Athens: Museum of Cycladic Art

Dedicated to the ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, the Museum of Cycladic Art houses four floors containing over 3,000 pieces related to Cycladic Culture, Ancient Greek Art, Cypriot Culture and Daily Life in Antiquity. The main draw of the museum is its collection of Cycladic art from the Early Bronze Age,  which accounts […]

Paris: A Selection of Art Museums

Musée Marmottan Monet. When many people think of Monet, they are likely to think of Giverny, whose gardens and lily ponds he made famous through his paintings after his move there in 1883. However, the largest collection of Monet’s work is located in the former residence of Jules Marmottan, a private residence bequeathed to the […]

New York’s Trapeze School

Flying trapeze lessons may not necessarily be something you think to put on your itinerary when you visit Manhattan, but through Trapeze School New York you can take full advantage of the city’s urban playground by spending a few hours learning and practicing the aerial art. The school has a unique outdoor location atop Pier […]

Greek Worry Beads: Komboloi

You’ll likely see the Greeks mindlessly tossing these colorful strings of beads in their hands and you will definitely hear the cracking of the beads in local cafes. Komboloi, or worry beads, are a traditional remedy for stress, believed to cure whatever ailments you might have or simply create a distraction for your mind. Traditionally, […]

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