Heidelberg Castle is Top of the Pops

Of the Top 100 Attractions in Germany, Heidelberg Castle Was Voted Number 1: Over a month ago we asked those of you who have been to Heidelberg to vote Heidelberg Castle as your favourite attraction in Germany. This was part of a survey by the German National Tourism Board (GNTB) to establish a … [Read more...]

Festa della Liberazione – Liberation Day in Italy – April 25th

April 25th: Festa Della Liberazione - Liberation Day in Italy: Festa della Liberazione or Liberation Day is celebrated in Italy on April 25th. On this day, the whole country remembers its liberation by Allied troops during World War II. April 25th is also a day to remember the victims of the war … [Read more...]

Venice celebrates Festa di San Marco – April 25th

April 25th is Festa della Liberazione, but Venice also Celebrates Festa di San Marco: April 25th is an especially significant day for the people of Venice. While the whole of Italy celebrates Liberation Day (Festa della Liberatione), Venice has another special celebration on this day.  April … [Read more...]

Pontefract’s Liquorice Festival Suits All Sorts

Pontefract Cakes, Liquorice Food and Drink, Clowns, Magicians and Crafts Every year the English town of Pontefract in West Yorkshire celebrates its long-standing relationship with liquorice by holding an annual festival dedicated to this versatile plant. The Pontefract Liquorice Festival is … [Read more...]

Feria de Abril 2012 – Seville’s Famous Spring Fair

Feria de Abril 2012 - A Seville Festival that's Highlight of its Social Calendar: Two weeks after Easter, life in Seville swings across the river to the fairground for the Feria de Abril, Seville's annual Spring Festival. After the week-long sombre observation of Semana Santa (Holy Week), Feria … [Read more...]

Great British Beer Festival 2012 – London

1,000 Real Ales to Try at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia: If the promise of 1,000 real ales sounds like a good enough reason to visit London, then plan your travel to London for early August!  The annual Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), Britain’s biggest beer … [Read more...]

Diamonds – A Diamond Jubilee Celebration

The Queen’s Diamonds on Display in the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace: As one of the many exhibitions organized for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, visitors to Buckingham Palace will be able to see a number of personal jewels inherited by the Queen or acquired during her reign.  … [Read more...]