My first trip to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery was a bit of a rushed affair as I only had an hour before they were closing. As a result I completely missed a whole section of TMAG, the Bond Store Gallery. It is located within the old Bond Store which was built in the … More TMAG: Bond Store Gallery
The Lonely Planet guidebook of Tasmania is a great resource for those visiting this beautiful island and it was a fantastic Christmas gift from my parents that really helped us figure out the key sites of Tasmania. The one minor complaint I might direct at the guide is that it’s perhaps a little light on … More Lonely Planet Hobart Walking Tour
Every major town or city has a museum or art gallery, some lucky ones have several but what they all have in common is an appreciation for history, for art and for culture. Rather than having people walk from one building to the other, Hobart decided to put the two together in one, a buy … More Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG)
The museum in Hradec Kralove is itself a museum. A museum within a museum. And in that museum within a museum, there’s a diorama with a small model of the museum, which is in the museum within the museum…….MIND BLOWN. The exhibits are divided up into the usual chronological order you see in museums, starting … More Inception (The Museum)
Last weekend we finally got around to exploring beyond Pardubice, and decided to pay a visit to Hradec Králove, the regional capitol of the neighbouring Kraj or district. A Kraj is divided into counties so it’s more akin to a province. Anyhoo geographical complexities aside, Hradec Králove came highly recommended by the community on expats.cz, a fantastic … More Adventure Time
As you now know, I find swans rather amusing, but they aren’t Pardubice’s only ornithological delight. Down in the old town lies a sprawling complex surrounded by shaded groves of willow trees. The walls are vast and a brilliant white, blending in nicely with the snow the past few days. All along the fortifications there … More When can we move in?