Posts Tagged ‘Museums’

As being one of the biggest capitals in Europe, and one of the most talked about cities on this blog, Berlin definitely doesn’t require an introduction. With a city that has a rich and inspiring history, you will always find something brilliant to look at in Berlin. Like any other big city (except maybe London),...

To be honest, I do not remember how the hell I ended up there. Before arriving to Berlin for the fourth time, I didn’t even know there was a museum dedicated to the defunct German Democratic Republic, little did I know it would be the most colorful and flamboyant so-called museum that I would have experienced....

The quaint village of Tongli dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618 -907 AD) and it became a city during the Song Dynasty. Currently, Tongli’s population adds up to some 35,000 inhabitants. Located some 18km from the city of Suzhou, it is one of the most interesting “ water towns” in the region. It’s located on the...

Museum für Naturkunde – Berlin The number of families with small children walking towards the museum should have been a warning. If you hate children, Sunday is definitely not the best day to visit a place with dinosaur skeletons and stuffed animals. The Museum für Naturkunde, also known as Naturkundemuseum, was...

During my visit to Bucharest I could not help doing what has become somewhat of a tradition whenever I travel to countries that suffered the horrors of the Holocaust and went to visit the Jewish History Museum in Bucharest. This museum is located in the Unirea Templul Sfânta, an old synagogue built in 1850 that...

Museum of Socialist Art, Sofia The Museum of Socialist Art is one of the latest addition to the Bulgarian capital’s culture scene. It was officially inaugurated in September 2011 and generated quite a buzz. Although this small museum, dedicated to the artistic movement known as Socialist Realism cannot be considered a...