Tag - Art & Culture

Pyramid of the Moon down the Avenue of the Dead

How to visit Teotihuacán and the Pyramids from Mexico City

If you have time during your visit to Distrito Federal, you have to stop by Teotihuacán. It’s about an hour’s drive away from the Historic Center of Mexico City, and is absolutely worth the half a day or so that you will need to see its full glory. Background Info Teotihuacán was one of the most important and largest cities in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a...

Wood Type Tray at The Old Printing Shop - Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market: a first-timer’s guide

Portobello Road is one of the most famous streets in London. Located in the Notting Hill neighborhood in the western part of London, this road hosts one of the largest street markets in the city, as well as a bevy of boutiques and specialty stores. The Portobello Road Market runs all week, but the biggest day for antiques, second-hand clothing, and specialty stands...

How to get into San Francisco museums for free - Legion of Honor

How to get into any San Francisco museum for free

San Francisco is not a city friendly to broke artists. That shouldn’t prevent you from seeing any San Francisco museum you can for as little money as possible. Just do me a favor, and spend that saved money on an independent artist or arts foundation, would ya? Save 43% on attractions with the SF CityPass plus unlimited cable car rides! Art Museums De Young...

Shopping guide to the souks of Marrakech, Morocco (with map!)

The souks, or open air markets, of Marrakech are the largest in the country of Morocco, and one of the most fascinating places in the world to shop. Full of carpets, brass goods, antiques, spices, and leather, the souks are absolutely a must-add to any bucket list. Getting oriented The souks are organized by the items sold, and are each named for a specific product...