cultural travel

Reviews and insights of museums, books, music, art and design. My favourite places to get your culture fix across the globe.

The most glittering jewel of France’s royal past is undoubtedly the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles in French). Once home to kings and queens of France, the palace is… View Post

When you think of Spain and Spanish culture, flamenco immediately springs to mind. Dramatic dancing, soulful tunes, colourful costumes and the rhythmic strumming of acoustic guitars are the iconic images… View Post

Of all the castles and palaces I have ever wanted to visit (and there are a few!), none compares to the Alhambra in Granada Spain. There’s something mystical about the… View Post

Transport yourself back to the 6th century BC and the time of the Ancient Greeks when you visit Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples in Italy. This incredibly well… View Post

Corn fields bathed in sunlight and poppies swaying in the breeze. A Renaissance tower rises in the distance. Citizens go about their daily lives in the shadows of centuries of… View Post