Exploring London’s Outdoor Art Scene

Posted in Art| London| UK
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Not that multiple nights of stuffing your face and drinking lovely wines at London’s great restaurants is a bad thing, but after a few evenings of this it does start to take a toll on your wallet…and your waistline. So what’s a person to do on a quite Wednesday night?  How about a wander around the…

The Walled Off Hotel

Posted in Art| Hotels| Palestine
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Timing is everything and this time the calendar gods smiled on me! A week before I left for my trip to Israel last month, a British friend asked if I had heard about the new Walled Off Hotel that was about to open in Bethlehem in the West Bank. The creative and extremely appropriately named hotel…

A Day Trip to Denmark’s Louisiana

Posted in Art| Culture| Denmark
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A trip to Louisiana that does not involve crayfish, bayous, voodoo, Mardi Gras beads and drinks in a hurricane glass? Yes, it is possible. But you may have to leave the good ole U.S. of A. to make that happen. Earlier this summer I visited my friend Menna in her new home city of Copenhagen. I had…

My Favorite Part of Yerevan: "The Cascade"

Posted in Armenia| Art| Yerevan

One of my favorite places in my home town of Los Angeles is the Getty Center Museum complex. With a world renowned permanent collection of art and constantly changing visiting exhibits, there’s never a shortage of great artworks to appreciate. But more than just a museum, you can spend just as much time outside the museum’s…

The Hague: Art in the Park

Last summer I ended up in The Hague in the Netherlands by chance. I was visiting friends in another Dutch city, Utrecht, and needed a next stop. After about 4 months of traveling I was a bit weary of planning and couldn’t seem to make up my mind on where to go or how to get…