Barbara’s Best: India

Barbara's Best

We are taking a break from our series about Vienna to highlight some of Barbara’s favorite restaurants in India in honor of our two year anniversary of traveling there. Check out our other post about India, India: From the Raj to the Taj, to get a closer look at what our travelers experienced two years ago. […]

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India: From the Raj to the Taj

It has been over 2 years since the Carnegie Museums Travelers visited India in January 2016. However, the vibrant culture and experiences have yet to be forgotten. As the title of this blog post suggests, the group traveled From the Raj to the Taj, with the luxury tour company Cox and Kings, visiting Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, […]

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Barbara’s Best: Vienna Part 2

Barbara's Best

If you haven’t thought of traveling to Vienna, you should consider visiting this historic capital located in one of the top 20 countries to live in the whole world!  Not only is it known as a cultural center, particularly for classical music, Vienna continually ranks as a top city for its standard of living. This […]

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Barbara’s Best: New Orleans

In honor of Mardi Gras next week, we wanted to bring you as special edition of Barbara’s Best with tips for visiting New Orleans.  We will pick up again with Vienna Part 2 next Friday! Whether you make it to NOLA for Fat Tuesday or not, these hot eateries are the places to go any time you travel to this fascinating Louisiana metropolis.

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Barbara’s Best: Vienna (Part 1)

Barbara's Best

With an excellent central-European location, Austria’s capital city, Vienna, has boasted the title of the “city with the highest quality of life” for the past 8 years!  This week Barbara shares her recommendations for Vienna, and keep your eyes peeled for this city in our 2019 trip schedule! Posts on Vienna will be coming to […]

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Exploring Edinburgh: Where Historical Meets Modern

Our travelers are enthusiastic about visiting Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, this upcoming August.  The city was recently named as one of Travel + Leisure‘s “5 Popular Destinations That ‘Live Up to the Hype’“. Edinburgh easily blends old and new, providing modern twists to a historic city as seen in Afar. If the historic sites appeal to […]

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Barbara’s Best: Ireland

Barbara's Best

This week explore Barbara’s best spots in southern and eastern Ireland.  Our travelers experienced many of these locales on the July 2017 trip “Carleton Varney’s Ireland: Private Places, Friendly Faces.”  You can start in Dublin and work your way to County Cork, or start in Cork like our travelers and work your way to Dublin!  […]

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Interview with Rachel Delphia, the Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at Carnegie Museum of Art

Colonial Williamsburg

Curator Rachel Delphia shares her perspective on travel, design, and our upcoming Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh trip: Colonial Williamsburg: The Forging of a Nation with Monticello and Montpelier.  This April, Rachel will accompany our travelers on insider tours of James Madison’s Montpelier and UNESCO World Heritage Site Monticello,  President Thomas Jefferson’s self-designed estate,  join them in experiencing the early […]

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