Sunday Special – Louvre Museum, Paris


Paris' crowning museum is, of course, the Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre). It's not the world's largest as far as museums go - that title belongs the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. It is however, the world's largest art museum (and the world's second largest museum overall). A mind-boggling 38,000 paintings, sculptures, and artifacts spanning millennia... Continue Reading →

Sunday Special – The Alhambra, Granada, Spain


In the Andalusian city of Granada you can see the stately Alhambra, a red-brick fortress and former residence of kings standing on the rocky hillside overlooking the River Darro.  It's name in Arabic, qa'lat al-Hamra, translates as The Red Castle, reflecting the colour of the fortress.  Considered one of the finest examples of Muslim architecture in... Continue Reading →

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