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Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
A popular day trip from Edinburgh, just 15km from the city center, the majestic ruins of Linlithgow Palace hold a special place in Scotland‘s history, serving as a royal residence for Scottish ...
Once one of Italy’s wealthy fiefdoms, Lucca retains all the beauty of art and architecture that you’d expect from northern Italy and Tuscany. Smaller than Florence, it gained its freedom from Rome ...
From all over Barcelona you can see Montjuic , the hill rising greenly above the city. It makes sense then that from Montjuic you get great views over Barcelona and its harbor . While there are ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Few mountains have the notorious reputation of Mount Vesuvius in southern Italy. This is, after all, the volcano that laid waste to Pompeii 2,000 years ago – and which continues to threaten the area ...
Written by JC, Germany, November 2011
Around two hours’ drive from Berlin and less from Dresden, Bad Muskau, or Muskauer Park, lies on the Neisse River and thus right on the Polish border of Germany. While it’s a pleasant enough town, ...
No less than three of Berlin ’s
inner city parks have been the subject of feature-length documentaries
in the last year, profiling the friendly collision of social groups and
subcultures which ...
Minimalism schminimalism: sometimes the eye craves excess and that’s when Rococo comes into its own. Too much was barely enough for this 18th century child of the Baroque, with its gilded lilies, ...
Written by JC, Germany, October 2011
Everyone knows Neuschwanstein. Part of the building’s ongoing allure is the legend of its owner, the so-called “mad” king, Ludwig II of Bavaria, who commissioned it as an architectural embodiment of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
There’s just something magical about islands. I’m not sure what it is. I love the sea and I love the idea of solitude, although I doubt I’d like the reality of being Robinson Crusoe. Elba is an ...
Written by Viator, October 2011
One of the region’s most popular holiday destinations, Santorini epitomizes the Greek Island beauty of blue-domed white churches, gravity-defying cliff-top villages and stunning sunsets. Explore the ...
Pride and Prejudice, Downton Abbey, Brideshead Revisited – we’ve watched the TV series, seen the movies, read the books. These stories of life in England during centuries past are one of the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
The Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh aims to keep the storytelling tradition alive and bring out the best storytelling skills in the current generation of Scots. They run storytelling ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Once upon a time the Tower of London was all about locking people in. For nearly 1000 years it has been London's royal fortress, stronghold, and prison. It was originally built by William the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
If you have any interest in art history, then you must visit Padua and go to Cappella degli Scrovegni. The chapel was built by the wealthy Enrico Scrovegni for his father who was denied burial in an ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
If you’re in Dublin between the 8th and 24th of December this year make sure you see the living nativity scene at the Mansion House. Each year since 1956, in celebration of Christmas, they make the ...
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