Posts tagged with - Culture

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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Culture & History, France

Four of the best bookstores in Paris

Four of the best bookstores in Paris The elegant streets and iconic landmarks of Paris are practically synonymous with romance when it comes to European getaways, while also being home to some of the oldest and enduring bookstores in Europe.   G...

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Belgium, Culture & History, France, Holland

The Best World Heritage Sites You Can Reach by Ferry

Europe is home to a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most of any continent. While the UK boasts many of its own World Heritage Sites, there are some fantastic locations just a stone’s throw away on mainland Europe.   France Mont-Sain...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, City Guides, Destinations

24H Nieuw-West Amsterdam

For 24 hours on the second weekend in May, Amsterdam turns its attention to the Nieuw-West district. Quite west of the city centre, Nieuw-West stretches almost into Haarlem’s territory and is the greenest area in the capital. Post-war residential d...

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