Art in Minneapolis and around the world.

Minneapolis is a large modern city and the capital of Minnesota, United States.  Even in this dynamic Metropolis, I felt good and comfortable during our visit. Needless to  say, that Minneapolis is a popular tourist destination.  The Minneapolis and St. Paul are Twin Cities and full of unique things to do and see.  The Minneapolis skyline looks so impressive. It has 190 completed  high-rise buildings and 39  of them taller than 300 feet (91 m). The highest building in Minneapolis is the 57-story IDS Center (241 m), designed by architect Philip Johnson. Another two tallest buildings are the Capella Tower (236 m) and the Wells Fargo Center (236 m).  The city offers beautiful parks, amazing nature and zoo. Also, Minneapolis is an art city and center of folk, funk music, museums, ballet and theatres.  Some cities have a recognisable symbol: Eifel Tower — Paris, Colosseum  — Rome, Big Ben — London, Red Square — Moscow andContinue reading “Art in Minneapolis and around the world.”

Spain:  Candeleda.

Have you heard of Candeleda? I didn’t, until I received an inquiry from my reader to write about it.  I was very intrigued by that request. I did research. And here it is…  I am very glad to tell you about this lovely place and share all the information that I found.   Perhaps, some travelers can includeContinue reading “Spain:  Candeleda.”

Ah, Japan!

Japan is the most amazing and technologically advanced country in the world. My husband and I went to Japan last year. We decided to spend one week in Tokyo, and I absolutely fell in love with this city. The city is modern and futuristic and also historic and traditional. Beautiful harmony and spirits there.   TokyoContinue reading “Ah, Japan!”

One day trip to Peterhof from St. Petersburg, Russia.

Original post located on Triptipedia. Please click here to visit my page. If you are planning to go to St Petersburg, Russia, please include in your itinerary a one-day trip to Royal summer residence Peterhof. The idea to build a magnificent palace ensemble with fountains belonged to Tsar Peter the Great ( Peter I). You willContinue reading “One day trip to Peterhof from St. Petersburg, Russia.”