Posted by | August 3, 2010
Street Art Museum, Zagreb

Founded in spring 2010, Zagreb’s Street Art Museum doesn’t have a fixed physical home, opening hours, curators or pompous openings. This is how the museum’s director Ivana Vukšić describes the...

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Posted by | July 1, 2010
Highlights of Dalmatia

Another week of fruitful research and intense travel went by. My head is bursting with impression and information but thought I'd share some of the highlights of my ten days...

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Posted by | May 11, 2010
Street art: free expression or vandalism?

Inspired by Banksy's brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some...

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Posted by | March 17, 2010
When in London…

5th July 2008 - Day 187 Originally uploaded by LoulaM I just came back from a brief stay in London, where I enjoyed a winning combo of productive work and...

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Posted by | February 2, 2010
Croatia beyond the coast

Earlier today I signed on to update the next edition of Lonely Planet Croatia, with research scheduled for the spring. It's always exciting to revisit the motherland and discover new...

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Posted by | January 27, 2010
Trio of Belgium’s museums

Last week I blogged about my recent visit to Brussels, themed around chocolate and art. In the days following that post, I was exposed to even more art. So here,...

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Posted by | January 20, 2010
Art & chocolate in Brussels

I've been in Brussels the last two days, on an art and chocolate-themed trip. Here, the highlights of my sojourn. I've sampled chocolates at the recently opened La Maison des...

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Posted by | January 4, 2010
Kicking around Le Marais

Back in November, I spent three days on a whirlwind trip to Paris. I was covering the inaugural Air France A380 flight from JFK to Paris and, when not airborne,...

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Posted by | December 29, 2009
Beaches around the world

Today is a clear sunny day in New York but, as we say in Croatian, the sun has teeth. Translated, this means: it is freezing cold! I sit ensconced in...

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Posted by | September 28, 2009
Berlin beckons

I spent five days visiting friends in Berlin last week and walked away from the German capital with a conclusion: If I were to move back to the old continent,...

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