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United Colors of B...iennale

Hard to believe that it's been already one month ago that I've been to Venice on the occasion of the 57th Biennale. Time passes so fast. But it's a ...

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BASEL - time to wonder, time to wander

Note: Before it drives you completely bananas, you can turn off the music, that's supposed to guide you through my 24 stops slide show, on the first ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Day Trip to Padua - Saturday

Today it proved - again - that staying in Mestre has many advantages: To get away from the weekend's hustle and bustle in Venice (as if Venice is a ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Week in September - Friday

Today was my last full day in Venice since I'm planning an extra-trip for tomorrow - let me surprise you - and Sunday I'll be heading back to Milan ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Week in September - Thursday

This is my seventh time to Venice - the last three times were on the occasion of the Biennale. This takes away the urge of  doing all the heavy duty ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Week in September - Wednesday

No visit to Venice would be complete without getting lost in this web of narrow alleys and "sottopassegi", the low gateways that nobody recognizes as ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Week in September - Tuesday

I will never forget the moment I arrived for the first time in Venice: twelve years ago - first stop of a rail trip to Cinque Terre (by the way ...

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57. Biennale in Venice - A Week in September - Monday

So this morning I took the train from Milan via Pisa to Venice Mestre station which is on the main land - in the 'real' world. Of course Mestre is ...

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Weekend in Milan - an 'aperitivo' for the eye

Squeezing in an art weekend in Milan while on my way to Venice. What - do I think there won't be enough art waiting for me at my final destination? ...

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Proje4L/Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art - Istanbul's best hidden Gem

Coming to Istanbul, everybody is standing in line to see the antique masterpieces at Hagia Sophia, the Topkapı Palace, or - if they venture away from ...

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Glam Rock from Switzerland

My earliest encounter with pop music was in the early 70s - practically short after dinosaurs quit roaming the earth. It was the heyday of Glam Rock, ...

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The Language Learning Trilogy. Part 3: I don't claim to be an "A" ...

I can remember neither the moment nor the occasion - but there was a point when I clearly saw my life's biggest goal. No, I don't need to see a 1000 ...

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The Language Learning Trilogy. Part 1: I don't claim to be an "A" ...

I love to learn foreign languages. Big problem: I hate joining learning groups, at least those around the corner where everybody is starting from ...