was a great place for an afternoon drink in saint germain.
PARIS STREET STYLE

PARIS STREET STYLE

i’m back! bye-bye london/paris, hello work! before coming at you with the wave of related news i gathered, i’ll start easy with a street style post. all three pictures are taken in front of the comme des garcons/cristobal balenciaga shows at the cite de la mode et du design, docks en seine. as you can...
ELISA NALIN - COLOUR BLOCKER EXTRAORDINAIRE

ELISA NALIN – COLOUR BLOCKER EXTRAORDINAIRE

as you may have noticed, i started a series of posts about stylish people. they seem to rarely rely on must haves but rather on vintage and on their special skill of mixing and matching old and new, patterns and colours to fit their body type and personality.
THE FATHER OF THE VERTICAL GARDEN

THE FATHER OF THE VERTICAL GARDEN

patrick blanc is a wonderful french botanist specializing in tropical forests. he is the green-haired (really!) father of the vertical garden in general and of many of my favourite wall gardens specifically. so, he more or less single-handedly made the vertical garden trend happen around the world – you can check his website for a...