We couldn’t miss Ephesus. Where breezes carry the imagined chatter of Romans bartering with shopkeepers among marble ruins and the Celsus Library.
“Necklaces! Bracelets! Cheap Mexican junk!” The cries of the vendors ring out on Mexican beaches. And bargaining in Mexico is part of the shopping fun.
Bicycle along the Seine River to the village of Villequier, and you reach the Victor Hugo Museum. It celebrates the life, loves and work of the famous French author.
The Louvre Museum has a tradition of allowing artists to learn by painting the masterpieces. Sometimes they catch your attention more than the original art.
Cruise the Nile, and you see incredulous ancient Egyptian temples (sacred sites of worship, learning, healing and love) honoring the gods.
Near Paris, the Chateau de Chantilly is a fairytale wonder; it’s also home to one of France’s finest collections of classical paintings. Beats Versailles in some ways!
Dubbed the “Sistine Chapel of Mexico,” the remarkable Sanctuary of Atotonilco is a riot of color, decorated with oil paintings, poems, sculptures and frescoes.
No wonder Cadaques inspired surrealist painter Salvador Dali! Take a peek at these photos of Cadaques, one of the sweetest towns on Spain’s Costa Brava.
We bet Santa would love to get his hands on the toys at the whimsical Toy Museum in San Miguel de Allende (Museo La Esquina). It’s packed with 2,000+ hand-crafted Mexican toys!
We love Art Walk in San Jose del Cabo in Mexico! Sip wine, nibble free tapas from wandering restaurateurs and meet artists in local galleries as you stroll the historic art district.
Attend a lunch-time concert at the Edvard Grieg Museum in Troldhaugen, and the music – and love story between Edvard and his wife – cast their spell.
Forget the map! Tallinn Old Town in Estonia is perfect for soaking up its 1,000 years of history by strolling aimlessly and letting your curiosity guide your feet.
Gdansk, Poland, is not just shipyards and the birthplace of modern Europe’s anti-communist movement. Gdansk Old Town is a colorful medieval center – and very pretty!
The land of immortality – and gems. The golden land, for its pagodas and sunsets. Photos of Myanmar monks and our memories remind us of this special land.