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Botanical Garden of Valencia: Peaceful Oasis

The Botanical Garden of Valencia was founded in 1567 and like most botanical gardens around the world, it started out as a physic garden dedicated to herbs and medicinal plants for study purposes. 545 more words

Being Cultural

Open days - the gardens of the Russian Church of St Serge

Tucked away behind nondescript iron gates in the 19th arrondissement, at the end of a winding alleyway, is a tiny slice of countyside in the heart of the city. 230 more words

The Right Bank

App Spotlight: Toledo Museum of Art

Q&A with Maria Iafelice, Docent Program Manager at Toledo Museum of Art

Since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art’s mission has been art education and it has earned a global reputation for the quality of their collection, their innovative and extensive education programs, and their architecturally significant campus. 699 more words


Dancing Trees (Central Park)

Viewed from a distance the trees just stand there, not doing much. But a close zoom into and between the branches  allows you to see these stately creatures in Central Park undulating. 14 more words


Literary Walk (Central Park)

Those would be Sir Walter Scot, Robert Burns, and Fitz Greene Hallek. I’ve never paid them much mind. But I got caught in the view of the trees and had some time to kill on my way towards an appointment on the East Side where I stopped by the Literary Walk in Central Park. 42 more words