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Barcelona, Not Too Gaudi
Barcelona is a wonderful juxtaposition bwteen old world and new. A thirving and bustling city that needs more than just a two day port of call to do it justice.
I wanted to visit Rome from the moment a I saw Audrey Hepburn drive a Vespa in Roman Holiday, and then came Three Coins in the Fountain, and I knew I could find Romance in the eternal city, but it would be Federico Fellini who would truly capture my heart with La Dolce Vita and Roma.
POMPEII Captured in Time
The city of Pompeii has always intrigued me. I don’t know exactly why, other than to literally see a moment captured in time, a moment stilled like the hands on a clock stopped at a tragic moment.
Lucca and Pisa
Lucca. is a destination small enough to absorb in just few hours and rich enough in history to be a thoroughly satisfying experience. Not as well known as Pisa, or Florence, the birthplace of the renaissance, Lucca is, however, filled with history and not completely overrun with tourists.
Cruising the Western Mediterranean
How will you see the city jewels of the Western Mediterranean Sea? There are so many ways, I think the best, may be, by cruise ship.
Arts Festivals in Europe
Have you been thinking about going to see one of the fabulous and famous cultural festivals in Europe and changed your mind because the crowds might be overwhelming and the prices, staggering. Take heart, there are numerous festivals with acts and performances, scattered all over the continent.
Tour Canterbury Cathedral
Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, is both a holy place and a World Heritage Site. But the cathedral is only one of many places in the city that have been given World Heritage Sit status, others include: a city wall founded
Riga, Lativia, a Festival of Music
If you have a song in your heart, Riga may just be the place to let it out. Every year from June to the end of August over 30,000 singers and 15,000 dancers from the Baltic states (think Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, and Norway),
Known as the “Gateway to the Fjords,” Bergen, Norway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its postcard picture perfect wooden buildings with pointed gables facing the harbor.
It used to be known as the “theatre district” or “London’s West End”, the epicentre of the live theatre world, and it still is today. No matter what kind of live theatre you want to see, you will mot likely find a production ongoing in "Theatreland.\'
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