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321 travel features tagged “Arts & Architecture”

Building the Golden Gate Bridge

The creation of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, which opened in 1937, marked the beginning of an architectural wonder and major American icon.
21 October 2011


The Passport blog

The futurist: The sustainable Spaceport America

The first commercial space terminal in the world is nearly complete, making significant strides in both space travel and sustainable design.
Read more… 20 October 2011


Marvellous early flying machines

Marvel at the beauty of the earliest aircraft, created in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Some were impractical, others were ingenious.
06 October 2011


The Passport blog

Spying formerly forbidden art in Uzbekistan

New tours and a documentary provide access to the Savitsky collection — 44,000 Russian avant-garde artworks, many of which were once banned by Joseph Stalin.
Read more… 05 October 2011


The Passport blog

Celebrating 35 years of Los Angeles art

More than 60 cultural institutions collaborated to create Pacific Standard Time, an unprecedented, six-month-long exploration of the Los Angeles art scene from 1945 to 1980.
Read more… 04 October 2011


Over the Pyrenees to Dali’s house

Drive from France to Spain, and from Fauvism to Surrealism, all in second gear.
Read more… 19 September 2011


Fictional Footsteps

Through the pages of Tuscany

Rediscover some of the world’s greatest writers, like Boccaccio, Petrarch and Dante, by visiting the places that inspired them and walking in the footsteps of their characters.
Read more… 16 September 2011


The Passport blog

Florence’s art for free

The museums in the birthplace of Renaissance art can get expensive. Luckily there are a few artistic treasures that cost nothing to enjoy.
Read more… 15 September 2011


Pyongyang’s architectural treasures

A reclusive city of some three million people, the capital of North Korea has almost as many modernist concrete wonders.
Read more… 12 September 2011


London’s alternative museums

The city has scores of intimate, specialist and plain eccentric museums, dedicated to personalities, pastimes, occupations and assorted oddities.
Read more… 06 September 2011


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