Monica Salcido

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50 cosas que ver y que hacer en Venecia

Hay infinidad de cosas <b>que ver y que hacer en Venecia</b>, la ciudad de los canales, de los enamorados y una de las ciudades más bonitas del mundo. …

Consejos para visitar Venecia sin agobios

Venecia es una de las ciudades más singulares y visitadas del mundo. Se encuentra situada en un conjunto de islas rodeadas por canales y pequeños …

National Geographic Travel

Google Street View recorre andando y en góndola las calles y canales de Venecia

<b>Google Street View es una curiosa forma de viajar</b>. Está claro que por mucho que avance su tecnología jamás podrá conseguir transmitir al viajero esa …

The Best Hotel Bars In Washington, DC - Washington, DC City Guide

In the nation’s capital, citizens abide by the rule of work hard, play hard. Hotel bars here, in particular, fit the bill for the latter, with their …

Best Burgers in Washington D.C. - Washington, DC City Guide

In Washington, the reign of stodgy, stuffy steakhouses is thankfully a thing of the past. There’s never been a better time to opt for something more …

Best Live Music Venues in Washington D.C.

Catching a live show is one of the best ways to blow off steam in the pressure cooker we call Washington, DC. And thankfully, there are plenty of …

The 11 Most Underrated Things to do in Washington, DC

DC is justifiably famous for its beautiful (and free) monuments and museums, but travelers who explore beyond its marble-and-granite downtown will be …

Black History

The Best Walking Tours in Washington, D.C.

One of the best features of Washington, D.C., is its walkability. Not only are many of its major sites and attractions grouped together on the …

National Parks

An Abandoned Trolley Station Is Slowly Becoming Washington, D.C.’s Newest Arts Space

There’s something interesting happening beneath the streets of Dupont Circle.<p>In its time, the space beneath Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C., has been a trolley stop, a fallout shelter, and a food court. For the last 10 years, it’s been nothing at all–14,000 square feet of decay. But now it’s …

Urban Design

20 secret gardens and green spaces in Washington, D.C. - Curbed DC

Sit back, relax, and soak up the sun in these 20 secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Washington, D.C.<p>While some of these spaces aren't really "secrets," many of them are either lesser known or underrated. Ranging from the National Arboretum to the Marvin Gaye Park to the Theodore Roosevelt …

D.C.’s 20 most underrated museums and galleries, mapped - Curbed DC

<i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>If you want to skip the National Mall and journey to the hidden gems in Washington, D.C., here is a map of every underrated museum and gallery in the city.<p>From the National Building …

Top 25 Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Few U.S. cities reward the frugal traveler as much as the nation’s capital. While it's true that hotels and restaurants don’t offer much respite from …

6 Things DC Does Better Than Anywhere Else

How A D.C. Museum Made People Give A Crap About Architecture

It started with a few games of minigolf.<p>Traditional architecture exhibitions are often boring and dense—just how many scale models, axonometric drawings, and jargon-stuffed manifestoes can one person endure? But over the last few years, the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C., has taken a …

Museums

7 Things You Didn't Know About the Sistine Chapel

Everything You Wanted to Know About Michelangelo's Famous Frescoes<p>Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling is one of the most influential artworks of …

Art

Michelangelo, Rebel of the Renaissance

How Irreverence Solves Design Problems<p>Step aside, Frank Gehry! Get to the back of the line, Thom Mayne. Apparently the irreverent Michelangelo is the</i> …

The Ignudi of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Frescoes

Supporting Figures or Deeper Meaning?<p>"The Ignudi" is the phrase coined by Michelangelo to describe the 20 seated male nudes he incorporated into the …

Art

Michelangelo Portrait Gallery

01<p>of 08<p>Portrait by Daniele da Volterra<p>Portraits and other depictions of the famous Renaissance artist<p>Thanks to a broken nose that didn't heal …

Climbing nets surround tree extending through balcony of Osaka nursery school

The balcony play-area of this Osaka kindergarten by Hibinosekkei and Youji no Shiro provides children with an obstacle course of ramps, benches, …

Dining Rooms