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Cultural and Heritage Blogs – Ireland

Blog Name Description Website Enjoy Irish Culture Blog Covers topics like customs and traditions, travel, fishing, heritage, music, castles, history, make a St Bridgets cross, listen to Irish pub songs, Irish Saints  Website Where is Tara Her blog has articles from all over the world but the section on Ireland is huge and full of […]

Cultural and Heritage Blogs – United Kingdom

Blog Name Description Website The English Lake District Covers topics like stories of the north, storytelling, world heritage sites and descriptions, local enterprises and examples of the Trust’s activities  Website Heritage Calling A set of blogs looking at English history. Examples of topics: Taking a look at London’s sewers, London’s bridges, pre-historic sites and Victorian […]

Cultural and Heritage Blogs – Spain

Blog Name Description Website Extremadura Misteriosa This blog aims to draw the “Map of the Mystery of Extremadura”, trying to gather in a single site all the information about Extremadura that is not seen and heard frequently. Always with a purely informative intention.  Website Arte en ruinas The purpose of this blog is to put […]

Cultural and Heritage Blogs – Netherlands

Blog Name Description Website DutchReview (EN) They write content for expats and internationals who live in the Netherlands and bring you Dutch news in English. Simply put, DutchReview is for anyone interested in life in the Netherlands. Examples of topics: News, Culture, Expat, Reviews, Cities, Upcoming Events  Website Leven in Friesland (NL) A platform for […]

European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage

WHAT IS IT? The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, highlight some Europe’s best achievements in heritage care, and showcase remarkable efforts made in raising awareness about our cultural heritage. Exemplary heritage achievements across Europe are awarded prizes in four main categories: Conservation projects Research Dedicated service to heritage conservation Education, training, […]

Using interpretation to improve the visitors’ experience at heritage sites

Failte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland, They are at the forefront of developing resources and training for Irish tourism SME’s – take a look at this very useful manual they have created to help heritage site managers understand and improve how visitors experience their heritage sites. It offers a practical and pragmatic […]

Understanding Culturally Curious Visitors

  Who are the Culturally Curious? They choose their holiday destinations carefully and are independent ‘active sightseers’ looking to visit new places, and expand their experience by exploring landscapes, history and culture. They are unlikely to return for some time once they have visited a new place, and often travel in a couple or as […]

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