Museum Wilhelm Busch – The German Museum for Caricature and the Art of Drawing in Hanover

16 April 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  7 minutes

Wilhelm Busch portrait by Franz von Lenbach, 1875

Wilhelm Busch portrait by Franz von Lenbach, 1875

The Wilhelm Busch Museum (German: Wilhelm Busch – Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst, “Wilhelm Busch – German Museum of Caricature and Drawings”) is a museum in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. It features the world’s largest collection of works by Wilhelm Busch, as well as contemporary comic art, illustrations and drawings.   read more…

Overseas Museum Bremen

13 March 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  4 minutes

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© Team Übersee-Museum Bremen/cc-by-sa-4.0

The Overseas Museum in Bremen (German: Übersee Museum Bremen) is a Natural History and ethnographic museum in northern Germany. In an integrated exhibition of Nature, Culture and Trading, the museum presents aspects of overseas regions with permanent exhibitions relating to Asia, South Pacific/Oceania, Americas and Africa. The building is protected by the monument protection act.   read more…

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

5 March 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions, Union for the Mediterranean Reading Time:  11 minutes

Hostages and Missing Square installation on museum's plaza after the October 7 attack © Yossipik/cc-by-sa-4.0

Hostages and Missing Square installation on museum’s plaza after the October 7 attack © Yossipik/cc-by-sa-4.0

Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Hebrew: Muzeon Tel Aviv Leomanut) is an art museum in Tel Aviv, Israel. The museum is dedicated to the preservation and display of modern and contemporary art from Israel and around the world.   read more…

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town

1 March 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, House of the Month, Hotels, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  8 minutes

© Michael Rowe/cc-by-sa-4.0

© Michael Rowe/cc-by-sa-4.0

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a public non-profit museum in Cape Town, South Africa. Zeitz MOCAA opened on September 22, 2017 as the largest museum of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. The museum is located in the Silo District at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. A retail and hospitality property, the Waterfront receives around 24 million local and international visitors per year.   read more…

Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb

30 January 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  8 minutes

© Kiril Simeonovski/cc-by-sa-4.0

© Kiril Simeonovski/cc-by-sa-4.0

The Museum of Broken Relationships (Croatian: Muzej prekinutih veza) is a museum in Zagreb, Croatia, dedicated to failed love relationships. Its exhibits include personal objects left over from former lovers, accompanied by brief descriptions. The “museum” began as a traveling collection of donated items. Since then, it has found a permanent location in Zagreb. It received the Kenneth Hudson Award for Europe’s most innovative museum in 2011. In 2017, the museum saw more than 100,000 visitors, making it the 11th most visited museum in Croatia.   read more…

Anne Frank House in Amsterdam

27 January 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  11 minutes

Anne Frank in May 1942, two months before she and her family went into hiding © Photo collection Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Anne Frank in May 1942, two months before she and her family went into hiding
© Photo collection Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

The Anne Frank House (Dutch: Anne Frank Huis) is a writer’s house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands.   read more…

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice

18 January 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, French Riviera, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  8 minutes

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© Miniwark/cc-by-sa-3.0

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice in Nice, France at 33 av. des Baumettes was built in the former private mansion built in 1878 by the Russian Princess, Elizaveta Vasilievna Kochubey. Named for the artist Jules Chéret who lived and worked in Nice during his final years, the museum opened as the “Palais des Arts Jules Chéret” on 7 January 1928.   read more…

Cathedral of Rum in Cataño

19 November 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  6 minutes

The Cathedral of Rum © panoramio.com - Jose L. Dominguez/cc-by-sa-3.0

The Cathedral of Rum © panoramio.com – Jose L. Dominguez/cc-by-sa-3.0

The Cathedral of Rum in Cataño, Puerto Rico, is the world’s largest rum distillery. The Bacardi Distillery is located on 137 acres and consists of forty-four buildings and structures, twenty-four of which contribute to its historical character. It can be accessed from and is located at the intersection of PR-165 and PR-888. For visitors, the most important buildings are the Casa BACARDI, the Bacardi Family Museum, the Bacardi Distillery and the Bacardi Pavilion.   read more…

Citadel of Saladin in Cairo

4 November 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions, UNESCO World Heritage, Union for the Mediterranean Reading Time:  7 minutes

© Ahmed zakaria 2025/cc-by-sa-4.0

© Ahmed zakaria 2025/cc-by-sa-4.0

The Citadel of Cairo or Citadel of Saladin is a medieval Islamic-era fortification in Cairo, Egypt, built by Salah ad-Din (Saladin) and further developed by subsequent Egyptian rulers. It was the seat of government in Egypt and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th century until the construction of Abdeen Palace in the 19th century. Its location on a promontory of the Mokattam hills near the center of Cairo commands a strategic position overlooking the city and dominating its skyline. When it was constructed it was among the most impressive and ambitious military fortification projects of its time. It is now a preserved historic site, including mosques and museums.   read more…

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