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Europe

In the Footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

Discover the places in the Netherlands that inspired Vincent van Gogh to paint so many of his incredible and stunning pictures. Main image @Willeke Machiels

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Germany

The spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Saxony-Anhalt

Main image: Dessau-Wörlitz © Kulturstiftung Dessau-Wörlitz Michael Deutsch

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Europe Festivals & Events

Geneva, Chocolate and a Choco Pass

It would be fun to be in Geneva to celebrate World Chocolate Day on 7 July!

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UK

A Pub and a Garden, West Dean, West Sussex

You can see for miles from the top of the Trundle (the hill overlooking Goodwood Race Course). Whoever it was round about 400 -100BC who decided that this would be the perfect vantage point on the South Downs for an Iron Age Hill-fort knew what he was doing. Belated birthday celebrations But for once it […]

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Europe

Spotlight on Ghent and the Ghent Altarpiece

Main photo: Ghent Spires and Gables. Photo ©Martin Corlazzoli, VisitGent

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France

Calais, Calais Vins, and The Grape Escape

Calais highlights Approximately 27 nautical miles, or 31 regular miles, from Dover is the port and city of Calais. It’s an historic city well worth a visit either for a day or better still longer, and it’s within easy reach of the port either by car or by public transport. Things to see and do… […]