Time out in Tampere

For a Finnish short break with a difference, the city of Tampere provides a great mix of wintry culture and nature with its fascinating museums and scenic lakeside location, writes Anna Maria Espsater Tampere, Finland’s third largest city, is friendly, laidback and surprisingly nice to visit in winter. Santa Claus…
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Beirut Reborn

Only a four hour and a half hour flight away, Beirut will seduce travelers in search of a city break with a difference. Sure Dubai is exciting, Abu Dhabi offers an abundance of art and Muscat has a certain picturesque charm but when all is said and done, they are…
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Museums at Night

Starting today is Museums at Night, the once a year activity when museums across the countries stay open late so that you can see their collections in a different light. In fact it is not just in our countries that this happens. All over Europe, museums take part, sometimes staying…
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Britain’s Attractions In 2009

The figures for what we visited last year have been released by ALVA, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. Among their 42 members, they are responsible for nearly 1,600 different attractions. But not every attraction is a member and not every member provides figures so there could be more popular…
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