The Famous Shroud of Turin Goes on Display in April 2010

Where: Turin, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist When: April 10th –  May 23rd The Shroud of Turin (Sacra Sindone), which usually goes on display once every 25 years, is programmed to go on display again in April 2010, just 10 years after its last public viewing. It will be just the 6th time in the past hundred years that the sacred relic will be seen in public. It’s also the first time the devout, the curious and the incredulous will have the opportunity to see the Shroud since it underwent major restoration in 2002. The 4.4 × 1.1m rectangular linen cloth is believed by many to be the...
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6th Opera Dinner Edition at Duquesa de Cardona Boutique Hotel on 19th March

From last winter, Duquesa de Cardona, a historic  boutique hotel in the city centre in front of the harbour of Barcelona, organizes special monthly gastronomic dinners with the best of the companies: the Opera lyric life. The original structure of this restaurant helps to create a unique atmosphere and a special acoustic that are particularly suitable for this kind of event. In between courses, artists Mireia Dolç , Ulises Orduñez and Xavier Dolç , surprise the assistants by walking through the tables, descending the stairs and even looking for the collaboration of them just singing well-known...
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Bologna Destination of the Month | March 2010

The city of Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy, may as well be considered as a secondary tourist destination in Italy if compared to Rome, Florence and Venice. Yet, Bologna is a truly magical city emanating a unique atmosphere with its plentiful arcades, charming squares, quaint churches and indeed because there are not masses of tourists all around. A cultural center since medieval times – the oldest existing University in the Western World was established here in 1088 – Bologna is also famous in Italy for its excellent culinary tradition: Bolognese sauce...
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What To Do in Puerto Plata

Courtesy of Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata, here are some useful tips on what to do in Puerto Plata: Amber Museum There is no other museum in the world that only focuses on amber than the Amber Museum in Puerto Plata. Situated downtown, a visit to the museum is said to be fast and easy, as you will not need more than 20 minutes to view the museum. Puerto Plata is also known as the Amber Coast or the Amber Riviera. Here you can find amber stones with bugs and leaves inside, which leaves you a real Jurassic Park movie experience. p Fortaleza de San Felipe It is located at the...
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Epoque Hotels Will Be Present at ITB Berlin 2010

Epoque will participate with a stand at Berlin’s Travel Trade Show Epoque Hotels, the boutique hotels representation company, will showcase it Collection at ITB Berlin, 10-14 March, 2010. As a driving force in the travel industry, ITB Berlin gives significant impulses to an ever-growing market. Epoque’s Staff will be attending the stand together with member hotels Rocpool Reserve Hotel of Inverness, Scotland, and Duge Courtyard Hotel of Beijing, China.. . . Rocpool Reserve Hotel of Inverness, Scotland With more than 180,000 visitors, among these 108,000 trade visitors, and over 10,000 exhibitors...
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