Museums and Monuments
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10 April 2014
Here’s our guide to how to visit temples and shrines in China and Japan.
6 April 2014
Slow Art Day is a global event that has taken place annually for the last five years across the globe. We interview Amsterdam Docent Claire Bown to find out more.
3 April 2014
Looking for day-trip to escape the bustling barris of Barcelona? Girona may be just the ticket.
31 March 2014
The Teylers Museum, located in Haarlem just 15 minutes by train from Amsterdam, was founded in the late 18th century. Here are some of our favourite rooms of the ultimate museum’s museum.
24 March 2014
Skip the more conventional sites in London and venture out to the green oasis of Greenwich.
10 March 2014
Longtime Berlin docent Heribert von Reiche shares his love for his native city with us.
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.
10 February 2014
We chat with Paris docent Flavie Thomas about what it’s like to lead family walks in the French capital.
30 January 2014
Schönbrunn Palace is Vienna’s most visited tourist attraction. We show you how to make it work with your kids!
8 December 2013
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…
27 November 2013
Amsterdam is all the rage, but what’s worth visiting and what’s worth skipping? We let you in on the secret.
15 November 2013
Our France expert offers tips and suggestions for visiting Normandy, France.
8 October 2013
Take a detailed look at the art along the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall – the East Side Gallery.
4 October 2013
Barcelona docent Biel Heredero shares five masterpieces of the Picasso museum in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
1 October 2013
Washington docent Jackie Burns shares the hidden symbols inside the US Capitol building.
10 September 2013
Paris has always been a leader in architectural innovation. Let’s take a closer look at newly built structures by foreign architects.