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Warm Up for the Olympics with Museyon Guides

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  When the London Olympics open on July 27, more than 1 billion people around the world will be watching. The city has sunk more than an estimated $14.5 billion into the Games, including the creation of a massive sports complex on the city’s eastern fringes. With more than 380,000 international visitors are expected to turn up for the show, ... Read More »

Endangered Soviet Sites, “Vacation” Reboot, and Getting to Cuba Legally

  Twenty years after the fall of the U.S.S.R., Soviet landmarks in Moscow including the Mayakovskaya metro station, Lenin’s tomb, and The Melnikov House (pictured above) are in disrepair and under threat of disappearing forever. (Guardian UK)   Like James Bond, Clark Griswold of “National Lampoon’s Vacation” is the latest iconic movie hero to undergo a dark, edgy “reboot”. (Cinematical) ... Read More »

The Prado at 60 Mph, Alternate Carnivals, and Where to Drink at NYFW

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Porto da Pedra School of Samba is planning a tribute to fashion for this year’s Carnival in Rio with a collection of appropriately festive costumes. (JC Report)   Oh, and here are some alternative Carnival destinations in case you’ve already done everything (and everyone) in Rio. (Matador)   High speed arting! Get in and out of the Prado in less ... Read More »

How To Bow, Surviving the Olympics, and Hot Hotel Sex Sandwiches

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  Have you always wanted to make love on a carousel, in a space capsule, or tucked between the meat and veg of a giant sandwich? Well, then, Chicago has a romantic themed hotel suite perfect for your Valentine’s Day celebrations… you sick, sick monster. [AV Club]   President Obama has picked New York artist Chuck Close, writer Jhumpa Lahiri, ... Read More »

Art and Music in the ‘City of God’

It looks like the Olympics are headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of our favorite cities in the world. It’s also the setting for one of our favorite films — City of God. While the athletes and tourists will be treated to the high life during the 2016 games, the 2002 film shows another side of the city, the ... Read More »

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