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7 facts about Paris

1. The golden dôme of the Invalids

To celebrate the bicentenary of the French Revolution in 1989, the Dôme was re-gilded, using 12.65kg (or 27.8lb) of gold leaf. 327 more words

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Photo of the Week - Week 47

I found this in a back road in my town. It looks like a fist that has been broken off its plinth.



ViSSEVASSE is run by Dorthe Mathiesen and Karsten Noel, two big names in fashion, scenography and graphics from Denmark. Their posters envision cities og landmarks in a nordic style, simple and alluring, reminiscent of the art deco era. 20 more words


The South West of England: Pt 27 - Buckfastleigh (For South Devon Railway)

Leaving the beautiful surroundings of Buckfast Abbey, we made the short 1 mile journey to the next village along, Buckfastleigh, which is also the home of the South Devon Railway… 1,528 more words


Art in Architecture: The Opéra Garnier

Lot 666, then, a chandelier in pieces. Some of you may recall the strange affair of the Phantom of the Opera, a mystery never fully explained.

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New York City: Escaping the Hustle and Bustle

New York is an amazing city, it’s one of our favorite destinations here at Escape Well. However the crowds can at times be slightly bothersome, even for the most seasoned traveler. 263 more words