• Culture Breaks

    Festival Fever Hits Salzburg

    by  • July 15, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Festivals, Film, Music, Salzburg

    From its Summer Festival to the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Salzburg’s Musical Heritage Comes to the Fore. This weekend sees the start of the annual Salzburg Festival, a six-week-long extravaganza of opera, drama and concerts for festival-goers of every age. Highlights of the festival include several performances of William Shakespeare’s The...

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    Venice Gets Ready to Showcase its Art Biennale

    by  • May 6, 2015 • Art, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Festivals, Venice

    The Crème de la Crème of International Contemporary Art Descend of Venice for Biennale. As Milan’s tenure as host city for Expo 2015 gets underway,  so too Venice prepares itself for the grand unveiling of its prestigious Biennale di Venezia, an internationally-renowned modern art exhibition described by some as the ‘Olympics of Contemporary Art’....

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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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    Head to Granada During the Quieter Months.

    by  • February 28, 2015 • Architecture, Culture Breaks, Granada, Multi Centre Breaks

    For smaller crowds try to visit the Alhambra in March or April. Granada is very much on the tourist map, primarily due to the popularity of the Alhambra, the majestic complex of palaces and irrigated gardens which nestles amongst the hills on the outskirts of the city.  Granada airport is not well served by flights and indeed there...

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    The Centre Pompidou Comes to Málaga

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Costa del Sol, Culture Breaks, Malaga

    Shedding its reputation as just a gateway to the Costa del Sol, Málaga is fast becoming one of Spain’s cultural capitals and a sought-after city break destination. Without question, the distinctively colourful pipes which envelop Paris’ Centre Pompidou make this building one of the French capital’s most recognisable sights. And contained within this arresting...

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