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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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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Interview with the director of The Andy Warhol Museum

When you take a trip with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, our hope is to provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you just can’t find anywhere else. This spring, Patrick Moore, the director of The Andy Warhol Museum, will accompany our travelers in Spain, providing his insight and expertise on museum visits, private collections, and […]

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Barbara’s Best: Venice (Part 3)

Barbara's Best

This week Barbara is sharing some of her favorite restaurants, cafes, and food and drink staples in Venice, Italy. The amazing food and drink is enough to make any traveler want to visit this beautiful destination. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series for more Venice travel tips. WHERE […]

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Barbara’s Best: Venice (Part 2)

Barbara's Best

This week Barbara continues to shares her recommendations for a city she knows inside and out—Venice. Posts on this city will be coming to you in parts and focusing on off the beaten trail activities, restaurants, and ideas. We hope you read part one on when to visit Venice. Now, we come to you with part […]

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Belmond Royal Scotsman

The Carnegie Museums Travel Program is set to visit Scotland in August 2018! During the trip’s optional postlude, we will be boarding the Belmond Royal Scotsman for a lavish ride through the Scottish Highlands. Featuring cozy cabins, delectable meals, beautiful scenery, and exciting excursions, this amazing train offers a one-of-a-kind Scottish experience. Read more from Travel + Leisure to […]

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Barbara’s Best: Venice (Part 1)

Barbara's Best

This week Barbara shares her recommendations for a city she knows inside and out—Venice. Posts on this city will be coming to you in parts and focusing on off the beaten trail activities, restaurants, and ideas. In part one, Barbara is opening up her little black book and providing you with insider information that only […]

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