I admit it-I have an obsession with all things made by master glass artist Dale Chihuly. I love the vibrant colors, the movement, and yes, the engineering and science that it takes to make his towering art installations. Throughout my travels, I go out of my way to see his work if it is on … Continue reading “A Date With a Chihuly Glass Exhibit at Kew Gardens”
I had the opportunity to indulge in my Chihuly obsession again – this time at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This large chandelier hangs in the entrance of the Museum’s rotunda and is the first major piece in the collection that all visitors see when they walk in. Thanks for visiting. Rose
It is no secret that I love the work of master glass artist Dale Chihuly. So I will admit that the Palm Atlantis Chihuly sculpture in Dubai was, in part, one of the reasons I wanted to stay there. The combination sculpture-fountain is about 30 ft. tall and is made up of 3000 individually hand … Continue reading “PhotoPOSTcard: A Date With Chihuly in Dubai”
If you live within driving distance of New York city or are planning a trip before the end of October, I recommend a visit to the New York Botanical Gardens to see the current exhibit by master glass artist Dale Chihuly in this beautiful garden setting.
Quilt Inspiration – I took inspiration for this quilt from the brightly colored spiky glass shapes Dale Chihuly uses in many of his installations, like his chandeliers.
This story won Finalist – Destination Travel, Online Publication category in the 2017 North America Travel Journalists Association competition. Most visitors to Seattle, Washington who want to see works by master glass artist Dale Chihuly would most likely visit the Chihuly Gardens at the base of the Space Needle. But just 30 minutes to the … Continue reading “On the Trail of Dale Chihuly in Tacoma, Washington”
This was an epic year of travel for me – the best ever. I was very fortunate to be able to go somewhere special each month. I visited National Parks in the US as well as a few new places in my home country. I had a completely unique experience as a volunteer citizen scientist … Continue reading “Reflections from 2019 – An Epic Year of Travel”
Christmas Markets, decorated trees, sparkling lights and holiday concerts galore. On my recent trip to London I found the city wrapped up in all things Christmas. There is always a lot to do in London and this time of year, even more so. So after spending ten days getting into the holiday spirit, here is … Continue reading “No Bah Humbugs Here – 25 Festive Things To Do in London in December”
2018 was an especially good year for travel. I was fortunate to be able to travel somewhere fun almost every month, both in the US and overseas. Many of the locations were new to me, including a new continent-Africa. I also revisited some of my favorite cities-London, Istanbul and Washington D.C. I have written about … Continue reading “Reflections From 2018”
I have posted many individual photos of my London visits in my PhotoPOSTcard series. I thought I would put together photos from my favorite 25 London photos spots to inspire your next London experience (though it was hard to pare down the list to just 25). 25 photos is certainly not enough to showcase everything … Continue reading “25 London Photo Spots to Inspire Your Next Visit”