Posts Tagged ‘travel’

i left copenhagen about a month ago.  in the interim, ive spent some time with the home clan in new jersey, with the school clan at MIT, weekending at dartmouth, a little bit in new york city, and now i am settled in the bay area for the summer. like i wrote in my Dear […]


going to the Salone Internazionale de Mobile this year has been one of the most mind-boggling experiences of my entire life. little did i know what was in store after capriciously buying my $80 EasyJet roundtrip ticket to Milan back in early February.  our first impression after exiting the unbreathably-sardiney metro at Rho: billowingly snakey, […]


last sunday, these three animals embarked on a journey to the irish countryside.  yearning to bust out of dublin, we lapped up a delicious irish breakfast [complete with black pudding] and were quickly on our way towards the glacial valley of Glendalough. andrew, roger, and i had an unfair share of obstacles earlier in the […]


mosque

11Apr09

i had never been in a mosque before this week.  at sunset on tuesday, after tea + hookah with the turkish students, we explored this hilly area in beyoğlu, on the european side of istanbul, north of the golden horn harbor.  in our typical itinerant style, roger and i stumbled around for a bit…and ended […]


or like a herd of spindly elk wandering across the bering strait during migration… or like a bunch of eager beaver architecture students on the quest for alvar aalto’s experimental summer house… we trekked across a frozen lake in central finland last week. we each soon figured out our individually preferred method of snow travel: […]


spain escape

08Mar09

friday = best flight ever day. lamb + goat cheese sandwiches, red wine, and chocolate creme cookies.  thank you KLM. we emerged from the danky depths of the metro (‘renfre’) and slowly rose to the level of Passeig de Gracia. a breathtaking [and slightly wobbly, due to airplane wine] vision of wide, tree-lined avenue warmth! […]


jutland jaunts

15Feb09

last weekend, the architecture + design program went on a study tour to western denmark – including the cities of arhus, aalborg, and kolding.  they all reside on the jutland peninsula, which forms the mainland of denmark and ‘juts’ like a finger into the north/baltic seas: the cities in western denmark are just like smaller, […]