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Historical Trips launches new 2016 tours ensuring the past never gets old

From religious orders in Medieval Italy, to Sugar Barons in the Caribbean and an alternate history tour examining the Nazi invasion that never was - The Historical Trips 2016 programme of new tours explores a broad span of history across the continents and centuries, giving a different slant on what has gone before.

Time to get back in the saddle: Cycling in the Cultural Heart of Germany

Time to get back in the saddle: Cycling in the Cultural Heart of Germany

Not a beach bum? Bit of an active type? The Cultural Heart of Germany region of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia might be the right summer holiday destination for you then, offering thousands of miles of cycling trails - off the beaten track and with the added bonus of cultural sites and picturesque towns along the way.

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Culture lovers seeking to immerse themselves in history this spring can take advantage of some fantastic breaks to the Spanish Region of Murcia – with a seven-night holiday for two people with flights available from just £660.

Spring half term adventures in Shakespeare’s England

Spring half term adventures in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy the spring half term from 14 - 22 February in Shakespeare’s England with a host of exciting adventures.

Eat your way through Extremadura with new bespoke foodie experiences

Eat your way through Extremadura with new bespoke foodie experiences

Trujillo Villas Espana is launching a menu of gourmet experiences for their guests, who are interested in learning more about authentic Extremaduran cuisine.

Top 10 Aarhus festivals

Top 10 Aarhus festivals

Vibrant and forward-thinking, Aarhus makes a great short-break anytime thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, fascinating museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping, great Danish cuisine and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.

North Jutland's regional Danish cuisine to set international benchmarks

North Jutland's regional Danish cuisine to set international benchmarks

In the wake of restaurant Noma taking the title of 'World's Best Restaurant' for 4 out of 5 years, other Danish regions are successfully following suit.

Quirky tours, trendy restaurants and colourful exhibitions land in Lisbon

Quirky tours, trendy restaurants and colourful exhibitions land in Lisbon

Despite being one of Europe’s most ancient and historic capitals, Lisbon is constantly evolving to meet the demands of the modern traveller, adding a host of new attractions, tours and exhibitions to its already impressive repertoire.

Sanctuary Ananda sets sail on maiden voyage in Myanmar

Sanctuary Ananda sets sail on maiden voyage in Myanmar

Sanctuary Ananda, the luxurious new boutique river cruiser in Myanmar (Burma) from exclusive travel specialists Sanctuary Retreats, sets sail on its maiden passenger cruise this week (15th November) with a 4-night cruise from Mandalay to Bagan on the Ayeyarwady River.

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

Heard the one about the city with two cultural festivals running at the same time?

Canadian Museum of Human Rights opens in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum of Human Rights opens in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) opens its doors in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Saturday 20th September.

Kent Year of Art & Culture

Kent Year of Art & Culture

This year, Kent is leading the way in culture-led regeneration. The county's wealth of history and tradition, mixed with fantastic landscapes and scenery is seeing Kent's cultural offering drawing thousands of visitors from around the world.

Remote Cambodia: Forest and Tribes

Remote Cambodia: Forest and Tribes

Backyard Travel have released news of a unique new tour that discovers the lush forests, indigenous tribes and diverse wildlife of Mondulkiri, Cambodia's most remote province.

Embrace Mauritian tradition with Veranda Resorts’ cultural programme

Embrace Mauritian tradition with Veranda Resorts’ cultural programme

Veranda Resorts in Mauritius is introducing a brand new cultural programme with the aim of introducing guests to Mauritian heritage and creating a unique travel experience, beyond just sea and sand that Mauritius is normally synonymous with.

Culture vulture families encouraged to choose family-friendly Philadelphia this summer

Culture vulture families encouraged to choose family-friendly Philadelphia this summer

With the school summer holidays in full swing, Pennsylvania's largest city, Philadelphia is the destination of choice for many families looking for a holiday which combines the best of culture alongside child-friendly entertainment.