Naples, A City to Die For…

‘Go to Naples and then die’, the Italians say. It’s a play on words – a coastal town near Naples sounds like the Italian word for die – but the grim humour is in the supposed truth of the phrase. The city does have a seamy side and tourist tales of bag snatches and rip-off […]

Barcelona: ARTICKET BCN…skip the lines

7 Museums, 1 ticket, 30 euros. The two main benefits to the art ticket are saving time, you can walk right past the ticket lines and into the museum and saving money over individual admission prices when visiting at least three of the museums. Included museums: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)-regular admission €5 […]

Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum-Cultural Haven

Designed by architect Richard Meier and occupying approximately 110 acres across a hilltop in the Santa Monica mountains, the Getty Center was designed to display the nature surrounding the museum as much as the collection of artwork that it holds. From the street level parking lot, visitors can take an elevated tram up the hillside, […]