• France
  • Strasbourg – the European capital

    In this post, I’ll focus on Strasbourg’s role as the European capital because it is home to the headquarters of many international organizations such as the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, and so on. Do you know that New York, Geneva and Strasbourg are the only cities in the world that are home to […]

    Strasbourg – the European capital was last modified: September 15th, 2019 by Dong
  • Spain
  • Works of Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1/2) – Hospital de Sant Pau

    As the UNESCO comments: Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona. These are two of the finest contributions to Barcelona’s architecture by the Catalan art nouveau architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The Palau de la Música Catalana is an exuberant steel-framed structure full of light and space, and decorated by many […]

    Works of Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1/2) – Hospital de Sant Pau was last modified: November 29th, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Autumn in Zürich or Zürich in Autumn?

    Hello everyone! This post will be more like a gallery for the photos I took during the weeks when it’s autumn in Zürich. I will mention the names of the parks, gardens or mountains I was at before the photos as well as the path I took, for example, from where to where. Cloudy or […]

    Autumn in Zürich or Zürich in Autumn? was last modified: October 21st, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance

    Since last autumn I’ve been thinking about going to the Mainau Island, but because of the season and my allergy of pollen, I postponed the trip again and again. This year, my friend visited the island in May and sent me some pictures of the Butterfly House and I couldn’t wait anymore. In fact, it […]

    Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance was last modified: July 10th, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma)

    Hello everyone! In my last post I showed you the museums I went to in Stuttgart. Today in this post, I’d like to introduce to you the gardens. I went to Stuttgart in early April, when the grass started turning green and some of the flowers started blossoming. I have to say it’s a nice […]

    Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma) was last modified: June 25th, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city

    As commented by the UNESCO, “the Salzburg skyline, against a backdrop of mountains, is characterized by its profusion of spires and domes, dominated by the fortress of Hohensalzburg. It contains a number of buildings, both secular and ecclesiastical, of very high quality from periods ranging from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century,” and […]

    Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city was last modified: May 2nd, 2018 by Dong