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Highlights of Australia: Dutch tulips of Table Cape, Tasmania

Highlights of Australia: Dutch tulips of Table Cape, Tasmania

Highlights of Australia: Dutch tulips of Table Cape, Tasmania Australian tulip lovers take note. While thanks to coronavirus, a trip to the world famous Kukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands might be off the table for…

21 Jul 20 · 3 mins read
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Designing Melbourne, Victoria

The grid layout of central Melbourne did not just happen.... Read and learn more and consider joining a small group package tour for mature and senior travellers to this city for couples or singles. Spend a week exploring Melbourne it's arcades and Victorian architecture created on the back of the wealth from the gold rush.

26 Jun 20 · 9 mins read
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The Palace at Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens, Denmark

Tivoli, also known as Tivoli Gardens, is an opulent amusement park and pleasure garden in downtown Copenhagen. Opened in 1843, it is the second-oldest amusement park in the world and the most visited in Scandinavia.

17 Jan 20 · 4 mins read
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Egeskov Castle, Denmark

Egeskov Castle, Denmark

Egeskov Castle, on the island of Funen, is the best preserved Renaissance water castle in Europe and the oldest moat castle in Europe.

17 Jan 20 · 4 mins read
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Capability Brown: The English Garden Genius

Capability Brown: The English Garden Genius

Discover the story of Capability Brown, the style of his landscapes and the mark they have left on modern England. Read about Brown's most famous clients and where you can admire his work today.

10 Nov 19 · 8 mins read
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Monet's Giverny Garden

Monet's Giverny Garden

Monet’s Giverny Garden Claude Monet French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a pioneer of a major art movement, but he created a thing of beauty that he believed eclipsed even his own celebrated works of art.…

11 Sep 18 · 12 mins read
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The History of Dutch Tulip bulbs

The Origins of Tulips While it’s often assumed that tulips have their origins in The Netherlands, they actually originated in Turkey and Central Asia. In the sixteenth century, traders brought Tulip bulbs to Holland from…

1 Nov 17 · 10 mins read
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Japanese hanami: celebrating the cherry blossom

Japanese hanami: celebrating the cherry blossom The cherry blossoms of Japan are known to admirers the world over. But their brief, beautiful season is not just a draw for international travellers. Japanese people celebrate this…

23 Oct 17 · 5 mins read
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Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens, Europe's Magical Theme Park

Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen’s Magical Theme Park When you think of European theme parks, what springs to mind? France’s Parc Asterix? PortAventura World in Spain? Germany’s Europa-Park? Disneyland Paris? It may not have quite the international reputation of these…

9 May 17 · 4 mins read
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