January 19, 2014

Mozart’s Birthday Anniversary – January 27, 2015

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 259th anniversary of the birthday of this much loved and greatest …

November 1, 2013

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…2014

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.

February 17, 2013

Passau Music Festival 2015

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

Passau’s 63rd Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau will open on June 19th and run till August 2nd. This long-running and prestigious Passau Music Festival takes place across a range of venues such as churches, town halls, monasteries and theatres….

November 9, 2012

London Musicals – What’s on in London West End

Filed under: Things to Do - London — Helen Page @ 09 Nov 2012

London is the entertainment capital of the world and some of the popular West End shows are booked out months in advance.  To avoid disappointment, book your London musical before you leave home.  Below are some of the  …

February 5, 2012

VAT in Europe – The Rise and Rise of VAT

Filed under: Europe General — Helen Page @ 05 Feb 2012

As Europe muddles through to sort out its economic crisis, one of the measures for raising revenue has been the increase of VAT rates. VAT of course impacts on our travel costs and some of the VAT rates …

November 10, 2011

Berlinale 2013 – 63rd Berlin Film Festival

Filed under: Germany — Helen Page @ 10 Nov 2011

The 63rd Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale – opens on February 9th with the traditional gala evening at the Berlinale Palace. The lucky individuals attending this gala evening can expect to see a whole host of movie …

November 8, 2011

Classical Concerts and Operas in Spain

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 08 Nov 2011

Spain is a country whose opera and classical music scene is just as vibrant as its rich culture, architecture, flamenco dances, bullfights and sunny beaches.

This festive season, the thrilling art of flamenco music and dance, the fine art …

October 3, 2011

Christmas and New Year Concerts in Paris Churches

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas — Helen Page @ 03 Oct 2011

This festive season, enjoy one of the special Christmas and New Year’s Eve concerts, performed in some historical Paris churches.  Apart from the beautiful and intimate settings, the churches provide great acoustics for these festive concerts….

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