On the shores of the Great Salt Lake in Utah is one of the most famous and important pieces of land art in the world. Spiral Jetty, created by American artist Robert Smithson, is a 460 metre (1,500 feet) long jetty that spirals out counterclockwise into the striking pink waters of the lake. While it … More Spiral Jetty – Robert Smithson’s Quintessential And Weird Land Art Piece
In 1976, sculptor and filmmaker Nancy Holt (1938-2014) completed her most iconic work. Sun Tunnels, an arrangement of 4 huge concrete tunnels positioned in the middle of Utah’s Great Basin Desert, was ready for display. This amazing artwork is considered to be one of the best and most famous examples of land art. About Nancy … More Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels – Land Art in the Middle of Nowhere
In two weeks, me, my wife and little toddler are flying from Melbourne to Honolulu for a 14-day holiday. As the spread of Coronavirus causes more and more travel restrictions and cases of self-isolation, we are left wondering: should we cancel our trip? The status of Hawaii and Melbourne At the time of writing, Hawaii … More Coronavirus: Should You Cancel Your Holiday Or Not?
I always imagined Coney Island to be different to modern amusement parks. More nostalgic landmark than weekend activity. A relic of the glory days of carnivals and rides. A throwback to the classic amusement park tropes. I thought about ferris wheels for a nickel, haunted houses with a guy dressed as a ghost to scare … More A day trip to Coney Island in New York City
I had been dreaming about visiting New York for a very long time, and I was bouncing up and down on my seat when the bus arrived at New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal. Just like a restless dog who just found out he was about to be taken for a walk, I couldn’t wait … More New York City: A First-Time Visitor’s Impression
Matt leaned forward and squinted at the clock on the dashboard through red, hazy eyes, stinging with fatigue. The yellow digital numbers danced at him as he yawned; 4:00am. He rubbed his eyes with the back of his hand and looked outside the window of the taxi.