January 26, 2014

Starkbierzeit 2014 – Munich’s Strong Beer Festival

Filed under: Wine & Beer Festivals — Helen Page @ 26 Jan 2014

The tapping of the first Salvator barrel marks the opening of Starkbierzeit – Munich’s Strong Beer Festival … and also the start of the year’s drinking season amongst Bavarians.

The official opening of Starkbierfest 2014 takes place in the …

January 19, 2014

Mozart’s Birthday Anniversary – January 27, 2014

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 19 Jan 2014

As one genius, Albert Einstein, said of another: “Mozart is the greatest composer of all” and January 27 marks the 258th anniversary of the birthday of this much loved and greatest …

December 18, 2013

Christmas and Holiday Greetings……

Filed under: Christmas in Europe — Helen Page @ 18 Dec 2013

Wishing all our friends and readers
A Merry Christmas
and All the Best…

November 1, 2013

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…2013

Filed under: Things to Do - London — Helen Page @ 01 Nov 2013

November 5th is Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night in Britain and all around the country you’ll find Bonfire Night festivities and massive firework displays.
So Who was Guy Fawkes
This British tradition dates back to the …

October 23, 2013

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – Christmas Concert 2013

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 23 Oct 2013

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:  Winter Wonderland:
Once again, Carl Davis and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra return to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall to bring on Christmas cheer with their rendition of all-time family favourites.

It seems that when Carl Davis takes the …

July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July!

Filed under: Europe Travel — Helen Page @ 04 Jul 2013

Travelsignposts wishes all our American readers, friends and family members,
A Very Happy 4th of July!
And, to the lucky ones gallivanting around Europe,  safe journey and have a fantastic time.

March 3, 2013

Dijon International Gastronomy Fair Dijon 2013

Filed under: Dijon France — Helen Page @ 03 Mar 2013

Dijon has a reputation for good food and wine and each year thousands of foodies flock to its International Gastronomy Fair.  This year, Dijon will host its 83rd Foire Internationale et Gastronomique de Dijon from October 31 – …

Fête des Fromages – Rocamadour – May 2013

Filed under: Rocamadour - France — Helen Page @ 03 Mar 2013

The famous Rocamadour Cheese Festival will soon be here again. This 24th edition of Fête des Fromages de Rocamadour will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013.

The Rocamadour Fête des Fromages is one of the few events dedicated …

February 17, 2013

Passau Music Festival 2013

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 17 Feb 2013

Passau’s 61st Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau opens on June 28th and runs till July 28th. This long-running and prestigious Passau Music Festival takes place across a range of venues such as churches, town halls, monasteries and theatres….

Easter in Prague: Easter Traditions and Music in Prague

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 17 Feb 2013

Easter is a special time in Prague and visitors to Prague at Easter can look forward to enjoying its special Easter traditions and atmosphere.

At the Prague Easter markets in the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, market stalls …

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