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We say goodnight to the Caledonian Sleeper

Geoff Moore of the thetraveltrunk.net shares his experience of the rare opportunity to see the old Caledonian Sleeper train on one of its final journeys After around 40 years in operation, the rolling stock used by the London to Scotland … ..more

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Celebrating the legacy of Pieter Bruegel the Elder in Brussels

Pieter Bruegel the Elder is notable for introducing a bird’s eye view perspective of landscapes into art and ‘Hunters in the Snow’, displayed at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, is regarded the first winter landscape painting. ..more

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#BGTWCharleston: Myrtle Beach

What do you get if you cross Blackpool with Miami Beach and then inject it with military history and the bucolic charms of America’s oldest state park?  ..more

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The BGTW List: The best things to do in Charleston, South Carolina

We discovered historic buildings, cobblestoned streets, Gothic churches, a thriving foodie scene and a heritage that combines its antebellum status… ..more

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It’s hard to be a sloth in Slovenia

Slovenia, which sits in Central Europe and borders Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Italy, is one of those countries that make you want to be more active when you get home – The country that inspires activity is the perfect destination … ..more

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Celebrating Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age in the Netherlands

“Rembrandt is about us as human beings in all our imperfections…not about beauty.” ..more

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Bees, beans, art and astronauts: Lake City, SC

“This is truly becoming an art community,” said Seth Kines, the Executive Director of Seth Kines, as we chatted in the lobby of The Inn at the Crossroads. ..more

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Just standing and staring

Watching the social media posts pile up from this year’s wonderful BGTW AGM in Charleston, I have to admit to a twinge of regret. I should have been there with them, but this year, I’m here at home instead of … ..more

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The BGTW goes to Charleston

Charleston has been named the U.S.’s number one favourite city for the sixth year in a row. It’s known for its Southern charm and now has direct British Airways flights from Heathrow (the only direct flight between Europe and the … ..more

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5,500 mile journey with a stranger

Ten years-ago I bought a left-hand-drive Peugeot on French eBay. I flew to Brittany, picked up the keys from the Ryanair desk, and found the car parked in Long Stay. ..more

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