Rare antique porcelain sets at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The Villa was built by Baronness Béatrice de Rothschild in 1912, just before World War I. This is one of many beautiful estates in Europe that symbolize the end of the Belle Epoque. Baronness donated the estate in 1934 and now it is a museum. The building itself is unique as well as many art […]

Unique collection of original French mantel clocks

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in French Riviera is a famous landmark and a museum. It has a wonderful collection of porcelain and furniture. However, its collection of old clocks deserves a mention as well. When you visit this historic Tuscan type palace, you will notice the amazing timepieces in every room. Apparently, French masters were […]

Beautiful architecture of a famous villa in French Riviera

The full name of this famous villa is Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. It is a renowned landmark near Nice, Cote d’Azur, France. Built more than 100 years ago, this palace is a museum now. The mansion is located on the picturesque peninsula Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. French Riviera has a very nice climate and attracted many famous and […]

Absecon lighthouse is a great historical landmark

Absecon lighthouse is one of many marine related historical landmarks in Atlantic City. Monument to Christopher Columbus pays tribute to the famous explorer in the shopping district and it is a reminder of a large Italian community. Atlantic city logo also features marine life – two seahorses. There are other monuments and plaques scattered around […]

Garden Pier historical museum exhibits unique memorabilia

Atlantic City boardwalk stretches for about two miles from Absecon inlet in the north-east to Atlantic City Beach patrol station at Roosevelt place in the south-east. It is an excellent place to walk and enjoy fresh ocean air. Garden Pier is the first structure near the northern part of the boardwalk. This pier is near […]

Contemporary art exhibit at Monaco Oceanographic Museum by Mark Quinn

Monaco Oceanographic Museum always hosts specialty exhibitions in addition to regular artifacts. When exploring this area check out the museum’s schedule of events and treat yourself to an inspiring and entertaining visit. The most recent exhibition was by Philippe Pasqua – Borderline. In 2012 Monaco Oceanographic Museum showcased works of another outstanding conceptual modern artist […]

Eze charming old village in French Riviera near Nice

Eze is a small village in French Riviera that has a status of museum village and is a great day trip destination. Museum village Eze is famous for its Fragonard perfume museum and factory, which is similar to the  museum in Grasse and of course well preserved medieval old town. Old town is free to […]

Monaco Oceanographic Museum explores history, marine life and art

Monaco Oceanographic museum was founded in 1911 as a place to exhibit the collections by Prince Albert 1-st. The museum is situated very close to the Palace and the cathedral of Monaco. The building sits at the top of the hill overlooking the sea. One can walk to this location from the train station however […]

Peek into history of Russia at St Michael the Archangel church in Cannes, France

There are many things to do in Cannes, France. However, if you tried them all and would like to do something different, take a short walk from the famous Boulevard de la Croisette to see Russian Orthodox church. The exterior architecture is beautiful. The interiors of the St Michael the Archangel are done in accordance […]

Visit beautiful Fragonard perfume museum for off the beaten path Valentines day idea

Fragonard perfume company celebrates 90 years in 2016. Fragonard was established in Grasse, small town in Cote d’Azur region in south of France. Fragonard parfumeur has a museum in Grasse where you can tour a working perfume manufacturing labs. Fragonard also has a small museum in Paris and also a working lab in Eze, small […]

The Camera Museum Penang, Unique Chance to Take Vintage Camera Pictures in Malaysia

Vintage cameras are amazing. Old photography equipment evokes enthusiasm in true photographers. The Asian Camera Museum Penang gives everyone a unique opportunity to learn and experience the photography past, connecting it to the present and future. The Camera Museum in Penang is a private museum, and an excellent tourist attraction for a rainy day in […]

Corning museum of glass has historic and contemporary glass art collection

Corning Museum of glass in Corning, New York is one of the best road trip ideas that are off the beaten path. Corning is a small town and it is unlikely to draw visitors. However, the museum of glass is a great museum to explore and should be on the list of things to do […]

Plan a trip to Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY, small industrial town

Corning is set right in the middle of NY state. If you happen to be driving through this area and are looking for a break, consider adding Corning Musem of Glass to your road trip ideas. Corning is a small town of about 10K people but its museum of glass is truly unique. Most people […]

Nova Scotia Attractions visit historic Fort Anne

One of the oldest famous landmarks in Canada Fort Anne must be on everyone’s list of things to do in Nova Scotia. French explorers founded Port Royal and fought many battles with the British over this piece of land. Annapolis Royal is a beautiful small town and is easy to get to from Halifax, Nova […]

Explore Nova Scotia attractions and peresrvation of Acadian heritage

Nova Scotia is known as Canada’s playground. Rightfully so. Nova Scotia attractions include lots of outdoor adventures – hiking, sailing, surfing. There are many national and provincial parks with camping facilities. Nova Scotia also has many historic places and museums, like replica of Acadian house in Annapolis Royal. Acadia was the name for this region […]

Museum ship Great Britain – proud piece of maritime history

Museum ship Great Britain represents an important period in maritime history. 1800s were exciting times in Britain industrial history. Changes were happening in manufacturing – substitution of hand labor by machines, wood for steel, horse power for steam and coal energy. It was a time of great engineers. One such personality was Isambard Kingdom Brunel […]

Bath, UK offers great opportunity for exploring Roman spa and architecture

Bath is a short drive from London and is an excellent candidate for a road trip. It is a small town with a population of about 80 thousand people, but once it was one of the largest in England. In Celtic and then Roman times Bath was famous for its hot springs. Today the Roman […]

Chicago field museum learn about nature and take great dinosaur pictures

Chicago Field Museum is an educational and fun museum to explore. Plan a trip to the Field Museum and the whole family will enjoy it and bring back great dinosaur pictures.  Field Museum is located in Chicago downtown on the shores of Lake Michigan and is easy to find. This part of Chicago is known […]

California missions – the Magnificent Old Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana

California missions are part of catholic church history and historic landmarks that preserve important California history and Spanish architecture. When you plan a trip to California, consider including a visit to California missions in your list of road trip ideas.  Not all Los Angeles attractions are busy and hectic, road trips to museums or historical […]

Discover the Interesting Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

A visit to the famous Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs will leave all book lovers amazed. Located in Simi Valley in California, this library also happens to be the final resting place of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. The library was built in the year 1988, […]

Spectacular Superstition Mountains in Arizona Wilderness, 15 nature pictures

The Superstition Mountains are within an hour’s drive from Scottsdale, Arizona. Looking for things to do in Arizona? Road trip ideas should include the Superstition Mountains for great hiking and taking nature pictures. If you like outdoor adventures, plan a trip to Superstitions, grab your camera, and you will replenish your photo gallery with incredible […]

Impressive Fort Ligonier Museum in Pennsylvania

Road trip ideas in Pennsylvania should consider visiting Fort Ligonier and traveling back to the 18th century. The majestic fort tells tales of the history and life centuries old. Located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, it is very popular among history enthusiasts and museum experts. The carefully preserved original site of the Fort Ligonier with its reconstructed […]

Nova Scotia Road Trip Ideas Include visit to historic Shelburne

Nova Scotia road trip ideas are easy to find and plan if you use Doers & Dreamers guide. Town of Shelburne  is about 3 hours drive from Halifax, NS, Canada. Its waterfront district has many old buildings  creating fill and look of 18-th century and is a great location for architectural photography. In fact many […]