Posts tagged with - History

Activity & Adventure, Culture & History, France, Mini Guides: Mini Experiences, Northern France

Get your Game of Thrones fix with DFDS

The final series of Game of Thrones came to an end earlier this year but its popularity continues – last week it won an Emmy for its eighth series, highlighting its enduring appeal. But if the end of the saga has left a Games of Thrones shaped hole...

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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, 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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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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Culture & History

Inspiring Women of Europe

  The inspiring actions of women across Europe have been extensive throughout history, making tangible, definitive impacts on the world around them. Key female figures haven’t necessarily been given credit for their contributions, whether thes...

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