palaces

Our list of articles tagged with "palaces."

June 30, 2021

Top 10 Things to See and Do in South Korea

South Korea is a wonderful destination for families, foodies, culture lovers, history enthusiasts, K-pop fans and other travelers. Read about our top 10 favorite things to do during a private South Korea tour.

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June 15, 2021

A Private “Sound of Music” Tour in Salzburg, Austria

Many of our travelers to Salzburg, Austria, enjoy taking a private tour of locations made famous in The Sound of Music, the classic 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Read about some of our favorite film locations we take travelers to in and around Salzburg.

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October 13, 2019

Art Deco at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India

Many travelers are surprised to find that India has one of the largest concentrations of Art Deco in the world. One of the most spectacular representations of Art Deco in India is the legendary Umaid Bhawan Palace in the heart of Rajasthan.

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January 9, 2017

Decorative Arts at the Opulent Palace Residences of Seville

Artisans of Leisure arranges visits to private homes and important, formerly private residences in destinations around the world. Such visits are a great way to learn about local history, experience exceptional architecture, and see impressive collections of art and decorative arts–they also often provide a fascinating peek into the lifestyles and personal whims of their inhabitants. A […]

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April 21, 2016

Decorative Arts in the City Palace of Udaipur, India

Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan, India, has a long history and tradition of beautiful decorative arts. One of the best places to appreciate the many local styles and techniques in Udaipur is at the City Palace. Over the centuries, local maharanas (princes) brought the most skilled craftsmen to decorate the palace with intricate carvings, detailed […]

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January 15, 2016

Sintra, Portugal: A Favorite Excursion from Lisbon

The town of Sintra, about 30 minutes west of Lisbon, is rarely described without some mention of the word “fairy-tale.” It’s easy to see why. Tucked into verdant hills and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Sintra is awash in over-the-top castles and estates with design elements both fanciful and mysterious. These unique structures and their related […]

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