Tate Modern Museum in London: Tips for visiting & highlights

Tate Modern Museum in London Highlights

Tate Modern is one of the best contemporary art galleries in the world. Located in London and opened in 2000, it’s a place where you can see some of the most fascinating international modern and contemporary artworks. Tate Modern regularly host temporary shows, too. So, there is always something to see at that fantastic place. It’s a massive museum with numerous artworks, so keep reading for tips for visiting Tate Modern and Tate Modern highlights.

Christmas markets in the Netherlands – with 2022 agenda

Christmas markets in the Netherlands

With numerous festive events, Christmas trees, decorations, and that lovely cosy feeling, December is my favourite month of the year. A big reason for it is Christmas markets. Since I love visiting them, I did some research again this year and looked for the Christmas markets organised in the Netherlands in 2022. I first compiled this list six years ago and have updated it each year since. So if you would like to visit some Christmas markets in the Netherlands, here is your complete guide through the Dutch Christmas markets.

Meet the artist: Johannes Vermeer

Vermeer Girl with a pearl earring

Johannes Vermeer is one of the most famous Dutch 17th-century artists. Although he is known worldwide today, his life and work are still veiled in mystery. Vermeer was almost entirely unknown for two hundred years after his death, leaving only 34 (confirmed) artworks behind him. He was one of the first painters in art history who started experimenting with the camera in his work. With Rijksmuseum preparing the largest-ever exhibition about Johannes Vermeer in spring 2023, it’s an excellent opportunity to learn more about that fascinating artist.

10 Cultural spots to visit in Florence

Cultural spots to visit in Florence

Florence is the capital of the Italian Renaissance and home to numerous fantastic masterpieces of architecture. So many talented artists like Dante Alighieri, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo or Filippo Brunelleschi lived and worked there. Its museums and churches are treasuring world-class artworks. With so many things to see in Florence, here are ten cultural spots to visit in Florence.

Exploring Gaudí’s architecture in Barcelona

Gaudi architecture in Barcelona

Gaudí’s architecture in Barcelona is among the main reasons many people visit that Spanish city each year. With his fantastic imagination and creativity, Antoni Gaudí is one of the most fascinating architects of all time. Most of his buildings are in Barcelona, so visiting that town is a great excuse to learn more about him. To make your search for Gaudí’s buildings in Barcelona easier, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide to Gaudí’s architecture in Barcelona.

How to travel around Tuscany on public transport

How to travel around Tuscany on public transport

With its beautiful scenery, delicious food and fantastic art, Tuscany is a must-see place for any cultural tourist. It’s home to numerous lovely towns like Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Luca, Pisa, and many more. The best way to visit Tuscany is by having a base in one of those places and seeing the rest on day trips. And don’t worry if you won’t have a car, because here is the complete guide on how to travel around Tuscany on public transport.

Where to see Le Corbusier’s architecture in Europe

Le Courbiser architecture in Europe

Le Corbusier is one of the most famous architects of all time and a vital figure in Modernist architecture. He designed buildings worldwide, in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. With most of his architecture located on the Old Continent, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide on where to see Le Corbusier’s buildings in Europe. Keep on reading to learn more about this fascinating architect and his work.

10 Best exhibitions in European museums in autumn and winter 2022

Best exhibitions in European museums in 2023

The end of the year is traditionally when most art events occur. From the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Piranesi’s etchings, and Paul Cézanne’s retrospective to contemporary art, this autumn is filled with exciting art exhibitions. Not to miss any, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide through the ten best exhibitions in European museums in autumn and winter 2022.