With massive mazes of corridors spread through eight cultural departments including decorative arts, antiquities, sculptures and paintings. You could spend a lifetime there and that doesn’t even include the huge line.
In Rembrandt’s time, people believed that sleeping on your back could induce death. They feared that if they were not upright they’d literally lose there breath and suffocate before morning.
When you are in Rome, whether it’s for a day or a week, one thing you have to do is visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.
The Art of Travel is a phrase tossed about often, but I’m more interested in discovering art and travel. That’s what I mean by the Art of Travel.
Archeology and Ethnology museums are two of my favorite things to visit when I travel. Since traveling around the world is really about discovering history and culture for me, I find them to be incredible places to visit.
Turkey is an amazing place to travel. The small town of Eceabat in Marmara and Thrace is a fine example. Sitting on the edge of the Dardanelles and acting as a gateway to Asia, the city is small but historically significant.
when I began lifting the lids to see the symbols painted under them, a very upset guard began yelling at me in Italian and then followed me the rest of the way through the museum – my contention is that there was art under the seats, so obviously the artist intended it to be seen!
When people began to get sick in Paris in the late 1700s, they did the natural thing – dig up all the 6 million corpses and artistically arrange them in an abandoned stone quarry under the city.
Drumheller in Alberta, Canada is the best place in the world according to guest writer Esther Amis-Hughes
Even if you’re not heading to the Crossroads of America for the Super Bowl next month, there are many reasons to schedule a stop in Indianapolis.
One of the things I love about Istanbul is that it is a friendly city to not only western tourists but also to eastern and Muslim tourists. In this city you see fully veiled Saudi women and their families eating next to distastefully scant clad housewives from Orange County with their families.