Museums and Monuments
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30 August 2014
Five useful tips on exploring offbeat Lyon, UNESCO Heritage city, gastronomic center and second largest city of France.
19 August 2014
On the 2000th anniversary of Augustus’ death, we discuss his legacy in Rome with archeologist Giulia Facchin.
9 July 2014
Some suggestions for a fairy tale day out in the English countryside with some Medieval sites near London.
10 June 2014
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.
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.