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Travel Quiz “Have you tried yet?”


Have you taken our Travel Quiz challenge on countries and cities yet? Nobody has scored 100% so far, and the average score is 70%, so why not give it a try before we post the next quiz on Travel Culture.   Edited with BlogPad Pro

Travel Quiz #1: Countries & Cities


  A little travel fun with our quiz on countries and cities, follow us to get the next ones on Travel Culture and Travel Food.

Don’t go searching too far…


Originally posted on I want the Zen Life:
  I keep reading these articles on how we should shun foreign destinations because there are so many beautiful places we can visit closer to home. I didn’t realize this would turn out to be so true for me this Friday evening. I came across this quaint…

Travel thought for the day: #1 Put your camera down!


Too often we don’t fully experience our surroundings when we travel because we view much of it through the lens of our cameras. Use the wide angle of your own eyes more! Continue reading

Travels in Spain. Tiles of Valencia


Originally posted on Have Bag, Will Travel:
If I was recommending a city in Spain for tile and ceramics I would suggest Talavera de la Reina. During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Talavera achieved great recognition, thanks to its ceramics. Wonderful pieces of pottery and Talavera tiles are found in the main museums all over the world…

The Blog Seat #2 Roaming The Roads with Dave and Silvana.


This week’s Blog Seat is occupied by Dave and Silvana who write on their blog, Roaming The Roads, a travel blog mostly full of guide articles that are well written, practical, interesting, and sometimes a bit weird. For example, “how much it costs to travel to Thailand” I’d put in the practical category, but “…the … Continue reading

Native American Indian culture at Denver Art Museum


The Denver Art Museum introduces itself as “an educational, nonprofit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its holdings reflect the city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world.” We visited in April 2017 attracted by their focus on cultures in … Continue reading

The best Museum in New York?


The Museum of Modern Art introduces itself as “the place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the worlds finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental.” They are one of the top museums … Continue reading

Start Here!


Where have we been, where are we going? Welcome to our blog about our travels, some far and wide, some local. We write mostly about the cultural aspects of the places we visit including something about the architecture and landscape from a visual arts perspective. We encourage mindful travel, which to us means “understanding as … Continue reading

The Seven Wonders of The Ancient World


Originally posted on Have Bag, Will Travel:
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were by no means a comprehensive agreed-upon list of the most impressive structures of the day. Today a list like this would be determined by a TV phone-in. The masterpieces included in the original list are the traditionally accepted Wonders as…

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