Singapore City Guide

Singapore. Buildings. MRT (Mass Rapid Transit, yes, the subway, not a medicine). Food courts. People. Lots of people. Ion Orchard. Chinatown, Little India and Arab Street. “If you are continuing your journey on the North East line, please alight at the next station”. The MRT voice. So many memories! 1) Chinatown: This was my favourite … Continue reading

Lebanon (part 2)

At Beirut National Museum Impressive jewellery collection A little Venus with a necklace Yes, this is glass! In Beiteddine. This is the summer residence of the president. Details Inside Muhammad Al-Amin Mosque (it’s me in black!) Beirut streets… and the end of a wonderful trip! Thanks again Elias!

Lebanon (Part 1)

Byblos: at the harbour Dinner Sunset in Jounieh Through the mountains of Lebanon

Road Trip in Catalunya

First stop: Besalu, a town from the Middle Ages In Besalu, trees are wearing knits. (This was part of an art project) Second stop, an unknown and abandoned castle in the middle of nowhere The lighthouse close to Puerto de la Selva our third stop Our last stop: Cadaques, a beautiful village where I wish … Continue reading

Still in Barcelona: Ferrum and En Ville (restaurants)

My new favorite restaurant in Barcelona is Ferrum (Carrer de Corsega, 400, Eixample district). Thanks Jessie ;) We started with a cocktail (huge choice of gin tonics) in the cocktail bar next to the restaurant. The traditional pa amb tomaquet (bread with olive oil, garlic and tomatoes) and jamon iberico de bellota (those pigs only … Continue reading

The other side of La Sagrada Familia

One of the most symbolic and famous works of the Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudi is La Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona. The cathedral is still a work in progress, but it is definitely amazing. The problem may be the crowds of tourists on the site, taking pictures of the turtles on the Nativity front, or … Continue reading

Now, Barcelona (Bar Lobo)

My first post from Barcelona is about a restaurant (of course!). Bar Lobo is close to the Ramblas (Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 3). There, the food is very refreshing, you will not find tapas that are sooo rich like in many many cafés in Barcelona. The place is quiet, peaceful, and far from the crowds … Continue reading

Pompidou… à Metz !

Sauter dans un tgv et partir pour Metz. Et faire l’aller retour dans la journée. “Mais qu’est-ce que tu vas faire à Metz ???” me demande un collègue dubitatif. “Ben, aller au centre Pompidou Metz !” “Euh…” Je dois vous avouer que je n’étais jamais allée à Metz. Je ne savais même pas à quoi … Continue reading