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A Tour of Baroque Rome

A Tour of Baroque Rome

When you think of Rome you immediately picture the Coliseum, the ruins of the Imperial Forum… But the Italian capital has had many other moments of splendour, including the Baroque period, in the 17th century, when several popes promoted artwork in Rome by funding great architects, such as Bernini and Borromini. more ...

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas is a family affair in Portugal and is celebrated with loved ones. There are numerous Christmas traditions in Portugal that vary from one region to another, some with Norman origins but the majority with catholic origins. more ...

The best Christmas family holidays in Europe

The best Christmas family holidays in Europe

What will your family be doing this Christmas? Will you be sitting at home watching the same films and television repeats that you did last year or will you be be trying something more exciting? Going away for Christmas is becoming more popular as families realise that escaping from Christmas around the television is a lot easier than they thought. more ...

Ocean Drive, the most famous street in Miami Beach

Ocean Drive, the most famous street in Miami Beach

Ocean Drive is the most famous avenue in Miami Beach. Here you’ll find everything you’ve ever seen about Miami in film and on TV: rows of palm trees, bright blue sky, gym-toned bodies, Latin music, people out doing sport, cocktail bars, endless sandy beaches and turquoise sea… more ...

15 things to do in Lisbon

15 things to do in Lisbon

There’s a million reasons to love Lisbon: it’s an inexpensive city that you can visit on a shoestring, it’s colourful architecture makes it stand out from other major European cities, it has great food and atmosphere… In Lisbon you’ll find old cafes with marble bars alongside cutting-edge art galleries. And there’s lots to do in Lisbon! more ...

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

In these dark days, how about a quick trip out of Prague with a decidedly spooky edge? Yes, we’re talking about the Sedlec Chapel of Bones, in the medieval town of Kutná Hora, whose beautiful Gothic and Baroque buildings have made it a World Heritage Site. more ...

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

What to do for Halloween in Barcelona in 2016

The night of magical spirits is getting closer… yes, it’s almost Halloween! Although here in Barcelona it’s traditional to roast chestnuts and sweet potatoes at this time of year, costumes, pumpkins and other Halloween traditions are now part of the celebrations too. more ...

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