My wanderlist changes weekly and ranges from 100 things I still have to do in London all the way to going into outer space. Really, if they asked me to jump on the ship and establish a permanent human settlement on Mars I would do it (but not before I’ve seen all seasons of Breaking Bad). But let’s look at six of my more reasonable destinations …
Since February 2013, there’s been a new tourist attraction and landmark addition in London: the Shard – an iconic new building designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano (you might know him for that little building in Paris called Centre Pompidou) and is styled as a vertical city. The building holds offices, restaurants, the five star Shangri-La hotel, residences, retail and The View from The Shard visitor attraction. Let’s take a closer look at the latter…
Have you ever wondered what youd get if you moved five completely mismatched flatmates into one house, and threw parties every week? No? Well, youll soon find out. Opening this autumn on Londons iconic Notting Hill Gate, The Little Yellow Door, is an eclectic new pop-up bar based on a fictional flatshare between friends from all walks of life.
So, you find museums boring? Well … have you tried these unusual museums?
Instant Ramen Museum – Osaka, Japan // A museum devoted to ramen … only in Japan. Once you are through the ramen history part make sure to make your own ramen cup with ingredients of your own choice. Not planning on heading to Japan any time soon? Check it on on Google Maps.
Museum of Broken Relationships – Zagreb, Croatia // The Museum of Broken Relationships hosts an intriguing collection of items related to shattered romances and the stories behind them.And yes, you can send in your own ‘exhibit‘ . What I really like about this museum is that it shows how we all share the same pain, regardless of our nationality or background.
Deutsches Currywurst Museum – Berlin, Germany // The curry sausage is one of Berlin’s culinary treats, as a matter of fact … they love it so much that they dedicated a museum to the the famed food and the legends and stories around it. Oh … and the €11 entry submission includes a sausage.
Museum Of Witchcraft – Boscastle, UK // Museum of Witchcraft a dedicated to witchcraft and Wicca. It apparently has the largest collection of witchcraft and Wiccan related relics in the world, so definitely take a visit if you are in the Cornwall area … do it for your 14 year old self.