Exactly 507 century-old taxidermized frogs, posed as humans enacting scenes of life a century ago. Yes, frogs, or more precisely, “frog-people”. Froggyland is a delightfully wacky must museum when you’re in Split.
Among Zagreb’s many highlights, add museums to your list of must-dos. Two in particular have stood out to me for their poignant combination of humor and mourning: The Museum of Broken Relationships and the 80s Museum.
Sundry Wonders is a weekly column featuring a photo gallery and meditation, usually based on my walks. With my last week in Split comes a little melancholy. Going to the Archaeological Museum, with all of its markers of our fleeting time on Earth seemed fitting.
You can’t miss Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Literally. However, it can be hard to know what you’re looking at and to get all of the information in one place, because there are different museums associated with different parts, not to mention everything you can visit for free. This post includes a detailed map you can use to help plan your adventure and find your way while you're visiting this glorious UNESCO site.
You simply must add the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to your itinerary for your next Boston visit. A truly unique art experience envisioned by an extraordinary woman, the Gardner is so much more than a world-class collection of art: it is a tonic for the soul. You may have heard of the Gardner because of the famous unsolved art heist, and you can see where the stolen paintings await their return, but this place is so much more than that. A can’t miss.