Alchemia (Kraków)

Alchemia is one of Kraków’s most evocative bars. The place has managed to capture the sepia candlelight, forgotten photographs and antique intrigues of the former Jewish district where it is located. By day,… Continue reading

‘Passages’ exhibition (Paris)

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) is currently hosting a retrospective of Bruno Barbey’s fascinating photography. The exhibition “Passages” presents 55 years of photography and 150 of his photos, both colour and black &… Continue reading

Le Pigalle hotel (Paris)

Welcome to Le Pigalle, a “hôtel de quartier” situated in the very heart of trendy SoPi. This contemporary hotel both displays a distinctly Parisian style and captures the eclecticism of the area. At the ground floor,… Continue reading

Puce (Paris)

Located in rue Chaptal in the so hype 9th district, Puce is typically the cute, cozy and warm place where you want to shelter when it’s cold outside or when you simply want… Continue reading

Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings (London)

Located just off Exmouth Market, Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings features a large bar serving cocktails, a restaurant and greenhouse, a relaxed café area as well as private rooms. The real interest consists in… Continue reading

Salt Mine of Wieliczka (Kraków)

Wieliczka Salt Mine is definitely a must-see when visiting Krakow in Poland. I was blown away by this both unusual and impressive place. The underground mine and its 300 corridors and 300 chambers operated… Continue reading

Hôtel Providence (Paris)

Rue René Boulanger (a cobbled street behind Strasbourg St Denis metro station that is getting very trendy) has observed the recent opening of Hotel Providence. The hotel has managed to keep the architecture… Continue reading

John Weng (Paris)

John Weng is to me the best Asian place in the 10th district. More specifically, it serves a nice Asian fusion cuisine including duck bahn mi, shrimp gyozas, satay gambas and bobuns (see picture… Continue reading

Tenoha & Style Restaurant & Store (Tokyo)

The neighborhood of Daikanyama is a favorite ! It’s a pity that tourist guides don’t even mention it although it’s by far the coolest and trendiest neighborhood in Tokyo – it MUST be on your bucket list. Daikanyama is… Continue reading

Tsukiji Fish Market (Tokyo)

Not the most glamorous place in the world, but certainly one of the most impressing. As one of the world’s largest fish markets – handling over 2,000 tons of marine products per day,… Continue reading

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