Art Festivals, Galleries, Art Walks: The Bucket List

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Getting the Lowdown on Bogota’s Graffiti Culture

When we reached the end of the tour, I was already thoroughly impressed. And then we rounded the corner to discover four massive graffiti murals that just sung of revolution, of angst-y political statement and dissatisfaction. They were commissioned Read More

Sacred Hawaian wall at Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui

Finding Your Inner Artist at Ritz Carlton’s Annual Arts Festival in Kapalua, Maui

First, there is the chanting, accompanied by shouts and drumming and the sharp slap of a walking staff against the floor. Then a procession of native Hawaiians, dressed in traditional clothing and garlanded with leis of greenery, enters the marble Read More

Edinburgh-festival-Fringe on the Royal Mile

Embracing Chaos at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on the Royal Mile

“Do you want to see something dangerous?” the man shouts at the crowd of onlookers. They clearly aren’t impressed with what they've seen so far: they barely muster a mumble. He tries again. “Do you want to see something really dangerous?” When he Read More

Tom Otterness Sculptures on Scheveningen Boulevard, the Netherlands (©Karin-Marijke Vis)

Check Out Tom Otterness’ Sculptures on Scheveningen Boulevard, the Netherlands

I remember Scheveningen's coastline as a stark and uninviting, right-angled boulevard with a busy road running alongside. No longer so. A 3-year comprehensive renovation project in this seaside resort has resulted in an elegant, curved boulevard Read More