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Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

15 Things to do in San Miguel de Allende: A fairy-tale colonial city

By Janice and George

A mask museum? Botanical gardens? Magical rooftop bars? Visit San Miguel de Allende for more than just art galleries and colonial architecture.

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Guanajuato Mummy Museum

Death on display at Guanajuato’s Mummy Museum

By Janice and George

The extraordinary Guanajuato Mummy Museum has over 100 mummies, including one of a woman buried alive. There’s also a poignant gallery of baby mummies. Not for the squeamish…

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Must see at the Met

What to see at NYC’s Met museum if short on time

By Janice and George

NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is fabulous – but huge! If short on time, don’t miss pieces you must see, like “The Love Letter” painting and the Egyptian Temple of Dendur.

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is Osaka worth visiting

Is Osaka worth visiting in Japan? What you’ll miss if you don’t go

By Tiffany Cu

Is Osaka worth visiting in Japan? Yes! It’s known as the Nation’s Kitchen (you’ll love the sushi). The puppet theater is unique. There’s fab shopping too.

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Victor Hugo Museum, Villequier

Love, life and death at the Victor Hugo Museum, Villequier

By Janice and George

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.

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Louvre copyists learn by painting the masterpieces

By Rose Palmer

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.

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Is the fairytale Chateau de Chantilly better than Versailles?

By Janice and George

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!

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Cadaques photos

Cadaques Photos: You’ll want to visit this lovely Dali town

By Janice and George

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.

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Toy Museum, San Miguel de Allende

Feel playful at the Mexican toy museum, San Miguel de Allende

By Janice and George

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!

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one day in berlin

One day in Berlin. Crazy? Or not…

By Janice and George

One day in Berlin isn’t enough. But if you only have a day, see the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and paintings on the Berlin Wall (especially “The Kiss”). We also traveled back through Germany’s turbulent times at the German Historical Museum.

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Oodles of cultural activities in Mexico City, and other surprises

By Janice and George

Mexico City surprised us – pleasantly! There are oodles of museums and cultural attractions in Mexico City. It has lots of parks. And locals ride eco-bikes.

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top eastern Canadian destinations - peggys cove

Top eastern Canadian destinations? Visit Halifax and surroundings, says FlightHub

By Janice and George

Halifax is one of the top Eastern Canadian destinations to visit. Elsewhere in Nova Scotia, see the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides and explore Lunenburg, a pretty UNESCO site.

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winter guide to ottawa - parliament

Winter guide to Canada’s capital – Ottawa – by FlightHub

By Janice and George

Sporting massive Parliament buildings, uniquely designed museums and a thriving downtown core, Ottawa is a great place to visit in winter! Bonus – you can ice skate on the Rideau Canal.

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national museum of anthropology

The grand-daddy of Mexico City museums? National Museum of Anthropology

By Janice and George

The grand-daddy of Mexico City’s 150+ museums? The National Museum of Anthropology. Visit the Teotihuacan, Maya and Aztec exhibits – don’t miss the 24-ton Aztec Calendar or “Sun Stone”!

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