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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
25
Sep 2014
Romania set to welcome first Bucharest Art Week
One of the largest contemporary events in Romania is to begin on Friday with the very first Bucharest Art Week.
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One of the largest contemporary events in Romania is to begin on Friday
24
Sep 2014
Fashion week begins in Paris
Paris Fashion Week 2014 began in the capital city yesterday and is the fourth instalment of the new season style previews, following a marathon stint in New York, London and Milan.
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Paris Fashion Week 2014 began in the capital city this week
24
Sep 2014
Amsterdam museums: off the beaten track
Amsterdam is famous for its museums, and whilst Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum will all appear in anyone's list of top 10 things to do in Amsterdam, sometimes the most rewarding and interesting experiences can be found off the beaten track.
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Amsterdam is famous for its museums
23
Sep 2014
The Sleeping Beauty to be Australian Ballet’s centrepiece for 2015
The Australian Ballet recently announced that it will be recreating the 19th century classic The Sleeping Beauty as its 2015 showpiece.
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The Australian Ballet announced that it will be recreating The Sleeping Beauty in 2015
23
Sep 2014
Vienna commemorates 75th anniversary of Freud’s death
Today marks the 75th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death, the famous founder of psychoanalysis who lived in Vienna for the majority of his life.
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Today is the 75th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death
22
Sep 2014
Museum dedicated to chocolate opens in Brussels
A brand new museum dedicated entirely to chocolate opened in Belgium this weekend to celebrate the country’s national treasure.
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The Belgian Chocolate Village has opened
22
Sep 2014
Must-Visit Museums to see on your American Tour
If you are looking forward to making the most of our USA tour with us, a trip to one of the renowned museums across the nation is a must.
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A guide to some of the best museums in America
19
Sep 2014
Discover the best of France before your river cruise
France has become one of the most popular destinations for river cruises, with the stunning landscapes, fine food and beautiful wine just some of the reasons why millions flock here each and every year.
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Here are a few ways in which you can experience the best of France before you even depart on your river cruise
19
Sep 2014
The France Show set for London return in January
The France Show is all set to return to London this coming January, providing the largest event entirely dedicated to all things French.
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The France Show is all set to return to London this coming January
18
Sep 2014
Bucharest to celebrate 555th birthday
Saturday is said to mark the birthday of 555-year-old Bucharest, and the city is planning a number of events in order to celebrate.
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A famous swimming pool in Paris, which is where the first bikini was donned, has reopened
17
Sep 2014
Autumn heatwave means a miracle recovery for Bordeaux wine
Following a relatively cool and rainy summer, winemakers in Bordeaux have expressed their delight in the recent warmer weather and sunshine in France.
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Recent warm weather has saved wine crops in Bordeaux
16
Sep 2014
New York gets ready to welcome 52nd film festival
Next week will see the beginning of the 52nd New York Film Festival, which runs from 26th September until 12th October.
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The New York Film Festival is taking place at the end of September
16
Sep 2014
Australia looks to improve perception of Aussie food
A new campaign by Tourism Australia is looking to change travellers’ perceptions of Australian food after a recent study revealed it was not highly regarded.
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A new campaign by Tourism Australia is looking to change travellers’ perceptions of Australian food
15
Sep 2014
World’s greatest dealers showcase art and antiques in Paris
The grand opening of La Biennale des Antiquaries took place on Tuesday and began with a black tie gala dinner attended by collectors from all over the world.
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September 2014 sees the 27th La Biennale des Antiquaires take place in Paris
15
Sep 2014
Sir David Attenborough to return to Great Barrier Reef
Sir David Attenborough will soon be returning to the Great Barrier Reef almost six decades since filming in the location for the first time.
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Climate Change is the Biggest Threat to Barrier Reef
15
Sep 2014
The best places to discover Australian animals
There is no other country quite like Australia. It is home to tropical rainforests, rocky mountains, bustling cities and large stretches of dry sand plains, and in these various locations are a range of unique animals that are iconic to the country. Far from being a small part of the country’s wilderness, Australian animals are an important part of its culture.
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The best places to discover Australian animals
12
Sep 2014
Debut novel inspired by 17th century artwork housed in Amsterdam
August finally saw the highly anticipated release of the debut novel ‘The Miniaturist’, which had previously sparked a bidding war between 11 UK publishers.
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Debut novel inspired by 17th century artwork housed in Amsterdam
11
Sep 2014
Australia sees record spending by British tourists
Tourism Australia has reported a record spend by international visitors, which reached $30.1 billion by the end of the financial year on June 30.
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Sydney Opera House, Australia
10
Sep 2014
New cinema history centre opens in Paris
Film enthusiasts will be delighted to see the opening of the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation in Paris this month.
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Pathé opens cinema history centre
10
Sep 2014
The annual Tribute in Light returns to New York
In the days leading up to September 11, New York’s skyline will be illuminated by the Tribute in Light to remember those who lost their lives in the terror attacks.
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Tribute in Light returns to New York
9
Sep 2014
WWI exhibition in Belgrade proves popular
An exhibition that marks the centenary of World War I has attracted a large number of visitors in Belgrade.
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WWI exhibition in Belgrade proves popular
8
Sep 2014
Alice Springs cheapest place to stay
According to a study by travel website Hotels.com, Alice Springs is the cheapest place to stay in Australia.
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Alice Springs in Australia, the cheapest place to stay
8
Sep 2014
Famous music festival starts in Bucharest
The world famous music competition- the George Enescu International Competition - began at the weekend in Bucharest.
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George Enescu International Festival
5
Sep 2014
Telegraph exposes why France is so popular
An article on the Telegraph website has listed 17 reasons why France has become so popular after recent figures showed that the country is tourists’ most popular destination.
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Eiffel Tower at night time
4
Sep 2014
First-ever duck race takes place in Budapest
One of the world’s largest rubber duck races took place in Budapest over the weekend to raise money for charity.
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duck race in Budapest
3
Sep 2014
Statue of Liberty opening times increased
This week the opening times for people to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have been extended.
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The Statue of Liberty
3
Sep 2014
Blockbuster movie filmed in Vienna
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise has been seen in Vienna as he films scenes for the new Mission: Impossible 5 movie.
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Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson
2
Sep 2014
The Louvre Museum reopens its 18th Century Decorative Arts Galleries
With the sponsorship of Swiss watch manufacturer Breguet, The Louvre Museum in Paris has been able to reopen 33 galleries now dedicated to the French decorative arts of the 18th century.
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The Louvre Museum reopens its 18th Century Decorative Arts Galleries
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Sep 2014
Surfers brave ‘most dangerous wave in the world’ in Sydney
Yesterday saw 16 of the world’s best surfers take on one of the biggest waves in the world during the Red Bull Cape Fear event held in Sydney.
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Surfers brave ‘most dangerous wave in the world’ in Sydney
29
Aug 2014
How to enjoy an accessible cruise holiday
A river cruise holiday is something which everyone should experience as a chance to explore a host of beautiful places through a completely stress-free itinerary.
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Here’s our guide to help those with mobility issues enjoy an unforgettable cruise across Europe
29
Aug 2014
The Show Must Go On…after a cuddle
Two of the world’s greatest musicians swapped their guitars for exotic animals this week with a visit to Sydney Zoo.
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Koala at Sydney Zoo
28
Aug 2014
Paris welcomes four new tourist attractions
Four new tourist attractions are set to open in Paris before the end of 2014.
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Paris welcomes four new tourist attractions
27
Aug 2014
The best wine gadgets on the market right now
From Champagne and Burgundy to Beaujolais and the Rhône, the many winemaking regions of France mean that produce offers a variety of different flavours and aromas on the palate.
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Here are some of the best gadgets on the market today, all of which are designed to enhance the enjoyment of drinking French wine
27
Aug 2014
Whales spotted off the coast of NYC
Whales have recently been spotted just off the coast of New York City and photos of the magnificent beasts have gone viral.
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Whale
26
Aug 2014
Prague Castle to get a facelift
A large amount of money is to be spent on repair and reconstruction of parts of Prague Castle and the President’s summer residence.
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Prague castle
26
Aug 2014
New trend appearing in Australia tourism
Recent travel statistics show that visitors to Australia are changing the way they spend their holidays.
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Australian flag
26
Aug 2014
Top travel apps for your USA tour
Planning for a USA tour can be a huge feat in itself; from packing for every eventuality to planning what you want to see and do, the whole process can be tricky to manoeuvre.
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Make your holiday even better with these great travel apps for your USA tour
 
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