Blog Posts - Museums

A cosy weekend in Copenhagen – win a weekend break

There’s been a lot of talk about Hygge recently, the Danish word for those feel-good moments when you are snuggled up in front of the fire with a glass of mulled wine, or meeting friends in a café with candles flickering. If you’re cons...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 18, 2016

3 fab boutique hotels in Bristol – and what to do when staying there

Living in Bristol I often get asked for recommendations on the best places to stay as well as what to do in my lovely home town. For travellers who enjoy taking short city-breaks, I believe that the choice of hotel is a big factor in how you expe...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 2, 2016

The Lollipop Cemetery

Such an undignified name for such a solemn place: the Shaker cemetery in Harvard, Massachusetts, one remnant of the industrious community of Shaker non-genealogical families that resided in this beautiful Massachusetts town from 1769 until the First...
by streets of salem on Aug 26, 2016

An Ohio professor's love for the medium

Big Ten Network in Ohio has an article about a state university professor who's working as the curator for their cartoon museum, and likes comic strips too.
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 22, 2016

10 cool things to do on Bristol’s Harbourside

On a sunny afternoon in Bristol the harbourside is buzzing. Locals with an after-work pint in their hand spill out onto cafe terraces or soak up the sunshine with their legs dangling over the harbour wall. At the weekend families gravitate to the har...
by Heather on her travels on Aug 11, 2016

Fire! Fire! Explore the 5 days in 1666 when London burned down.

350 years ago London was devastated by the The Great Fire of London. Fires were commonplace in London as the city was full of wooden buildings on narrow streets,  but this one was a disaster of major proportions when 13,200 houses and 87 churche...

Louvre museum's 9th art exhibition with manga

Here's a short article in the Japan Times about a new exhibition the Louvre in Paris is holding for manga, which they put under the category of 9th Art, a special phrase for comics.
by The Four Color Media Monitor on Aug 4, 2016

Literary Tourism: Lima, Peru

We're heading to Lima, Peru, in this week's edition of Literary Tourism.
by Book Riot on Jul 24, 2016

The Salem “Heritage” Trail needs more…..Heritage

It is pretty well-known here in Salem that the Red Line that runs though downtown, the official “Heritage Trail”, is more representative of commerce than history. It encompasses heritage sites like the House of the Seven Gables, the Corwi...
by streets of salem on Jul 24, 2016

New Test Garden: Hydrangeas

photo: Star Roses & Plants Hydrangea macrophylla 'L.A. Dreamin' (Star Roses & Plants) A new North American Hydrangea Test Garden has recently opened at Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA. Heritage President & CEO Ellen Spear s...
by Garden Design Online on Jul 21, 2016

A driving tour of South Wales: in search of Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas is the favourite literary son of Wales, born in Swansea and much celebrated before his untimely death at the age of 39. Even if you don’t know his poetry, my driving tour of the places he lived and loved will show you some of the m...
by Heather on her travels on Jul 21, 2016

Magne Austad (1946-2013).Karmøyutstillingen.40-årsjubileum

f./born  i/in HaugesundUtdannet ved SHKS, Statens Kunstakademi, Kungl. Konsthøgskolan i Stockholm.Utstillinger: Høstutstillingen, Vestlandsutstillingen, samt diverse separat- og kollektiv utstillinger i forskjellige norske byer. Tilknyttet Gal...
by Notes on fine art on Jul 13, 2016

Cleveland Ohio: Best Things To Do, Summer Activities & Restaurants

Cleveland Anthem — We’ve got world-class experiences without the world-class ego. And for that, you’re welcome. Welcome to Cleveland! If you’re here for a visit, looking for something new to do or are relocating/moving here, these ar...
by Cleveland Real Estate on Jul 12, 2016

A Guide to Aomori - 8 Things to See in Japan in 3000 B.C.

Japan is a country with long history. The capital is Tokyo today. Going back the history, it was Kamakura (1192 - ), Kyoto (794 - ), Nara (710 - ). I have talked about Ise, which is an even older town.But how about 5000 years ago?I promise you that t...
by Tokyo Direct Diary on Jul 8, 2016

Top 10 Delicious Chocolate Museums Every Chocoholic Should Visit

If you want to strategy your vacation to some fascinating places instead of the identical resorts and shorelines, here is a rather concept for you. Absolutely everyone enjoy sweets. Who on earth will refuse? So why really don’t program to inves...
by on Jun 25, 2016

10 Museums Around the World for Your Bucket List

There are so many museums across the world that warrant a mention on this list, but the ones included below are some of the most inspiring, educational, fun-filled and popular. So, in no particular order of merit, here are 10 museums around the world...
by Viator Travel Blog on Jun 22, 2016

Pensacola Getaway!

When Ken's helper informed him that he'd be on vacation last Wednesday through Friday, we quickly thought that we should take the opportunity to get away ourselves ... until guilt set in.  We're still working on our one vacant rental, and Nirvan...
by Mid-Life Cruising!! on Jun 22, 2016

Showing: Tom Sachs – “Tea Ceremony” @ Noguchi Museum

Tom Sachs' current exhibition (through July 24) is unprecedented in the 30 year history of the Noguchi Museum in that he is the first artist to be awarded a solo at the institution other than the original founder. The collection of works are the A...
by Arrested Motion on Jun 17, 2016

Discovering Menorca’s prehistoric past – the Talayotic culture

As we walked along the grassy path, the stone monument stood solid, like an upturned boat, surrounded by a field of wildflowers and glowing in the late afternoon sun. We’d come to visit the Naveta d’es Tudons, one of Menorca’s best...
by Heather on her travels on Jun 14, 2016

Cheap hotels in Munich

Munich is a picturesque city, set along the River Isar and to the north of the Bavarian alps, and is also one of Germany’s most forward thinking places, with cutting edge art and music scenes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Jun 13, 2016

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