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City BreakLondonNewsTop Tips

Wonderground Festival

The fair is coming to town this summer as London Wondergound pitches up in Earls Court, complete with live shows, rides and even a beach – yes you can get your toes in the sand without leaving West London. Taking over the site where the Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre used to be, London Wonderground will feature two performance areas; a Big Top and Underbelly’s famous upside-down purple cow tent Udderbelly, with a programme of comedy, circus, music, and ‘Best of the Edinburgh Festival’ acts.

Wonderground Festival
BarcelonaNewsTop Tips

The Best Tapas Bars in Barcelona | K+K Hotels

The recent trend to call every small-portioned dish ‘tapas’ may give traditionalists grist for the grievance mill, but there is a reason this type of dining is so popular. It allows groups large or small to try many different delicacies at once. But a good Barcelona tapas bar isn’t all about the food and our guide to the best in the city shows you why.

Tapas Menu - Barcelona
BudapestCity BreakNews

What to Do in Budapest Center | K+K Hotels

One of the joys of a holiday is the opportunity to step out of the rat race, even if for the briefest of visits. While you will want to make the most of what little time you have, venturing too far out of the city can be counter productive to your relaxation needs. If staying at the K+K Hotel Opera, you will find yourself in the beautiful center of Budapest. So you don’t have to stray too far, discover Budapest center on your next trip with our guide on the best things to do.

Budapest City and Bridge at Night
City BreakEuropeNewsParis

The 5 Best Places to Visit in Paris | K+K Hotels

Of course, calling any place the ‘best’ is an incredibly subjective enterprise. What one visitor will want to do on their trip will be a complete waste of time to another. This is why we have not only selected 5 places which are considered top Paris attractions, but all represent an aspect of the city which is uniquely Parisian.

Eiffeltower and City View of Paris
NewsPragueTop Tips

The Best Dining Experiences in Prague | K+K Hotels

While there are many options for great food in the city, the best restaurants in Prague are those which offer a complete dining experience. This doesn’t mean it has to be expensive or cutting edge, but it does mean it has to offer something special and execute it well. Our list of the best dining experiences in Prague is limited to only those which meet these standards.

Prague Dining Experience - Restaurants in Prague - Shutterstock
MunichNewsTop Tips

Guide to Exploring Munich Nightlife | K+K Hotels

While Berlin might be the hipster center of nightlife in Germany, its reputation can sometimes overshadow the vibrancy and diversity of its Bavarian cousin. Munich has plenty to offer and does so in a beautiful location which is unparalleled in the region. Keep reading to see how you can best explore with our guide to Munich nightlife.

Nightlife in Munich Aerial View Munich - Shutterstock
City BreakNewsTop TipsVienna

The Best Vienna Nightlife Guide

When the sun sets on the rococo buildings of Vienna's Innere Stadt, it can be tempting to call it a night. Not as well known for its nightlife as other major cities, Vienna's classical associations mean that some might think this old city is for those with early...

NewsPragueTop Tips

Unmissable Things to Do in Prague’s Old Town | K+K Hotels

As a city, Prague is built up of 5 conjoining ‘towns’ which act in picturesque harmony despite their staggered development. The Old Town dates back to the 9th century and bears some of the city’s most famous views, particularly the Charles Bridge which connects to the Lesser Town. If you have a spare day or two, check out our unmissable guide to Prague’s Old Town.

Colorful traditional Prague dolls
NewsPragueTop Tips

In Search of Prague’s Best Nightclubs | K+K Hotels

While it is foolish to think of Prague as a place only for revelry, there is a reason so many people flock here to enjoy the nightlife. Although the city has a sensibility well suited to having fun, if the venues and music weren't world-class, it wouldn't have built such a reputation for its quality clubs. Here we go looking for some of Prague's finest nightclubs.

Party DJ Session
LondonNewsTop Tips

Unmissable Things to Do in Kensington London | K+K Hotels

The K+K Hotel George is centrally located in one of London's most famous districts,
Kensington. Right by the Piccadilly line, you are able to travel the length and breadth of the
city easily via public transport. However, you can happily spend a weekend full of
everything you want from a city break without even leaving the borough. Our list of
unmissable things to do in Kensington will help you do just that.

Weiße Zwerghäuser in London
NewsTop TipsVienna

What to Know Before Traveling to Vienna | K+K Hotels

As with any destination, showing up blind is a mistake. If you have no idea about local customs and no expectations of how to behave, you are may make trouble. At the very least, you won't enjoy yourself as much as you should. This doesn't mean you won't have many surprises and you don't have to be an expert before you go. However, you can start off on the best foot with our guide on what to know before traveling to Vienna.

Vienna-Sunset
MunichNews

Exploring Munich in Three Days | K+K Hotels

Three days might seem like a lot of time, but with the diverse fare offered by Bavaria's capital, it's going to fly by. The best way to see the city it to decide what kind of trip you want to have. For example, you can focus on food, delve into its history or look for what's on the cutting edge of culture. Our guide to exploring Munich in three days will give you a taster if you want to do a little of everything.

Exploring Munich - Marienplatz
BucharestCity BreakNews

The Untold Story of Bucharest | K+K Hotels

Unfortunately, the story of Bucharest remains untold to many people. While other more western capitals have their stories shared on a global scale, Bucharest remains less-well known. There are reasons for this, but since its liberation in 1989, the world is starting to recognize its value and importance. Some of those who will never forget its charms are the lucky people who get to visit the Romanian capital. By telling the untold story of Bucharest, you can see why you'll want to be one of them.

Medieval Castle and Church Targoviste Romania
City BreakLondonNews

The Best Hidden Tourist Spots in London | K+K Hotels

London can be an invigorating city to visit. There is so much to see and do, much of it famous the world over since it was once the historic seat of a great empire. It can also be stiflingly busy and demand for popular attractions can make what should be an enjoyable trip, quite the ordeal. These hidden gems to visit in London can help you see why alternative is often better.

River Cruise - Little Venice London