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321 travel features tagged “Arts & Architecture”

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International Yarn Bombing Day

The world will be covered in string this Saturday (9 June) as ambitious knitters cover public structures such as benches, pay stations or trees in crocheted patterns.
Read more… 05 June 2012

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Broadway on a budget

Use these tricks of the trade to save a bundle on theatre tickets during your next trip to New York.
Read more… 04 June 2012

Madrid’s art, beyond the ‘Golden Triangle’

The Spanish capital’s art scene is far greater than its three renowned museums, with creativity thriving in the shadow of the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza.
Read more… 31 May 2012

Stockholm’s enduring style

This Swedish city seamlessly blends the traditional with the modern, from time-honoured crafts and medieval architecture to globally recognised cuisine and cocktail culture.
Read more… 30 May 2012


Asia gets a dose of Cubism

Through 22 July, Hong Kong is playing host to 55 Picassos on loan from the Picasso museum in Paris.
Read more… 28 May 2012

Australia’s new cultural cathedrals

The country’s previously lackluster artistic infrastructure is starting to rival its world-renowned sporting infrastructure, with new venues rising up in unexpected corners.
Read more… 24 May 2012


The biggest names in art come to Hong Kong

Starting 17 May is ART HK 12, an international art fair that this year will play host to 266 galleries from 39 countries.
Read more… 16 May 2012

Worldwide Weird

A tree cathedral grows in Italy

Located in Bergamo in northern Italy, the Cattedrale Vegetale uses trees and branches to create a cathedral-like structure at the base of Mount Arera.
Read more… 15 May 2012

The romantic heart of Shakespeare's plays

The Bard’s Italy is a tour of piazzas, canals and Gothic architecture -- inspiration for the settings of Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew and The Merchant of Venice.
10 May 2012


Buenos Aires’ world of art

Commencing 19 May in the Argentine capital is ArteBA, a four-day contemporary art fair showcasing works from 850 international artists.
Read more… 09 May 2012

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