Discover Europe and save 10% on your next museum or walking tour with Babylon Tours! This month’s features: the Van Gogh Museum, The Louvre and our amazing Ancient Rome tour (all skip-the-line!). Here at Babylon Tours, we offer incredible museum and walking tours in a number of Europe’s most exciting cities. History, culture, and art are at the forefront … Continue reading "August 2019 Newsletter (Van Gogh, Louvre, Ancient Rome)"
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Discover London with Babylon Tours! London is one of the world’s great cities. Steeped in history and culture, there is a staggering range of important attractions and activities for visitors to see and do. It’s our mission here at Babylon Tours to make sure your big London trip is a success — so we’d like to highlight a few facts about the city. … Continue reading "July 2019 London Newsletter"
Summer is here! Summer is upon us and it’s the perfect time to visit New York City. In the summer months, New York fills its outdoor spaces with special events & activities: you can watch a movie on a city rooftop, take in the amusements on Coney Island, or explore the free plays & recitals in … Continue reading "June 2019 New York City Newsletter"
French sculptor, Auguste Rodin is known as the father of modern sculpture and a visionary draughtsman.The Musée Rodin in Paris, France was opened in 1919 and is dedicated to the works of this prolific artist. The museum welcomes over 700,000 visitors every year. Described as one of the most beautiful museums in Paris – a … Continue reading "Rodin Museum – Paris"
Vondelpark, a must-see when visiting Amsterdam, is often compared to Central Park in New York. This lush, picturesque landscape, surrounded by trees, scenic canals & little lakes, is the perfect time-out from the city. This 47-hectare public urban park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourist and residents, … Continue reading "Amsterdam – The Magic of Vondelpark"
New York, one of the most vibrant, bustling cities in the world, is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. When most people picture New York, they think of the bustling streets of Manhattan filled with tourist attractions and lights; or Central Park & the Empire State building. What many tourists miss … Continue reading "Dumbo – A gem in the heart of the city"
Most people probably know the basics of Vincent van Gogh’s art and life, that he didn’t become famous until after his death, that he cut off his ear, etc. Now the History Channel has taken a look back at the history of van Gogh, and uncovered some interesting facts, and may have debunked several of … Continue reading "A LOOK AT THE MYTHS AND FACTS OF VINCENT VAN GOGH"
The British Museum has a fascinating history that goes back centuries, and recently the institution took a look at how it all started in the beginning of 1753… The British Museum got its start when Sir Hans Sloane died and left his collection to England. Sir Robert Bruce, Sir Thomas and Sir John Cotton had … Continue reading "HOW THE BRITISH MUSEUM DEVELOPED"
The Louvre Museum in Paris, France, is one of the most famous museums in the world and at least once in their lifetime, a must-see for any art lover. The Louvre Museum is abundantly rich in history, architecture, and fine art, so much so that there are many pieces and facts that can go missed … Continue reading "10 Must See Works of Art at The Louvre"
The credit card company Mastercard keeps track every year of the cities worldwide that receive the most tourists. This index is a great way to figure out where you might want to take your next vacation, but it doesn’t tell you when you should travel. Below, the top five global destinations for 2016 are listed … Continue reading "When to Visit the World’s Most Popular Tourist Destinations"