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Advice for Visiting the Vatican Museums

Advice for Visiting the Vatican Museums

Are you travelling to Rome soon and want to visit the Vatican Museums? Home to several centuries of art and history, they house some of the leading collections in Europe. However, there are several things to bear in mind before going to the Vatican Museums or Saint Peter’s Basilica. more ...

Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper

We’ve seen it in art books, in Hollywood films, in photographs… almost everyone knows the highly famous painting of “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, but what not everyone knows is that this universal masterpiece of painting can be found in Milan. more ...

A Tour of Baroque Rome

A Tour of Baroque Rome

When you think of Rome you immediately picture the Coliseum, the ruins of the Imperial Forum… But the Italian capital has had many other moments of splendour, including the Baroque period, in the 17th century, when several popes promoted artwork in Rome by funding great architects, such as Bernini and Borromini. more ...

Practical guide to visiting the Louvre in Paris

Practical guide to visiting the Louvre in Paris

The Louvre in Paris is the most visited museum in the world: almost 9.5 million people pass through its doors every year. It is also one of those museums that bowl you over through its sheer size. In case you were wondering: yes, it’s impossible to see it all in one day. more ...

Floralis Genérica, the mechanical flower in Buenos Aires

Floralis Genérica, the mechanical flower in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s national flower might be the cockspur coral tree, but the most famous flower in Buenos Aires is the Floralis Generica: a 20 m high stainless steel flower that towers over the Plaza de las Naciones Unidas, also known as Plaza de la Flor. Its geometric shape stands out in the middle of a green area with winding paths, surrounded by woods. more ...

The Picasso Museum in Malaga

The Picasso Museum in Malaga

Pablo Picasso used to say that “everything which can be imagined is real”, something which is definitely in evidence in the Picasso Museum in Malaga. The Malagan artist always wanted his works to be exhibitied in his home city, but despite the fact that procedures began in 1953, the museum didn’t become reality until much after his death. more ...

Il Teatro alla Scala, an Opera Temple

Il Teatro alla Scala, an Opera Temple

One of the sights in Milan you really mustn’t miss is La Scala Opera House, one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world, in the heart of the country that was the birthplace of opera. more ...

History of the Sagrada Familia Stop Motion Video

History of the Sagrada Familia Stop Motion Video

Have you ever wondered about the construction of the Sagrada Familia? Have you ever wanted to know when construction started, when it is expected to be finished and important events throughout the history of this Barcelona icon? Well, if you have then all your questions will be answered with our amazing stop motion video. more ...

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