Museums

From Switzerland’s slightly macabre “dead frog” museum to Germany’s U-Boat 995 memorial

Sighisoara, Birthplace of Vlad Dracula

The village of Sighișoara (See gee shwahr ah) in Transylvania, Romania is possibly most well-known as the birthplace of Vlad Dracula, but this charming town is so much more!  Originally a Roman fort, the town was colonized by settlers of Germanic descent known...

¡Ayyy, te amo Madrid! Te amo.

From the land of Swiss cows to the land of Spanish puerco, we arrived in Madrid on the evening of the third day of a two-week road trip from Switzerland.  We were meeting up with Alicia, a friend who grew up in the city, and would be staying with her at her pa...

Estavayer’s Dead Frog Society

The little Swiss town of Estavayer-le-Lac has a rather unusual claim to fame.  Hidden behind a creaking heavy wooden door at the top of some old stone steps is a unique gem of a museum.  This museum, the Musée des grenouilles, is home to a bizarre collection o...