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Elephant Parade London 2010 is the biggest art event London has ever seen. Over 250 painted elephants appeared all over town to highlight the plight of the Asian elephant. Enjoy these photos of Elephant Parade London.
Music Tours in Germany

Music Tours in Germany

Germany has a long and established history of music.musical instruments image by agno_agnus from Fotolia.comGermany has a long and established history when it comes to music. Several thousand people flock there each year for concertos, opera and even rock concerts. Depending on what type...
Have you tried the shortest London Underground line?

Have you tried the shortest London Underground line?

The Waterloo & City Line is the shortest line on the London Underground system but it connects two useful areas of London so is well worth knowing about.
Things to Do in Madrid de las Austrias: Plaza Mayor

Things to Do in Madrid de las Austrias: Plaza Mayor

Things to Do in Madrid de las Austrias.
Switzerland Travel Tips

Switzerland Travel Tips

Switzerland is a small country in Europe that is a popular destination for tourists. Whether it's for a skiing trip at a resort in the Alps Mountains or a tour of the historic cities of Geneva and Lucerne, Switzerland has much to offer any traveler. Bordered by France, Italy, Germany, Austria and Li
Trend Schillerpark Hotel - Linz, Austria

Trend Schillerpark Hotel - Linz, Austria

Linz is located in north-central Austria approximately 15 miles from the Czech border. As of the 2009 census estimate, the population of Linz was approximately 271,000 people. Popular sites in Linz include the Pestsaule, St. Mary's Cathedral and Postlingberg-Kirche. The Hotel Schillerpark is a Trend
Hotels in Ilia, Romania

Hotels in Ilia, Romania

Ilia is in rural Hunedoara County.Romania - Maramures image by andgio from Fotolia.comIlia, Romania is a very small town situated among forested mountains on Highway 7. Tourists interested in the region's natural beauty and historical castles including nearby Hunedoara Castle where the...
Christmas Procession, New Year's Eve in August, Bérchules, Alpujarras, Granada

Christmas Procession, New Year's Eve in August, Bérchules, Alpujarras, Granada

One of the most bizarre festivals in Spain, the tiny village of Bérchules celebrates New Year's Eve TWICE - once at the normal time and once in August! Pictures of this wacky event.
The Hotels in Arosa, Switzerland

The Hotels in Arosa, Switzerland

Arosa, Switzerland, is located at the bottom of a wide valley and is very sunny. The mountains help shelter the area from strong winds and it is far away from major roadways, leaving the air pure and healthy. The area is popular for hiking tours in the summer, and for skiing and...
Autumn

Autumn

The stunning reds and burnt oranges of Autumn at Kew Gardens, London.
Large Map of Spain

Large Map of Spain

A large map of Spain's regions and cities.
Need Some Holiday Cheer? Visit These Warming Paris Christmas Markets

Need Some Holiday Cheer? Visit These Warming Paris Christmas Markets

At annual Christmas markets in Paris, France, mulled wine, gingerbread, toys, and other treats await. See our full list of the 2014/2015 markets here.
Iceland's Monuments

Iceland's Monuments

Iceland is home to some of the world's oldest tourist attractions.cushion lava flow on Iceland image by Lars Lachmann from Fotolia.comFilled with untouched natural beauty and a unique culture, Iceland offers visitors a one-of-a-kind destination with filled with sparkling lakes, natural...
Fortnum and Mason Clock 2

Fortnum and Mason Clock 2

The Fortnum and Mason clock chimes with eighteen bells every fifteen minutes and on the hour, every hour, Mr Fortnum and Mr Mason appear!
Plaza de España, Seville

Plaza de España, Seville

A beautiful square to the north of the city, with some excellent tile depictions of various regions of Spain. Perfect for relaxing with your sack lunch.
Where to dine with the stars - Michelin stars, that is - in Amsterdam.

Where to dine with the stars - Michelin stars, that is - in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam has 14 Michelin-starred restaurants, mostly in the city center. Read about the city's one- and two-star restaurants.
Paradise in Plasticine 1 - James May

Paradise in Plasticine 1 - James May

Paradise in Plasticine, James May's Plasticine Garden, Special Letter (Award), Urban Garden, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2009Designed by: James May, Jane McAdam Freud, Paul Baker, Julian Fullalove, Chris Collins, Simeon Oakley
Fortnum & Mason 1

Fortnum & Mason 1

London Christmas Lights: Fortnum & Mason
Hotels near Friedrichshafen, Germany

Hotels near Friedrichshafen, Germany

Friedrichshafen sits on Lake Constance, near the Alps.Strasbourg image by S??bastien MICHEL from Fotolia.comFriedrichshafen, founded in the 5th century, sits on Lake Constance, on the border of Germany and Switzerland. Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor activities, the historic or the...
Moroccan Bench in an Intimate Amsterdam Garden

Moroccan Bench in an Intimate Amsterdam Garden

These photos of the "Open Garden Days" weekend in Amsterdam show why peeking in private canal-house gardens makes for one of the city's top summer events.