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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Christmas is many things to many people, with various rituals and traditions being added over the centuries. Some of the most enduring originate in Europe. Here Christmas markets both maintain and evolve these traditions, providing all the opportunities they can to celebrate and make merry. Here we provide the best European Christmas markets to help create some new festive traditions of your own.
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.
With the recently released Last Christmas being based in London, the movie reminds us why the city has cemented itself as one of the top festive destinations in Europe. Christmas in London has the classic heritage of a Dickens story, but it also has all the attractions of an ever-evolving metropolitan marvel. If you are wanting to have the happiest of holidays, here are the best things to do for Christmas in London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Especially during the summer, a club might not be your first idea of a fun night out in Barcelona. There are many open air events, world renowned festivals and opportunities to stay cool elsewhere. However, this often leads to clubs upping their game, especially when bringing a wide variety of electronic music to the city.
As with any major European city, greater accessibility to tourists has seen prices rise for even basic holiday fare. If you are travelling on a budget, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on many delights the city has to offer. While Viennese culture might be associated with baroque art and opulent style, our list of free things to do in Vienna shows that even those with a little less scratch can make the most of it.
Barcelona has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to visual art. The city has been home to some of the greatest artists of the past, fosters current talent and will certainly be home to the artistic voices of the future. To catch just a glimpse of what has been achieved so far, come with us on a walking art tour of Barcelona.
Some of Prague's most important cultural artifacts are seen in the buildings which make up the city. Within some of these buildings there are world class museums which have a diverse range of offerings for even the most casual culture vulture. Here are some of the best.