Month: July 2016

Vusiem Guides featured on Appliv

Our British Museums and Louvre Museum App guides have been featured on AppLiv one of the premium App discovery sites on the web!  

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Vanity of Kings – The story behind the colossal Rameses II statue in British Museum

If you have been to the British Museum, you are very unlikely to have missed the colossal, handsome statue of Rameses II benignly looking down at the visitor. The calm visage of the statue forebodes the patience of a man who has witnessed a few millennia and the serene knowledge that he will outlast us all […]

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Visiting Louvre and other Paris Museums? Some tips!

Paris could be called the Art capital of the world. Nestled right amidst all the attractions of Paris, are world-famous museums like the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, L’Orangerie, Musee Rodin to name a few. If you are a visitor to Paris, an array of choices bewilder the tourist pressed for time. Unlike London, the entry to the […]

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Unearthing the sunken cities of Herakleion

Alexandria on the Nile delta was a prominent centre of the Greco-roman civilization. Unlike the ancient Egyptian excavations at Luxor, cairo etc very little has been found of this syncretic culture that blossomed near Alexandria. Despite appearing in the works of Homer, Herodotus and others, the cities of Heraklion, Canopus and other such cities had disappeared […]

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