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A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece has been unveiled at the Louvre museum in Paris, as part of a display exploring the oil painting’s historic importance in artistic terms. Named ‘The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne’, it depicts St Anne, her daughter the Virgin Mary and an infant Jesus, who is seen grappling with a sacrificial lamb, symbolizing...
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Irish museum remembers the Great War

Posted by on March 26, 2012
The Great War is being remembered at a museum in Dublin, with people in the Irish Republic being encouraged to bring in family souvenirs of their ancestors’ struggles and hardship during one of the bloodiest wars in history. Any mementoes and reminders will help form part of a European-wide project which is to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak...
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The Cinematheque in Paris, one of the best and most extensive film museums in the world, has been chosen to host a new exhibition celebrating the artistic works of legendary film director Tim Burton. Although best known for his eerie and captivating films, the partner of actress Helena Bonham Carter is also an accomplished illustrator and photographer....
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You would have had to have been a Rocket man to get tickets to Elton John’s upcoming open air concert in Scarborough. Reports indicate that thousands of tickets to his gig were gone within minutes when they went on sale yesterday (Wed 6th April). The highly anticipated gig is to be held at the £3.5 million North Bay Open air arena on the 5th...
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Top Five Reasons to Visit Las Vegas

Posted by on April 30, 2010
When looking for package holidays to Las Vegas, you will find a huge choice of amazing places to stay and things to do. Whether you are travelling with a group of friends, with family, in a couple or by yourself, there will be something to suit all situations. In this blog post we list our top five reasons to make Las Vegas your next holiday destination. 1....
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Hotels Vs. Campsites

Posted by on February 20, 2010
When you plan a family holiday or a trip away from home, the first consideration that you must take into account is where you will be staying. Every trip needs a base of operations, a place you can come back to and recharge at between adventures, as well as a staging ground for new experiences. Though there are many different types of places and...
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Paranormal Sussex

Posted by on February 1, 2010
Plenty of places in the UK are rumoured to be full of ghosts and other forms of paranormal activity, but what many people fail to realise is just how many ways to explore these rich, unearthly tapestry there are, especially for holiday makers. Sussex is a great place for those looking to have an otherworldly experience. The number of abbeys in the...

Sussex Council’s New Year Resolution

Posted by on January 21, 2010
One of the councils in Sussex has joined everybody else around the UK by making a New Year’s resolution of their own. They want to help maintain the county’s reputation and beauty, which draws in tourists to stay in the various hotels in Sussex, or other holiday accommodation. The way they want to do this is by reducing the carbon footprint...
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Six of the best Isle of Wight Beaches

Posted by on November 18, 2009
Measuring just 12 miles from North to South and 23 miles from East to West you’d be forgiven for thinking the Isle of Wight has little to offer but far could be from the truth. I couldn’t possibly list ALL the things to do on the island in one post so I am going to concentrate on the beaches; after all, it is surrounded by coastline!...

Living on the Isle of Wight

Posted by on July 9, 2009
The Isle of Wight is recognized by many as a beautiful part of Britain. A great way to really explore the Isle of Wight is through an Isle of Wight Holiday. The Island itself only measures 23 miles by 13 miles and offers award winning beaches and breathtaking views and scenery through out the year to all who visit. With footpaths and bridleways in...
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