Our own list of the best Berlin books everybody needs to have as a way to see and understand the city a little better. We bought these books over the years we have been here, and we promise you they are worth every penny.
The first thing that caught our attention at the Lavirotte Building was the door. A door so beautiful that we decided to name it the most beautiful door in Paris unofficially. But, once we got home from our trip, we went through our pictures and decided to research a bit about the building. This research leads us to learn about the work of architect Jules Lavirotte.
The windmills of Mykonos are one of the most iconic features of this beautiful island in the Aegean sea. From almost anywhere in the village of Mykonos, you can spot the windmills, and it’s one of the first things you saw when you arrived in the island harbour. And they look gorgeous, painted all white against the blue sky.
His body is buried in Paris, but Chopin’s heart is in Warsaw, inside the Church of the Holy Cross, as a final romantic gesture to his homeland. This was one of his last requests before death and his eldest sister, Ludwika Jędrzejewicz, made it happen.
Fotostrasse’s Guide To Brutalism In Berlin is a simple and easy way to explore the beauty of concrete in the German capital. From the weird shaped Bierpinsel in Steglitz to the battleship style construction of the Mäusebunker in Lichterfelde, Berlin has some of the best examples of Brutalism architecture in Europe; here guide you through some of the places.