Videos: Art & Architecture

Angela Fairhurst
Santa Barbara Biltmore 4 Seasons
Lobby entrance. Courtesy of Four Seasons The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Art & Architecture

Art & architecture are the personality of a destination and they exist everywhere, not just in galleries and museums. JauntTV® explores works of local artists and masters of architecture & design.

Guadalajara’s Finest

Guadalajara is a city located in the western part of Mexico in the capital state of Jalisco. One of the most popular areas of the city is the old town. Guadalajara’s old town is a treasure trove of history, culture, and beauty. Visitors can explore the stunning colonial-era buildings and historic landmarks that make this area of the city so unique.

Tuscany’s Borgo Pignano

Come join JauntTV® as we visit one of the most spectacular, sustainable estate hotels in the world…in Volterra, Tuscany.

Venice Italy is all that!

Venice, Italy, is like no other city on earth. Located in north eastern Italy, the enchanting city is rich with cultural heritage. It’s built on a group of 118 small islands with canals that are linked by bridges. The way to get around is by foot or by boat. Historic Venetian Gothic architecture dominates the landscape with practical arches built over the bridges. Let’s not forget all the amazing food and shopping too!

Discovering Ho Chi Minh City on a Rickshaw

Ho Chi Minh City, is the most vibrant and energetic city in Vietnam. At the heart of Ho Chi Minh City is District 1, home to an array of tourist attractions, from historic landmarks to modern shopping malls, restaurants, and bars which I explored via rickshaw. Enjoy the journey with me!

Exploring Magical Towns in Nayarit

Mexico has 132 Pueblos Magicos or Magical Towns, villages that have received a designation for maintaining their original architecture, Mexican culture, folklore and history. JauntTV® explored 3 of these in Nayarit – Sayulita, Compostela, and Jala.

What Makes Barcelona a Top Destination?

On the coast of north eastern Spain, Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of Spain Catalonia region, and is a top travel destination. Barcelona is known for its art and architecture, but it is the overall atmosphere that drives people to visit. Be sure to ride the Muntjac Cable Car, and check out Port Vell, Montj Castle, The MNAC, National Art Museum of Catalonia, the National Palace and Sagrada Fam  ­lia – the giant Basilica and Gaud’s most famous work.

Sexy Santorini

Santorini is one of the most popular islands of Greece, especially among honeymooners and first-timers. It’s crystal blue waters, tangerine sunsets and white buildings adorned with blue accents clinging to the cliffs make for a romantic destination.

Art Glass Blowing in Half Moon Bay

Glassblowing is a process and art form that has remained relatively unchanged, but over the last few decades has blown the boundaries of creativity. JauntTV® learns how to heat it up with Doug from Half Moon Bay Art Glass.

Temples in Thailand

From small shrines to sprawling complexes, Buddhist temples play an important role in everyday Thai life. Thailand is a country with over 40,000 temples, with almost 33,902 of them still in current use. JauntTV® traveled to Chiang Mai, Krabi and Bangkok to experience a number of buddhist temples where people go to pray for good health, good fortune, wealth, education and to seek life advice from monks that live there.

Pottery in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is loaded with interactive experiences, with one of them being a hands-on class at Paseo Pottery learning to make pottery. During the two-hour class, guests are taught how to throw pots on a pottery wheel, and given the opportunity to make two pieces.

Santa Fe’s Art Scene

Santa Fe New Mexico has always been known for its beautiful art and historic architecture, with an ever-expanding scene. JauntTV® experienced Santa Fe’s art in all its forms from traditional southwestern art to numerous galleries including Meow Wolf and the renowned Georgia O’Keefe museum.


A Visit to Mexico City

Apart from being one of the largest cities in the world, Mexico City is considered great for its outstanding number of museums, more than any other in the world, historic sites and landmarks. JauntTV® takes a look around.

The Beauty and History of Athens

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. As one of the world’s oldest cities in the world, JauntTV® explored some of the city’s history, architecture and must-see sights.

Messinia: A hidden gem in Peloponnese Greece

Messinia is a hidden gem on the southwest end of Greece, a region highlighting 4,500 years of civilization with glorious beaches, enchanting villages, ancient ruins, Venetian castles, vast olive groves, mountains, and coves.

Destination: Acapulco Stay Play See

Tourists are coming back in droves to Acapulco for the beaches, adventures (such as an over-water zip line), cultural museums, resorts, and a nature preserve.

The Heart of Vienna

Vienna, Austria’s capital owes much of its fame to celebrated composers and offers a blend of stunning architecture, museums , imperial sights, sculptures, outdoor spaces and special Viennese charm. JauntTV® enjoyed a stay at the classic Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna while exploring the city.

A Jaunt to Palm Springs

Palm Springs is only two hours down the 10 freeway from Los Angeles. In the Sonoran Desert of Southern California. The area of the Coachella Valley is surrounded by mountains and canyons and offers a variety of hiking trails. Downtown has been revitalized with Stylish hotels such as the Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs sitting central to the core shopping district with art galleries, sculptures, boutiques, designer shops and restaurants.


Lisbon’s MAAT Museum Power Exhibit

Set on the banks of the Tagus in Belém Lisbon Portugal is The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, otherwise known as the MAAT. One of the exhibits is the Tejo Power Station, a power plant factory converted into a museum reviewing the history of electricity in Portugal. For more go to and subscribe to this JauntTV® You Tube channel.

Modern Art Miami

Miami is hot on the modern art scene, and JauntTV® visits some of the some of the exciting artsy places to visit year-round.


The Mus  ©e Jacquemart-Andr  © Paris

With over 130 museums in the greater Paris region to choose from,. JauntTV® recommends the Mus  ©e Jacquemart-Andr  ©, a museum that was once the private home of Edouard Andr  © and his wife N  ©lie Jacquemart, both avid art collectors in Paris towards the end of the 19th century.

Sintra Portugal and All Its Charm

Sintra is a picturesque and quaint resort town set amidst the pine-covered foothills of Portugal Sintra Mountains, near the capital of Lisbon. JauntTV® takes a day trip to see the town, its exquisite palaces, extravagant mansions and decorative gardens.

Unique Sculptures in Prague by David Černý

Prague the city of 1000 Spires is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Prague is a city where tradition meets modern. We sought out unusual modern art sculptures by the native artist David, known for his creative and often controversial large-scale installations.


Toronto’s Emerging Art Scene

Explore Toronto’s art scene with a hard hat tour of the new Museum of Contemporary Art, the distillery art district and a graffiti art tour.


The Art & Architecture of Lisbon

JauntTV® takes a look at the art and architecture of Lisbon, Portugal where it has been significantly transformed in the last five years.


Madrid by Scooter

JauntTV® sees the art and architecture of Madrid on a classic Vespa Scooter.


Art and Architecture in Panama City

Join JauntTV® in Panama City to discover the art and architecture of its historic city Casco Viejo, a UNESCO heritage site.


The Quaint City of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Jaunt TV discovers the architecture, hidden passages and treasures of Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quaint square mile beach city on California Monterey Peninsula.


Morgan Rock Ecolodge, Nicaragua

Tour of the bungalows at Morgans Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge in Nicaragua.