Tag Archives: Cultural Attractions

High Art in the Walled Village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Visitors to the Cote d’Azur – the French Riviera – are spoiled for choice, as there are a countless number of destinations on the coastline that are picture-perfect for a luxury holiday. But while most know of destinations like Nice, St Tropez, Monte Carlo and Cannes, there are still some off-the-beaten-path spots that are not […]

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A Summer of Opera in Verona

The historic city of Verona – home of characters Romeo and Juliet in Shakespeare’s classic play – is an interesting place to visit year round, as it has plenty of Roman-era sites and charming trattorias to keep tourists busy. But visitors during the summer are treated to a truly special experience, as it’s the season […]

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Travel Profiles on Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates, or UAE for short, is a nation comprised of seven emirates (kingdoms) that are loosely aligned in a type of federalist system of governance. As each of the emirates has a fair bit of autonomy, they each also retain their own unique character. The two emirates that are most known to […]

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24 Hours in Florence

No trip to Italy is complete without at least a cursory stop in Florence. Florence, after all, was the creative capital of Renaissance-era Italy and is literally awash in Renaissance masterpieces. It’s not short on Tuscan charm either, and quaint bed and breakfasts in the city are a perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside […]

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24 Hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a stylish and historic capital city that wows visitors with its scenery and charm. Set among seven hills, the city’s historic streets and buildings contrast interestingly with its ultra-hip nightlife and arts scene. Travelers can get a pretty good idea of what to expect by reading our one-day itinerary, but trust that not […]

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Visiting the Sights and Souks of Marrakech

Marrakech is a city from another time and visiting its walled medina is an incredible experience of twisting lanes lined with spice markets, souks and vendors, with a few palaces and mosques interspersed among the maze. From the moment one arrives at the airport and vigorously negotiates a taxi fare into the city, it’s clear […]

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Visiting a Collection of Unusual Museums in London

Move away from London’s most famous landmarks – Buckingham palace, Trafalgar Square, Westminster – and see the city’s history from a range of radically different perspectives, none of which are ordinary! These lesser-known museums tell some of London’s more rarely-heard stories. They can show us what London looked like to Elizabethan sex workers or to […]

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The stunning Belvedere Palace in Vienna.

Travel Guide to Vienna and its Cultural Attractions

Classical Music There are few cities in the world more renowned for classical arts and culture than Vienna. Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn and Johann Strauss all worked in the Austrian capital, and Schubert was born here. Vienna is a world of 17th and 18th century music, and continues to this day to host some of the […]

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