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    May Mayhem!

    by  • May 10, 2016 • Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Cannes, City Breaks, Festivals, Film, Milan, Music, Sport, Stockholm, Turin

    From Barcelona to Basel, there’s no shortage of big events taking place across Europe. There’s plenty of events taking place across Europe over the next few weeks, be it football, formula one or film and music festivals. Here’s just a brief snapshot of what’s happening… Cannes Film Festival The French Riviera is gearing up...

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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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    Marathon Aspirations

    by  • December 27, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Girona, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madeira, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Marseille, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, New York, Nice, Oslo, Palermo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Rotterdam, Salzburg, San Sebastian, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tromso, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Zagreb, Zurich

    Start 2016 with a spring in your step and a place in one of Europe’s city marathons. If your festive indulgences have left you approaching 2016 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get in shape, then it’s more than likely that you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start the New Year, it’s often...

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    Three Cheers for Chocolate!

    by  • November 19, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Film, Food & Drink, Turin

    Turin is the place to be as it plays host to its annual Film Festival, a Celebration of Chocolate and a Menagerie of Monet Masterpieces. It’s a busy time in Turin currently as the city prepares to play host to two rather important cultural events. In addition to the prestigious 33rd Torino Film Festival...

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    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

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    Lonely Planet’s Best Places in Europe 2015

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Amsterdam, Architecture, Art, Aurora Borealis, Belgrade, Festivals, Food & Drink, Leipzig, Malaga, Nature, Porto, Tromso, Turin

    From the artistic Mediterranean vibe of Málaga to the sublime natural landscapes of northern Norway, this year’s best places in Europe offers an eclectic mix of destinations. Published this week is the Lonely Planet’s top 10 guide to the best European places to visit in 2015. As well as some staple favourites such as...

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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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    Celebrating the Classic Car – Collections across Europe

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Milan, Monaco, Munich, Riga, Transport, Turin

    From Monaco to Munich, visit and view some of Europe and America’s finest vintage vehicles. This weekend saw Paris play host to the Retromobile show, a major international event devoted to the classic car, with some 500 vintage automobiles sure to have ignited the passions of many a classic car enthusiast. And yet whilst...

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