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Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists

Imagine it was your job to protect objects of great value that are considered national treasures. Day after day you witness hordes of tourists getting off the bus and rushing towards the place where you work. Some of those guys are half-baked from afternoon drinking, and time after time you have to tell people, “Don’t […]

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Vienna, Austria: The Seductive Art of Gustav Klimt

The Belvedere Palace, with its elegant Baroque gardens, was the lavish home of Prince Eugene of Savoy, the still-much-appreciated conqueror of the Turks. Eugene was the greatest military genius of his age and highly valued by his emperor. When you conquer great enemies, as Eugene did, you get really rich. Since he had no heirs, […]

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Amsterdam’s best art museum, the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is a huge world-famous collection presented in 80 galleries exhibiting 8,000 objects that tell the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history. Come along on a journey from the Middle Ages up through the 21st century, spread over four floors told in chronological order. The collection focuses primarily on […]

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Shinrin Yoku: The Art of Forest Bathing

– I feel like it’s gonna be a tough day for me. And it’s definitely like at the end of the day you get to a point where you’re like, “I’m exhausted right now,” and it all catches up to you a little bit. All right hold up, let’s rewind. (tape rewinding) We’re on our […]