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Plaza de Cibeles

Home To The “Cybele Fountain” Plaza de Cibeles is located in the Paseo del Arte area of Madrid, and is famous for its emblematic fountain which…

  • Madrid

Plaza de España

A Nod To Spanish Literature Located at the intersection between Gran Via and Princesa street, Plaza de España is one of Madrid’s famous squares. It…

  • Madrid

Portobello Beach

  A short distance, just a few miles from Edinburgh’s city centre is Portobello beach – Edinburgh’s very own beach resort! Portobello used to be…

  • Edinburgh

Prado National Museum

Masterpieces On Display The Prado National Museum opened in 1819 and is one of the top cultural sites in Madrid. The building itself is very impressive and…

  • Madrid

Pitt Rivers Museum

In the making since 1884 The museum was founded in 1884 with a mere 26000 objects most of which were donated by Lt. General Augustus…

  • Oxford, England

Piazza Navona

A short walk west of the Pantheon is the Piazza Navona, home to some exemplary Baroque architecture and sculpture. Surrounded by classic Italian facades, including…

  • Rome

Philleigh Way Cookery School

A Family Affair The Philleigh Way Cookery School is run by two brothers-in-law, one of whom is part of a family that has lived in…

  • Cornwall

Piazza del Campidoglio

Seat of Roman government This site atop Capitoline Hill has long been of great importance to Rome. The ancients, who placed their Senate here, believed…

  • Rome

Piazza del Campo

History The earliest documented mention of the area dates back to the 12th century when this place was used for public celebrations, fairs, and markets.…

  • Tuscany, Italy

Piazza del Popolo

A grand entrance Back in the day, this massive square was the first point of contact for visitors to Rome. Here the ancient Via Flaminia…

  • Rome

Puerta de Alcalá

The Entrance To The City The Puerta de Alcalá (also known as Alcalá Gate) is a spectacular monument built by Sabatini in 1778. It is located…

  • Madrid

Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol, Madrid’s Busiest Square Entertainment Around Every Corner Puerta del Sol is one of the busiest public squares in Madrid. Filled with street…

  • Madrid

Rijksmuseum

A Museum Full of Dutch Masterpieces The imposing towers of the Rijksmuseum are the crown jewel of Amsterdam’s Museumplein. The Rijksmuseum is the largest art…

  • Amsterdam
Rijksmuseum

Rollright Stones

Ancient Stones The ancient monument at Rollright Stones has three distinct sets of structures that are from different time periods in history: The King Stone,…

  • Cotswolds

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

Setting the stage for Jazz since 1959 This happening club was the brainchild of accomplished saxophonist Ronnie Scott and Pete King who brought their own…

  • London, England

Rousham House and Garden

Unspoiled Atmosphere Rousham is as authentic as it gets – original architecture, gardens designed by Sir William Kent and just the air of unspoiled English…

  • Cotswolds

Rialto Bridge

The most beautiful bridge over Grand Canal Once busy with merchants, today Rialto Bridge is crowded by tourists. Opened in 1591, for more than 300…

  • Venice

Reina Sofia Museum

Masters of Spanish Contemporary Art The official name of the Reina Sofia Museum is a rather longwinded “Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia”. It is…

  • Madrid

Punting at Oxford

What is a punt? A punt is a long flat-bottomed boat propelled by human muscle, technically, the arms at the end of a pole. Punts…

  • Oxford, England

Radcliffe Camera

Enriching generations The Camera, Latin for room, is just that, a mini-library of sorts but predominantly a reading room for the Bodleian Library. The two…

  • Oxford, England