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Collecting Photography: From Daguerrotype to Digital

We visited this exhibit, currently open at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Exhibits include some highlights from the museum´s photography collection, and focus on a rather rare side of photography: collecting photographs, most especially antique ones, a fascinating hobby!. Displays include very early photographs, from the first years...

A Royal Albert Hall Tour!

We have just done the wonderful Royal Albert Hall tour, allowing us to get an insight into the history and see the backstage of this venue in London. Not one of the most popular of the many tourist attractions that London has to offer, but it is definitely worth the...

The Handel and Hendrix Museum in London – A visit

Located on 23-25 Brook Street in London, The Handel & Hendrix Museum, a lesser-known museum is very much worth visiting if you are in the English capital. The museum has furniture, music instruments, paintings, and copies of Handel´s manuscripts in display - not much actually belonged to George Handel (1685-17959)...

Cité de la Musique – Museum of Music in Paris – Our Visit

The Cité de la Musique or City of Music is a vast museum in Paris dedicated to music instruments and history. Located in the Parc de la Villette - a former slaughterhouse district - it is part of a complex of buildings that include the home of the Paris Philharmonic...

Musee Chopin (Chopin Museum) in Paris – Our Visit

We just visited this small museum, unknown for most people, located right at the heart of Paris, France. Musee Chopin is a 1-room museum inside the Societé Historique et Litteraire Polonaise in the Ile de Saint-Louis, in central Paris. This small but very interesting museum displays a piano apparently used...

Visit to Tchaikovsky House Museum in Klin, Russia!

We just visited the Tchaikovsky House Museum in Klin, Russia. Located 92 km North-West from Moscow, or 2.5 hours drive, the house is where he lived for 1 year before his passing in 1893. It is in this house where he finished proof-reading the scores of Iolanta and The Nutcracker, wrote his famous 6th Symphony Pathetique...

Our Visit to Beethoven´s Birth House in Bonn, Germany!

Just days ago, we had the chance to visit Beethoven-Haus, the place where Beethoven was born in December 1770 and lived for the first 4 years of his life. Located in Bonn, Germany, this was the musical genius first home, then the Beethoven family moved to different houses in Bonn in...

Our Visit to Puccini Sites

We recently visited Giacomo Puccini's birth house in Lucca, Italy! Located just a few kilometers wesst from Florence, Italy, the town of Lucca is a tourist attraction by itself. Surrounded by well-preserved medieval walls, Lucca still has all the flavor of an historic, small town, and it is not hard...

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