Fondation Louis Vuitton, Olafur Eliasson

Fondation Louis Vuitton – The newcomer in Parisian “wow-factor” architecture

The latest addition to the Parisian art scene is the imposing Fondation Louis Vuitton, located in the 16th arrondissement of the French capital. The building, also known as “The Glass Ship”, was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, “the most important architect of our age”, if you want to believe Vanity Fair.

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Basel – The perfect destination for museum enthusiasts

Even though I am a regular visitor of Basel since the 90’s for family reasons, the art scene of the third most populous city of Switzerland continues to amaze me with its liveliness. With a population of approximately 165.000 inhabitants, Basel is home to a plethora of interesting museums, designed by renowned architects, ready to please even the most demanding museum enthusiast. Read More

Suomenlinna’s toy fantasy world and its dream chocolate cake

The group of islands that form Suomenlinna Fortress is one of Helsinki’s most popular destinations. Suomenlinna is easily accessible by ferry from Helsinki harbor, and the ride takes less than 15 minutes. In addition to being enlisted in UNESCO’s World Heritage List as a unique monument of military architecture, there are two other good reasons for visiting.

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