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Seven Must-See Museums in South Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympics are heading to South Korea! And it promises to be a paradise for sports-lovers—and for travelers. The country itself is rather small (you can get just about anywhere within a four-hour drive), so spend some time getting to know it before settling in at Olympic Village. These seven museums will help you familiarize yourself with South Korea’s history, science, art, culture and quirkiness. Museum Kimchikan, Seoul A display showing dozens of types of kimchi at Museum Kimchikan. (Ecodallaluna/Flickr) If you love kimchi, Museum Kimchikan is paradise. The whole facility…

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Sports 

Raves, Rants and Results – Miz makes Raw must-see again

On a week where Raw became A-list once again, here’s the best and worst of Monday night’s action… Raves Must-see Miz It was a welcome return for the former Intercontinental champion, who picked up right where he left off six weeks ago as Raw’s leading heel. Reentering the fray during the return of Miz TV, the Rolling Stone Magazine Wrestler of the Year for 2017 (yes, really and rightfully so), was as brash and bold as we always want him to be, and he firmly set his sights on Roman…

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Seven Must-See Museums in Norway

From a museum dedicated to the rowdy escapades of the Vikings to an institution focused on the chilling history of leprosy, Norway is filled with museums devoted to different aspects of its unique history. Here are seven worth visiting. Holmenkollen Ski MuseumOslo The Holmenkollen ski jump has been renovated more than a dozen times since opening in 1892. (einbo/iStock) Open for nearly a century, the Holmenkollen Ski Museum is considered the world’s oldest museum dedicated to skiing. And while its collection is extensive—covering more than 4,000 years of skiing history and including ancient rock…

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Culture 

12 Must-See Fall Exhibits

It’s getting cooler outside, so what better excuse to head indoors and learn something new? From contemporary art and mathematics to Harry Potter and dinosaurs, museums are opening new exhibits designed to inform and delight visitors at every turn. Don’t miss these 12 that are coming to museums around the world just in time for fall. de Young Museum—The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand(San Francisco, CA; September 9, 2017 – April 1, 2018) Gottfried Lindauer, “Pare Watene,” 1878. Oil on canvas. (Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Gift of Mr H…

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Seven Must-See Museums in Austria

Austria’s cultural impact far exceeds the country’s small size. From the 18th through the early 20th century, it was home to some of the world’s most famous artists and musicians, giving rise to or hosting greats like Beethoven, Mozart and Gustav Klimt. The flourishing of the arts was due in large part to the support of the Habsburg monarchs, whose love of grandiose architecture, music and art collecting transformed Austria, and particularly Vienna, into a cultural capital.  Luckily, many of these great works, as well as pieces from the 20th century Art Nouveau and Actionism movements are now on display in the…

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