Monthly Archives: February 2014

New Heathrow viewing platform opens

26/02/2014 by .

Passengers at Heathrow Terminal 4 can get an enviable view  of planes arriving and leaving plane as they wait for their own flights with the opening of a new Heathrow viewing platform.

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KIng Richard III Audio Tour

26/02/2014 by .

The story of King Richard III’s final days in Leicestershire can be relived in a new audio tour  which is free to download onto smart phones and  tablets. The tour tells the story of King Richard III’s life and death in Leicester and Leicestershire and features key locations throughout the city and county including Bow Bridge, Greyfriars, the former site of the Blue Boar Inn, The Newarke, Ambion Hill, Kirby Muxloe Castle, Bradgate Park, Bosworth Battlefield and Donington le Heath.

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Lithuania builds World’s largest social media statue

26/02/2014 by .

In contrast to its historical heritage, Lithuania is looking to the future as Lithuania builds the world’s largest social media statue this summer in the resort town of  Druskininkai as the centrepiece of the new Like’able Lithuania campaign.

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Dublin. Never more than twenty paces from a pint and history

24/02/2014 by .

The Vikings definitely knew a thing or two about travel. They also had pretty good taste when it came to looking for a place to live when they found Dublin. Let’s face it,  if you were going to settle somewhere many miles from home you’d want a few of your creature comforts wouldn’t you.

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Roux at The Landau

21/02/2014 by .

Considering it was a Thursday night, spare tables at Roux at The Landau, the signature restaurant at The Langham Hotel in Portland Place were few and far between. Perhaps it was a busy night at the BBC studios just opposite, or perhaps the draw of the 5 course tasting menu for £65 was too irresistible.

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The Langham Hotel. London

20/02/2014 by .

When it came to having the best things in life, Napoleon certainly didn’t shirk his responsibilities, so it was no surprise he found The Langham Hotel so appealing. Mind you, if you’re forced into exile, staying at The Langham Hotel would make life a little more tolerable wouldn’t it?

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