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Tickets are still available for when Rhod Gilbert hits Dublin this October, with the popular Welshman sure to leave the audience in stitches during a two night run in the Irish capital. Returning to the road with his much anticipated Flaming Battenburg Tattoo tour, Gilbert has quickly become a household name on the comedy circuit, winning multiple awards...
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Popular French DJ and producer Martin Solveig is set to perform in Barcelona this August, offering the perfect way for tourists and city dwellers alike to dance the night away. Otherwise known as Martin Laurent Picandet, he has become hugely popular all over the world ever since his debut album Sur La Terre fell to praise and plaudits back in 2002....
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The programme for this year’s International Book Festival in Edinburgh has been confirmed by organisers, with the likes of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Man Booker prize winner Ian McEwan among the big names set to make an appearance. Taking place between 11 – 27 August, the festival will be held in the famed Charlotte Square Gardens and...
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The French capital is amongst a selection of leading European cities that are thriving in the tourism sector, despite the current economic crisis engulfing the continent, according to a recent report. Figures put together by European Cities Marketing reveal that Paris has maintained its position in the three most popular cities in Europe, with annual...
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Queuing, delays and stress are common factors associated with airports, but Scotland’s busiest has been recognised for its focus on customer base and quick and efficient responses to the feedback they provide. Edinburgh airport saw off tough competition from Cologne, Birmingham, Luton, Nice, Marseille and Milan to secure the ‘Best European airport:...
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Tourism Ireland has scooped a second successive US award, seeing off competition from the likes of Great Britain, France, Italy and Greece. The WAVE (Western Agents Vote of Excellence) awards, presented annually to recognise the most outstanding destinations, tour operators, travel agents, airlines and cruise companies, saw Ireland voted as the ‘destination...
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Hugh Jackman has become the latest celebrity spotted in the Catalonian capital, pictured soaking up the sun with his family on a beach off the stunning Spanish city. The popular Wolverine actor, who is taking a well deserved break after a four-month shoot for his next film Les Miserables wrapped earlier in the month, was enjoying playing in the sea...
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Fans of fine wine visiting Edinburgh this July are set to be extremely well catered for, with one of the finest restaurants in the Scottish capital offering the chance to discover the world of wine with a master class in tasting. The venue is the Fourth Floor restaurant inside Harvey Nicholls, a beautiful venue presenting classy culinary creations with...
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Montreal’s summer daytime party series Piknic Electronik is heading to the Catalonian capital, rolling out a series of exciting events at Jardins de Joan Brossa starting next month, it has been revealed. Suitable for the whole family, it is a picnic in the park every Sunday from 8 July lasting throughout the summer and boasts all the hallmarks of...
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Plans are being put in place to help alleviate the waiting times tourists endure at the Eiffel Tower, after it was confirmed the city’s council will issue a call for architects to submit bids for assessment before beginning a project to dig and develop an area underneath the popular landmark. It is hoped that going beneath the 324 metre-high structure...
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