2021: Of Armors and Cribs: Schattenburg Castle

So, as I mentioned previously, while traveling with my family (back on Sept. 5th), we visited the medieval town of Feldkirch. The landmark of Feldkirch is the Schattenburg Castle. This castle had been home to a noble family from the 13th century and then to the Habsburg's . Eventually, it became a historical landmark, a… Continue reading 2021: Of Armors and Cribs: Schattenburg Castle

2021: The Other Cloisters’ Art

A mural of a camel hung up on the dimly lit stone wall. I noticed the shadows and the way that light bounced off the walls or seeped through the windows. And there was an electrical outlet near the bottom of the floor. Impressive! About a few weeks ago, I visited the famous Cloisters in… Continue reading 2021: The Other Cloisters’ Art

2021: Visiting the Nassau County Museum of Art

The side view of the Nassau County Museum of Art. Long Island – I stood on acres and acres of grass, surrounded by abstract art. A series of metal rectangular shapes were positioned one behind the other almost ready to fall like a domino. Another work of art appeared like a lid from a beer… Continue reading 2021: Visiting the Nassau County Museum of Art

2020: The Hospital on Ellis Island

My heart pounded. I kept looking back behind me. It was just the narrow hallway. Light only emanated from the broken, square glass windows and doorways. The wooden floors were shattered. It was no longer the fine wood that held patients and doctors and nurses on their feet. After all, this hospital had been abandoned… Continue reading 2020: The Hospital on Ellis Island

2019: Toledo – The Imperial City

Yesterday, my friend Claire and I visited Toledo - one of the many cities that contain historical medieval remains in España. It was a cultural center where Christians, Muslims, and Jews prospered together. Outside of the Toledo Train Station. It's so adorned. Dang, my own train station back at home doesn't even have a building,… Continue reading 2019: Toledo – The Imperial City

2018: Exploring the Met

Woo! I had the awesome opportunity about a week ago to visit the Met Fifth Avenue. I only had about thirty minutes to explore this place, yet this wasn't the first time I visited. Anyway, below this paragraph, I'm just providing my general tips/thoughts on exploring this wonderful museum: A Brief Look at What's Inside A… Continue reading 2018: Exploring the Met