Daniel Adler Surveys Singapore

Singapore is a lot how I expected it to be. Big buildings, clean, new, safe, quiet, all very nice. Some say that Singapore doesn’t have any character, but I think its niceness and lack of grit is its character. It’s the ideal modern city, a lot like Brussels in its global importance, and just as… Continue reading Daniel Adler Surveys Singapore

Bruges vs. Brussels: Battle Royale

I used to think that Bruges and Brussels were the same city, that the former was the French way of saying the latter’s name. Everyone says Brussels is ugly. It’s only because Bruges is so beautiful, with its Gothic churches and low brick houses, and the Van Eycks and Michelangelo’s spectacular Madonna. But the Northern… Continue reading Bruges vs. Brussels: Battle Royale