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Tag: Museums

Augustinian Monastery, Quebec City

  With torrential downpours and chilly temperatures, the start to my Quebec City/Women in Travel Summit trip was not going as hoped. As I looked for indoor activities the Augustinian Monastery Wellness tour seemed like a unique option that involved some exercise so I signed up! The Augustinian Monastery (Le Monastere des Augustines) in Quebec City had a 45 million dollar renovation in 2015. When completed, it entailed a spa, restaurant, holistic medicine clinic, museum, and hotel. The newly improved and expanded complex won architecture awards as well as being a fantastic addition to the Quebec City wellness scene. The Read More

A Taliesin West Tour

A Taliesin West tour is the only way to see the Taliesin West grounds in Scottsdale, Arizona. Taliesin West is a current architecture school founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Arizona desert in 1933. The school moved back and forth between Arizona and Wisconsin with the seasons and semi permanent structures are still used for student housing, dotting the Taliesin West grounds in Scottsdale today. Any tourist wishing to visit, must be on a Taliesin West tour.  Once when tickets were sold out I tried to sneak in for a few peeks but it was a no-go. No freebies Read More