L’heure Bleue, Paris – France

The blue hour (from French l’heure bleue) is a period of twilight in the morning and in the evening, during the civil and nautical twilight phases, when the sun is at a significant depth below the horizon and when the residual, indirect sunlight takes on a predominantly blue shade. On a clear day, blue hour can be a colorful spectacle, with the indirect sunlight tinting the sky yellow, orange,…

Frankfurt – Germany

Frankfurt is also called Mainhattan by the impressive skyline. But with a picturesque neighborhood full of cafes. Many museums. And a mega chill city beach. Is the metropolis much more than the financial capital of Europe? Frankfurt feels pretty small. You immediately notice this on the cozy square Romberg. Where you are pretty much against…

The Murinsel in Graz, Austria

The Murinsel in Graz, Austria, is an artificial floating “island” in the middle of the Mur river and links the two banks on both sides. At night the blue navigation lights that surround the structure light up. This landmark of Graz was designed by New York City artist Vito Acconci on the occasion of Graz becoming the 2003 European Capital of Culture. Described by the artist as “A…

Wallis – Switserland

Wallis is a canton (region) in the South of Switzerland. With from East to West the river Rhone straight through the area. In Wallis there falls less rain than in other parts of Switzerland. With a positive consequence: the vineyards in the low wide valleys! The Great St. Bernard Pass you will find in the Alps…

Spinning carnival rides at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas State Fair is a State Fair that is held annually, starting the Friday following Labor Day in September, and lasts for 10 days at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. It is the largest single event in the State, and annually attracts approximately 335,000 people from all 105 Kansas counties and several other states. The fairgrounds is centered at…

Vienna – Austria

Of course you will not go to Vienna without visiting the palace of Princess Sisi and Prince Frans. In the summer, you can combine this visit with a walk through Tiergarten Schönbrunn. Do you also want to go to the Spanish driving school? That is quite pricey, € 80, – for an evening performance. Tip:…

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and…