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Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

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 […]

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Cheese to please

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 […]

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Potsdam Christmas Markets

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 […]

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Dutch Castles and Country Houses

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 – […]

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WineGB

Wines of Great Britain, aka WineGB, held their annual trade and press tasting event in London on 4 September.

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International Cheese Awards 2019

Cheese, glorious cheese! We were thrilled to be invited back for the recent press launch for this year’s International Cheese Awards. We had gone along last year and still had vivid, and fond, memories of the wonderful array of cheeses on offer – and the generous goody bags handed out at the end of the […]