Brno Christmas Market

Brno Christmas Market 2020, Czech Republic

November 23 - December 28
Just like Christmas is not just about the Vienna Christmas Market, the Czech Republic is not all about Prague, especially at Christmas time. The Brno Christmas Market takes place in...
Brussels Christmas Market 2018

Brussels Christmas Market 2020

November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021
The Brussels Christmas Market is no doubt one of the best in Europe for food and atmosphere. Winter Wonders – as the market is dubbed – runs over two kilometres...
Angkor Photo Festival

Angkor Photo Festival 2020, Cambodia

November 28 - December 5
Siem Reap, Cambodia, is set to be brought to life with powerful images from across Asia when the annual Angkor Photo Festival and Workshops...
Salzburg Christmas Market

Salzburg Christmas Market 2020

December 1 - December 26
If you are planning to take a trip to a Christmas market this year, you could do far worse than travelling to Austria’s world-heritage city Salzburg, home of Mozart. Alongside...

Azerai Ke Ga Bay Debuts in Vietnam

Azerai Ke Ga Bay, an elegant and secluded oceanfront retreat in southeastern Vietnam, debuted this month as the third property in Azerai Resorts’ growing portfolio…

Celebrate 150 Years Mount Rigi Railways

Next year, Mount Rigi Railways, the oldest mountain railway in Europe will celebrate its 150th anniversary. This important moment in Swiss history – and indeed in the history of global…

Meet Eddie the Eagle at the Balmer Lawn

The owners of the four-star Balmer Lawn Hotel in Brockenhurst, New Forest, have created an Apres-Ski-inspired ‘The Lodge Kitchen & Bar’, an enormous 25m x 10m stretch tent…

New Trends for Gastronomic Valencia

Valencia is a city with already stable foundations in the culinary world with deep rooted traditions that have given rise to the most famous of Spanish dishes, paella. However, a…

The website for Over 40 and Over 50 Travel Inspiration

If you are interested in Over 40 Travel or even Over 50 Travel ideas, then you have landed at the right site. Travel Begins at 40 is the only travel site to feature the best travel writing aimed at the 40+ and 50+ traveller. Our aim is to inspire you to travel responsibly and imaginatively. As we are not tied to any travel agency or tour operator we will not push unwanted tours upon you – although you can flick through our latest offers section if you wish – instead you will discover our own experiences and opinions, backed up by the latest travel news, events and festivals from around the globe. Whether it’s a homestay in the Cambodian jungle, trekking in Tajikistan, a naturalist hotel in Costa Rica, or urban camping in Stockholm, you will find it in our pages. It’s never too late to start something new. Let your journey begin here!

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