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10 Best exhibitions in European museums to visit in autumn 2019

Tea with a giant spider statue in front the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

Autumn in European museums is a time of the year when some of the best exhibitions of the year are usually organised. I did a bit of research and have looked for some of the best exhibitions in European museums to visit in autumn 2019. And it seems like we’re going to have an exciting end of the year. Best exhibitions in European museums to visit in autumn 2019 #1 – Leonardo da Vinci Louvre, Paris, October 24th 2019 – February 24th 2020 Probably one of the most expected exhibitions of the year is going to be organised in Louvre…

Colouring Postcards: Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Colouring postcards Rembrandt in Amsterdam Rembrandthuismuseum

The year 2019 is celebrated as the year of Rembrandt in the Netherlands. Many special events and exhibitions are organised throughout the year to celebrate the work of a famous Dutch painter. I wanted to give my contribution, by designing a set of colouring postcards ‘Rembrandt in Amsterdam’ dedicated to his life and work in the Dutch capital. Rembrandt in Amsterdam Rembrandt lived during the 17th Century and has spent most of his career as a painter in Amsterdam. Many places related to his life and work could still be seen around the city. From the houses where he lived…

15 Best museums in Europe you have to visit this year

Gallery of Honour - Rijksmuseum

Whenever travelling, I’m trying to visit museums and learn about the local culture that way. However, sometimes, a motivation to travel for me is purely to visit a certain museum. I’m often being asked what are the best museums in Europe, in my opinion. Since it’s quite a hard question to answer, I’ve asked some travel bloggers to help me compile the list of 15 best museums in Europe you have to visit this year.

Colouring Postcards – Greetings from London

Colouring Postcards: Greetings from London

After success of Culture Tourist’s colouring postcards Dutch Symbols, I’ve decided to start a project called ‘Drawing the art of Europe’. I’m going to design colouring postcards inspired by different European cities. With a special focus on their art and architecture. And after Amsterdam and the Netherlands, a logic choice was to continue with one of my favourite cities – London. So here they are, Culture Tourist’s new colouring postcards’ Greetings from London’. London’s Art & Architecture London is such an amazing city with some beautiful buildings. There is so much history in it, from the Tower of London and…

Colouring Postcards ‘Dutch Symbols’

Colouring Postcards Dutch symbols

As you already know, here in the Culture Tourist we’re all about combining art and travel together. About getting the right experiences when you’re travelling, learning about local art and culture. A part that’s quite important to me when travelling is getting the right souvenir back home with me. Something that’s locally produced that has a meaning and a connection with a destination. That’s why I’ve started designing these colouring postcards. So you can learn about local tradition and culture through a nice souvenir you can send to your friends and family or just keep to yourself. Dutch Symbols The…

Amsterdam Colouring Postcards

Amsterdam Colouring Postcards

As you know, here at the Culture Tourist, we’re all about combining art and travel together. Well, after I’ve got such a nice feedback regarding my Christmas cards inspired by Amsterdam I’ve decided to introduce ‘Products‘ as a new feature on the blog. And I’m very excited about that! All of our products will be created by me or in collaboration with other artists. And you’ll be able to order any of them at our webshop! The first product that will be available in the Culture Tourist Web Shop are Amsterdam Colouring Postcards inspired by events that will be organised during…

Christmas Cards inspired by Amsterdam

Christmas Cards inspired by Amsterdam

As you already know here at the Culture Tourist we’re always trying to combine art & travel. I’ve already did some great collaborations with artist and designers from around Europe. However, this time I wanted to create something myself. So, with a Christmas just around the corner I’ve designed and drawn some Christmas cards inspired by a beautiful city of Amsterdam and its architecture. Colouring Christmas Cards I love Christmas time! And especially sending the Christmas cards. Designing little cards, choosing the most suitable envelopes and writing a little notes to my friends and family. I believe Christmas cards should…

Paris Full of Love Giveaway

Full of Love paper art and prints

Since our theme this month is Paris, we’ve organised a nice GIVEAWAY for you! I’ve teamed up with Ana, a Paris based graphic designer behind a brand Full of Love who makes gorgeous paper art and prints. She made a series of beautiful graphics inspired by Paris and named them ‘The White City’ after one of the nicknames Paris is known for. And the best part is – she’s giving one of them to one lucky Culture Tourist’s reader. ‘The White City’ Collection In a city that’s oversaturate with cheap mass-produced souvenirs sold on its streets, Ana wanted to make something…

The best museums in Paris

Louvre museum view through the pyramid

Being a home to some of the most famous museums in the world, Paris definitely deserved a reputation of the City of Art. So many of those famous artists lived there. So many art styles were founded there, as well. However, with almost 130 museums, it can definitely be a bit overwhelming for a first time visitors. That’s why I’ve compiled here a guide with all tips and tricks that will help you navigate your way through some of the best museums in Paris.