Cidadela Arts District & Fortress in Cascais, Portugal

The talk around Cascais, Portugal tends to focus on the beaches (it is a great beach destination for both Lisbon locals and international travelers), but I was surprised to find there’s a strong arts culture there. I’m not really a beach person, but I definitely AM an arts & culture person, so that’s what I… Continue reading Cidadela Arts District & Fortress in Cascais, Portugal

Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

Explore the Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, Missouri. This gorgeous sculpture garden is one of the best free things to do in St. Louis! … The Laumeier Sculpture Park is basically an outdoor art museum, which is the perfect combination for me. Not only do you get to see really cool works of art… Continue reading Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

Christchurch Art Gallery // Christchurch, New Zealand

Last week marked the six year anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake. In February 2011, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the city, leaving massive destruction in its wake. The Christchurch Art Gallery survived the earthquake, though some damage had been done. The gallery packed away its art while nearby buildings were demolished, and the gallery itself was… Continue reading Christchurch Art Gallery // Christchurch, New Zealand

Auckland Art Gallery // Auckland, NZ

Art museums are always on the top of my list when I’m visiting a new city. Why? Because I like art and I like museums! I love wandering silently around the big open rooms, stopping for a moment here and there when a piece intrigues me, and I like meandering through the galleries and stairways.… Continue reading Auckland Art Gallery // Auckland, NZ