City Breaks

48 Hours to Fall in Love with Venice
With its emerald canals, gothic architecture and colourful street life, it’s no surprise that 20 million tourists visit Venice each year. The floating city is a photographer’s dream.
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The European Cocktail Club
From concoctions served in miniscule bathtubs to dry iced mojitos, Europe really knows its stuff when it comes to fruity tipples. Here’s fifteen of the best cocktail bars in Europe.
10 of Europe’s Most Famous Hotels from the Movies
Sleep like a star in these hallowed halls – and see some of the most photogenic parts of Europe while you’re at it. Lights, camera, ACTION.
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Explore Marrakech
I'm Amanda, you'll usually find me exploring the city, eating in new restaurants (and old favourites) and organising food tours for visitors to our favourite spots...
8 sunny cities in Europe
Pack your shades and escape to sunnier shores – these 8 cities are just what you need this August
3 Days in Porto
Boarded the plane in 2°C and pitch darkness. Landed in 20°C and beaming sunshine. Hello Porto – your first impression game is top notch.
10 Reasons Instagram Loves Greece
Sun-drenched beaches…mouth-watering food…ancient wonders…there’s a lot to love about Greece. We could go on and on, but instead we’ll let Instagram do the talking…
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A guide to the best beaches in Paphos
Fall under Aphrodite’s’ spell and become infatuated with Paphos’ fifty kilometre stretch of golden coastline. Dive in and visit five of the best beaches in Paphos.
Pisa on a budget
Pisa on a Budget
The first thing you think of when you think of Pisa is probably the Leaning Tower, but there’s plenty more in the Italian city to keep you occupied – even if you’re there on a budget.
5 reasons to fall in love with Vienna in 2020
It's time to add the Austrian capital to your bucket-list. You can certainly look forward to falling in love with Vienna's amazing sounds, breathtaking sights and incredible flavours.
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Explore Bruges
Bruges-born chocolatier Dominique Persoone, aka the 'bad boy of the chocolate world', takes us around his home town
Celebrate St George’s Day with a very English Day Out in London
Here are ten totally English things to do, see, eat and drink when you’re in London… Happy St. George’s Day old chums!
14 Couple Getaways To Take This Summer
Romance and adventure is in the air. Here are some of the best getaways in Europe for you and your significant other.
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7 ways to ways to escape the midday sun in Cagliari
Whilst this Italian gem is adorned with some of the world’s best beaches, sun, sea and sand aren’t the only things Cagliari has to offer. Here’s seven ways to escape the midday sun in Cagliari.
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5 of the best parks in Cagliari
Forget sand in your sandwiches and head out for a picnic in one of Cagliari’s grassy oases instead. Here’s five of the best parks in Cagliari.
A Magical 48 Hours in Edinburgh
Edinburgh may hold a special place in the hearts of Harry Potter fans, but you don’t need to read a single line of JK Rowling’s to fall under its spell.
Marrakech on a Budget
Marrakech on a Budget
In case you’re going to Marrakech on a budget and you’re looking for a little inspiration, here’s a list of ten really cool things you can see, do and eat there for under a tenner.
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Things to see in Kutaisi
Sprawling across the left bank of the Rioni River, Kutaisi is a sensory overload in the best way possible. Here’s five things to see when visiting the Georgian city.
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5 of the best cafes in Kutaisi
Cobbled streets and centuries old architecture aren’t the only gems hidden in the alleyways of Georgia’s second city. Here’s our round up of five of the best cafes in Kutaisi.
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Why Go to Charleroi
An hour outside Brussels, Charleroi has often been overlooked as a destination in favour of its more popular neighbour. However, it's the perfect place to spend a weekend away for budget travellers...
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A thrill-seeker’s guide to Charleroi
Fall head over heels – literally – for the Charleroi region and see the area from new heights. Here’s our ultimate thrill-seeker’s guide to the Belgian city.
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36 hours in Charleroi
Dig beneath the rubble and unearth the stunning edgy grit of Belgium’s Charleroi. Here’s how we think you should spend 36 hours exploring Le Pays Noir.
Here’s The Best Way To Spend A Weekend In Yerevan
An intriguing city located on the border of Eastern Europe and Asia, Yerevan is brimming with ancient relics, delicious Armenian cuisine and an exciting nightlife.
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What to do and see in Tbilisi
Georgia’s cobbled capital is an enchanting city bursting with ornate architecture, a rich history and drool-worthy gastronomy. Here’s our guide to what to do and see in Tbilisi.
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Ultimate foodie guide to Tbilisi
Nestled in the heart of the Caucasus, Tbilisi is a culinary hotspot waiting to be discovered. Here’s seven of the best restaurants to visit in the East-meets-West capital.
Explore Beirut
Leila Molana-Allen is a Middle East correspondent who’s lived in Beirut for the past four years. Here she shares her top tips for a visit to the Lebanese capital