March 6, 2011

Music for Easter – Easter in Europe

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 06 Mar 2011

This Easter, enjoy music for Easter at some amazing churches and venues in Europe.

In the spirit of Easter, Classictic is offering a 10% discount to help music-lovers enjoy their classical concert experience.  To take advantage of this limited …

February 14, 2011

Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 100 years old!

Filed under: airline travel — Helen Page @ 14 Feb 2011

Hamburg Airport (HAM), northern Germany’s largest international airport is 100 years old this year. With nearly 13 million passengers passing through the airport in 2010, Hamburg Airport has also become the fifth largest airport in Germany.

Hamburg Airport began …

February 10, 2011

Prince William and Kate’s Wedding – London Walking Tour

Filed under: Things to Do - London — Helen Page @ 10 Feb 2011

All eyes will be on London on April 29, 2011 when the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton takes place.

For Royal watchers or those who love Royal weddings and want to share in the excitement of …

January 27, 2011

Heidelberg Catechism – 450th Anniversary

Filed under: Germany — Helen Page @ 27 Jan 2011

2013 marks the 450th Anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism and a major exhibition is being planned for Heidelberg and Apeldoorn in the Netherlands.

2013 is still some time away, but already a project is in place and an ‘International …

Palace of Versailles – An Annex Building to Become a Hotel

Filed under: France — Helen Page @ 27 Jan 2011

A recent email in my Inbox had as one of its article headlines “Palace of Versailles will be turned into a luxury hotel”.  I didn’t have time to look into the story immediately, but it did nag at …

January 26, 2011

Some Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day for the Traveller

Filed under: Europe General — Helen Page @ 26 Jan 2011

Surprise the people you love with one of these special Valentine’s Day events.


London Eye Champagne Experience

London Eye: Romantic Private Capsule for Two with Champagne


Valentine’s Day Jazz Concert & Dinner

January 18, 2011

Franz Liszt – 200th Birthday Anniversary Events in Dresden

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 18 Jan 2011

When Franz Liszt first visited Dresden in 1840 he was hailed as the ‘pop star’ of piano music. It’s no wonder that Franz Liszt fell in love in Dresden.

In 1844 Liszt travelled to Dresden with the dancer …

Madame Tussauds comes to Vienna

Filed under: Austria — Helen Page @ 18 Jan 2011

World-famous waxworks Madame Tussauds will open its eleventh international branch on Vienna’s Riesenradplatz in April 2011.

With a selection of 65 life-like waxworks on display at this new 1,500 square metre museum, visitors to Vienna will soon be able …

January 17, 2011

Franz Liszt – 200th Birthday Anniversary Events in Bayreuth

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 17 Jan 2011

Franz Liszt was laid to rest in the town cemetery in Bayreuth on 3 August 1886.  But in 2011, Bayreuth is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of this famous composer, phenomenal pianist, conductor and visionary in …

Eurovision Song Contest 2011 – Eurovision Germany

Filed under: Germany — Helen Page @ 17 Jan 2011

Germany is hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Europe’s biggest music festival.  Around 35,000 people are expected inside the Düsseldorf Arena to watch the competition live and joined by an estimated 120 million TV viewers when the Eurovision …

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