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Renaissance Roots in Tuscany

Villa Armena is located in beautiful Tuscany, surrounded by a wealth of history.

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The Five Best European Christmas Markets

Europe's best Christmas markets are truly hidden diamonds - hard to find but worth the effort. And we've done half the work for you...

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Cultural hotspots in Madrid

For hundreds of years the Spanish capital has been considered an assembly point for those seeking rich cultural experiences.

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Six unusual holiday ideas

With the multitude of activities that are available across the globe it is easy to miss out on some really unique holiday destinations.

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A tour of Edinburgh’s literary attractions

For a fun family day out, why not try the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile which offers parents and children alike the chance to immerse themselves in the power of Scottish story-telling

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Modern opera houses in Europe

Optimum acoustics are achieved by the clever use of materials and geometry. The back walls on each floor are constructed with convex panes to prevent sound concentration

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Hotels for the design conscious traveller

"visualise a free-form infinity pool with sweeping views across the Aegean Sea..."

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Enchanting Istanbul

With its skyline studded with beautifully crafted domes and minarets, Istanbul offers a truly great, yet alternative, romantic destination, along with bundles of history patiently waiting to be soaked up.

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The best opera houses and theatres

"The appeal of opera houses, theatres and concert halls is obvious, and what better way to immerse yourself in a city – regardless of whether you speak the language."

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Top ten cities for art lovers

"...the vibrant city of London is alive with an eclectic mix of galleries and museums. Classical, contemporary and downright controversial – this city has it all..."

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Captivating cities

"bask in the rich culture and soak up spectacular sights that will leave you with everlasting memories..."

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