Art

Art and architecture from my travels around the world. Exploring other cultures through their art work and architectural styles is an interesting way to get to know more about people and countries.

Museo de Bellas Artes a Must Visit Museum in Mexico City

Museo de Bellas Artes a Must Visit Museum in Mexico City

My first solo trip to Mexico City I made a mental list of places I wanted to see, many of them art museums. I highly recommend Museo de Bellas Artes to anyone visiting Mexico City (CDMX). Even if you do not want to venture inside the art museum you should pay a visit to the building … Read more

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Museum of Modern Art Mexico City in Chapultepec Park

Museum of Modern Art Mexico City in Chapultepec Park

My first full day in Mexico City I chose to visit Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) located at Chapultepec Park. Mainly I wanted to see Frida Kahlo’s famous painting Las dos Fridas but I knew there would be other great artwork at the museum. There is also a cool outdoor sculpture garden and … Read more

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La Condesa Mexico City – A Great Walking Neighborhood

La Condesa Mexico City – A Great Walking Neighborhood

On my recent solo trip to Mexico City I stayed in the trendy La Condesa neighborhood. It was wonderful! I felt safe walking around the neighborhood even at nighttime which is a huge plus for anyone especially for a solo female traveler. I’m glad I chose to stay in La Condesa for my week in … Read more

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Frida Kahlo Museum – Coyoacan – Mexico City

Frida Kahlo Museum – Coyoacan – Mexico City

  Visiting the Frida Kahlo Museum in the Coyoacan neighborhood of Mexico City has been on my wish list for many years. When I made my first solo trip to Mexico City in November it was one of the first museums I visited. There are many excellent museums in Mexico City, from modern art to historical … Read more

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A Week in Mexico City – BEST Things to Do and See

A Week in Mexico City – BEST Things to Do and See

I planned my solo trip to Mexico City after reading a travel blog city guide. I was inspired by all of the great architecture, art museums, and archaeological sites. With just over a week in Mexico City I had plenty of time to explore on my own. If you love art and food and history … Read more

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Museums of Marrakech Morocco – Local Culture Art and History

Museums of Marrakech Morocco – Local Culture Art and History

Visiting Marrakech for the first time I enjoyed learning about the local culture through art and history. I visited modern art galleries as well as the historical museums. Staying in the walled city (the medina) of Marrakech I could explore the city on foot and get lost in the maze of narrow walkways. Many of … Read more

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Calgary Alberta Canada Things to Do and See

Calgary Alberta Canada Things to Do and See

YYC is the airport code for my hometown Calgary Alberta Canada. I enjoy returning every year to visit friends and family. Around the end of June is when I like to visit Calgary so that I can enjoy the long summer days. It’s great weather for hiking and spending time outdoors. There’s lots of fun … Read more

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Museo de Antioquia – Contemporary Art of Medellin Colombia

Museo de Antioquia – Contemporary Art of Medellin Colombia

The Museo de Antioquia is one of the most popular art museums of Medellin Colombia. Located in Central Medellin next to the Plaza Botero and just a block from the Berrio Park Metro station on the A Line. Especially for solo travelers I would recommend only visiting this neighborhood during daytime – it’s not the … Read more

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