Osaka’s Open-Air Museum of Old Japanese Farm Houses

Osaka is a colorful city with a little something for everyone. It also boasts one of the most charming places I’ve ever been to in all my travels. This was my choice for sightseeing in Osaka and we thoroughly enjoyed spending our afternoon strolling through this gorgeous park. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in traditional Japanese culture and architecture. The Osaka Open-Air Museum of Old Japanese Farm Houses showcases 12 original old farm houses and structures brought from Continue Reading →

My Thoughts on Artwork in The National Palace Museum

I’m sure everyone knows that the collection of rare Chinese artifacts currently housed in The National Palace Museum (Gúolì Gùg?ng Bówùyùan) number in the thousands.  I’m not going to spoil the surprise for you.  It’s up you to figure out the how’s and why’s of its arrival in Taiwan from mainland China.  It’s quite an interesting story. These priceless collections continue to grow each year  through donations and purchases.   Displays are changed every three months, so the good news is that die-hard art Continue Reading →