Museums around the world

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi makes this city in the middle of the desert worth the visit.   It’s an agreement between France and the United Arab Emirates: For 30 years, Abu Dhabi can use the name of the Parisian museum and gets 300 […]

China’s Mona Lisa in the China Art Museum in Shanghai

China’s Mona Lisa in the China Art Museum in Shanghai

In the massive China Museum of Art in Shanghai you can see one of China’s greatest works of art, often called the Mona Lisa of China: The Qing Ming Scroll. And no, not the 800 year old, small paper object, but a 30 times bigger, […]

Alone with the Jewellery collection of the Rijksmuseum

Alone with the Jewellery collection of the Rijksmuseum

When you’re in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, you will no doubt go and see the Golden Age paintings. But once in a while, it can be very nice to skip the highlights and most of all, the crowds.   Why not treat yourself with a visit […]

A dreamy villa: Museum Oud Amelisweerd

A dreamy villa: Museum Oud Amelisweerd

In the middle of the Netherlands, in a nature area near Utrecht, lies the Villa of Oud Amelisweerd. A unique monument of the eighteenth century, because its interior is still in a very good state. Wallpaper from China The people who lived here in the […]

Amsterdam City Palace: The Cromhouthuis

Amsterdam City Palace: The Cromhouthuis

Once, the superrich lived here, today, everybody can enter this luxury house on the Herengracht in Amsterdam: The Cromhouthuis. Designed and decorated by The Wunderkammer, it is now a heaven for lovers of interior design, curiosa and taxidermy – and offcourse Amsterdam’s history. From 1660 […]

The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection

Free entrance, very few tourists and a beautiful interior. In the center of London, you can visit this stately town house with its impressive collection of art: The Wallace Collection. In the eighteenth and nineteenth century, the wealthy Wallace family lived there, and they were […]