Museo Sorolla — A Glimpse into the World of an Artist

Museo Sorolla — A Glimpse into the World of an Artist

One of the outstanding artist’s house museums in Europe, the Museo Sorolla has preserved the original atmosphere of the Madrid mansion and studio of Spanish impressionist Joachim Sorolla, and it holds the richest collection anywhere of the artist’s works.

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A Stroll Through Madrid’s Revival Period

A Stroll Through Madrid’s Revival Period

Around the turn of the 20th century, Madrid experienced a couple of decades of major urban revival. A variety of styles evolved as local architects reinterpreted designs of previous centuries while embracing the modernist trends from other countries.

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A City for Art Lovers – Madrid, Spain

A City for Art Lovers – Madrid, Spain

With huge collections that bring together many of the best artists ever, Madrid is home to a few of the most widely recognized art museums on the planet — and some that most tourists overlook.

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Raoul Dufy — A Passion for Color

Raoul Dufy — A Passion for Color

A recently inaugurated exhibition at the Hôtel de Caumont – Art Center in Aix-en-Provence introduces the work of French painter Raoul Dufy (1877 – 1953). Through more than ninety pieces from French and international public and private collections, it reveals the artist’s virtuosity in a wide variety of techniques, from oils to watercolor, drawing, engraving and ceramics.

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A Canary Islands Winter Escape – Tenerife

A Canary Islands Winter Escape – Tenerife

Along with dramatic volcanic scenery and gorgeous sandy beaches, Tenerife, the largest island of Spain’s Canary archipelago, boasts one of the very best climates on the planet, making it a favorite sub-tropical escape for winter-weary Europeans.

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The Museum of Paris History— Musee Carnavalet

The Museum of Paris History— Musee Carnavalet

Recently reopen after extensive renovations, the Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris is the history museum of the city and its people from the Mesolithic times to the present. Although often overlooked by tourists, it is well worth a visit.

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I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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