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World Travel Awards: Europe Winners Revealed!

Posted on 02. Oct, 2010 by .

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On last Friday, October 1st, was held the 17th Award Ceremony of the World Travel Awards in Turkey. After recovering from a though economical era, the industry is now back in full swing and enjoying its success. The winners are chosen by the industry’s best experts via an online vote. Graham E. Cooke, Founder and [...]

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John Lennon Festival in Liverpool

Posted on 17. Sep, 2010 by .

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Liverpool is celebrating a two-month tribute to John Lennon this autumn from October to December, culminating in a Memorial Concert, called “Lennon Remembered” at the Echo Arena on December 9, the day after the 30th anniversary of his assassination. The festival starts on October 9, which would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday, with major celebrations [...]

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Where are the best cabs in the world?

Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by .

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According to a recent press release from www.hotels.com, the best cabs in the world are in London! First of all because most of them are very friendly, and most importantly because they know where they are going and drive safely. I guess these three factors overcome the extravagant fares, voted by 21% of travellers as [...]

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London Transport Museum opens two new exhibitions: Under Attack and Aldwych Station

London Transport Museum opens two new exhibitions: Under Attack and Aldwych Station

Posted on 08. Sep, 2010 by .

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London’s Transport Museum has just opened a new exhibition, called Under Attack, on what’s known in Britain as the Blitz, to commemorate its 70th anniversary. For the non-Brits out there, the Blitz is the time where London, Coventry and Dresden were bombed during the Second World War.  Here’s a short excerpt of the Museum’s website: “The exhibition will explore [...]

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Death of corridas in Catalonia

Posted on 01. Aug, 2010 by .

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One of the major travel news this week is certainly the bullfighting ban in Catalonia. This ban is the result of a petition signed by more than 180 000 activists, who qualify the activity as immoral and cruel. They also argued that the corridas are not even about tradition anymore as most spectators are now [...]

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Top 25 Liveable Cities According to Monocle Magazine

Posted on 18. Jun, 2010 by .

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Monocle Magazine published in their latest issue their very own Top 25 cities to live in. Unsurprisingly, most of them are located in Europe - the actual surprise is the winner of that survey: Munich, closely followed by… Copenhagen and… Zurich. Two of the biggest cities in the world, New York and London, shine by their absence [...]

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