Tag Archives: Düsseldorf

{Germany} From Spanish master painters to selfies with Ryan Gosling

January 12, 2016

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I’ve been meaning to tell you about a spontaneous trip I took to Düsseldorf, over on the western side of Germany, in December, after being invited by the Museum Kunstpalast and the NRW Forum to their ‘Bloggertreffen’ (Blogger Meetup) for cultural bloggers. It’s been a while since I visited the NRW Forum, and I had never before visited the Museum Kunstpalast, and so, since the dates happened to be compatible with our busy family schedule, I readily accepted the invitation. We started with a round-the-table […]

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Jenni’s Museum Awards 2011 (Part 1)

January 9, 2012

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After visiting all those museums last year, I thought I would do a kind of ‘Museum Awards’ to pick out some of the highlights. Best Food No question, the award for best food experience has to go to the National Library of Scotland, simply for their selection of gluten free cakes! No, they’re not made fresh in house, they are pre-packaged from a gluten free range, but at least they recognise that they have customers with a need for this and they have three or […]

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

January 4, 2012

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

This time last year I had the idea that, as a challenge for the year, I would try to visit 52 museums in 52 weeks. However, with #MuseumBaby to look after I didn’t know how feasible this project was or whether I’d just end up being one of those mums who visits the National Museum of Scotland every other day because it’s free and it’s raining again outside. Turns out, a bit of both as the case was. But, either way, I didn’t tell anyone […]

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