• Rome

    Rome City Experience

    by  • September 23, 2015 • City Breaks, Rome

    4 nights with privately guided tours from £499pp From its humble origins as an Italian village, Rome has evolved through the centuries to become a major political and cultural centre whilst retaining its status as one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world. With such a wealth of unrivalled historical treasures and...

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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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    Olympic Aspirations – The 2024 Quintet of Candidates is Unveiled

    by  • September 16, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Hamburg, Paris, Rome, Sport

    Paris, Rome, Los Angeles, Hamburg and Budapest declared candidates to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Although the year 2024 might be a considerable way off, there’s much talk this morning about the 2024 Olympic Games and the five candidate cities which have just been officially revealed. Announcing the news of the five hopeful host...

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    The Telegraph’s Short-Haul Bucket List

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Architecture, Art, Athens, Berlin, City Breaks, Moscow, Nature, Paris, Prague, Religious Sites, Rome, St Petersburg

    From Ephesus in Turkey to the Eiffel Tower, Venice to Versailles, The Telegraph selects its top 30 European places to visit before you die. Travel awards and top ten lists always greatly interest me and The Telegraph’s bucket list is no exception. Described as “the ultimate collection of places to see and things to...

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    Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Destinations

    by  • August 18, 2015 • Alhambra, Barcelona, City Breaks, Granada, Istanbul, Rome

    From Cambodia’s Temples of Angkor to the Coliseum in Rome, Lonely Planet Publishes its 500 Best Places on the Planet. There’s much talk in the travel world this afternoon about Lonely Planet’s grand unveiling of its latest book “Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet… Ranked”. This new and essential travel guide, billed...

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    Matisse & Chagall Come to Rome

    by  • February 24, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Rome

    Two fabulous exhibitions of art in two of Rome’s historic venues. City breakers to Rome and fans of Matisse will be in seventh heaven next week as a stunning new exhibition opens in the Italian capital, devoted to the work of this world-renowned artist and in particular his love of the Orient. Housed at...

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