Château de Versailles – Royal Serenade & Night Fountains

Château de Versailles - An Evening of Royal Serenade & Night Fountains: The Château de Versailles or Palace of Versailles, home to three French monarchs, is one of France's top attractions. Millions of visitors come to Versailles each year to admire the Palace and its magnificent … [Read more...]

Queen’s Day in Amsterdam – Koninginnedag is now Koningsdag

Koninginnedag or Queen's Day is the Official Birthday of the Queen of Netherlands: Koninginnedag or Queen's Day (or Queensday) on April 30th is a national holiday in the Netherlands. On this day the entire country celebrates the official birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands. Queen … [Read more...]

Venice’s Marriage of the Sea – Festa della Sensa 2013

Festa della Sensa - a Venice Festival Which Includes the Marriage of the Sea Ceremony: The Festa della Sensa (Feast of the Ascension), is a historical and colourful Venice festival that has been captured by many artists. This Ascension Day festival goes back to the days of the Venetian Republic … [Read more...]

Breitling Wing Walk Aerobatics Over Sydney

Barnstorming Retro Aerobatics Shot Over Sydney - Captured From My Balcony! Swiss watchmaker Breitling's commercial shoot of "wing-walking" aerobatics disturbed me from the perusal of my morning paper - a couple of biplanes and a helicopter are quite noisy - so I grabbed a handy camera and shot off … [Read more...]

450 Years of the Heidelberg Catechism

Heidelberg Catechism - 450 Years of the Catechism of Heidelberg: 2013 marks the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism, the most important doctrinal document of the Reformed Church. Commissioned by Elector Friedrich III of the Palatinate in 1563, this prayer book takes its name from the … [Read more...]

Internationale Gartenschau Hamburg – IGS 2013

IGS 2013 Encompasses Seven Worlds, 80 Gardens and 100 Hectares of Park: Garden show lovers will be pleased to know that the International Gartenschau Hamburg will take place from April 26th to October 13th, 2013. Titled "Around the World in 80 Gardens" the Hamburg Gartenschau showcases 80 … [Read more...]

Carnevale di Venezia – Venice Carnival 2013

Carnevale di Venezia 2013 - The Very Popular Venice Carnival: Carnevale di Venezia 2013 (Venice Carnival) runs from January 26th to February 12th. The central theme this year is 'Vivi I Colori - Live in Colour'.  There's no doubt that Venice is a colourful city and artists such as Canaletto, … [Read more...]

New Year’s Concerts in Paris

New Year in Paris: Enjoy a Range of New Year Concerts at Famous Churches in Paris: If you're spending New Year in Paris, I'm envious! For those looking to enjoy the New Year in Paris with some beautiful classical music, the City of Light has much to offer.  Paris has some of the most beautiful … [Read more...]