Charlottenburg Palace

Located in the neighbourhood of Charlottenburg (shocking), the palace is one of the most famous in Germany. Named after Sophie Charlotte, who died an early death, and had commissioned it with her husband Friedrich III. It is a lavish palace with baroque and rococo styling, although more was added by their descendants. When visiting it [...]

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East Side Gallery, Berlin

The famous East Side Gallery! It features the remains of the Berlin Wall, turned into works of art by various artists from all over the world - to represent hope, change, and dreams of a better world. Some featured inspirational quotes, some were more obviously political than others, some were darker in theme than others. [...]

Shakey Wakey

Slumville sunrise Nobody cares or looks twice Shine away in the morning Across this place where I was born in Every bruise, every flower Illuminated by the dawning I decided to photograph Wakefield - at least the centre to try and capture its vibe accurately. Although it is not my favourite city in the world, [...]

Whitby

As a post-birthday treat my Mum and her boyfriend took me on a day trip to Whitby, North Yorkshire. I haven't been in years, but it is a picturesque seaside town. There are the famous 199 steps up to the church and well known abbey. The abbey is famous because of Bram Stoker's Dracula - it was [...]

Montjuic

Montjuic is a hill that sits above Barcelona - looking out to the sea and the city. You can either get the cable cars up and enjoy the views, or for a metro ride the funicular. Entry into the castle on the top is cheap, but there is also plenty to wander around and take [...]