Best View in Madrid Spain

3 Places to Go for the BEST Views in Madrid!

1. El Cortes Ingles My personal favorite view of Madrid is from the centrally located El Cortes Ingles...
Place Bellevue Biarritz Overlook

12 Awesome Things To Do, See & Eat in Biarritz

A few years back, I was lucky enough to spend one month during the spring in the lovely...
Han So Cafe Madrid, Specialty Coffee Spain

7 Best Specialty Coffee Shops in Madrid

Best Third Wave Coffee Shops in Madrid, Must-Visit Cafés for Coffee Lovers in Madrid Those in search of...

3 Places to Go for the BEST Views in Madrid!

1. El Cortes Ingles My personal favorite view of Madrid is from the centrally located El Cortes Ingles grocery and department store. Head to the roof during the day time…

12 Awesome Things To Do, See & Eat in Biarritz

A few years back, I was lucky enough to spend one month during the spring in the lovely seaside town of Biarritz. I knew nothing about the city when I…

7 Best Specialty Coffee Shops in Madrid

Best Third Wave Coffee Shops in Madrid, Must-Visit Cafés for Coffee Lovers in Madrid Those in search of third wave coffee in Madrid won’t be disappointed. While Spain’s capital doesn’t…

12 Things I Learned While Traveling Europe for 3 Months

Working remotely has its perks – and nonstop travel is one of them! I spent the majority of a year crossing the Atlantic multiple times to stay as long as I…

How to Get Reimbursed for a Missed Flight

Missing a flight is never fun but things happen. If you’re unable to rebook your flight, your only option is asking for a refund. Now, most airlines will tell you…

Best View in Madrid Spain

3 Places to Go for the BEST Views in Madrid!

1. El Cortes Ingles My personal favorite view of Madrid is from the centrally located El Cortes Ingles...
Place Bellevue Biarritz Overlook

12 Awesome Things To Do, See & Eat in Biarritz

A few years back, I was lucky enough to spend one month during the spring in the lovely...
Han So Cafe Madrid, Specialty Coffee Spain

7 Best Specialty Coffee Shops in Madrid

Best Third Wave Coffee Shops in Madrid, Must-Visit Cafés for Coffee Lovers in Madrid Those in search of...

Welcome to Culture Passport

Hey there! I am a writer and photographer from New York discovering cities, art, and architecture abroad. Here I share my thoughts on the world, my best tips for traveling and of course my favorite memories from each destination I visit. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Keep reading to find a few of my favorite destinations to get you started. Amusez-vous!

Paris ⟶

I’ve recently settled in Paris and can’t wait to share all my favorite spots with you! Stay tuned for my updates and click through below to some of my past experiences in the beautiful city of light…

10 of the Most Marvelous Things to Do in Paris

So you’re planning a trip to Paris? Lucky you! The first time you visit Paris is a truly magical experience.…

The 10 Best Cafés in le Marais, Paris

The Marais is a great neighborhood for third wave coffee in Paris. There is a nice mix of traditional french…

Christmastime in Paris: Where You Need to Go!

Paris at Christmastime is simply magique. Last week, I visited central Paris (the 1st arrondissement) to see the lovely Christmas…

Hôtel Grand Amour | Paris

I had the chance to stay at Hôtel Grand Amour this past summer, when I had a gap in between…

25 Photos from My Summer in Paris

It had been around two years since I spent a good amount of time in Paris, so this spring I…

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{art world} MAMAC Nice

In the summer of 1990, the Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain, or MAMAC for short, opened its...
La Popote D'Ondine, Nice

La Popote D’Ondine | Nice

Before heading to the Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art in Nice, I stopped off at this wonderful...
Nice Vielle Ville

20 Photos That Prove Nice is Absolutely Gorgeous in June

I have to admit I was fairly skeptical about my trip to Nice, after being so disappointed in...
Le Garde Manger, Aix-en-Provence, France

{bonne adresse} Le Garde Manger

I absolutely loved discovering Le Garde Manger, a new café in the heart of Aix-en-Provence. After spending two...
Paul Cézanne's Studio, Aix-en-Provence, France

Inside the Studio of Paul Cézanne

It seems like so many towns in the south of France are known for their contribution to art...
Rue Fernand Dol, Aix-en-Provence

16 Magical Places to Discover in Aix-en-Provence

I read somewhere that Aix-en-Provence has over 1000 fountains. After exploring the city for one week in June,...
Place Bellevue Biarritz Overlook

12 Awesome Things To Do, See & Eat in Biarritz

A few years back, I was lucky enough to spend one month during the spring in the lovely...
Cote des Basques Biarritz

Beautiful Views | La Côte des Basques

La Côte des Basques is one of the most beautiful coastlines in all of Biarritz, characterized by the...
Miremont Biarritz_20160601-DSC_0756

{bonne adresse} Café Miremont

Founded in 1872, Café Miremont is one of the oldest patisseries in Biarritz. During its heyday, it was...
Ermita de San Roque, Santa Cruz Alicante

Barrio Santa Cruz | Alicante

I spent a bit of time looking for the Barrio Santa Cruz that everyone says is the prettiest...
Castillo de Santa Barbara Alicante_20161108_DSC_0510

{above the city} Ocean Views from Castillo de Santa Barbara, Alicante

On a bright Tuesday morning, I started out my day looking for the Barrio Santa Cruz and ended...
Alicante

{on the coast} Alicante, Spain

I nearly decided to visit Murcia instead of Alicante during my trip and once I arrived in Alicante,...
Grand Place Brussels

A Brussels Weekend in 20 Photos

On a warm Saturday morning, I headed to the airport in Nice to catch my Brussels-bound flight on...
Third Floor, Vanhaerents Collection

The Vanhaerents Art Collection of Brussels

Touring collections like the Vanhaerents are a huge part of why I travel. There’s something really special about...
Grand Place Brussels

The Culture Guide to Brussels

Brussels is one of those quintessential European cities that has a strong influence of two vastly different cultures....
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