The Cultural Traveller

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Make attractive savings in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Summer Sale 2018’

‎Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests attractive savings on selected sailings from June to September 2018, in its new ‘Summer Sale 2018’, on …

European Travel

Reliving the Dutch Golden Age

With the imminent opening of the Prized Possessions, Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses exhibition at the Holburne Museum in Bath Peter …

European Travel

Extremadura – Did you know?

No trip to Spain would be complete without a visit to Extremadura, a combination of old Spain, rich culture and foodie paradiseTrujillo - Image (c) …

South America

Expanded Interiors at Herculaneum and Pompeii 16 May 2018 – January 2019

A fascinating new project will see contemporary artworks installed among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, creating two art venues in …

Archaeology

Avalon Waterways launches all-suite fleet in Europe and expands Active Discovery river cruises to the Rhône in 2019

The river cruise line promises early bookers the best value with its new ‘Early Booking Price Pledge’<p>Colourful India and The Ganges - Image: Avalon …

German National Tourist Board Celebrating ‘Culinary Germany 2018’

New Recipe Website on www.germany.travel from German National Tourist Board<p>German Cuisine Image: www.germany.travel<p>The German National Tourist Board …

The Highlights of Berlin

Peter Morrell and his wife explore Berlin on a shore excursion from Fred. Olsen’s cruise ship M.S. Balmoral<p>Charlottenburg Palace<p>The Reichstag<p>The …

Nottingham Contemporary, Chatsworth, The Harley Gallery and Derby Museums announce their Grand Tour exhibition highlights

The Grand Tour – a cultural journey across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire – will be taking place 24 March -17 June 2018, at four of the UK’s most …

Museums

Culinary Germany – Taste before you Travel

As well as its richly deserved reputation for culture and beautiful scenery Germany is also an ideal destination for foodie travellers. Peter Morrell …

Germany

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 …

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 …

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 …

Coastlines

Hertz U.S.A Road Trip Planner

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

Travel

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> …

London

Leeuwarden-Friesland Capital of Culture 2018

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

Netherlands

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 …

European Travel

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 TriompheAn initiative to celebrate French …

France

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 …

Estonia

Corsica’s Secret is Out

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

Air Travel

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 One of the reasons I love Paris is …

France

Enjoy Advent Magic in Heidelberg

Heidelberg Christmas Market open from November 27thWhen the scent of freshly baked cookies and roasted almonds wafts through the crooked alleys of …

European Travel

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, …

Sparkling Wine

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 …