The Amparo Museum is a collection of buildings in Puebla that house one of Mexico’s largest collections of historical artifacts and works of art. Its beautiful and unique design makes it a highpoint of any visit to the city.
The exhibits at the Amparo Museum cover the span from pre-Hispanic to modern times and it offers guided tours in both English and Spanish. The collections feature a variety of tools, figures, paintings and sculptures from both indigenous people before the Spanish Conquest and a few modern pieces, too. One of my favorite collections was the showcase of the Espinosa family, who lived in the building from 1971 and into the 80s. It features Colonial Puebla-era paintings and furniture, giving a wonderful look into the time period.
The section dedicated to contemporary art is housed in a newer, glass-enclosed area, and offers some pretty unique works of art. However, the Pre-Colombian galleries were the highlight of the trip. Whether you’re a fan of classical art, historical artifacts or contemporary pieces, the wonderful thing about the Amparo Museum is it offers a little of each for visitors to explore.
I would highly recommend a stop at the Amparo Museum when visiting Puebla. Its hours seem to vary throughout the week, so be sure to check out the website for more information on when to visit and how to book a tour.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.