Den Gamle By – A Glimpse of Old Town Aarhus

Den Gamle By, Aarhus

“Come to my house, my mother will make a traditional Danish supper for you! I just have to call her first”. This generous invitation came from a young twenty-something lady we met on the train from Copenhagen to Aarhus. In the three-and-a-half-hour journey, we struck up a conversation, mostly talking about food. (Although she also … Read more Den Gamle By – A Glimpse of Old Town Aarhus

The Musée du Vin Paris (The Museum of Wine)

Musée du Vin Paris exterior

What would Paris be without an entire museum dedicated to the manufacture and subsequent enjoyment of wine? Well, we finally paid a visit to the aptly-named Musée du Vin Paris on our last visit. And we were pleasantly surprised by all the viticulture-themed treasures displayed inside! Now, I’ll be honest. The Museum of Wine doesn’t sound like … Read more The Musée du Vin Paris (The Museum of Wine)

The Roman Theatre Museum in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon Roman theater

Did you know that there are archaeological remains of a Roman theatre complex right in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal? We didn’t! Which made stumbling upon the Roman Theatre Museum such a nice surprise. Back in ancient Roman times, Lisbon’s full Roman name was Felicitas Olisipo Julia. Emperor Augustus had the theatre of Olisipo constructed … Read more The Roman Theatre Museum in Lisbon, Portugal

The Public Transport Museum – Prague

Prague Transport Museum sepia

One of the many museums we visited in Prague, Czech Republic was the Public Transport Museum. Considering the relative age of things in Prague, this museum is fairly “new”, only open since 1993. The Prague Public Transport Company opened the museum in a historic tram depot in the Prague – Střešovice neighborhood. The tram depot … Read more The Public Transport Museum – Prague