The trip from the buzzing capital of Poland to the culture-brimming city of Krakow is one that countless travelers and commuters make every year. It promises to whisk you from a city of skyscrapers and rattling trams to an ancient Old Town that’s a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site, flaunting Gothic spires and the mighty … Read more
Loads of travelers each year plan to make the hop straight from Paris to Berlin. The reason? It’s a jaunt that will let you take in two of Europe’s – nay, the world’s! – most awesome capitals. You’ll start by wandering the Louvre in search of the Mona Lisa and finish with glimpses of the … Read more
With Dam Square and the Vondelpark checked off the list, you’re probably looking for the next awesome European capital to explore. There’s a chance it awaits over 440 miles away, across on the eastern fringes of Central Europe. That’s where Prague sits straddling the Vltava River, spiked with the mighty turrets of Prague Castle (one … Read more
Munich and Prague might be 295km apart and in different countries, but they’re not all that different. Both are mad for beer – the first has the annual Oktoberfest, the second is a mecca for lovers of Czech pilsner. Both boast handsome medieval-era cores with grand churches. Both are among the bucket-list towns of Central … Read more
The capitals of Norway and Sweden sit almost directly in line with each other across the great Scandinavian Peninsula. One, Oslo, is nestled at the base of its own wild fjord, sporting glistening modern architecture and enthralling museums dedicated to the age of the Vikings. The other, Stockholm, is anchored on the fairy-tale Gamla Stan … Read more
There’s a sort of Yin-Yang relationship between Rotterdam and Amsterdam. One’s industrial, cool, and proud of its urban design. One’s a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, with cosy cafes and artworks by the Old Masters. We’ll let you discover which is which, as you complete the easy 56-kilometre trip from city to city. It’s one … Read more
The cultural, political and economic heart of Germany, Berlin pulses with history and to the beat of its infamous nightlife. Filled with architecture both new and old, this busy but leafy green city attracts visitors who are intrigued by its story. Discover its many museums and memorials, walk through its parks and gardens, admire the palaces and check out the club scene. Read on for our top 10 things to do in Berlin to find out more about this popular city.
Sample its tasty cuisine, boogey away to the sounds of its nightlife, wander through the well preserved Gothic Quarter, spend a day on the beach, and marvel over its quirky architecture. You can do all this and more when you visit Barcelona. Take a look at our top 10 things to do in Barcelona for more ideas.
Known as City of Art and History, this ancient city has much more to offer, from its ample historic buildings to its monuments and gardens, you can visit Bordeaux for a wine tour and tasting, and stay for a night at the opera, then enjoy its restaurants or its great shopping opportunities. Discover all these attractions and more in our top 10 things to do in Bordeaux.
You’re never going to struggle to find things to do in Bratislava. This is a city that combines the fascination of history with the beauty of nature and the fun and exciting vibe of a modern day metropolis. You can step back in time with a stroll through the old town or a trip to Devin Castle. Immerse yourself in local life then just spend some time relaxing in one of Bratislava’s impressive squares. If you’re looking for more inspiration, here are our top 10 things to do in Bratislava.
Gleaming like a desert oasis in the dusty reaches of the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is one of the last pitstops for that West Coast R&R as you head into the Wild West from LA. It never disappoints. The onetime stomping ground of Elvis and Sinatra, this star-studded retreat of swaying palm trees and rolling … Read more
Rio de Janeiro is one full-on fiesta of a city. Spilling down from the Atlantic forests of Brazil’s tropical south, it has one foot in the jungle and another in the ocean. Glittering beaches packed with tanned bodies string their way along the bairros, from the bumping beachfront of Copacabana to the jazzy quarters of … Read more
Ditch the urban wear, get a-yodelling and pull on those lederhosen, because this guide is all about helping you get from the boho neighborhoods of Berlin to the hearty Bavarian beer halls of Munich. It’ll soon have you dreaming of the snow-capped German Alps and munching on weisswurst, simply by running through all the ways … Read more
Paris and Brussels are next-door neighbours. They’re separated by just the poppy-spotted Flanders Fields and the winding rivers of the wooded Ardennes forest, across 160 miles of Northern Europe. All sorts of travelers make the hop from one to the other, with business commuters mingling with budget backpackers on the trains, planes, and automobiles that … Read more