Things found in old records, an American road trip, Wes Anderson’s secret Paris, The Strokes and cool things to do this summer: Enjoy my favourite web picks of the week.
The title pretty much says it all: Sidi-Omar Alami’s Road-Trip Photos Of The US Will Make You Want To Pack Your Bags
I recently mentioned in this post that I saw one of my favourite bands of all times, The Stroke, live again at Primavera Sound festival for the first time since 2006. And while I think the show was not superbe, I loved how the music really is some sort of soundtrack to the collective teenage memories of my generation. Or, to quote Alex Turner: “The Strokes were ‘that one band that comes along when you are 14 or 15-years-old that manages to hit you in just the right way and changes your whole perception of things.’” I really enjoyed reading this long interview with Julian Casablances on Noisey, in which he talks about everything from the early days of fame to modern politics: Maybe You Live Twice: Julian Casablancas’s New Void (via Rookie)
Even since I came back from Barcelona, Austria has been blessed with the most perfect summery weather and I am enjoying every second of it. So this beautiful slideshow of cool things to do this summer comes just in time: 14 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Summer, compiled by Fathom via Instagram.
Do you know the feeling when you take out a bag that you haven’t worn in a while and discover some treasures inside, such as spare change or a lipstick? It’s even more exciting when you buy a vintage bag and discover somebody else’s stuff. The only thing that can top this: Hidden treasures found in old records. Check out this Instagram account if you are curious about the gems hidden between the vinyls.
I am a huge, huge fans of all things Wes Anderson AND – even though I just decided to no longer live there – my heart will always beat for Paris. Nessy seems to feel the same way and imagined what Wes Anderson would do on a typical day in Paris. Museums, theater, shopping and eating: I’ll be sure to check out some of the whimsical places on my next stay in Paris: A Guide to Wes Anderson’s Paris.
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