The Tribune

Parody art museum at Pattaya

Art with a humourous twist is what you will see at the world’s only Parody art museum at Pattaya which is as interactive as it is an engaging experience. Art normally is considered serious business with several art galleries having an elitist undertone as well. However, the Parody Art Museum in Pattaya, turns this notion… Read More Parody art museum at Pattaya

Airports

Museums in Mysore

The royal city of Mysore is home to several museums that pays homage to its culture, history, art and literature. While it is known for its palaces and regal history, Mysore or Mysuru as it is now known has a plethora of museums that are a great way to see the city. Here are some… Read More Museums in Mysore

National Geographic Traveller

HMT Musuem, Bengaluru

The recently opened HMT Heritage Center and Museum is the best way to turn back time and take a trip down memory lane even as you revisit the legacy of Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT). If you grew up in the 70s and the 80s the iconic watch brand HMT is will resonate with you quite… Read More HMT Musuem, Bengaluru

Sakal Times

The Institut Français de Pondichéry (IFP)

The Institut Français de Pondichéry (IFP) that translates into The French Institute of Pondicherry has been researching India since 1955. On a sultry September morning, I decided to explore Pondicherry’s White Town or its French Quarter by walking around the streets whose French names have always intrigued me. I have always discovered many new places… Read More The Institut Français de Pondichéry (IFP)

The Tribune

Indian Music Experience Museum

The Sound of Music India’s first interactive music museum, The Indian Music Experience (IME) is an ode to all things music. Daler Mehndi’s shiny blue velvet robe jostles for space with Long play records as do Mahatma Gandhi’s letter with a large collection of rare musical instruments. In fact music reverberates from every corner of… Read More Indian Music Experience Museum

Spice Route

Museum Musings in Goa

With several interesting museums, there is one more reason to visit Goa and discover its many secrets. Museums are one of the best ways to explore a city’s cultural ethos and Goa has numerous options that allow you to check out this facet for yourself. Leading from the front is MOG or Museum of Goa… Read More Museum Musings in Goa

The Tribune

The Handover Gifts Museum of Macao

The Handover Gifts Museum of Macao is a unique and one of its kind museum that commemorates Macao’s return to mainland China in 1999. A beautiful grey façade surrounded by a tree lined avenue welcomes you to the Handover Gifts Museum of Macao. Set over three levels, the musuem’s lobby, entrance and administrative offices are… Read More The Handover Gifts Museum of Macao

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Kélonia sea turtle observatory in Reunion Islands

Did you know that at one point in time turtles were hunted for their meat? Well, that was in the past but the dwindling population of turtles and its detrimental effect on the environment luckily meant a ban on the practice. So when I had a chance to visit Kélonia a sea turtle observatory in… Read More Kélonia sea turtle observatory in Reunion Islands

Malayala Manorama

What to see and do in Sharjah

As I was reading a little book in the hotel lobby, my guide came up to me and said, “Sharjah is the city of museums. We have a museum dedicated to almost everything.” And indeed that was certainly true as the book I was reading has a listing of all the numerous museums in Sharjah.… Read More What to see and do in Sharjah

The Tribune

Manjushree Heritage Packaging Museum

Nostalgia is a wonderful feeling and one that normally brings back memories that one would fondly look back at. The Manjushree Heritage Packaging Museum in Bangalore is much like that. A one stop show for all vintage packaged products, the museum is housed in a building hugged by pink bougainvillea trees in the industrial area… Read More Manjushree Heritage Packaging Museum