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    Show Stopping Sartorial Spectacles – From McQueen to Gaultier

    by  • March 13, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Exhibitions, Fashion, London, Milan, New York, Paris

    ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ exhibition prepares to be unveiled at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The great and the good of the fashion world came together in London for an exclusive preview of what is set to be a spectacular retrospective devoted to “one of the most innovative designers of recent times”,...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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    Oktoberfest comes to Edinburgh and London

    by  • September 30, 2014 • City Breaks, Edinburgh, Festivals, Food & Drink, London

    Beer Appreciation in the Scottish and English Capitals If you didn’t quite manage to make it to Munich this year for the city’s annual Oktoberfest, fear not for the Scottish capital is preparing its own very special version! Launching tomorrow (Wednesday, 1st October) is the Edinburgh Oktoberfest, a festival of German beer, food and modern...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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    Eurostar Celebrates a Passenger Carrying Milestone

    by  • January 3, 2014 • London, Paris, Rail

    As we enter 2014 Eurostar starts its twentieth year of operation and the international high speed rail operator has had something to celebrate during the festive season. 2013 has seen Eurostar carry, for the first time, ten million passengers in a single year. This landmark achievement brings the total number of passengers who have...

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    Claude Monet – Art Inspired by Scenes in Paris and London

    by  • December 27, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, London, Paris

    Claude Monet (1840 – 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, indeed the term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise. Many of Monet’s paintings were inspired by places which held a particular significance for him at various stages of his life, including Le Havre and the Normandy coast,...

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    An Architectural Olympic Legacy

    by  • September 9, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Glasgow, London, Marseille, Rome • 0 Comments

    Swiftly following the news that Tokyo has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced that British-based architect, Zaha Hadid’s ‘space-age mothership’ design has been selected as the blueprint for the city’s Olympic stadium, a multi-million revamp in fact of Tokyo’s National Stadium. With an extensive worldwide portfolio under...

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