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1 March 2014
Philadelphia is more than the Liberty Bell for those wanting to delve into American history. Our docent give their list of what to visit in lieu of the crowded monument.
25 February 2014
We’ve asked art historian Susan Steer to share the 5 Venetian painters you should know before your next visit to the lagoon.
12 February 2014
The unique covered passageways of Paris are a perfect place for a romantic stroll, in the chilly month of February.
8 February 2014
We discover the top Three Artworks for families at the Prado museum in Madrid with docent and art historian Alma Cross.
5 January 2014
Ever wondered why the grand Palazzo Barberini is decorated with bees? We share the secrets of Papal Crests in Rome.
8 December 2013
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…
8 November 2013
As the London Tube turns 150, we look at some fun, quirky facts about its history and use, past and present.
8 October 2013
Take a detailed look at the art along the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall – the East Side Gallery.
1 October 2013
Washington docent Jackie Burns shares the hidden symbols inside the US Capitol building.
6 September 2013
After a 10-year rennovation, the Rijksmuseum is finally open. We share our survival guide for Amsterdam’s premiere museum.
20 August 2013
Think you know London? Think again. We have some off the beaten path experiences to share with you.
8 July 2013
Need help deciding what to see at Venice’s Biennale? We tell you what’s not to miss.
22 June 2013
What makes Berlin and Beijing two capitals of contemporary art? Our docents help us find the answer.
7 June 2013
Let us help you understand the basics of Superflat, Japan’s contemporary art movement heralded by Takashi Murakami.
31 May 2013
Visit the English countryside less than an hour outside of central London? Quite possible with our new excursion to the Villas of Middlesex.