• Archive for March, 2015

    Prague Celebrates Easter in a Big Way

    by  • March 29, 2015 • Festivals, Food & Drink, Prague

     Prague’s Easter Markets run from 21st March right through to 12th April Even though the Czech Republic is known to be one of the world’s least religious countries, the Czech people still tend to celebrate Easter with an unusual degree of enthusiasm. Easter (Velikonoce, in Czech) was stripped of its religious connotations under Communism,...

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    Krakow, Auschwitz and Zakopane

    by  • March 18, 2015 • Krakow, Zakopane

    Have you ever thought of combining the vitality of a city with the unspoilt landscape of the mountains? If so, why not enjoy the energy and charm of Krakow before heading south to the beautiful Tatra Mountains for a relaxing stay in the pretty town of Zakopane?  Stay in centrally located 3 star hotels...

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    Show Stopping Sartorial Spectacles – From McQueen to Gaultier

    by  • March 13, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Exhibitions, Fashion, London, Milan, New York, Paris

    ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ exhibition prepares to be unveiled at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The great and the good of the fashion world came together in London for an exclusive preview of what is set to be a spectacular retrospective devoted to “one of the most innovative designers of recent times”,...

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    Venice – Pay to Enter Piazza San Marco?

    by  • March 12, 2015 • Venice

    Venice continues to look at ways to reduce the pressure of tourists in peak season The latest proposal from the non-profit organization Venessia.com in Venice is that tourists visiting Piazza San Marco should pay a fee and make a reservation during high season. This new regulation would help reduce the daily pressure on the...

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    Lisbon & Porto

    by  • March 4, 2015 • City Breaks, Lisbon, Porto

    Perched on the hillside overlooking the Rio Tejo, Lisbon has all the appeal of a capital city without the commotion. Brightly coloured buildings, beautiful gothic cathedrals, monasteries, museums and remnants of Moorish architecture are yours to explore, but so too are the dozens of restaurants, bars and cafés lining the narrow streets of the...

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    Homages to the Historical Greats

    by  • March 3, 2015 • Amsterdam, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris

    The Tudors, Alexander, Napoleon and Josephine in Paris & Amsterdam. Take a trip to Paris or Amsterdam and as you’d expect, there’s certainly no shortage of cultural heritage or architectural splendour. After all, the abundance of buildings, artworks and artefacts all play a pivotal role in defining each city’s long and distinguished history. And...

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