Paris Day Tripping: Chartres

Paris Day Tripping: Chartres
Made your way through most of Paris’s museums? Looking to get out of the city and see something new?  Then I’d like to suggest Chartres (map), a popular tourist spot but often overlooked or forgotten in the rush to make it to the next Parisian cafe or art gallery.  Here’s an overview of how you can get there, and why you should go. Chartres Cathedral.  Stunning. Chartres Cathedral The cathedral (map) really is the center of attention in Chartres – you can’t miss it,...
December 9th, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: cathedral, city, day trip, religion, top-feature

Markets Easy on the Pockets

Markets Easy on the Pockets
... was widely copied and became eponymous. For locals and tourists in Auckland, here are some of the best places to shop at bargain prices at that: city Farmers Market city Designers Market is on its last weekend this 29 and 30 January, from 9.00am to 4.00pm, at the Ellen Melville Hall, corner High Street and Freyberg Place, Auckland Central Business District (CBD). It’s Auckland’s alternative fashion outlet offering exclusive New Zealand made clothing and jewellery at affordable prices....
January 25th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: arts, Auckland City Market, britomart, city, crafts, designers, Ellen Melville Hall, featuredarticle, food, furniture, jewellery, market, pottery, Selwyn Reserve, souvenirs

City of Villages Art Finalists Announced

Ten artworks depicting Sydney as a colourful and lively “city of Villages” have been selected as finalists in this year’s Sydney, city of Villages Poster art Competition. They artworks will be displayed on city streets in July and August. The works depict local streetscapes, city skylines, and some of Sydney’s greatest icons. Lord Mayor Clover Moore say the work’s depict the diversity of modern life in the city. “From serene community gardens in Waterloo to the sparkling Sydney...
June 22nd, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: artworks, city, City of Villages, Events, posters, Sydney, The Arts

Run Around Sydney

... sights, but you’re a little short on time? Well a running tour just might be the answer. It sounds far too energetic for me, but the 60-minute city tours are becoming popular with tourists and fitness freaks. The tours are led by triathlete JR. He takes out one or two people at a time so he can offer a personalised experience. It also allows him to customise the tour to suit your interests. Are you interested in history? Then he’ll stop by the ANZAC War Memorial, the Opera House, Mrs Macquarie’s...
February 5th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: city, guided tours, jogging, Sydney Running Tours, Tours

Helpful Links

Here are some helpful links for any visitor to Munich: city Webpage: link text Map of Train Transport: link text Tags: city, History & Information, Munich, News, train, transportation ...
December 6th, 2007 | themunichguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: city, History & Information, Munich, News, train, transportation

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