Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths runs until 29 August 2017 at the British Library. The exhibition contextualises the events that forced Tsar Nicholas II to abdicate and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union in 1922.
"Through projections on, in and outside the cube, with historic fragments and sound bites of New York in the 1940s, visitors are given a view inside the artist’s head," says Paul Baltus, the director of the Mondriaanhuis.
A good, traditional restaurant is called Nirob (13/2 Nazimuddin Road, Dhaka 1211). It means ‘silence’ in Bengali. You will be lost in silence while you are having the food because it is so delicious!
Icy wind whips across the hill topped by the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in northern France. I crouch by the monument to zip up my coat, knowing that a century ago it was hot shrapnel rather than cold air ripping across this ridge overlooking the Douai Plain. The discomfort that I’m feeling is temporary. In...
At Mile Castle 39 we were fortunate enough to see a newly born lamb take its first tottering steps. With the umbilical cord still dangling from its belly, the minutes’ old lamb was led out of the 1,900-year-old historic site by the ewe that had given birth.
The city of Amsterdam is, by far, the Netherlands’ chief tourist attraction. Buzzing bars and cultural attractions, such as the Van Gogh Museum and Concertgebouw concert hall, count among the Dutch capital’s many attractions.
The mortuary box on the left recreates the sounds and scents in the last moments of the life of Lady Diana while that on the right represents those of Whitney Houston. The four-minute long sequences within them explore the role of odours in creating memories.
Bristol was the European Green Capital of 2015 and a gateway to exploring the attractions of south-west England. Once the country’s second city, legacies of Bristol’s maritime heritage mean lots to explore along the Harbourside waterfront.
Myanmar's cities and countryside offer a wealth of subject matter. Members of tribal groups are likely to captivate enthusiasts of people photography while the diversity of Buddhist temples means material for architecture and heritage aficionados.
"My favourite place is the place where I live, Beatenberg. There are lots of opportunities for hiking or to go skiing or biking. If you like nature and like to be outside it’s a very good place," says Brigitte Gosteli.