Travel Agenda: Lapland comes to Kent; City of Lights Fesival kicks off; Ryanair flights from Birmingham to Grenoble
Saturday 14 November 2009
Lapland comes to Kent. Bewl Water Estate will be transformed to a winter wonderland, with huskies, elves and of course, Santa; until 24 December (laplanduk.co.uk).
See Truro sparkle on Wednesday when it celebrates the City of Lights festival. It kicks off with live music and culminates with a parade of decorative lights and lanterns (trurocityoflights.co.uk).
On Thursday, Morgans Hotel Group opens Ames in downtown Boston. Set in the turn-of-the-century Ames skyscraper, its original fireplaces and windows have been preserved, with a dose of modern luxury added for good measure (ameshotel.com).
Also on Thursday, the Terra Cotta Warriors come to the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC. The army will be in the capital on the last leg of their world tour before returning back to China, on 1 April 2010 (nationalgeographic.com/ terracottawarriors).
In the diary...
Ryanair will start flying from Birmingham to Grenoble, the gateway to some of France's finest ski resorts, from 19 December (ryanair.com).
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