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When Temperature Chills, Paris' 18th and 19th-Century Covered Galleries Await Shoppers

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Christmas shopping is particularly attractive in the arcades of Paris, as the little shoppes offer trinkets and gifts not found anywhere else; this is not mass shopping of look-alike presents. Rare objects can be found here by collectors.

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

If Only Every Abandoned Building Looked Like This On The Inside

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts

Standing in a historic room, whether it's ancient or famous or clandestine, admirers are often quick to daydream of the goings-on of yore. "If these w...

Time Traveling in Cyprus for Less Than $2

Katie Belle | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Katie Belle

Who needs a time machine when you've got $2 in your pocket? Not us, that's for sure. My little girl is learning about the Romans at school, so during our summer holiday in Paphos I'd promised her we could go back to the 2nd century AD (well, sort of...)

Cairo's Khayamiya Not Yet History, But For How Long?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.25.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

I recently found out Amm (Uncle) Salah, Cairo's famous tentmaker artisan, died some years ago, and that his daughter Mona carried on the tradition pri...

PHOTO: Massive Mosaic May Redefine History

Posted 09.18.2012 | World

It's believed to be the largest mosaic of its type ever discovered, and it may redefine history as we know it. LivesScience reports that a team of ...

Handcrafted Art Made From A Thousand Little Pieces

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Lately we've been seeing beautiful, intricate mosaics popping up in surprising places and we have to say…we love them. They are definitely not the a...

Decorate Your Home...Using Robots?

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We were pretty much blown away after reading about a new trend in technology: Robots that decorate. No, seriously. Earlier this week Wired introduced...

Beirut Cathedral Museum Reveals Layers of Christian History

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

The recently opened crypt museum at the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in downtown Beirut is relatively small but packs a powerful punch by revea...

PHOTOS: 25 Beautiful Mosaics Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The ancient art of mosaic has been used for thousands of years to decorate places of worship, from Roman temples to Byzantine cathedrals and Persian m...

I'm an Exhibitionist

Lisa Guerrero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Guerrero

On Saturday I revealed to perfect strangers the most personal, private, intimate part of myself... my art.