Guide To the Prado Museum In Madrid: Masterpieces & Tips

The Prado is special. It’s Spain’s premiere cultural jewel, boasting one of Europe’s finest and most sensuous classical painting collections. Founded in 1819 by King Ferdinand, the Prado opened as the Royal Museum of Paintings. The vaunted museum celebrated its 200th birthday in 2019. The artistic anchors of the Prado are Francisco Goya, Diego Velázquez, … Read more

Perfect 2 Days In Madrid Itinerary (+ Tips!)

Planning to spend 2 days in Madrid? You’ve come to the right place! The capital of Spain, Madrid offers up a beguiling combination of history, art, and culture. With this itinerary, you’ll discover everything to see, do, and eat in Madrid as you drift through its stunning outdoor plazas. Madrid is a genteel capital, a … Read more

Undiscovered Spain: 30+ Hidden Gems In Spain

Looking to get off the beaten path in Spain? Here’s my guide to visiting Spain’s secret out-of-the-way towns, villages, and hidden gems. This guide will appeal to savvy travelers who adore hidden gems. Or those who are simply weary of urban tourist clogs. Spain’s hotspots — Barcelona, Madrid, the Basque Country — are beautiful, but … Read more

Classic 10-14 Day Spain Itinerary

Spain is renowned for its romantic allure and famous for its delicious tapas and vibrant flamenco culture. The country is a tapestry of diverse history, rich culture, and exquisite cuisine. Its magnificent cities are home to some of the world’s most stunning cathedrals, palaces, museums, and historic sites. This 10-14 day Spain itinerary takes you … Read more

Guide To The Best Art Museums in Spain

Are you an art lover planning a trip to Spain? Here’s my guide to the best art museums in Spain. Spain is a veritable art lover’s paradise, a treasure trove of gorgeous art from north to south. There are over 1500 museums in Spain. Spain’s best museums are teeming with masterpieces of both Spanish and … Read more

One Week In Spain: Six Sample 7 Day Itineraries

Spain is divine, one of Europe’s most fascinating countries. Spain is unexpectedly and energetically diverse. Every time I’ve traveled there, I’ve been seduced by its unspoiled landscapes, culture, foodie scene, and extraordinarily beautiful and vibrant cities. In Spain, there’s something for everyone. You’ll be delighted by ornate palaces, tiny whitewashed villages, world class art, delicious … Read more

Best Cities In Europe For Art & Culture

Are you an art enthusiast looking for the perfect cultural European city break? Look no further my friends! This is the ultimate guide to the 15 best cities in Europe for art lovers. They are home to Europe’s best museums and art collections. As an art addict, I’ve visited them all. With this guide, you … Read more

Spain Bucket List: 50 Bucket List Experiences To Have in Spain

Planning a trip to Spain and need some destination inspiration? This is the ultimate bucket list for Spain. It covers 50 of the best and most beautiful destinations and places to visit in Spain. Spain is one of my favorite countries of travel. I love the art, the food, the museums, and the architecture. Spain … Read more

Guide To Goya’s Terrifying Black Paintings At Madrid’s Prado Museum

The Prado is Spain’s cultural jewel and best museum. One of the highlights of a visit is seeing Francesco Goya’s haunting Black Paintings. They’re riveting must see works at the museum. The Black Paintings are some of the most disturbing artworks ever made. They depict existential despondency over the human condition and edge-of-death despair. The … Read more

50 World Class Museums To Enjoy Virtually Online For Free

Scoping out some museums for art-inspired travel? Here’s my guide to the best virtual museums you can visit online at home from the comfort of your couch or computer. Many world class museums have released some or all of their collections online. Or they’ve partnered with Google Arts & Culture to make collections accessible in … Read more