Archive for February 2011

Palazzo Catalani Italy


Palazzo Catalani is a fantastic place to visit anytime of the year. It is a 17th Century building which is filled with interesting history. It is located in the village of Soriano nel Crimino right in the heart of Italy’s countryside. You can enjoy the parks and lakes in this location with spectacular views. It is also only one hour away from Rome.

The accommodation is elegant and spacious which also has facilities for self catering.

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Easter Festival in Portugal


Easter is one of the liveliest holidays in Portugal and will give you a very different sort of Easter experience. The atmosphere is lively and there is a lot going on. The Portuguese are famous for their celebrations around Easter. They start the festive celebrations on Holy week which is what they call Semana. It attracts many tourists from all over the world and is a great way to spend Easter with friends and family.

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Lancaster Music Festival 2011


Lancaster Music Festival first started in 2009 and is held every October. Lancaster is one of Britain’s best kept musical secrets. It is held at various venues which are all in walking distance of each other and most of the events are free.

More than 100 acts will play at the festival but have yet to be confirmed for this year. The festival will feature local artists and national bands to celebrate Lancaster’s musical talent.

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Lounge of the Farm Music Festival in Kent


The Lounge of the Farm music festival has been confirmed to take place on Friday the 8th of July until Sunday the 10th 2011. This will be the fifth Lounge of the Farm festival and will take place in Canterbury, Kent.

The festival will give local bands and musicians the chance to perform alongside established acts. It will give them the platform they need to make it in the music industry and expose them to a great audience.

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Steven Gerrard to launch charity in Portugal


England and Liverpool FC player Steven Gerrard has launched a new charity foundation to raise money for children’s charities. The charity has been set up to provide relief to children and young people in need through illness, family issues, disability, financial or educational difficulties.

The foundation is set to help people in Gerrard’s home of Liverpool but will also expand to help the rest of the UK and the rest of the world.

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Reese Witherspoon shops for wedding dresses in Paris


Reese Witherspoon was spotted in Paris shopping for wedding dresses. This comes after Reese, 35, got engaged to Jim Toth. She took a break from her and Jim’s short break to Paris for their one year together anniversary where the night before they went to see a rock concert.

With wedding plans coming along, Reese decided to take a moment to explore Paris to find her dream wedding dress.

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The Canary Islands


The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago that is a huge tourist attraction. The group of islands attract over 12 million visitors a year and are especially popular for buying timeshare, especially on the islands of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife. The islands offer a warmer climate nearly all year round that will appeal to many Europeans especially the British that are used to plenty regular rain and chilly weather. The islands all have their own different landscapes.

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Diamond Resorts In Majorca


Majorca is a beautiful holiday destination. Diamond Resorts Points can be used to buy timeshare at two resorts on the island, Garden Lago and Cala De Mar.

Garden Lago is situated in Puerto De Alcudia, its beach stretches for 7 miles around the bay and is reputed to be the longest and best beach on the island. The area has an abundance of family friendly places to eat and family attractions. The resort has many onsite facilities including swimming pools for adults and children and it’s own restaurant.

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The Alpine Club Austria


The Alpine Club is a great place to visit at any time of year. The traditionally alpine styled building overlooks the town of Schladming in Austria and is a perfect winter sports destination. The town is a large ski resort that has hosted many skiing competitions. The Alps are perfect for skiing and snowboarding with are a range of slopes that cater to all skill levels. Schladming is scheduled to host the 2013 skiing world championships.

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Tenerife Carnival 2011


The capital of Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife is holding their annual carnival on the 15th of February 2011. This carnival brings a grand cultural event to Tenerife as the Canary Island Carnival is one of the biggest, brightest carnivals in Europe at the moment and only comes second to the Brazilian Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Hundreds and thousands of tourists come to see this carnival each year and fill hotels with bookings at the end of February going into early march…

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