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Music Festivals in Germany in 2016: Part 1

Finally, Spring is here! The sun is out and the flowers are blooming. Lazy days spent with picnics in the park are just around the corner, and it’s time to rejoice in the great outdoors once again. For many, however, the start of summer means just one thing… the start of festival season. Why not…

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7 Decorating Mistakes That Will Make Your Home Seem Smaller

We all know how certain outfits or hairstyles can accentuate – or play down – different elements of our appearance, but perhaps less attention is paid to the way that subtle visual clues can alter our perception of rooms in the home. There are many reasons we might find ourselves in smaller rooms. Practically, they’re…

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Berlin on Film: An Interactive Guide

For ten days every year, the film industry turns its eyes to Berlin for the Berlinale – the city’s famous international film festival. Around 400 films from around the world premiere during the Berlinale, and movie stars and celebrities descend on the capital. This year marks the 66th Berlinale, and to commemorate it, we’ve put together…

How to Prepare Your Home for Last-Minute Guests

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party? We’ve all had fun musing over who we would love to swap stories with over canapes and a few glasses of wine (the Queen, Elvis, David Beckham…). But even when your guests aren’t famous or all that glamorous, hosting is a brilliant opportunity to get to…

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A Family Day Out in Barcelona

Barcelona city breaks are a great choice for families looking for a fun and interesting place to visit. Cheap flights to Barcelona are available from destinations all over Europe and the short-haul flight is perfect for those travelling with kids. The city is packed with great, affordable places to stay and the Barcelona weather is beautiful…