Château de ChantillyOnly June 22: Musical Night at the Château de Chantilly
Next Saturday from 6pm to midnight, the gardens of the magnificent Chantilly Castle will host a musical night of about fifty short classical music concerts that will be played in a dozen stages throughout the park. Thousands of candles on the ground will create [...]
One of the appeals of Menton on the French Riviera is the largest museum dedicated to the works of Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), a famous French artist who died fifty years ago. Frederic exolores the museum and the three towns forever linked with his work.
Into Trondheim at 6am but not a lot of people were on deck to see us enter. The first excursions weren’t leaving for 2 hours. Breakfast doesn’t start till 7am and was full as soon as it opened to cater for those eager to eat before leaving on their trip. Not willing to part with the equivalent of £25 to just walk around the town, albeit with a guide, (who we were told later didn’t turn up anyway) we sauntered off to the centre at about 9am.
One of the problems of holidaying is deciding what to see. Sometimes by the time you have made up your mind and arrive at an attraction, the queues are enough to make you decide to forget it.
One of the advantages of Smart Attractions in the US is that having one of their passes means that you can skip to the front of the queue.
The interest in green/environmental/sustainable tourism has grown massively over the last decade and just about every destination preaches its green credentials. Brighton, for example, has been voted green capital of the UK. Kent has recently won £700,000 funding from the European Union for “coastal actions on sustainable tourism” whatever that means and Anglesey received funds a little while ago for coastal improvements. From further afield comes an example from South Korea where it is suggested that the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea becomes an ecological preservation area to protect wildlife.
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