The Best Museums in London

London is one of the world capitals when it comes to art and culture. It’s home to some of the most famous art pieces in the world. And it regularly hosts some amazing exhibitions. There are so many fantastic cultural institutions you can visit there. To make your choice a bit easier, I compiled this list of the best museums in London you should visit during your next trip to that great city.

Tolstoy Moscow Tour: Places linked to Leo Tolstoy in Moscow

St. Basil's Cathedral and Spasskaya tower on Red Square in Moscow in the morning sun

Leo Tolstoy is one of the greatest writers in the world. And both in his life and work, he had a special connection with the Russian capital – Moscow. He conveys the city’s atmosphere and its soul in his novels. This is where his characters live, create, fall in love, dance at the balls and fight on duels. Moreover, the city itself becomes a character in his works. There are still many places linked to Leo Tolstoy in Moscow. Read about them in this Tolstoy Guide through Moscow.

Virtual Museum Visits, Day 3: Monet & The Water Lilies

Claude Monet and his the Water Lilies

Claude Monet is a French painter born in 1840. He started drawing while still in school, first by creating some caricatures of his teachers. Although his father wanted him to get involved in the family business, he was always more interested in art. He decided to pursue that and went to Paris to learn how to paint. There, he met a group of young painters with whom he started to develop a new, and one of the first modern art styles – the Impressionism.

Following the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

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Following the Footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh (in the Netherlands, Belgium and France)

Follow the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

If you were keeping an eye on my Facebook Page lately, you’ve probably seen I have been following the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh and visiting places related to his life and work in the Netherlands, Belgium and France, during the last two weeks.

It was a dream come true trip for me and something I wanted to do for such a long time. I was all excited about visiting locations I knew so well from his paintings. But, actually being there, and learning about him from local experts was something that has overcame my expectations.