The Kiss and Gustav Klimt

  I was quite captivated by his distinct style of juxtaposing beautiful, intimate imagery with disturbing, unpleasantries. Apparently he was quite revolutionary for his time. The Death and Life painting below is an excellent example.   Wikipedia entry embedded below…   [wiki-embed url=’http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Klimt’ no-edit no-contents ]  

I’m down with OBB

Our very first EuroNight train ride from OBB was quite fascinating. Our 2 person sleeper car with an ensuite shower and WC was more than what we expected – understandably a little cramped but well designed to say the least (there were even two chairs and a fold out table). To me, I was acting […]

Advice: Seeing London in 6 hours

Alrighty, here is the situation. We have a lengthy stop-over at London’s Heathrow airport (wikipedia). We have never been there before and we are not sure what to expect (just expect busy and chaos). The question is: do we have time to leave the airport, take the train (Heathrow Express) to Paddington Station and walk […]