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Nuit des Musées, Paris

May 16, 2012

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Nuit des Musées was started in 2005 by the French Department of Culture. Around 180 cultural institutions are expected to take part in Paris and will stay open between dusk and 1 a.m. on Saturday 19th May this year, and admittance is free! If you’re lucky enough to be in Paris at the time, you [...]

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That’s your national dish?!?!

November 17, 2011

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Haggis

All around the world people celebrate their nation’s culture and heritage through many different forms. Today we are looking at some of the national dishes associated with different countries. There are some weird and wonderful delicacies out there, here are a few I thought were a little bit different. Lutefisk, Norway This traditional Norwegian dish [...]

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Bohemian pace in Barcelona

October 6, 2011

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Image via Fernando Stankuns

It has attracted Bohemians from all over the world for years; and while you’re soaking up the atmosphere of Barcelona as you make your way home, you might find yourself in the middle of a peaceful march (true story). Protests aside, be sure to clear at least one afternoon for a trip to the Picasso Museum before you stop by the bohemian [...]

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The Pressure’s on Glasgow Now

October 4, 2011

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It was only a short while ago that we closed the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after yet another successful year; in fact we could call it one of its best years so far with record breaking box office sales of just under 2 million tickets – up 5% from last year. However, Edinburgh isn’t the only city worth [...]

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Glasgow: A city of culture

July 5, 2011

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With the Edinburgh festival season fast approaching tourists will be pouring into Scotland’s capital in their droves. However just a short trip down the M8 there are many cultural treats which often go ignored by those distracted by the circus of the Edinburgh shows. With stunning parks, fantastic architecture and an enticing array of free [...]

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