Posts Tagged ‘ Leipzig ’

Saturday snippets: 13th January 2018

Jan 13th, 2018 | By

Adrian celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first Buster Keaton film as well as record breaking passenger numbers at Heathrow, Cornwall Airport Newquay and Keflavik in Iceland



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
aerial image of Maldives

No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



Saturday snippets: 19th September 2015

Sep 19th, 2015 | By
Sydney Harbour Bridge

This week my column comes from Sydney in Australia as I shall be here for the next few weeks preparing some stories and visiting relations. Expect then, a biased towards Australian stories for a while! Let’s start with culture because the tourist authority for NSW, Destination NSW, says cultural tourism is on the rise with the state attracting almost 6.5 million overnight cultural visitors in the year ending March 2015, a significant 5.6% increase on the previous year. During the year ending March 2015, NSW
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Saturday snippets: 4th October 2014

Oct 4th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

Adrian remebers the entreprenrial Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, records the saving of the Wedgwood Collection for our countries, and looks at how successful some places have been in enticing us to visit them.



Mendelssohn’s anniversary

Dec 30th, 2013 | By

One of the first anniversaries of the year will be celebrated by the German city of Leipzig, the city where the composer Mendelssohn was born in 1814 on the 3rd of February.



The 2013 Festival of Lights

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By

It’s just a week before the 9th of October celebrations in Leipzig marking the anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution. This year’s festival will be dedicated to the part played by the former Czechoslovakia in the Peaceful Revolution,