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275 years after Carlo Ginori began making porcelain for the Medici Court in Florence, Italy, the company continues to be one of the leading producers of high quality porcelain in the world.

Barbara and I had the opportunity to visit the Ginori facility in Sesto Fiorentino, Italy. We were there with our friend Francesco Fino. read full article

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The Chinese capital city of Beijing has the appearance of an officious center of government, but this populous city which is home to many of China’s most famous landmarks like the Forbidden City,

Live Music at Mao, Beijing

Tiananmen Square, the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Summer Palace and the Thirteen tombs of the Ming Dynasty, read full article

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If you follow global art trends at all, then you must be aware of the tremendous following that Chinese contemporary art has been enjoying during recent times.

Art Gallery in Beijing

Works by contemporary Chinese artists like Zeng Fanzhi, Yue Minjun, Liao Chi Chi’un have fetched record prices at auctions conducted by Christie’s and Sotheby’s. read full article

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When people picture Los Angeles, CA, museums may be the last thing to come to mind.

L.A. Moca Museum

Although there are beaches and premieres galore, Los Angeles still offers come beautiful cultural pursuits. Here are five of LA’s top must see museums. read full article

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Adventure Travel in Spain

Wild Junket recommends a holiday in El Berguedà, a mountain area situated a half hour away from Barcelona, Spain, including a trekking trip through Rasos de Peguera and quad biking… read full article

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If you go nowhere else extravagant in Florence but these three sights, you can relax and enjoy the views.

1. Piazza della Signoria

I can’t not mention this gorgeous meeting place. My heart really resides in this piazza… read full article

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Gone are the days of coal mines and shipping yards. Newcastle, UK is now the party capital of the north east of England.

Hundreds of thousands of people of all ages flock to the Tyne every year to have… read full article

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No visit to Dublin is complete without a trip to Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest and most renowned University, and no visit to Trinity College is complete without a peek at the Book of Kells.

The illuminated work was composed by Monks… read full article

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Warsaw is more emblematic of a post-war reconstruction metropolis than a city boasting a plethora of sustainable design, yet hidden in the urban fabric are a few inspiring examples of environmentally responsible architecture.

The Warsaw University Library, The… read full article

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Paris and jazz have a history almost as long as jazz itself.

Although jazz was born in the United States (arguably in New Orleans in the late 19th century), the form quickly spread to Europe, as many African-American “jazzmen”… read full article

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For art lovers, Lisbon also has something to offer just about everyone. From contemporary galleries, urban street art, traditional fine art, to a new design museum, there is plenty to pack into your visit.

Among the more obvious visits are also… read full article

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Isabelle’s Travel Guide shares some holiday tips for the travelers planning to visit Lisbon, Portugal. She also recommends to stay at the Hotel Borges, a 2-star hotel conveniently situated in the heart of the historic center.

Enchanted Traveler… read full article

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Win a stay in Barcelona, Spain

Italian Flashpacker Andrea Di Tonto invites you to enter a contest to win a poem body writing set and a 2-night stay at the luxury Hotel Omm in Barcelona, Spain… read full article

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The small Canary Island of Lanzarote attracts millions of tourists every year.

Thanks to a winning combination of over ninety beautiful beaches, great year round weather and high standards of accommodation.

Yet despite the island’s undoubted popularity… read full article

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Art Nouveau District

Some of the finest examples of Art Nouveau in the world can be found in the Latvian capital of Riga.

A whole district is dominated with examples of the architecture and art works from the late 19th Century. Some of the best examples can be found on the main street of Elizabetes Iela . There are over 800 Art Nouveau buildings in the city so good luck ticking them all off. read full article

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