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The 50 greatest art, food and culture holidays on Earth

January 14, 2017

Van Gogh and Mondrian in the Netherlands: “An interesting combination hooked on the biggest ever retrospective exhibition of art by Piet Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague…" Full tour details 

Architecture of northern Russia: “This is a fascinating and unusual 13-day tour which explores building styles in one of the most remote corners of Russia – the villages and ancient monasteries of the north-west territories around Karelia and Archangel….” See the tour

In the footsteps of Luther: 500 years of Reformation: “As the title suggests, it’s five centuries since Martin Luther turned against the Caholic church’s sale of indulgences…" Full tour details

Music in New York: “This week-long tour offers an exceptional cluster of two productions at the Metropolitan Opera House plus chamber and orchestral performances at Carnegie Hall…" Full tour details 




Best 100 Holidays 2017

January 15, 2017

Opera in Munich & Bregenz: “Get a year’s worth of culture in a single performance-packed week with this trip to two of the biggest opera festivals in Europe, led by John Deathridge, a professor of music at King’s College London. The show starts in Munich on July 20, with morning lectures and evening performances of Rossini’s Semiramide, Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtensk and Verdi’s The Force of Destiny. Then it’s off to Bregenz, on the shores of Lake Constance, which ahs a magnificent floating stage: an art installation in its own right.




50 great holidays for solo travellers

October 15, 2016

Romanesque England: The carved churches of Herefordshire: “This tour, with its evening lectures and daytime visits to churches…. fills in the story of the Romanesque carvers of Herefordshire and their links with medieval Europe." Full tour details





Food, culture and wildlife: great tours of Japan 

September 17, 2016

Temples and art of the Inland Sea: “Marvel at Japan’s ancient temples and modern art installations on this journey along the Shikoku pilgrimage route. The tour, led by a Buddhist art historian, takes in some of the route’s best temples and tranquil gardens, along with stops at museums housing some of Japan’s best contemporary art, including handmade ceramics.” Full tour details