The official name for this building is The Metropol Parasol Project. The locals call it Las Setas de Sevilla, which means “the mushrooms of Seville.” It‘s supposedly the largest wooden structure in the world. And it‘s beautiful. See what you think.
Short photo stories to inspire your travels.
In 2002, we took a train to Cologne, Germany, for a weekend holiday. We were awestruck by Cologne‘s Cathedral. Seventeen years later, we went back. Would we still find the cathedral so impressive?
Founded by the Celts in the 1st c. B.C., then becoming a co-capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the 19th century before disappearing behind the Iron Curtain in the 20th century, Budapest after communism is a tourist-friendly city with a thriving foodie scene.
December in northern Europe: the days are short, cold and it’s frequently raining. Perfect conditions for Christmas markets. And the Christmas season sparkles in Copenhagen.
Venice 2019: I’m glad I brought my waders. I booked a photography workshop in Venice, Italy a year in advance. Who knew then that it would coincide with the worst flooding to hit Venice in over 50 years? Buying hip waders: the adventure before the adventure The workshop instructor, David, was already in Venice when…
Food, wine and art. And more food. Plus a recipe for a chocolate treat. Madrid. The area has been inhabited since the Stone Age but the documented history of the city only goes back to the 9th century. Originally a small citadel built to protect the northern approach to Toledo, Madrid became the capital of…