The prized possessions of Sri Lanka – Museums in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country filled with history, where many kings ruled different parts of the island and established the main necessities. Every kingdom that ruled had a story, and the stories are preserved with evidence in each of the museums in Sri Lanka. National Museum of Colombo Built in the year 1877 and designed […]

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The best family-friendly museums in the UK: readers’ travel tips

The Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds does an incredible job of helping kids to understand how lucky they are to have vaccinations, antibiotics and even the basics, such as clean water. It’s a Victorian street complete with smells and printed cards (describing nasties like bed bugs), plus it highlights the horrors of cholera and there’s […]

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A local’s guide to Dundee: top 10 tips

On the waterfront Dundee and the River Tay come as a pair. From William McGonagall’s poetry paying tribute to “the silvery Tay”, recounting the rail bridge disaster of 1879, to the current waterfront transformation, the river is the lifeblood of the town. The best way to see the city from the Tay estuary is to […]

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A local’s guide to Nice, France: 10 top tips

Nice is booming, despite and in defiance of the terrorist attack that shattered the Bastille Day celebrations here less than two years ago. Irina Brook, daughter of legendary director Peter Brook, who runs the prestigious Théâtre National de Nice, reveals her favourite art venues, restaurants and bars. Le 109 Saved from demolition at the last […]

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