• Archive for April, 2015

    Upcoming Activities in Amsterdam

    by  • April 28, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink

    From tall ships to cartoon bunnies, there’s plenty of exciting entertainment planned in the Dutch capital. Yesterday marked King’s Day in the Netherlands, a national holiday which saw the length and breadth of Holland turn orange as the Dutch people celebrated the birthday of their monarch, King Willem-Alexander. An annual event since 1885, the...

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    Charles Pollock in Venice

    by  • April 23, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Venice

    A 365-day homage to the Pollock Brothers at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. If you were to mention the name ‘Pollock’, it’s probably a fair assumption that most people would associate it with the famous American artist, Jackson Pollock, renowned for his work in the genre of Abstract Expressionism. And yet few are aware that...

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    Brussels’ Royal Greenhouses are Open!

    by  • April 23, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Nature

    Indulge your passion for plants and perennials on a city break to Brussels. If you happen to be short breaking in Brussels over the next week or so, don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the city’s most popular attractions, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, open to the public for just a tantalisingly...

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    Turin: 2015 European Capital of Sport & So Much More!

    by  • April 20, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Festivals, Food & Drink, Sport, Transport, Turin

    Whilst Turin is applauded on the European stage for its sporting credentials, I assess its cultural, historical, culinary and architectural appeal. Many of you may not have been aware that Turin holds this year’s title of European Capital of Sport, an award previously held in recent years by the likes of Copenhagen, Warsaw, Milan,...

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