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Tourism authority OKs $1.3M for Historic Boat Museum

Tourism authority OKs $1.3M for Historic Boat Museum

CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s Historic Boat and Building Advisory Board met last week to hear updates on how a dream that began more than 30 years ago to build an Historic Boat Museum is now well on its way to becoming a reality. The collection of boats began decades ago ...

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The enduring influence of the Etruscans on Italian culture

The enduring influence of the Etruscans on Italian culture

D.H. LAWRENCE was fascinated by the Etruscans. The English writer referred to the “lost” ways of the ancient Italian civilisation in his letters; in poems he imagined the people as “long-nosed, sensitive-footed, subtly-smiling”, yet “evasive and different”. In 1926 he had the idea to write a study of “Etruscan things”, ...

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A new museum in Paris is all about money

A new museum in Paris is all about money

They say money makes the world go around, and apparently, it also makes for a good museum: The “Cité de l’économie et de la monnaie” “(which translates as city of economy and money) is a new museum which opened this summer in Paris. Called Citéco for short, it’s appropriately located in the ...

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Eat Your Way Across Italy

Eat Your Way Across Italy

Planning a trip to Italy is half about the history and beauty and half about the food. Enjoying everything that Italian cuisine has to offer can be daunting, especially since most of the really exciting options are outside the big cities. To help foodie travelers get the most out of ...

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Open House London bookings list

Open House London bookings list

It’s that time of year again as a dark green booklet flops into homes across the Capital informing us which delights will be available during the annual Open House Weekend. The vast majority of venues are just turn up and go in, but some need pre-booking in advance. Sensibly, a ...

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