The Cultural Traveller

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St Petersburg Russia – The Gem of the Baltic

Peter Morrell and his wife fulfil a lifelong ambition and visit this unique city on a Fred. Olsen cruise A Cupola at Peterhof The Cascade at Peterhof …

European Travel

J. Sheekey announces ‘Sheekey Secrets’

A Conversation Series with West-End Legends Leslie Caron, Ben Forster, Jemma Redgrave and more<p>Leslie Caron<p>This month, historic West End restaurant J …

Playwrights

Food and drink in Germany

A destination with an exciting culture, varied scenery and a long history, Germany has always known how to make an impression, and German cuisine has …

Cugó Gran Maċina Grand Harbour Opens in Malta

Iconic building in the Grand Harbour of Senglea is reborn as a high-luxury 21-suite hotel<p>Set against a backdrop of historical fortress walls, the …

Hotels

Break in Historical and Vibrant City of Montpellier at Domaine de Verchant

The reasons to visit Montpellier in 2017 are endless and the 5* Domaine de Verchant, is offering guests four nights for the price of three, with …

France

Hertz U.S.A Road Trip Planner

NEW Civil Rights road trip route<p>Hertz has today launched a new route on its USA Road Trip Planner – The Road to Civil Rights. The new road trip route …

Calendar of Italian Events 2018

News from the Italian National Tourist Board in LondonHere is a roundup of some of the exciting events that will be happening in Italy during 2018 <b><br>For</b> …

Leeuwarden-Friesland Capital of Culture 2018

Dare to dream – Dare to act – Dare to be different<p>Mata Hari<p>One of the 11 Fountains<p>Royal de Luxe - Montréal ©Serge Koutchinskyl<p>Sense of Place<p>Potatoes …

Malta’s Baroque Festival, 13 – 27 January 2018

The sixth edition of the Valletta International Baroque Festival will run from 13th – 27th January 2018 with two weeks of gorgeous music spread over …

In Celebration of France’s Palace Hotels

Michelin starred chefs and general managers of these 24 prestigious hotels gather on the top of the Arc de Triomphe<p>An initiative to celebrate French …

Estonia releases events programme for 2018 centenary celebrations

As Estonia prepares for its 100th Anniversary celebrations, officially starting 24th February 2018, an exciting programme of art, music and …

Corsica’s Secret is Out

Travellers can Now Fly Directly as Air Corsica Launches First Ever UK Flights this Spring<p>Flights will start from less than £50 each way from London …

A Cultural Cruise around the Baltic

Peter Morrell and his wife enjoy a relaxing holiday packed with lots of interesting cultural shore excursions with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines MS …

European Travel

The Hoxton Hotel Paris – Review

Sophia Morrell finds that the new outpost of this Shoreditch favourite is totally in tune with the new Paris vibe<p>One of the reasons I love Paris is …

Enjoy Advent Magic in Heidelberg

Heidelberg Christmas Market open from November 27th<p>When the scent of freshly baked cookies and roasted almonds wafts through the crooked alleys of …

Enjoy a Victorian Christmas with Visit Isle of Wight

Visitors to the Isle of Wight can immerse themselves in a Victorian Christmas this winter with a variety of festive events and traditional …

Food and drink in Germany

A pleasant surprise in this diverse country awaits any culinary travellerA destination with an exciting culture, varied scenery and a long history, …

Germany

The Lines of Torres – Portugal

In a beautiful area north of Lisbon these military lines, built by Wellington, are a reminder of the bond between Britain and Portugal, our oldest …

World History

What happening in South African during October-December 2017

As South Africa welcomes an influx of UK holidaymakers to the sunny climes of its summer season, there’s a whole host of new openings, experiences …

South Africa

Christmas Markets in Germany

Here are the highlights of Christmas markets in the cities and regions of GermanyBavariaBavaria’s cities, towns and villages are filled with …

European Travel

Italian Events Newsletter Autumn & Winter 2017

News from the Italian National Tourist Board in LondonHere is a roundup of some of the exciting events that will be happening in Italy during Autumn …

ME London Hotel reveals official LDF installation

Brodie Neill presents ‘Drop in the Ocean’ at ME London during London Design Festival 2017 This September designer, Brodie Neill, presents ‘Drop in …

England

Indulge a passion for opera with Kirker Holidays

Tailor-made breaks and escorted holidays for music lovers, across Europe and beyondOpening at London’s V&A Museum on 30 September, ‘Opera: Passion, …

Italy

The Mondrian House in Amersfoort, the Netherlands

This year is the 100th anniversary of De Stijl the art movement Mondrian helped to create and Stuart Forster goes to see the house where he was …

Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck: Rembrandt’s Master Pupils

From 13 October 2017 to 18 February 2018, the Amsterdam Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum will be presenting the first ever exhibition devoted to …

Museums

Barbados To Host This Year’s Caribbean Festival of Arts: CARIFESTA XIII

The beautiful island of Barbados will host the 13th Edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts, CARIFESTA taking place from 17 – 27 August 2017This …

Caribbean

Lifestyle Italy Bulletin 2017 No 2

From the Italian National Tourist Board in London<p>The aim of “Lifestyle Italy” is to list recent openings of hotels, hotel re-openings, new<br>services in …

New from Saga – Echoes of the Empire

Fascinating 19-night tour to discover heritage of the British Raj as India celebrates 70 years of IndependenceSaga has created a 19-night tour, with …

India