Concert takes place 12 September 2020 In spite of the coronavirus-induced cancellation of the 2020 Dresden Music Festival, the Dresden Festival Orchestra conducted by Josep Caballé Domenech will celebrate Beethoven Year 2020 with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphonies No 1 and 2 on 12 September 2020. The concert will be broadcast live from the Löwensaal in […]
Nearly 100 years ago, in 1922 to be precise, two men, archaeologist Howard Carter and his financial backer and Egyptologist Lord Carnarvon, made a hole in a door of a tomb and found themselves peering into the resting place of a young man aged 19 who had died some 3300 years earlier. Their discovery was […]
An invitation to the London launch of the UK’s most popular cheese club, Homage2Fromage on 26 November was an invitation that the Foody Traveller could not refuse. Founded eight years ago in Leeds, and now held in cities across the north of England, Homage2Fromage is the brainchild of self-styled ‘cheese obsessives’ Nick Copland and Vickie […]
A gem of a city Potsdam, is a perfect gem of a city. It’s within easy reach of Berlin and its airports, and has lots of interesting things to see and do. It is so special it has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Take for instance its fabulous parks, gardens and palaces – once […]
Cheese, yes; Clogs, yes; Tulips, yes; Windmills, yes; Castles – really? Yes, Castles! Castles were not what Anna Hyman had expected to find on a recent visit to The Netherlands – one of her favourite destinations and one she thought she knew quite well. But why should there not be castles in The Netherlands – […]
Wines of Great Britain, aka WineGB, held their annual trade and press tasting event in London on 4 September.