• Art

    Gauguin’s coming to Copenhagen

    by  • April 11, 2016 • Art, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions

    A new exhibition devoted to Paul Gauguin, opens later this week at the NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Fresh from its success in Milan last year, Copenhagen’s NY Carlsberg Glyptotek is preparing to unveil its latest exhibition devoted to the French Post-Impressionist artist, Paul Gauguin. Entitled ‘Gauguin’s Worlds’, the Copenhagen exhibition is based on its...

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    Eurostar to consider plans for a high-speed link to Bordeaux

    by  • March 16, 2016 • Art, Bordeaux, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Film, Food & Drink, Rail, Sport

    Bordeaux City Breaks just four hours by rail from London could be a thing of the future. Eurostar announced today that it is looking into the possibility of a direct rail route between London and Bordeaux. Nicknamed the “vineyard express”, the proposed new route would make use of the new £6.1 billion high-speed line...

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    Picasso in Paris, Málaga, Marseille, Barcelona and Buitrago del Lozoya?

    by  • March 3, 2016 • Art, Barcelona, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Malaga, Marseille, Paris

    Indulge in some cultural cultivation on a city break in Malaga, Paris, Barcelona, Marseille and the outskirts of Madrid. Further to my recent blog rounding up the spring series of exhibitions in Paris, in which the Musée National Picasso Paris is about to launch its ‘Picasso. Sculptures’ temporary collection, I recently noticed another Picasso...

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    European Museum of the Year 2016 – Who Will Win?

    by  • February 24, 2016 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Paris, Porto, Sport, Turin, Warsaw

    From Polish Folk Culture to Portuguese Football, this year’s nominated EMYA short list offers a diverse choice of subject matter. Fierce debate and careful consideration is currently underway as the European Museum Forum assesses the nominations for this year’s European Museum of the Year. Having received a total of 49 entries from 24 different...

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    A February What’s On in Madrid

    by  • January 31, 2016 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food & Drink, Madrid, Sport

    From Cleopatra and Kandinsky to Titanic and Georges de la Tour, there’s plenty happening in Madrid this February. In my last blog I looked at easy excursions to undertake venturing outside of Madrid. This time around, I’m sticking with the Spanish capital, yet concentrating on events happening during the month of February, should you...

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