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Culture & History

Understand your host destination by delving into its culture and history.
 
Pedals in Puglia Italy

Pedals in Puglia Italy

Head for Italy’s ‘heel’ with Judith Schrut as she shares delights and highlights from her recent cycling trip in Puglia, deep in Italy’s sunny south. Whether you’re an Easy Rider…

Don’t Look Back in Ostend

Don’t Look Back in Ostend

Mark Bibby Jackson visits Ostend Belgium and ends up turning full circle. When I informed a travel writing colleague of mine, I was travelling to Ostend, her response was just…

WOMAD 2023, the World’s Festival

WOMAD 2023, the World’s Festival

Judith Schrut previews the wonderful world of WOMAD 2023. WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance and is simply the biggest international music festival on the planet. Happening…

5 Festivals in June 2023

5 Festivals in June 2023

Travel Begins at 40 rounds up the best global festivals in June 2023 from Peru to Colorado, so wherever you are you can join in the celebrations. Music Festivals in…

Interested in Culture & History?

Culture & history are essential elements of the Over 40 and Over 50 travel experience. Gone have the days when you were content just to lying on the beach, and – perhaps – the kids have trailed off on holidays of their own. At Travel Begins at 40, our team of expert writers have traversed the globe to bring you their favourite cultural and historical highs – some of which might just take you by surprise. So whether you fancy taking a tour of Florence or visiting the Louvre – the Abu Dhabi one naturally, we have the travel experiences that might just inspire you to go on a trip of your own. From Pittsburgh to Almaty and Cartagena to Oman, we have experienced the world’s greatest festivals and museums, castles and temples. Read our adventures and don’t forget to go on similar ones of your own. Culture, history and the people who have shaped them at travel Begins at 40.