With impressive Parliament buildings, cool museums and a buzzing downtown, Ottawa is great to visit in winter! Bonus: Go skating on the Rideau Canal.
Walk through a dark tunnel with images of tortured souls sculpted on the walls, and you enter the world-class Hall of Opium museum.
What to do in Dresden? Is 2 days in Dresden enough? Yes. Ogle the Green Vault treasures, bicycle the Elbe, taste Pilsner beer and see Zwinger Palace.
It’s worth visiting the Diego Rivera Museum in Guanajuato, where Mexican painter Diego Rivera was born. See 175 of his paintings and works by other artists too.
A mask museum? Botanical gardens? Magical rooftop bars? Visit San Miguel de Allende for more than just art galleries and colonial architecture.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!