Tag Archives: Museum

How to make the most of a holiday

Make sure you keep note of where each photograph was taken before they all start to look the same. Image: fotopedia.com

There are times when the beach seems like just a place with sand and water and the people are all foreign to you. If you feel like this on a holiday you must remember two things: this beach is different and you are the foreigner. Here are some tips on how to ensure that each trip is special. Continue reading

Washington DC top for US families in 2013

Washington DC named top US Family Destination for 2013 Image: Jake McGuire (Destination DC)

No longer do amusement parks and extravagant resorts dominate a kid’s ‘to do’ list.

This year ABC Travel Guides for Kids filled its Top 7 US Family Destination for 2013 guide with museums and foodie dream places. Continue reading

How to spend a day in Ancona, Italy

Below is how I would spend a day in Ancona.

Click on the Google Maps link under the map below and add your hostel/hotel as the final destination to help you orient yourself.

This information is correct at the time of writing (February 2013).

If you have a suggestion on what else to do, a place to stay or somewhere nice to eat, please leave a comment!

Ancona

Click on the link to view this itinerary in Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/ivlNH

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How to spend a day in Durrës, Albania

Below is how I would spend a day in Durrës, Albania.

Click on the Google Maps link under the map below and add your hostel/hotel as the final destination to help you orient yourself.

This information is correct at the time of writing (February 2013).

If you have a suggestion on what else to do, a place to stay or somewhere nice to eat, please leave a comment!

Click on the link to view this itinerary in Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/RhdiZ

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How to spend a day in Tirana, the capital of Albania

Below is how I would spend a day in Tirana, the capital city of Albania.

Click on the Google Maps link under the map below and add your hostel/hotel as the final destination to help you orient yourself.

This information is correct at the time of writing (February 2013).

If you have a suggestion on what else to do, a place to stay or somewhere nice to eat, please leave a comment!

Click on the link to view this itinerary in Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/rPJqH

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The Justice & Police Museum – Wicked Women by Rosemary Valadon

Corner Phillip and Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Crime and punishment have been taboo topics for as long as people have been starving and stealing bread. The Justice & Police Museum is a perfect place to explore Sydney’s hidden past and discover what methods have been used to establish justice and peace. The museum is part of the Historic Houses Trust and is only open on the weekends. Continue reading

Waverley Library

32-48 Denison Street Bondi Junction, 2022

Located just around the corner from the grand Westfield Bondi Junction is the humble Waverley Library. Whilst most would visit it either for pre-examination study (read social centre for uniformed teenagers), or to recapture a sense of their previous lives by borrowing books in their first language, I came here for the culture.

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