Tag Archives: Europe
Tourists checking out signs next to Buckingham Palace.
Top photo: Orbit (an observation tower by Anish Kapoor) and the Olympic Stadium Bottom photos: the stingray-shaped Aquatics Center designed by Zaha Hadid and some apartments of the Olympic Village Last month, while in London, I went on a tour of the area surrounding the Olympic Park. It being a two-hour walking tour, I expected […]
Hyde Park. March 12, 2012. This is so cute. I want this. But with an extra-nerdy twist (i.e. the book would be a Chemistry or History textbook … or all three books of the “Hunger Games” trilogy). —– Correction (5:36 pm): My friend, Guillermo, has just texted to inform me that this is hipster love, […]
See you later, tour bus… As I was ringing in 2012, I decided to start a personal tradition: I would schedule my most special vacation each year on my birthday. Special meaning not the sunbathing-on-the-beach kind of vacation. It has to be thrilling and something I have not previously experienced. I think it would be […]