220 years after his death, Venice has dedicated a museum to one of its most famous sons – the "Casanova Museum and Experience". Known best for his skill in seduction, Casanova was also a lawyer, writer and philosopher.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
Giacomo Casanova is known worldwide as a ladies' man, but he was much more: a priest, a spy and a writer. He now has a museum dedicated to him in Venice.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe spent almost two years traveling through Italy. In 1816 he published his "Italian Journey," laying the foundations for Germany’s enduring love of all things Italian.
In troubling political times, New York's latest tourist attraction offers visitors international escapism - a $40 million installation of 50 nations in miniature: a kind of Gulliver's Travels for the 21st century.
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