Now does this title make sense? I will fill you in after I illuminate all y’all with my brilliance: On day 1 I stayed in the area of Edinburgh called New Town. It’s where all the rich people moved due to overcrowding in the Old Town. It is a Georgian Era construction and is now… Read More New Town, NPGofS & SNG
Birthday Museum post p.2 After the Courtauld Gallery I headed to Covent Garden for a Birthday Burrito at Benito’s Hat. Yum The Royal Academy of Arts The Academy has been the bastion of great English artists since it was founded. If you see an artist with the letters RA after their name… Read More B-Day & RA
Museum no. 2! I had to take two trips to the National Gallery. It’s pretty overwhelming and has lots of great stuff. Many of the items in the gallery belonged to the Royal family. Basically there are some amazing things here. It’s located right on Trafalgar Square. So you can look out and see Admiral… Read More Dukes, Duchesses, Bronzino & Monet
So after my great solo day, I was able to meet up with the talented, lovely and charismatic Alyssa. It was really great to see her and chill a bit. We actually met through Museums- we were both volunteers at Roedde House Museum a few years ago! Naturally, we managed to see a few: Knoblauchhaus… Read More Berlin Buddies
Like One Direction, I am taking sometime for myself. First stop: Berlin! Guten Tag! Full disclosure, I didn’t really choose Berlin as such. One of my lovely friends from Vancouver was going to be there! It was thrilling, fun and a little scary to be honest. When I travel, I’m usually either with someone I… Read More Going Solo!
Hi Everyone! Did ya miss me? Don’t worry your pretty little heads off because I am back. Since I last posted I’ve travelled to three different cities. First stop was Toledo, Spain. Toledo is a very beautiful city! It’s got that whole walled, medieval, on a hill, surrounded by a River (the Tajo) that was… Read More Toledo is for Lovers!
The Barcelona adventures continue! We’ve been having a grand, grand time. I have eaten so much jamon recently I am surprised that I don’t communicate in oinks. 🐷 The food here is pretty amazing. Every meal I think “wow this is the best food I’ve eaten here.” And this happens three times a day. I’m going… Read More Gaudi Gorgeousness
The Wellcome Collection, notably for being Effie Trinket’s favourite Museum location in the Capital, is devoted to the relationship between the Medical Sciences and Art. As you can imagine, it was right up Mum’s alley! We were able to see to special exhibitions, one had copper wire wrapped around a variety of objects… Read More Wellcome, Wellcome Collection
As you know, we are in London, England. Known for its incredibly hot weather, desert-like climate and dearth of human life. Imagine our surprise when a downpour came! It felt like heaven was taking a piss on us, literally. Many of our fellow travelers were truly bewildered at this unusual turn of events. Some were… Read More It rained! In London! What Madness is this?