Chawton: Jane Austen’s Happy Place

Visit the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton where Jane lived with her sister and mother on her brother’s property. Then walk to the Chawton House Library to trace Jane’s path to her brother’s inherited home. Take tea at Cassandra’s Cup and stay in the Chawton Garden House Airbnb.

Step into the 1800s in Charles Dickens’ First London Home

Visit the Charles Dickens Museum in London to discover how closely the author based his character David Copperfield on his own life.

Preservation of a Bibliophile’s Retreat

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Austen's England & The Open Palace Programme

Have you ever thought about what goes into the preservation of the historic author museums we all love to visit? Let me tell you, so much more goes on behind the scenes than you’ll ever realize during your visit.

Rain, Rain Go Away, or We’ll Visit More of Amsterdam’s Museums Today

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Holland

Now I know what you’re thinking. “You went to more museums?? Hadn’t you exhausted all the museums in Amsterdam by now?” Well, no. There’s always more. But bear with me.

Two Synagogues, Both Alike in Dignity in Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Holland

This is part 4 in Museum Hopping in Holland. Read Part 1 to find out how to save on museum entrance fees with the Museum Card. There is a joke in Jewish circles… A Jew…

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