The Vatican Museums


The Vatican’s art collection vast, to put it mildly, and definitely something not to be missed even if you don’t have time to soak in every piece.  From sculptures to paintings…from unknown artists to masters such as da Vanci, Raphael, and Titian…it’s a feast for the eyes and a bit overwhelming at first.  The big…

The British Museum – Blown Away!


With an empire that spanned so much of the globe, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Great Britain’s collection of historical and cultural artifacts is vast. The works housed in the British Museum are indeed many and varied….Egypt, Greece, Rome,  Asia, Africa, the Pacific, the Americas…most major portions of the world are represented…

The Pierhead Building


Completed in 1897, the terracotta Pierhead Building was originally the new headquarters for the Bute Dock Company, which became the Cardiff Railway Company that same year.  Cardiff was one of the world’s busiest ports during this era, with coal being one of the most lucrative exports.  In the 1920s the Cardiff Railway Co was taken…