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Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Paris is home to some of the world’s greatest museums, the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and the Centre Pompidou. However Paris isn’t known as the Museum City for nothing and you’ll find lots of quirky, free and fantastic little museums hidden away in the Parisian back streets more ...

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Cape Town

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Cape Town

There is something incredibly endearing about penguins. Whatever the reason for their appeal, we love them. Now as penguin lovers we need to tell you about a place where you get to see them up close and personal and even get to swim with them, Boulders Beach near Cape Town. more ...

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

How do you fancy stargazing and exploring the galaxy? Well, who doesn’t….For the 8th consecutive year, the Fabra Observatory in Barcelona are offering “dinner with stars” where lucky visitors can taste some delicious dishes on one of the best look out points in the city, Tibidabo, to look at the galaxy. more ...

Gay Puerto Vallarta

Gay Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most gay friendly cities. For decades tourists from all over the world, especially the USA and Canada, have been coming to Puerto Vallarta attracted by the spectacular beaches and the pleasant climate. The LGBT community has at their disposal a large number of bars and nightclubs to enjoy the exotic tropical nightlife of Puerto Vallarta. more ...

A Free Walking Tour of Florence: A Great Way Not to Get Lost.

A Free Walking Tour of Florence: A Great Way Not to Get Lost.

I like to think I have a pretty good sense of direction, most of the time. But take me away from my all too familiar surroundings and I’ll be walking around in circles, a map held up close as I try to identify familiar landmarks, streets in fact just about anything which will get me going in the right direction.In an attempt to leave the map in my pocket and get my bearings and learn some history I signed up for a free walking tour in Florence. more ...

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonie

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonie

It was an industrial dispute which led to the creation of one of the world’s greatest orchestra ensembles,the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Since it's beginnings in 1882 it has gone from strength to strength and is now considered to be the world’s second best orchestra ensemble behind Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw. more ...

Five Reasons Why Majorca is the Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Five Reasons Why Majorca is the Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Your eyes met across the crowded dance floor, you both knew it was love at first sight.You’ve decided to take your relationship to the next level and…OMG…Get Married. Congratulations!Now I’ve got to try and sell you the idea of Majorca as a honeymoon destination so here goes, my five reasons as to why you should have your honeymoon in Majorca. more ...

Day Trips from Madrid

Day Trips from Madrid

There is no shortage of things to see and do in the city of Madrid but if at any stage it becomes too small or you simply want to get out of the city and explore the surrounding area we have a few alternatives. In fact we have not one but three different day trips from Madrid to enjoy with the family, alone or with friends. You won’t regret it. more ...

The Strangest Museums in London

The Strangest Museums in London

The British Museum, National Galley, Tate Modern are some of the museums London is famous for. But what about the other hidden and unexplored side of the city, the one which is off the well worn tourist path, the dark and fascinating London which few people take the time to discover? Today we invite you to join us we take you on a journey to some of London’s strangest and most fascinating museums. more ...

Tantalise the Tastebuds with these Lisbon Delicacies

Tantalise the Tastebuds with these Lisbon Delicacies

The cuisine of which city consists of mouthwatering pasteries, homely yet delicious soups and more seafood dishes than you can possibly eat in a year. If you guessed Lisbon then you’d be correct but there is a lot more to eating out in Lisbon than these delicious treats. Let’s have a look at some other different yet equally delicious food in Lisbon. more ...

Lakes and Violins: Day Trips from Milan

Lakes and Violins: Day Trips from Milan

Today’s cities have become quite generic. Take away the museums and architecture and you’ll find the same shops, chain restaurants, fashions, music and so on. What do you do when you have seen the sights, museums and architecture and you want a real cultural experience? You get out of the city, of course. Get out and explore the neighbouring towns and countryside, which is where you’ll find the real cultural differences. Join us as we go exploring with day trips from Milan. more ...

Keukenhof Gardens in Bloom for 2014

Keukenhof Gardens in Bloom for 2014

With the long awaited arrival of spring almost here it’s time to visit the magical gardens of Keukenhof. Located a mere 20km from Amsterdam, Keukenhof (Dutch for the kitchen garden) is an enormous 32Ha park containing over 7 million flowers. more ...

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