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Holidaying in the Canary Islands

Oct 20th, 2012 // Destination: Canary Islands
The Canary Islands are an eternal favourite among holidaymakers from all walks of life, and it’s not hard to see why. For starters, this fabulous archipelago has a fantastic climate. Whether you come for scorching temperatures in the summer or t-shirt weather in the cooler months, the islands benefit from a steady year-round climate that goes a long way to remedy the winter blues and persistent rainclouds... 

Soft Adventure Holiday?

Aug 31st, 2012 // Destination: Europe
Bored Of the Beach? Cycling Holidays and Other Adventures Abroad According to recent studies into market trends, adventure holidays appear to be growing in popularity at ever increasing levels. Indeed, it would appear that lazily lying in the sun is no longer the holiday activity of preference, as more and more of us aim for more demanding activities. The Growing Popularity of Cycling Holidays Abroad In... 

Botanic Garden of Warsaw University

Jul 31st, 2010 // Destination: Warsaw
The first botanic garden in Warsaw was set up in 1811 near the university in the old town. It was moved in 1818 to the so called Royal Garden where it occupied a space of 22.5 ha and was officially opened in 1825. The Garden developed very rapidly (in 1824 it already had 10,000 species) until 1834 when the Russian administration took two thirds of the area. The Garden revived in the years between... 

The Gediminas Castle Tower – Vilnius

Jul 25th, 2010 // Destination: Vilnius
The gothic tower of the Gediminas Castle is often seen as a symbol of Vilnius and the Lithuanian independence. For the first time the Lithuanian flag has been put again on top the castle tower on October 7, 1988, signaling the beginning of freedom of the Baltic States from rule of Soviet Russia. The western tower of the Gediminas castle, is the only tower remaining from the brick castle built in... 

Athens, Greece Featured in Top 10 Summer Picks

Jul 22nd, 2010 // Destination: Athens
From visits to ancient monuments and coastal villages to authentic Greek cuisine and multiday activities in famous Greek islands, City-Discovery.com’s selection of top 10 things to do is ideal for vacationers looking for an unforgettable summer experience. Athens, Greece, July 18, 2010 –(PR.com)– Athens is a city of contrasts; a modern city sprawled against a beautiful, ancient backdrop.... 

Galway Arts Centre

Jul 20th, 2010 // Destination: Galway
Galway Arts Centre operates from two buildings both located in Galway city centre. In addition it operates in the various different communites in Galway city and county. Galway Arts Centre’s gallery, box office, workshops and administrative headquarters are situated at 47 Dominick Street which is also home to the offices of Galway Youth Theatre. The second venue, a multi-use space, is programmed... 
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Insider Guide to Georgian Dublin

Jul 18th, 2010 // Destination: Dublin
From her humble beginnings as a Viking trading port to a walled medieval city and then, in a glorious century of expansion, to an elegant Georgian metropolis with wide streets, gracious squares and great houses, neatly bordered by its two canals, Dublin is a city that will capture your heart. In the 18th century the city acquired this beautiful and distinctive style of architecture. Dublin Georgian... 

Baixa Chiado – Lisbon

Jul 17th, 2010 // Destination: Lisbon
Start by taking the Santa Justa Elevator (1) up to the ruins of the Carmo Convent (2), destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. This is the only remaining example of early gothic architecture in Lisbon. Walk up Rua da Trindade, where you can see the impressive façade of the Trindade Theatre (3), then continue down the road to visit the two churches, Igreja do Loreto (4) and Igreja da Encarnação (5).... 

Gay & Lesbian Parties and Clubs in Vienna

Jul 15th, 2010 // Destination: Vienna
Over the past few years, Vienna’s gay party and club scene has developed at tremendous speed. Today, party organizers provide night clubbers with a great variety of groundbreaking events to choose from. Long live Heaven Vienna! Miss Candy, Austria‘s well-known drag queen and initiator of diverse party institutions, brings you the latest in house music, disco sounds and garage beats for a... 

Colosseum in Rome, Evening Openings Postponed

Jul 14th, 2010 // Destination: Rome
The evening opening of the Colosseum in Rome, which was due to start in June, has been postponed until a date yet to be decided. The Colosseum will then also stay open in the evening from 9 p.m. to midnight on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The ticket office, bookshop, cafeteria and washrooms are being moved from the inside of the monument to the ground level, near the Arch of Constantine. Furthermore,...