The UN will tell you there are 44 countries in Europe but the EU will disagree. Depending upon your camp there are either 47, 49, 50 or 51. No matter how many there are a lot of amazing cultures to discover.

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Glasgow International Piping Festival from the comfort of your lounge

Australian Lincoln Hilton will be competing in the Duncan Memorial Piping competition on Sunday, August 15. Yet rather than spend 24 hours or so in an airline seat, first class, of course, you can watch his prowess with the bagpipes in your home bath filled with bubbles and a whisky in hand.

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COMO Shambhala – La Dolce Vita health retreat, Tuscany, Italy

COMO Shambhala, La Dolce Vita, divine health retreat opens on 740 acres of Italian countryside in Tuscany.

A Date with Lupin – France’s answer to James Bond

TV series Lupin offers up a wealth of French locations from the opening scene at the Louvre through to the home of Maurice Leblanc in Etretat.

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Aman Venice launch luxury Coccina Apartment

Coccina’s Apartment is the new kid on the Aman block or canal, reflecting rich history behind Venice’s evolving artwork and architecture

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The world’s first luxury high polar exploration vessel launches 2022 Arctic journeys

The Arctic explored as it has never been before. Set sail aboard Le Commandant Charcot and discover a whole new vision of the world.

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Plan your 2022 with the ultimate driving luxury

Aman Driving Journeys, offer the ultimate personalised self-drive road trips. The new bespoke journeys provide the opportunity for guests to drive impeccable sportscars, SUVs or classic vehicles on supported three to five-day trips using Aman’s locations as a base.

The Romance of Italy’s Cinque Terre

If you need to breathe romance back into an ailing relationship, there is nowhere more romantic than Italy’s Cinque Terre, a cluster of five villages on the Ligurian coast.

Acropolis WOW! – Where to stay in Athens

The King George is one of the only two places to stay when you are in Athens, the second is it’s brother property right next door, the Grand Bretagne.

Let them eat cake and scones and clotted cream

Tweed clad hosts who do it all are the first physical contact one has with the Brimstone if arriving by train.

Spetses: where the millionaires play

‘The Poseidonion, a veritable French chateau, stands out from its commanding position if you arrive by sea.