A Visit To Northern Culture Museum In Niigata During Winter

Niigata Prefecture is located along the coast of Japan in Chubu Region. One of the main highlights of Niigata would definitely be its premium quality rice.

Due to time constraint upon arrival in Niigata, the one destination we had decided to visit was the Northern Culture Museum. The place was originally served to pass down the historical lifestyle and culture of Japan’s great Ito landowner. They were originally farmers who lived in the Edo Period from 1603-1868.

The mundane bus ride from Niigata station to Northern Culture Museum was about 50 minutes long. Paddy fields were seen withering as winter claimed its season of the year.

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Vincent Van Gogh Paintings at Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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Besides the renowned Mona Lisa painting at Louvre Museum which I had previously blogged about, Musée d’Orsay houses many well known paintings and artworks of famous artists due to the fact that Louvre Museum literally ran out of space. These artists include Van Gogh, Manet, Monet, Cezanne, Renoir and many more! Continue reading “Vincent Van Gogh Paintings at Musée d’Orsay, Paris”

Lindt Chocolate Museum, Cologne

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Lindt Chocolate Museum, also known as “Schokoladen Museum” was added on to my place-to-go list since I am a sucker for anything chocolate. I sure was glad the location was just about 5 mins walk from Art Otel Cologne, the place I was lodging.

It was Day 11 of my Germany-France trip and having visited the famous Cologne Cathedral + plenty of shopping the day before, it was time to make a trip to a place that makes me smile and hungry at the same time. 

Greeted by 3 Lindt “Chocolate Bears” at the entrance, I couldn’t helped but to take a picture with them. Lindt Chocolate Museum sure was huge inside! I was already eyeing the retail store as well the chocolate themed café even before I had gotten my tickets to enter. Continue reading “Lindt Chocolate Museum, Cologne”