Tag: heritage

My Lisboa Encounters: The Diners

My third encounter in Lisbon, Portugal, was not exactly with a particular person, but the party goers and diners in the old town center of Lisbon on a Friday night; and then we visited the Pastéis de Belém and explored the surrounding areas.

Footprints on Estonian Old Town

A day trip of Tallinn, Estonia, taking a cruise from Helsinki. What to see, how to get there, with a small travel tip for you.Estonia – the “former Soviet” country was actually something more than dull and grey. The city has a legacy from the Russian culture. Anyway, does it worth going? I would say based on the following two reasons…

The Gaudi’s Muse

Antoni Gaudi’s organic and unique style in architecture has influenced the world profoundly and I admire his work so much for a long time. “Organic” is such a great, and truthful word to describe Gaudi’s work. He regarded a building as a human body covered with skin, the structure itself were flesh and bones, so it’s curvy, and it has an element of randomness to the way he created art. He had lived a long life and left the world many great works to appreciate – most of them are in the Mediterranean city Barcelona.

York – Time for Tea

Winter in England – Grey, dreary, rainy… Somehow, the old English streets and shambles have a particular kind of tragic romance and beauty of December rain. York is one of the most visited English cities, and it is the “York” that today’s New York is referring. New York has sparkled and become the city of

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