Gare de Lyon – France’s Third Busiest Railway Station

Gare de Lyon

GARE DE LYON WAS BUILT FOR THE WORLD EXPOSITION OF 1900: Gare de Lyon, in the 12th arrondissement, is one of the six main terminus railway stations in Paris. Built for the World Exposition of 1900, the architecture of the building reflects the building style of the period, with a huge clock tower … [Read more...]

Great British Beer Festival 2014 – London

GBBF

900 Real Ales and Ciders at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia: If the promise of 900 real ales, ciders, perries and foreign beers sounds like a good enough reason to visit London, then plan your travel to London for early August!  The annual Great British Beer Festival … [Read more...]

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations

SCHLOSSBELEUCHTUNGEN - HEIDELBERG CASTLE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: Everyone loves a good fireworks display and when the setting is as beautiful as Heidelberg Castle and the Neckar River, the show is even more magical. Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014 Each summer, on three Saturday nights, … [Read more...]

Festa della Repubblica 2014 – Republic Day in Italy

Flag of Italy

Festa della Repubblica - The Celebration of Republic Day in Italy: Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day) is the celebration of the founding of the Republic of Italy. On June 2nd each year, Italians around the world commemorate the 1946 referendum in which the citizens voted for Italy to become … [Read more...]

Musée Carnavalet – A Superb Paris History Museum

Musée Carnavalet

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries: Musée Carnavalet The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Seine are some of the iconic attractions that most visitors head for when they arrive in Paris. However, if you want to get an appreciation of the history of Paris, from the … [Read more...]

Lübeck Weihnachtsmarkt – 2014 Lübeck Christmas Markets

Lübeck Christmas Market

Within the Historic Old Town of Lübeck are Nine Christmas Markets: With its historical attractions and medieval atmosphere, Lübeck exudes charm at any time of the year. But at Christmas time, this "Queen of the Hanseatic League" is more than charming. Decked out in Christmas lights, stars and … [Read more...]

Roman Nights at the Teatro di Marcello – Summer 2014

Theatre-of-Marcellus

Classical Concerts at the Teatro di Marcello or Theatre of Marcellus in Rome: Teatro di Marcello is an ancient theatre in Rome that was the work of Julius Caesar who planned the theatre and Emperor Augustus who completed it in 13BC. This magnificent ancient edifice is the venue of "Notti Romane … [Read more...]

Nürnberg Christkindlesmarkt – Nuremberg Christmas Market 2014

Nurnberg-Christkindlesmarkt

The Nuremberg Christmas Market is Known as the "Little Town from Wood and Cloth": With over two million visitors every year, the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt can easily claim to be one of the more popular Christmas markets in Germany.  In the medieval setting of the old town of Nuremberg, … [Read more...]