Culture & History

Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, France, Military history, Northern France

The D-Day Landings 75th Anniversary

Today, the 6th June, marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest land, air and naval operation in history, which saw over 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches of Normandy and was one of the main turning points of the second world wa...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Culture & History

A Guide to Amsterdam Pride

Like many of the most famous cities in the world, Amsterdam has its own Pride festival each year to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and it makes for a great time to visit and join in the fun. Amsterdam Pride has been running since 1996 and is a celebr...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, Military history, Northern France

Normandy Running Festival – Remembering D-Day

2019 is a significant year in the context of world history, with this year being the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy – some of the most impactful events which played out during World War Two. Paying homage to these events and t...

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Brussels, Culture & History

A selection of Brussels’ best museums

Acting as a melting pot between the Germanic cultures to the north and Romance cultures to the south, Belgium is the thriving central hub of Europe. As such, there’s a deep well of history to draw upon when visiting its capital, with lots of differ...

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Amsterdam, Culture & History

Keukenhof Gardens – home of the tulips

Each spring, the annual Tulip Festival in Holland brings people from all over Europe to Amsterdam who are looking to explore the elaborate and exciting flower-based events taking place in the city and surrounding areas. While the tulips act as the fo...

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