Belem’s close associations with Portugal’s Age of Discoveries make it an obvious choice as the location for the Museu da Marinha, the Portuguese National Maritime Museum.
Meander through history-rich streets a couple of minutes’ walk from the cobbled square and you’ll stroll past the long-established workshops of luthiers, including that of Stefano Conio.
Fire and Ice InDurham is a free-to-visit event. There's no need to pre-book tickets to attend the 2022 edition. The theme of the 2022 Fire and Ice festival is Science.
Today I’m heading out to Fort Sumter National Monument to learn more about the events which sparked the American Civil War and to visit the site of its first battle.
After most of the De Stijl artists died, it grew out to be one of the most important art movements in the 20th and 21st centuries.
“It's an absolute pleasure to come back and make people laugh like that tonight. The mams, the dads, the grannies and grandas and the kids are rolling around the floor laughing. There's no better feeling in the world," said Charlie Richmond who plays Daveed Granola.
“I don’t consider myself an elder but I’ve seen a temperature change of about 20°F in my lifetime. I remember when I was a child it was regularly -65°F [-53°C],” recalls Harold Johnson at Kwäday Dän Kenji – the Long Ago Peoples Place – of winters in the Yukon.
During February, the francophone St Boniface district of the Winnipeg hosts the Festival du Voyager, western Canada’s biggest winter festival.Thanks to the seasonal weather, finding a place to chill in Winnipeg in winter isn’t difficult. However, chilling at Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature has a whole different meaning — it’s a chic spa with saunas and steam rooms ranged around a four outdoor pools of varying temperatures.
The new moon of 8 February 2016 heralds the Chinese New Year. Firecrackers will flash and pop. Drums and gongs will sound. Dragons and lions will dance. The Year of the Monkey will begin.
2,000 years of history mean that Chester has the reputation of being one of Britain's most haunted cities. That’s down to deadly events in old buildings, a dark medieval history, multiple outbreaks of plague and numerous witch trials.