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Nouvel Orsay – The New Musee d’Orsay

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The wonderful Musée d’Orsay in Paris, home to one of the finest Impressionist and Post Impressionist collections in the world, celebrated its 25th anniversary on 9th December 2011. Marking the occasion, the museum has just undergone a two-year, €20 million refurbishment, the centrepiece of which is the splendid redesign and re-hang of the Impressionist Gallery, […]

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December 13, 2011 by | Comments Off on Nouvel Orsay – The New Musee d’Orsay

Christmas Markets and Day-Trips from London

The markets at Winchester, "The English Capital of Christmas Markets"

At this time of year the three great cathedral cities of England‘s south east, Canterbury, Chichester and Winchester, all within about 60 miles of London, offer a particularly attractive alternative to the often glacial demeanour of the average shopping mall. They also provide the visitor with the added attraction of getting down with some culture […]

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December 7, 2011 by | Comments Off on Christmas Markets and Day-Trips from London