The Cultural Traveller

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A Summer of Music and Opera in Italy

A packed program of events for culture lovers during 2017<p><b>Take a look below at the 2017 calendar of cultural activities happening this Summer in</b> …

Italy

Only in England – St George’s Day

This Sunday 23rd April is the celebration of England’s Patron Saint and to help you mark this special annual event here are some very English things …

Constance, THE Lake of Endless Possibilities

Known as Bodensee, this beautiful lake is bordered by four countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein, the area offers good food and …

Culture

Food and Wine Events in Italy – Spring & Summer 2017

News of exciting events covering Italian Cuisine this Year<p><b>Take a look below at the 2017 Calendar of culinary festivals this Spring and Summer, click</b> …

Italy

News from Valencia Tourism

An update of what is happening in this beautiful Spanish city<p>Easter by the Sea<p>The seafaring districts of Valencia are the setting for one of the most …

Spain

Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka The Oldest Hotel East Of Suez

Judith Baker finds colonial charm in Colombo<p>Galle Face Hotel<p>Galle Face Hotel<p>Prince Phillips car at the Galle face Hotel<p>Mr Banda at the Galle Face …

Saga Cruises announces new cruise ship

The ship will be named “Spirit of Discovery” and will sail on her first cruise in Summer 2019<p>Saga Cruises has today announced their new cruise ship …

Airlines

SouthWest Germany

Your SPRINGboard to Multi Generational Family Fun<p>Zeppelin over Lake Constance<p>Baroque Castle on Mainau Island<p>With spring on the way, families are …

Travel

Festival Verdi 2017

Parma and Busseto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy September 28 – October 22<p>Jérusalem, La Traviata, Stiffelio, Falstaff, Messa da Requiem are this year main …

Saga launches exciting 2018 river cruise programme

Featuring new waterways, ports and destinations including Leeuwarden, 2018 European Capital of Culture• <b>Online prices from £399</b>• <b><br>Three solo-exclusive</b> …

Cruise Ships

A Masterclass in Cosmic Cruising

Reach for the stars on Saga’s Canary Island Constellations sailingA Saga Sapphire masterclass presented by the ship’s officers on how to use the …

Astronomy

Introducing Headwater – Handcrafted Holidays

Relaxing holidays for well-travelled people who enjoy both adventure and comfort<p>Chateau in the Loire Valley<p>View of Assisi Umbria<p>Sunnmore in …

Travel

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils first-ever new dedicated ‘Exotic Fly-Cruise’

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its first-ever dedicated fly-cruise brochure for 2018/19, highlighting a host of new exotic holidays to …

Cruise Ships

Italian Events Newsletter – Spring 2017

News from the Italian National Tourist Board in London<p>Here is a roundup of some of the exciting events that will be happening in Italy this</b> …

Culture

The Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Panama City Beach, Florida, Hosts Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz<p>The 19th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival – recently acclaimed as being the ‘Best Jaz …

Travel

The True Taste of Italy at Palazzo Tronconi

Peter Morrell meets the team who offer masterclasses in Italian Cuisine at a beautiful Palazzo in an unspoilt medieval village just south of …

Enjoy a Taste of Guernsey this year

Peter Morrell reports on one of his favourite holiday destinations<p>Castle Cornet St Peter Port Guernsey<p>The island of Guernsey is only a short plane …

Travel

Luxembourg City and the Moselle

Petra Shepherd is impressed with how much this small country has to offer<p>Luxembourg City - Copyright Exclusief.be LFT<p>A cake creation at Chocolate …

Wine

‘Bringing the world closer’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2018/19

In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen will be making the most of its smaller-sized ships – which can sail right into the heart of the destination, where larger …

Meet the Dutch Masters

The Arts Holland campaign in the UK which began in 2016 is continuing<p>The Mauritshuis The Hague Image – Ivo Hoekstra<p>The initiative includes leading …

Romantic Cities (strong)hold festivities in 2017

2017 is a year of many anniversaries in the Rhineland-Palatinate<p>The occasions to celebrate are particularly diverse this year: 500 years since the …

Germany

The Flemish Masters Project 2018-2020

The next three years see a series of unmissable art highlights in Flanders, a Melting Pot of Art and Creativity, Science and Invention<p>The Flemish …

Discover Hidden Germany this Year

Although it’s best know for its beer festivals and football this beautiful country has so much extra to offer travellers looking for food, culture …

The Historic Heart of England

Peter Morrell and his wife enjoy the comforts of Ye Olde Bell Hotel and explore the cultural attractions of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire<p>Ye Olde …

Madrid Fusion Gastronomy Summit 2017, Spain

Rupert Parker reports on this exciting culinary extravaganza<p>Poster and Auditorium<p>German Martitegui Dish<p>German Martitegui Dish<p>Phials of Kombucha<p>Janice …

Restaurants

Hotel Santa Maria

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck find the ideal place to stay in Rome<p>Valentina and Paolo Gallo at Hotel Santa Maria<p>Hotel Santa Maria Breakfast …

Arts, music and culture highlights in Dresden

Dresden one of Germany’s most culturally rich cities has some important new arts, music and cultural events this year<p>The Saxon Wine Route<p>From the …

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary

This year Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary<p>Here are just three great ways to experience the best of British Columbia at under £150, in less …

Enjoy a break with a difference with Maritim Hotels

From Luther to dinner with monks: enjoy a break with a difference in Germany<p>Germany – country of gluwein, Leiserhozen and bratwurst. Think you know …