Category: Attractions

Hire a private Louvre guide

Hire a private Louvre guide

As anyone who’s been to Paris’ La Louvre will testify, you could easily spend a whole day there.   So why not call on the services of a guide to help you through the maze?   Paris Muse offers such a service, with tours led by native English-speaking art historians.   You can choose from […]

Christmas comes early to Northumberland!

Christmas comes early to Northumberland!

This weekend  the winter events season begins at Belsay Hall,  Castle & Gardens with a festive food and gift fair. Shoppers can beat the Christmas rush and pick up a variety of regional produce and handmade gifts.

Special feature: Sheraton Bilbao Hotel, Bilbao, Spain

Special feature: Sheraton Bilbao Hotel, Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao is a vibrant city being brought back to life by the reconstruction of old shipyards into areas alive with walkways, parks and stunning architecture and sculptures. Nestled amongst this redevelopment is the Sheraton Bilbao Hotel – itself an individual piece of architecture – which was designed by the father and son team of architects […]

Guardi paintings on display at Kenwood House

Regular visitors of Kenwood will know that the impressive house holds an even more   impressive art collection including paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner and   Gainsborough. The collection now also includes two stunning, large-scale paintings by Italian artist,   Guardi, depicting views of the famous Rialto Bridge. Painted in the early 1760s, both   […]

8 luxury breaks to be won in Hadrian's Wall Country

8 luxury breaks to be won in Hadrian’s Wall Country

Enjoy England have got 8 luxury Escape to Hadrian’s Wall Country 2-night breaks for 2 people to give away in a free prize draw. Stay in one of 4 Marriott hotels in the region (Newcastle Gosforth Park, Newcastle MetroCentre, Sunderland, Durham) – and they’ll even throw in a year’s free pass to all English Heritage […]

You'll fall for fall

You’ll fall for fall

Celebrate fall at Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa. After a long, hot summer, there’s nothing like the refreshing crisp air and legendary fall colours of the Fraser Valley. Enjoy the serenity of nearby Minter Gardens, with its inspiring views and breathtaking surroundings. Or, just relax in our hot springs pools and enjoy the incredible […]

For your eyes only

For your eyes only

The new James Bond exhibition at  London’s Imperial War Museum goes beyond the fiction and explores the astonishing truth behind the world’s most famous secret agent. This is the first major exhibition devoted to the life and work of the man who created James Bond.   It runs until 1st March 2009.

Tasmania’s best tourist attraction? Tahune Airwalk

An insight into Tahune Airwalk, one of Tasmania’s best-known attractions.

Tapestry, tapestry everywhere

Tapestry, tapestry everywhere

For B&B elegance in a French château try the Château de L’Isle-Marie in Normandy. Near Bayeux and Mont St Michel, each of the six rooms are lavishly and luxuriously adorned. Chosen by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of fifty romantic getaways, it doesn’t get much better than this. Bask in the château gardens, stroll […]

Seattle's Brushes and Berets Impressionism Package

Seattle’s Brushes and Berets Impressionism Package

Inspiring Impressionism comes to Seattle Art Museum to show the works of Manet, Degas, Cezanne and more. The historic Mayflower Park Hotel paints a warm welcome for guests who want to see the exhibit and not have to stand in line with the Brushes and Berets Impressionism Package. The package includes a classic or deluxe […]

Tours of the newly-renovated Apethorpe Hall in Northamptonshire

Don’t  miss this opportunity to go on a tour of Apethorpe Hall, an exceptional grade I listed property set in a picturesque corner of Northamptonshire. One of the finest Jacobean houses in the country, Apethorpe Hall is steeped in history and it has played host to Queen Elizabeth I, King James I and King Charles […]

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, one of San Diego’s most celebrated attractions has partnered with the city’s hippest new hotel and nightlife offering The Ivy Hotel for a special summer hotel package.   Priced from $999 on weekdays and $1049 on weekends, The Summer Trifecta package includes a one-night stay in a superior guestroom with […]

Enjoy England for Excellence 2008

Enjoy England for Excellence 2008

In case it passed you by, yesterday was St. George’s Day. And I’m sure it was no co-incidence that the presentation of the Enjoy England for Excellence 2008 awards was celebrated on the same day. For the first time, the event was held outside London, with the organisers preferring to opt for the European Capital […]

Immersed art and luxury for 400€

Immersed art and luxury for 400€

NH Hotels  is opening one of the most  prestigious hotels in Madrid, ideally situated in the centre of the art triangle in the Spanish capital: Prado Museum, Reina Sofia and the Thyssen Museum. It’s  the NH Paseo del Prado and, with their opening offer, you can treat yourself to a two night weekend stay and […]

See the Great Wall from your room!

See the Great Wall from your room!

If you’re in China for the Olympics and looking to explore further afield, then take a look at Red Capital Ranch; it  is hidden away in the countryside about an hour from Beijing. The Great Wall is so close you can see unrestored sections of it from your room, and you can walk up it […]

New Orleans historic sites competing for grant money

The Big Easy has seen better days. Since Hurricane Katrina, this popular travel destination has been working feverishly to replace not only the homes for its residents, but the popluar attractions that make New Orleans such a fantastic place to visit. To back this effort, American Express has pledged $400,000 to help out nine sites […]