Entertainment and Events

Matsuri Madness: Japan’s Most Fascinating Festivals

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Japan is known for its unique festivals. Throughout the year, a range of celebrations reflect the country’s traditional and modern culture, providing a glimpse into the nation’s character. Here are some of the most fascinating, fun, and occasionally bizarre festivals in Japan.

The best fantasy destinations in the UK & Ireland

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The history and mythology of the UK and Ireland have inspired countless works of fantastical fiction, from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Whether you’re into wands and wizards or beards and battle-axes, here are some of the best places to visit around the UK and Ireland, ordered by series.

Orchid You Not – you have to get to Kew Gardens!

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From February 9th until March 10th 2019, Kew Gardens’ annual Orchid Festival in London takes place. This year’s theme: Colombia.

Art and Design

The Joy of Nature at the Van Gogh Museum

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Running between 1 March – 26 May 2019, this temporary exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum showcases works by two legendary artists, highlighting the inspiration British painter David Hockney drew from the Dutch master.

5 fascinating facts about famous French locations

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Impress your friends, co-workers, and strangers on the street with your uncanny knowledge of interesting facts about Paris and its most popular locations.

The Best Exhibitions on in Paris Right Now!

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Paris probably has an unfair share of the world’s best museums. Here’s a quick look at the best exhibitions currently taking the City of Light by storm.

City itineraries

7 interesting ways to spend a weekend in Barcelona

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There’s so much to do and see in Barcelona that just knowing where to even start can be a challenge. From pristine stretches of white sandy beaches to elegant streets lined with Catalan Modernisme, and secret places hidden from the tourists, it’s a wonderland of culture that makes for the perfect city break, no matter what your idea of fun is.

Copenhagen – Like A Local

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You’ve got the obligatory photo of the Little Mermaid, and balked at the price of a stale-looking Danish pastry. Feeling a little too touristy? Luckily, you don’t have to stray far from the tourist-beaten track in Copenhagen to feel more like a local. Here are a few tips for things to see, a world away from bustling Nyhavn and Strøget.

The Best Things to do in Amsterdam This Christmas

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With its toytown architecture frosted up like Christmas cake, the festive season in Amsterdam is always a bit magical. Here are just some of the best things here this Christmas.

Travel tips

What to eat in Kyoto

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What are the best things to eat in Kyoto, and where can you find them? This ancient city has centuries of culinary traditions, and we’re here to help you discover some of the best places for authentic local Japanese food. Don’t settle for another konbini sandwich.

The best things to see in Tokyo, according to Tiqets

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A foreign face in Tokyo was once met with inquisitive looks from locals. Not anymore! The number of gaijins visiting Japan has skyrocketed since 2012. The fact you’re reading this…

The Japanese Tea Ceremony: where to go and what to expect.

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The Tiqets blog gives you the lowdown on the best places to go to in Kyoto for a tea ceremony experience. Kimono, you know want to read it.

Food and Drinks

The best thing to eat near every major museum in Amsterdam

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Looking for a bite to eat after visiting one of Amsterdam’s museums? Check out this list of the best restaurants near the major museums in Amsterdam.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner in Paris

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Paris is the city of love but if you love food, where should you eat? Here’s where to have the best breakfast, lunch and dinner in Paris.

Where to eat in London’s Soho

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There’s so much great stuff to eat in London, we couldn’t possibly even attempt to cover it all, so we thought we’d start with a few of our faves in Soho.

Meet Tiqets

Meet Tiqets: product and partners

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At Tiqets, we strive to create a superior product to offer our customers. Whether you’re in Tokyo and on the hunt for something interesting to do in town, or you’ve…

Meet Tiqets’ interns – 2019

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As a scale-up, we’re constantly growing and looking for young talent to support our journey. So far this year, we’ve welcomed nine interns to the Tiqets family. How’s the company…

Customer Service, all in a day’s work

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Maria Paola Chironi, one of our colleagues from customer service, shares her day at the office. Things get interesting.

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