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Experience the latest addition to the UNESCO World Heritage list in Qatar

Experience the latest addition to the UNESCO World Heritage list in Qatar

Visitors to Qatar can now experience the largest archaeological site to be inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage List, the town of Al Zubarah.

Join the beat in five of the youngest cities in Europe

An exciting new briefing uncovers five of the youngest cities in Europe and highlights the impact their population is having on the culture and events scene in each area.

History’s Greatest Civilisations: Andante Travels launches ‘Meet the past’

History’s Greatest Civilisations: Andante Travels launches ‘Meet the past’

The ancient Egyptians assembled the pyramids; the ancient Greeks introduced the original form of democracy ; the Romans conquered nearly 3km2 of land; Machu Picchu was the handiwork of the Incas and without the Vikings, we wouldn’t get ‘angry’, go ‘berserk’ or be ‘dirty’ – these are prime examples of just some of the legacies and achievements of history’s greatest civilisations…

Explore the charming manors of the Finnish countryside

Explore the charming manors of the Finnish countryside

If the words ‘manor house’ conjure up visions of quintessentially English properties of a bygone era then think again.

The Zillertal: Austria's culinary heart

The Zillertal: Austria's culinary heart

The Zillertal region is well-known for its organic cuisine and award-winning dairy products. This deep valley's warm summers and lush pastures give rise to hundreds of indigenous herbs, fabulous local speciality dishes and some of the best restaurants in the Alps. And the scenery's pretty good too.

Champagne-Ardenne prepares for WW1 Centenary

Champagne-Ardenne prepares for WW1 Centenary

Anticipating a big increase in visitors to WW1 sites in its region, the Champagne-Ardenne Tourist Board is preparing to welcome Britons during the next four years of the Centenary commemorations.

Floors Castle - A historic gem in the Scottish Borders

Floors Castle - A historic gem in the Scottish Borders

Originally built in 1721, Floors Castle is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland and home to the 10th Duke of Roxburghe.

Throw yourself a Royal Party

Throw yourself a Royal Party

With Buckingham Palace's four-day public garden party looming in July and a Royal Baby on the horizon, the Royal Household is sure to be in party planning mode.

Join in the celebrations at a Burmese festival

Join in the celebrations at a Burmese festival

The Burma Highlights group tour from TransIndus introduces you to the culture of Burma, taking in the most popular and spectacular sights this beautiful country has to offer. Beginning in Yangon you visit the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda then travel up to Bagan and its thousands of stupas and pagodas. Continue on to Mandalay and the ancient capital cities of Ava, Amarapura and Sagaing ending at the vast Inle Lake.

Enjoy the festivals of vibrant Valletta with the Phoenicia Hotel

Enjoy the festivals of vibrant Valletta with the Phoenicia Hotel

Enjoy a summer break at Phoenicia Hotel Malta and you can save 30% by booking online, with prices at this five-star hotel in high season from only £57.50 per person sharing.

Tallinn - A cultural escape that won't break the bank

Tallinn - A cultural escape that won't break the bank

Taking a short break to immerse yourself in a cultural destination doesn't mean you have to break the bank. Recent research by the Post Office listed the spectacular city of Tallinn as a 'best value for money' destination.

Ditch the books, see the sights

Ditch the books, see the sights

Brits are becoming more active whilst abroad with older travellers said to have more 'get up and go'.

Pubs, puffins and punting all make VisitEngland's bucketlist!

Pubs, puffins and punting all make VisitEngland's bucketlist!

The world's largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare's sonnets and Europe's first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland's "101 things to do before you go abroad", revealed to mark St George's Day.

A taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago de Compostela

A taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago de Compostela

The taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago is the perfect short break for wine and food lovers from CaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialists.

From the Mayflower to the Boston Tea Party - history in New England

From the Mayflower to the Boston Tea Party - history in New England

History is everywhere in New England, and many attractions bring it to life in a way that is fun and fresh. From the simple huts of Plimoth Plantation to the grand Newport Mansions of the Gilded Age.