Jardin des Plantes :: Paris, France

Situated on the left bank of the River Seine, the Jardin des Plantes is Paris’s primary botanical garden and renowned for its centuries-old beauty. A popular tourist attraction, the garden is also a favorite venue for Parisians. Located on sixty-nine acres, the Jardin des Plantes features many internationally famous gardens, greenhouses, and exhibits. With Louis [...]

By |2014-02-10T09:55:49+00:00April 2nd, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Italy’s Beautiful Aeolian Islands

Italy has not shortage of beautiful vacation destinations, but the Aeolian Islands are among its most enchanting regions. The eight islands that comprise the Aeolian group are situated in the Tyrrhenian Sea to the north of Sicily. Roughly 200,000 people visit these islands each year making them a popular Italian vacation destination. […]

By |2012-10-21T13:29:40+00:00March 13th, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Warsaw Zoo :: Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Zoological Garden, more commonly referred to as the Warsaw Zoo, first opened its doors in 1928. Situated on ninety-nine acres in Warsaw, Poland, the zoo is located on Ratuszowa Street and is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria as well as the World Association of Zoos. While the [...]

By |2014-12-19T12:32:36+00:00March 12th, 2012|Attractions|0 Comments

Chelsea Art Museum :: Manhattan, New York

Located in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, the Chelsea Art Museum is devoted to showcasing twentieth and twenty-first-century art. The museum also shares part of its renovated historic building with the Miotte Foundation, which collects and celebrates the work of the modern artist Jean Miotte. Miotte is a French artist of the L’Art Informel movement and the [...]

By |2014-02-10T10:00:16+00:00October 5th, 2011|Attractions|0 Comments

Vinopolis :: London, England

London may not be known for its vineyards, but it is certainly home to its fair share of wine connoisseurs. And since 1999, they’ve been converging on London’s Thames-side wine extravaganza knows as Vinopolis. Devoted to all things wine, Vinopolis showcases the history of wine and hosts spectacular wine-tasting events. […]

By |2014-02-10T10:00:24+00:00September 27th, 2011|Attractions|0 Comments

Carnavalet Museum :: Paris, France

Devoted to preserving the history of Paris, the Carnavalet Museum opened in 1880 and continues to collect and showcase historical elements of the city. One of the city’s most renowned attractions, the museum spans two adjacent mansions that were once nineteenth-century hotels. With its vast holdings that stretch back to the earliest settlements of the [...]

By |2014-02-10T10:00:45+00:00September 26th, 2011|Attractions|0 Comments

La Boqueria :: Barcelona, Spain

Dating all the way back to the year 1217, the Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria is one of Europe’s oldest and most famous public markets. Known simply as La Boqueria, this market is revered for its spectacular array of fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, seafood, and myriad of other food stalls. With an entrance [...]

By |2014-02-10T10:00:54+00:00September 10th, 2011|Attractions|0 Comments

KattenKabinet Museum :: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Friends to humans for more than 9,500 years, cats are among the world’s most popular pets. Cats have also been revered in art as evidenced by a famous array of paintings, sculptures, and other art works that depict them. In the Dutch city of Amsterdam, however, cats are particularly revered; the city’s KattenKabinet is a [...]

By |2014-02-10T10:00:59+00:00August 30th, 2011|Attractions|0 Comments