Michelle Farrand

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Reader Q&A: Must-see sights in Scotland and Ireland

BBC Travel reader Lena Petrenko is seeking recommendations for a trip to Dublin and Edinburgh. Our Facebook followers gave her some suggestions.<p>Last week, we asked our Facebook community to help Lena Petrenko plan her travels to Scotland and Ireland. She asked: “Could you please share any …

Green-fingered gatherings in Berlin

Visit one of the world’s most impressive gardens on Botanical Night, a romantic outdoor event with fireworks, performances and even mythical creatures.<p>With 43 hectares containing 22,000 plants from all over the world, Berlin’s World Heritage Botanical Garden is not only one of the world’s biggest – …

In Paris, a new spin on Bastille Day

Whether you choose traditional or alternative festivities to celebrate 14 July, there is something for everyone to make sure the day – and night – goes off with a bang.<p>Celebrated on 14 July each year, Bastille Day – France’s national holiday – is marked with a range of festivities, all of which …

High-altitude dining in London

Three new restaurants have opened in The Shard, providing impressive new ways to experience the city's latest trend.<p>Thanks to London's rising skyline, high-altitude dining is the city's latest trend. In the last few months three new restaurants – Oblix, Aqua Shard and Hutong – have opened in The …