• Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

    Bowie in Berlin

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music

    If you missed last year’s unforgettable ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, now’s your chance to catch it again as it returns to Europe, and to Berlin in particular, on the latest leg of its international tour. Described as “one of the most pioneering and influential performers of...

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    Paris – a Chocoholic’s Dream!

    by  • October 22, 2013 • City Breaks, Festivals, Food & Drink, Paris

    If you’re a lover of Lindt, a fan of Ferrero Rocher or a closet Cadbury’s connoisseur, this Paris short break is an absolute must! Fresh from its run last week at London’s Olympia, the annual 2013 Salon du Chocolat takes over Paris’ Porte de Versailles from Wednesday, 30th October until Sunday, 3rd November, and is,...

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    A Gastronome’s Delight – The Best Cities in Europe for Food Buffs

    by  • July 19, 2013 • Brussels, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Lyon, Paris, Rome • 0 Comments

    Be it authentic paella in Valencia, a traditional Neapolitan pizza or mouth-watering meze in a tempting Greek taverna, there’s a seemingly-endless variety of tempting cuisine on offer throughout Europe. And yet, whether you opt for Michelin-starred fine dining, a hearty local speciality or a simple snack, there’s a common and consistent thread running through...

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    Roy Lichtenstein at Paris’ Centre Pompidou

    by  • July 3, 2013 • Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris • 0 Comments

    Regarded as a leading figure of the pop art movement and a veritable master of American painting, today sees the grand opening of a fascinating retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997). Taking place at the Musée National d’Art Moderne situated in Paris’ iconic Centre Pompidou, the exhibition presents...

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    A Magical Musical Mystery Tour of Europe

    by  • June 24, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Dublin, Granada, Hamburg, Liverpool, London, Music, Paris, Stockholm • 0 Comments

    If you were playing a game of word association and someone said ‘The Beatles’, chances are your automatic response would be John Lennon, Paul McCartney or, quite possibly, Liverpool. Yet did you know that Hamburg also claims strong links to the Fab Four, with a dedicated Beatles-Platz – paved black to look like a...

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    Have children, will travel…

    by  • June 22, 2013 • Children, City Breaks, Paris • 0 Comments

    Looking for a city that offers culture and history for the adults and fun and excitement for the kids? Well, over the next few blogs, as a mum of two with a strong passion for travel, I’ll be looking at the top cities in Europe for young families. The first on my list has...

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    Parlez-Vous Touriste ?

    by  • June 19, 2013 • City Breaks, Paris • 0 Comments

    The undisputed capital of romance, Paris remains one of the world’s most visited cities and yet Parisians have long endured a reputation for rudeness when it comes to dealing with the 29 million visitors who flock there each year. And with tourism accounting for one in ten jobs in the capital and surrounding region,...

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