Visit to Jane Austen’s House Museum
A lady sits by the window and sighs. Her sighs send tiny ripples through her curls.
Ghosts of pirates in Port Royal
Imagine a bustling port city in the 1600s. Merchant ships loading
The Imperial War Museum of London
The Imperial War Museum on Lambeth Road is among the many London museums without an admission fee. Visitors can, if...
Cutty Sark, the ship turned museum
What is Cutty Sark? Cutty Sark is the name of a whisky, or a pub, or a hotel, or a legend. However, the original Cutty...
The Natural History Museum of London
Who can resist dinosaurs? Not me. The Natural History Museum of London is the best place to see them. Dippy, the 105...
Secrets of the V&A Museum
The V&A Museum (Victoria and Albert) is part of Prince Albert’s legacy. His, and the museum’s, aim was...
Córdoba’s Natural History Museum
As my young nephews and I walked down Poeta Lugones Avenue, skirting the lush Sarmiento Park, their excitement mounted....
A short guide to historical sites of interest in...
The history of Dallas may not be long, but it certainly is interesting. It all began when, in the mid-1800s, John Neely...
Dallas for history buffs
Dallas doesn’t have a long history: its first settler was a young lawyer from Tennessee called John Neely Bryan, who...
Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes (aka the toilet...
I must have walked or driven past this magnificent building a few dozen times but it never crossed my mind to go...