Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya highlights

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya highlights

Barcelona is home to many fantastic museums and galleries. But, if you have time to visit only one of them, make it Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. It’s home to the best collection of Romanesque mural paintings worldwide. It’s also where you can see artworks created by some of the most famous Spanish artists, such as Antoni Gaudi and Diego Velazquez. To help you plan a visit to that fantastic museum, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide to Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya highlights, its beautiful building and the collection’s history.

Salvador Dali locations around Barcelona

Salvador Dali locations around Barcelona

Catalonia, the region around Barcelona, was home to one of the most fascinating, excentric and controversial Spanish artists – Salvador Dali. During my trip to Barcelona, I wanted to learn more about the famous Surrealist painter, so I did some research about him and visited some of the Salvador Dali locations around Barcelona. 

What to see & do in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

What to see in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, the largest city in Slovenia, is one of the greenest European capitals. It’s a compact, easily walkable town filled with historical architecture, lovely cafes, many art galleries and some great concept stores. To make your trip to the capital of Slovenia more enjoyable, here is Culture Tourist’s Ljubljana travel guide with places you shouldn’t miss in Ljubljana.

What to see in Labin (Croatia)

What to see in Labin Croatia

The region of Istria is filled with small charming towns. Labin, located in its northeastern part, is filled with historic architecture, lots of culture and it offers some of the best sea views in Istria. If you’re planning to visit that lovely town and wondering what to see in Labin, then keep reading.

A trip from Paris: Fontainebleau Palace

Fontainebleau palace in France

France is home to some of Europe’s most beautiful castles and palaces. One of them, the Fontainebleau Palace, is located some 55 kilometres (34 miles) southeast of the French capital, and it makes a wonderful day trip from Paris. Being home to the monarchs of France since the 12th century, it’s a place filled with history. Add to that it’s a birthplace of the Renaissance style in France and you have a great destination to visit for all the cultural tourists.

It’s my birthday! Here are some things I’d like to do this year

Tea from Culture Tourist birthday

It’s my birthday today! If you’ve been following Culture Tourist for some time, you probably noticed I love celebrating my birthday. I believe it’s a day to celebrate your life, who you are and everything you have achieved. And I genuinely believe that’s something worth making a massive party for. I don’t usually share many of these kinds of personal updates. But, each year, I love writing a birthday blog post reflecting on a year that passed, together with a list of twenty things I’d love to achieve in the following year. Well, it’s just to make myself accountable.

Ile-de-France travel diary: Paris, Fontainebleau & Moret-sur-Loing

Travel diary from Ile-de-France

There are some places I could visit over and over again. And Paris is definitely one of them. Something in that city inspires me and gives me a feeling of belonging. I love everything there: art, architecture, lifestyle and people! So, when I got a chance to attend a conference in the Ile-de-France region a few weeks ago, I made a nice trip to Paris and its surroundings out of it. So, here it is, my travel diary from Paris, Fontainebleau and Moret-sur-Loing.

10 Best tours and activities in Istria (Croatia)

Batana boat with Rovinj in background

If you have followed Culture Tourist for some time, you probably know Istria is my favourite part of Croatia. It’s the largest Croatian peninsula located in the very west of the country, close to the border with Slovenia and Italy. Istria has a fantastic combination of beautiful nature, transparent blue sea, excellent cuisine, and unique cultural sites. If you’re planning to visit that part of Croatia, check out some of my recommendations for the best tours and activities in Istria.