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With Paris being home to a wide range of beautiful landmarks and a blanket of different cultures, it has always a been a hugely popular destination for tourists throughout the year. A brand new guidebook has just been released, unveiling a host of the city’s treasures for people to discover during their Parisian trips. Created by the Metro line,...
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One of Scotland’s most famous landmarks, the Forth Bridge, is to bid for world heritage status, after becoming one of two UK sites chosen to put forward nominations to UNESCO for consideration. A group called the Forth Bridges Forum have been instructed to put together a bid in time for 2014, and will not know if their attempt has been successful...
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While Edinburgh is renowned for its range of stunning architecture and beautiful cultural landmarks, it seems the Scottish capital is now attempting to establish itself as the curry capital of Britain. The vibrant city has been on the receiving end of various awards recently, with accolades such as top concert venues and best greenspaces boosting its...
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An unusual vase profiling the hidden silhouettes of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip is on display at a museum in Edinburgh to mark the Queens Diamond Jubilee. Exhibited at the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, visitors will be able to see the Rubins Vase, which was created to honour the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. Mounted on a slow...
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The Barcelona football team has unveiled its new kits for the start of next season in a lavish event at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA). Made as a metaphor for the club’s philosophy of bringing youngsters through the youth academy, designers have maintained the classic blue and red combination for their home kit, which has become so synonymous...
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Plans for a €4 million Dublin heritage trail have been devised by Ireland’s Minister for Tourism Leo Varadkar, in a move to further improve the city’s tourism experience for visitors. Labelled the ‘Dubline trail’, it is expected to be complete within a year and will encompass famous landmarks such as the Trinity College Dublin, Dublin Castle,...
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Officials have confirmed the RAF Leuchars airshow in Fife will be going ahead this year, in what will be a fantastic fillip for tourism in and around Edinburgh this autumn. The popular event, which usually attracts 50,000 people a year, was in doubt after the UK government revealed in October last year that the Leuchars airbase was going to be closed...
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A music festival celebrating one of the greatest exponents of chamber music in the world is returning to the French capital this summer. The Bagatelle Chamber Music Festival, organised by local authorities in Paris and with the Association of Friends of the Octet of France (Association des amis de l’Octuor de France), will be taking place at the Parc...
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New animal camera for Edinburgh Zoo

Posted by on May 21, 2012
A new animal camera is being introduced to Edinburgh Zoo, following on from the success of the attraction’s penguin-cam and panda-cam. The popular tourist attraction is launching a monkey-cam, which will allow visitors to the zoo’s website see squirrel monkeys jumping about in their enclosure as they play up to the cameras. Among the stars of the...
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Barcelona has proved to be one of the most popular city locations across Europe year after year, with culture vultures flocking to the Catalonian capital to experience its wealth of beautiful landmarks and strong relationship with the arts. If you want to explore every avenue of this beautiful city, the International Walk of Barcelona could prove to...
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