10 places to celebrate Easter

St Peter's Square in the Vatican.

Yes it's religious but it's also about tulips, chocolate eggs and spectacular celebrations.

Europe: You will never bore me

Is this continent the ultimate travel destination? That's a big call. But it's certainly a place I will always want to ...

Is this continent the ultimate travel destination? That's a big call. But it's certainly a place I will always want to return to.

Perugian fruits of the loom

Marta Cucchia's work, all done by hand, is a painstaking labour of love.

Making textiles by hand is no small task - one Italian granddaughter is preserving the tradition.

Kiwis' year in the South of France

Phil and Carmen enjoy treks through the mountains near Perpignan.

Phil Mitchell and his family, from Eastbourne, are on a year's sojourn in the South of France.

Secret Edinburgh

There's much more to the Scottish capital than its famous castle.

Castles, whisky, medieval architecture and the birthplace of Harry Potter – Edinburgh has a compelling charm.

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Experience Paris from the inside

A man paddles a barge on the Daumesnil lake at the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris.

A walking tour will show you the city from the inside, the beauty, the glory and the horror too.

10 things you shouldn't do in France

If there's one place you don't want to make a cultural faux-pas, it's the country that invented the word.

France opens replica of Lascaux caves

Life in a Beaujolais chateau

italy

Perugian fruits of the loom

Marta Cucchia's work, all done by hand, is a painstaking labour of love.

Making textiles by hand is no small task - one Italian granddaughter is preserving the tradition.

When's best to visit Venice?

You might need a coat but you can avoid the crowds and experience Carnevale in winter.

"Sassi" cave dwellings cascade in gravity-defying fashion in Matera.

Italy's 9000-year-old city

With its limestone cave dwellings dug in the hillside, this is one of the Italian cities that time forgot.

germany

What US wall would look like

Miniatur Wunderland says its representing the state of society with a wall around its US display.

Complete with barbed wire, a wall has appeared around the US - at a popular miniature world attraction.

Bicycle turns 200 in 2017

In June 1817 a visionary took his two-wheeled invention out for a spin to the suburbs.

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg opera house by Merzog & de Meuron 16.1.17

New Hamburg landmark wows gallery

It boasts a concert hall and apartments, and sits on a river - this is the stunning new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

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