The Cultural Traveller

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A Culinary and Cultural Break in Goring on Thames

Peter Morrell and his wife enjoy superb food, a well appointed room and outstanding hospitality at The Miller of Mansfield restaurant and hotel which …

Demonstration

Courtauld Impressionists from Monet to Cézanne

The highlights from two great collections impress John Westbrooke<p>A bar at the Folies-Bergère, Edouard Manet 1882. © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The …

Impressionism

Trips for all the ages with BSpoke Tours

Here are some recommendations to match the time in your life so you can have the time of your life<p>Kilimanjaro<p>Millennials: Croatia, Mexico and Thailand<p>…

Plantations

Living in History – Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

Peter Morrell and his wife are charmed by the artwork, the food, the comfort and the service in this Grade I listed Historic Houses Hotel<p>Hartwell …

All aboard for Oberammergau

A once in a decade experience<p>Oberammergau<p>In our fast-paced, instant gratification society, it is rare to find a true one-off worth waiting for. The …

Youthful Over 65s Sparking Rise In Three-Gen Family Travel

New research released today by award-winning cruise line Viking reveals that the changing lifestyles of the over 65s is inspiring an increasing in …

Celebrate End of Summer with the locals at Mallorca’s Rei En Jaume Festival

Experience island culture with Prestige Holidays from £645pp<p>Mallorca’s Santa Ponca will party hard this September as it celebrates its annual Rei en …

Two Little Princesses go to Windsor

Peter Morrell and his wife take their two grand children to retrace the steps of the Royal Wedding<p>Windsor Castle Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty …

Baroque meets Bauhaus

Thematic Bauhaus tours and several events await you in connection with the Bauhaus anniversary year 2019<p>Discover ‘Neues Bauen’ in the Bauhaus style …

‘Venture to the four corners of the world’ on Fred. Olsen’s longer voyages in 2018/19

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is inviting guests to ‘turn their dreams into reality’ on two outstanding longer-voyage adventures in 2018/19<p>Black Watch’s …

Walk through history with Maritim Hotels

For those looking to take a step back in time, international hotel group Maritim has properties in a wide range of historical destinations across …

Backwaters launches Eco-Friendly Cruise-Tour Holidays to the Heart Of France, From £950pp for Seven Nights

New specialist operator introduces leisurely way to explore France’s network of hidden inland waterways with high comfort day-boat cruising, …

Find yourself in fantastique France with Avalon Waterways

Bienvenue en France! Explore the wonders of the French countryside and the country’s culturally rich cities in relaxed luxury on an Avalon Waterways …

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 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 …

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 > …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

“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 …