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24
Nov 2014
Ludwig Museum in Budapest celebrates 25th anniversary
This year the Ludwig Museum and Gallery of Contemporary Art in Budapest celebrates its 25th anniversary with an exhibition donated by its founders.
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Ludwig Museum in Budapest anniversary
21
Nov 2014
Amsterdam restaurants receive 20 Michelin stars
The Netherlands has performed fantastically in the Michelin guide once again, with Amsterdam remaining the culinary capital of the country.
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Wine Glasses
21
Nov 2014
Gourmet Escape begins in Margaret River
Celebrity chefs Heston Blumenthal, Rick Stein, Rene Redzepi and Massimo Bottura will all be attending this year’s Gourmet Escape taking place in Margaret River this weekend.
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 Margaret River Gourmet Escape
20
Nov 2014
World premiere of An American in Paris to open in French capital
This weekend the world premiere of An American in Paris will take place in the French capital, over 60 years after the release of the original film.
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The world premiere of An American in Paris will take place in the French capital, over 60 years after the release of the original film
19
Nov 2014
Eight of the Best European Beers to try on your River Cruise
Many people are drawn to Europe for the chance to sample the best of the continent’s beers; sometimes there’s no better method of relaxing while on holiday.
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Eight of the Best European Beers to try
19
Nov 2014
Chuck Close exhibition to open in Sydney
As part of the Sydney International Art Series, one of America’s best loved artists will have his work displayed at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Chuck Close exhibition to open in Sydney
19
Nov 2014
Prague Chocolate Festival to take place this weekend
This coming weekend the shopping centre Galerie Harfa will be hosting the Chocolate Festival 2014 in Prague.
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Prague Chocolate Festival to take place this weekend
18
Nov 2014
Museum in New York opens natural disaster exhibition
The American Museum of Natural History in New York opened an exhibition on Saturday which explores the science of natural disasters.
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Nature’s Fury’ the exhibition
17
Nov 2014
Research reveals the most fun cities in the world
Recent research has revealed the top cities in the world where tourists have the most fun, with Berlin, London and Paris topping the list.
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10 fun cities revealed
14
Nov 2014
Calls for protection of Australia’s beauty spots
A number of ongoing talks are taking place in Australia in a bid to protect some of the country’s most threatened areas.
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The protection of Australia’s most popular beauty spots are currently in discussion
14
Nov 2014
Eurostar unveils 200mph train
On the eve of its 20th anniversary, Eurostar unveiled its new state-of-the-art trains that will be put into service in May 2015.
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The Eurostar has announced the purchase of new trains
13
Nov 2014
Tourism in Germany set for record year
Data released by the statistics office at the beginning of the week have shown an increase in tourists to Germany when comparing September of this year with last.
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Nuremberg in Germany
12
Nov 2014
Australia sees a tourism surge thanks to UK visitors
Tourism Australia has reported that visitors from the United Kingdom have significantly increased when comparing this year with last.
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Australia sees a tourism surge thanks to UK visitors
12
Nov 2014
Jeff Koons exhibition to open in Paris
A collection of works by contemporary American artist Jeff Koons will be on show in Paris from November 26th.
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Jeff Koons exhibition to open in Paris
11
Nov 2014
World’s first solar bike lane opens in the Netherlands
Two Amsterdam suburbs of Krommenie and Wormerveer have been connected with the world’s very first solar panel bike lane.
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Solar bike lane opens in Amsterdam
10
Nov 2014
Light Festival to return to Amsterdam
At the end of the month, the third instalment of Amsterdam’s Light Festival will begin and will continue for 50 days until mid-January.
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Light Festival Amsterdam
10
Nov 2014
First grey wolf spotted in Grand Canyon for 70 years
There have been several sightings of a lone grey wolf in the Grand Canyon National Park this month, making the animal the first of its species to roam Arizona in 70 years.
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wolf spotted in Grand Canyon
7
Nov 2014
Paris invites architects to reinvent the city
Earlier this week the Mayor of Paris called upon architects to reinvent the city’s urban spaces in the world’s first competition of its kind.
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Paris urban space competition
6
Nov 2014
Which? reveals top 10 European city breaks as voted for by tourists
Consumer magazine Which? has released the results of a survey asking almost 5,000 people to rate their favourite European city.
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Which? reveals top 10 European city breaks
6
Nov 2014
Perth International Arts Festival announces full line-up
Perth will be inviting a number of star performers to the city as part of the extensive line-up planned for the 2015 Perth International Arts Festival early next year.
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Rufus Wainwright
5
Nov 2014
One World Trade Center opens in New York
More than 13 years after the horrifying terrorist attacks of 9/11, the new One World Trade Center building in New York opened its doors on Monday.
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The new World Trade Center building opened on Monday
4
Nov 2014
Paris Tableau returns for fourth instalment
The only exclusively Old Masters fair in the world returns to Paris next week for its fourth instalment.
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The Old Masters fair in the world returns to Paris next week
3
Nov 2014
Art Gallery NSW opens one of its ‘most ambitious exhibitions ever’
The beginning of the month saw the opening of a new pop art exhibition at the Art Gallery NSW in Sydney.
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Art Gallery NSW opens one of its ‘most ambitious exhibitions ever’
3
Nov 2014
The 9th edition of Bucharest Early Music Festival begins
Opening with the exceptional concert-show ‘Rameau – Le Musicien du Roi’, Bucharest’s Early Music Festival began in the capital city on Thursday.
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The 9th edition of Bucharest Early Music Festival begins
31
Oct 2014
The 20th anniversary celebrations of the Salon du Chocolat are underway
Celebrations for the unmissable 20th anniversary of the Salon du Chocolate began on Wednesday at the Chateau de Versailles.
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Salon du Chocolat 20th anniversary
30
Oct 2014
Rembrandt exhibition to open in Budapest
This Friday will see the opening of a Rembrandt exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest.
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New art exhibition to open in Budapest
30
Oct 2014
The Guide to France through Art
While France is renowned as a place to enjoy fine food and beautiful wine, another reason why people flock to the nation is to discover its relationship with the arts.
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Guide to France through Art
30
Oct 2014
10th anniversary of Sydney Open
Sydney will be opening 50 of its best-loved buildings on Sunday to give people access to those that are not normally open to the public on a day-to-day basis.
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Conservatorium of Music
29
Oct 2014
Keith Haring exhibition to open in San Francisco
On November 8th the de Young fine art museum in San Francisco will unveil a new exhibition devoted to the political works of Keith Haring.
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Keith Haring exhibition to open in San Francisco
28
Oct 2014
The best ways to Experience Melbourne
The capital of Victoria, Melbourne, is a special city and its variety of sights, sounds and experiences makes it a favourite for many during their Australian tours.
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The best ways to Experience Melbourne
28
Oct 2014
New Melbourne festival for 2015
Melbourne’s Southbank will be welcoming a new festival named SummerSalt in January 2015, which will see numerous arts organisations take to the streets.
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New Melbourne festival for 2015
27
Oct 2014
Rijksmuseum’s renovated wing re-opens with photography exhibition
Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will be re-opening its renovated wing this Saturday with an exclusive photography exhibition.
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Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum
27
Oct 2014
Paris Art Fair celebrates 41st edition
This weekend saw the 41st Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain take place at the Grand Palais in Paris.
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Paris Art Fair celebrates 41st edition
24
Oct 2014
Sydney Festival announces extensive line up for 2015
As one of the biggest events in Australia’s diverse calendar, it’s no surprise that the line-up for the 2015 Sydney Festival has got many people excited.
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Sydney Festival announces extensive line up for 2015
23
Oct 2014
Picasso Museum to finally open on Saturday
Not only will this Saturday be Picasso’s birthday, but it will also be the long-awaited re-opening of the Picasso Museum.
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Picasso Museum, Paris, France
23
Oct 2014
Lonely Planet names top destinations for 2015
This week, Lonely Planet revealed its highly anticipated Best in Travel 2015 guide, which includes lists of the top 10 cities and countries.
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Lonely Planet names top destinations for 2015
22
Oct 2014
An Introduction to Thanksgiving in the USA
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s almost time for one of the best celebrations the year across the Americas.
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Thanksgiving in the USA
22
Oct 2014
135-year-old restaurant in Bucharest still welcomes thousands of visitors daily
One of the oldest restaurants in Bucharest has released figures stating that the popular restaurant still attracts more than 2,500 clients every day.
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Caru’ cu Bere, Bucharest
21
Oct 2014
$1 billion dollar cubism collection to be unveiled in New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be opening a new cubism exhibition on Monday 27th October, which was donated by cosmetics executive Leonard Lauder in April 2013.
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$1 billion dollar cubism collection to be unveiled in New York
20
Oct 2014
Best vintage for Bordeaux wine since 2010
Producers of Bordeaux wine are currently harvesting the last of their crops, and many are feeling optimistic about 2014’s vintage outperforming the last few years.
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Best vintage for Bordeaux wine since 2010
20
Oct 2014
Second Signal Light Festival in Prague is a success
Following the success of last year’s festival, which saw more than a quarter of a million people attend, the second Signal Light Festival took place in Prague at the weekend.
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Second Signal Light Festival in Prague is a success
17
Oct 2014
Queenstown wins Australasia’s leading destination award
After four years of nominations, Queenstown finally gained the recognition it deserves after being voted as Australasia’s leading destination at the 2014 World Travel Awards.
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Queenstown wins Australasia’s leading destination award
16
Oct 2014
Mime Festival comes to Prague
The international Mime Festival begins tomorrow and will be held for the first time in Prague, following three successful years in Policka.
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The Mime Festival returns to the Czech Republic
15
Oct 2014
A Guide to River Cruising for Beginners
The idea of lounging on a luxury vessel while exploring a multitude of sights is proving to be a perfect alternative to the conventional summer holiday, with more people than ever enjoying their first ever river cruise.
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A Guide to River Cruising for Beginners
15
Oct 2014
Frank Gehry’s Paris Museum to open at end of month
October is an exciting month for the Parisian art scene, with a number of highly anticipated grand openings taking place.
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Frank Gehry’s Paris Museum to open at end of month
15
Oct 2014
Europe features heavily in world’s 50 best bars for 2014
: The world’s best bars were recently announced by Drinks International magazine and included a number of establishments in Europe | Scenic Tours News
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Europe features heavily in world’s 50 best bars for 2014
14
Oct 2014
Telegraph recommends Scenic Tours for winter cruises
Scenic Tours was recently recommended by the Telegraph, for being a river cruise company that can provide the perfect winter getaway.
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Christmas Market Vienna
13
Oct 2014
Melbourne Festival in full swing
After kicking off at the weekend, the Melbourne Festival is now in full swing and will continue with a variety of cultural shows and events until the 26th October.
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Melbourne Festival in full swing
10
Oct 2014
Hungarian State Opera celebrates 130th anniversary
The Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest recently celebrated its 130th anniversary with a re-enactment of the opening day in 1884.
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The Hungarian State Opera House
9
Oct 2014
Eiffel Tower installs glass floor for 125th anniversary
Visitors to the Eiffel Tower can now experience a brand new glass floor that overlooks its four pillars following a €30 million refit.
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Eiffel Tower installs glass floor
8
Oct 2014
Sperm whales spotted off California Coast
In an extremely rare sighting, more than 50 sperm wales were spotted off the California Coast on Monday.
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Sperm whales spotted off California Coast
8
Oct 2014
Comic museum in Belgium celebrates 25th anniversary
The Belgian Comic Strip Centre in Brussels celebrated its 25th anniversary at the weekend, with a special exhibition dedicated to Pierre ‘Peyo’ Culliford, the creator of the Smurfs.
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Comic museum in Belgium celebrates 25th anniversary
7
Oct 2014
Moon to glow red in Australia during total lunar eclipse
Those in Australia will be able to witness a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday, which will be the second to occur this year.
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Moon to glow red in Australia during total lunar eclipse
6
Oct 2014
The Vienna Art Fair 2014 wows the crowds
The 2014 Vienna International Art Fair successfully ended this weekend after attracting thousands of visitors.
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The Vienna Art Fair 2014 wows the crowds
3
Oct 2014
World’s first-ever microbe zoo opens in Amsterdam
The world’s first-ever microbe zoo has opened in Amsterdam this week and is expected to draw in the crowds.
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World’s first-ever microbe zoo opens in Amsterdam
3
Oct 2014
Picasso Museum to reopen at the end of October
After infighting, controversy and a number of delays, the Picasso museum is finally set to reopen.
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Picasso Museum Paris
2
Oct 2014
Article highlights Sydney Harbour Bridge Romance
An article published in the Daily Mail has highlighted the beauty and magic of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge.
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Sydney Harbour Bridge top for Romance
1
Oct 2014
The Telegraph celebrates the Rhine
Major national newspaper the Telegraph has celebrated the beauty of the River Rhine in their latest article.
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beauty of the river Rhine
30
Sep 2014
Paris love lock ban is being ignored by holidaymakers
A push by Paris officials to stop visitors putting up “love locks” on some of the city’s most iconic bridges and attractions is being ignored.
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Paris love lock ban is being ignored
29
Sep 2014
Scenic Tours nominated for national travel awards
Scenic Tours has been nominated for four awards at this year’s British Travel Awards and have been nominated for two awards at the Telegraph Travel Awards.
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Grand Canyon National Park
29
Sep 2014
The Ultimate French Souvenir Guide
If you are looking forward to a trip to France in the coming months, it’s almost inevitable that you will be keen to purchase a little souvenir.
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The Ultimate French Souvenir Guide
29
Sep 2014
A record number of visitors flocked to Las Vegas in August
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has revealed that Las Vegas welcomed a record number of holidaymakers in August.
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Record August for Las Vegas
26
Sep 2014
Grand finale of Brisbane Festival this weekend
An expected half a million people will head to Brisbane River on Saturday 27th September in order to watch the Brisbane Festival’s grand finale.
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Brisbane will close its annual festival with a firework display
 
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