The Cultural Traveller

By AboutMyGeneration | Great Ideas for Cultural Travellers everywhere

Gainsborough and the Theatre at the Holburne Museum in Bath

For theatre lovers, portraiture aficionados and fans of 18th century history, the Holburne Museum’s new exhibition, Gainsborough and the Theatre (5 …

The Arts

The Tiger who came to Tea is the Cat’s Whiskers

Chris Hurley and her husband take their two grand children to see the musical adaptation of this enduringly popular children’s picture book<p>The Tiger …

Picture Books

Le Tour de France: History & Culture

Combine your love of competitive sports with visiting places of historic interest, here are some suggestions<p>Recommended stage: #9 – Arras Citadelle > …

Tour de France

Follow Camino Trails for a mindful meander through Northern Spain with Bspoke Tours

Five Self-Guided Pilgrim Paths to uncover The Treasures Of Spain from £610 PP<p>Whilst the mental and physical health benefits of being ‘mindful’ are …

Hiking

Hassle-free escorted tours in Italy

Discover the best of Italy on an escorted tour with leading Italian specialist, Citalia<p>Escorted tours are a hassle-free way for holidaymakers to …

Italy

Lexus opens new pop-up art space in Lisbon

Innovative pop-up gallery opens in Lisbon to celebrate the pre-launch of the Lexus UX crossover, scheduled to debut in Europe in early 2019<p>The UX Art …

Lexus

Duologue

“Duologue – a play or part of a play with speaking roles for only two actors.” (Oxford English Dictionary)<p>Phillip King, Stretch Float Maquette, 2013. …

Art

Lake Constance Update – Summer 2018

A round-up of what’s happening this year in a region that stretches across four countriesSchloss Salem which produces excellent wine Bodensee, German …

Festivals

“ROAD TO MYSELF – Walking The Ancient Trails in Southern Italy”

Puglia Tourist Board celebrates travelling Cultural Exhibition highlighting Southern ItalyThis new travelling exhibition from the Puglia Tourist …

The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World

A major exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery from 23 June to 23 September 2018, organised in partnership with the Yale Center for …

Full on Fun at Blists Hill Victorian Town

An ideal destination for grandparents to take their grand kids – Summer school holidays 21st July – 2nd September<p>Celebrate Ironbridge’s world …

Explore the Cuisine of Germany

Germany is a destination with exciting culture, varied scenery and a long history. It’s time to add German cuisine to the list of attractions that …

New Hotel Opens in Germany’s Iconic Cultural City

Vienna House, Austria’s largest hotel group, have announced a new hotel in central Leipzig due to open on 6th July 2018Völkerschlachtdenkmal Leipzig …

River Stage Festival returns to London’s South Bank this Summer

River Stage, the free outdoor Summer festival organised by the National Theatre in partnership with five of the UK’s leading arts and culture …

The Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

Work has already started on this unique once in a decade event. Here’s some background and who is running tours to see this world famous …

Prized Possessions Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses

Peter Morrell visits the Holburne Museum in Bath May 25 2018 – September 16, 2018 to see this engaging exhibition<p>Self-Portrait Wearing A White …

Stoke Place Hotel Buckinghamshire

A Summer Garden Party on Sunday 1st July and the annual Bonfire Night set to Disney music on 4th November<p>Perfectly placed in Buckinghamshire between …

Discover Vejle

Denmark’s hottest centre for gastronomy, wellness and natureVejle on Jutland’s east coast has for many years been a hidden gem known mainly to the …

Fred. Olsen offers tempting incentives on 2019 Brabant European river cruises

Fred. Olsen is building upon the success of its river cruise ship Brabant’s first season with an expanded programme of 33 departures in 2019From …

NCL Bliss – A Ship for all Ages

Chris Hurley discovers that everyone, from three years olds to octogenarians, will be kept entertained for the entire voyage on Norwegian Cruise …

Festival Fun with Pitchup.com

Find your alternative Glastonbury this summer with Pitchup.com<p>Festival lovers will be scouring the length and breadth of Great Britain to find their …

Top Outdoor Activities to Discover the Algarve’s Outstanding Scenery

The diverse landscape of the Algarve goes hand-in-hand with adventure travel, and visitors can admire the extraordinary landscapes from a variety of …

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new ship Bliss

Peter Morrell and his wife spend two very indulgent days enjoying the food, facilities and sheer fun of NCL’s impressive new offspring<p>NCL …

A round-up of the best upcoming festivals and events in the Azores

Beautiful, dramatic, with design-conscious places to stay and eat, thermal pools in lush forests, and great, sweeping beaches, the Azores are nine …

Top Five escorted tours from One Traveller

One Traveller offer escorted holidays and cruises around the world to mature, single travellers over 50<p>Malta: Explore the European capital of …

Fred. Olsen launches inaugural Balmoral cruise season from Edinburgh

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship, Balmoral, will be commencing her inaugural cruise season from Edinburgh (Rosyth) on 16th May 2018, on a 10-night …

Champagne Taittinger and Villa Maria Toast the Winners at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018

Last night the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018 took place at the Royal Festival Hall, where television royalty gathered to hear …

Faces of Sculpture: Portrait of a Profession

An Exhibition of Photographs by Anne Purkiss 14 May – 14 July 2018Sir Anthony Caro 1998 – Image ©A.Purkiss <b>“I see photographs as documents of people,</b> …

Royal Wedding fever descends on Windsor!

With excitement growing as the Royal Wedding gets closer and closer, The Original Tour has a whole host of special activities planned this month!<p>St …