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Spain‘s political turmoil with Catalonia has been at the forefront of the news recently but there’s so much more that the country can also be remembered for. Spain is one of the most vibrant, cultural places in the world – the country of fiestas and festivals! From religious occasions like the Semana Santa to literally painting the town red with La Tomatina and the Wine Battle of Haro, there’s lots to enjoy throughout the year. Explore the Bridgeman archive for all the things that make Spain rich in culture, including Spanish-born artists and beautiful landscapes. See below for our curated…

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Italy: La Dolce Vita!

Posted by Published on July 25, 2017

Bridgeman is excited to be launching a new Italian office this year. To celebrate, we thought we’d revel in all the cultural gems of Italy, from artistic masterpieces to travel inspirations. Perhaps you might even be able to fit in a spontaneous trip there this summer… Italy’s twenty regions feel more like twenty independent states, each with their own traditions, dialects, architecture and glorious food. This little boot-shaped country…

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On the Road with Bridgeman Footage

Posted by Published on June 1, 2017

With the sun coming out and the weather warming up, holiday booking season is upon us. To alleviate your work-head and inject some long-awaited wanderlust, we’re showcasing our favourite collections of contemporary travel footage, all available to license in stunning high-definition. Dorian Webber Wonderfully cinematic footage from Japan, Northern America, Canada and Thailand, including mountainous landscapes, light-filled cityscapes, wildlife and ancient monuments.   Laboratoriorosso An…

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Cruel Fates: One Voyage too Far

Posted by Published on May 23, 2017

Five explorers whose lives ended suddenly and tragically in pursuit of new discoveries   Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) Scott was an English naval officer, hired by the Royal Geographical Society before WWI to explore the Antarctic alongside Ernest Shackleton. In the wake of these navigations’ extreme success, Scott dreamed to set off again to the South Pole and garner further distinction for the British Empire….

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Top 10 Lost Ancient Cities

Posted by Published on January 22, 2017

  From Pompeii to Peru, take a tour of some of the world’s most beautiful and significant archaeological sites. 1. Pompeii and Herculaneum Since their rediscovery in the eighteenth century, their perfectly preserved artefacts and frescoes have become an invaluable source of information about Roman life and culture.Perhaps the lost city that has most caught our imagination, Pompeii (and its neighbour Herculaneum) were famously destroyed…

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Experience Malaysia, at your leisure

Posted by Published on September 1, 2015

Holiday season over? Fear not because you can still experience the best of exotic destinations for the price of a mere bus or train fare. London’s Trafalgar Square is hosting a number of multicultural events this Autumn season, including the much-anticipated Malaysia Night held on the 18th September. To coincide with the event, journey through the stunning jungles, beaches and cityscapes of my mother’s beautiful…

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