Europe
How to live a local in Oslo

How to live a local in Oslo

Discover Oslo’s vibrant district of Grünerløkka and the best shopping and bars for different occasions with Kajsa Kristensen’s local guide to Oslo. Kajsa is proud resident and we asked here to share her top tips to discovering the best of the city. What better way is there to learn about a new destination than from...
Music of Belfast: 2015's best gigs

Music of Belfast: 2015’s best gigs

In Northern Ireland’s capital, you can see underground folk outfits in intimate watering holes and rock legends in jam-packed stadiums. Check out this run-down of the best on offer in 2015 to help you plan your trip. Legends of the stage Bringing you two of the world’s most seminal singer/songwriters for the price of one,...
Taste of Stuttgart: a foodie travel guide

Taste of Stuttgart: a foodie travel guide

Cosmopolitan Stuttgart is the perfect place to explore Germany’s ever-growing foodie scene, starting with the exotic food market and continuing through the gourmet eateries around the city. From hallmark Swabian dishes like spätzle to wood-fired pizzas and buttery lobster, you can try something new and delicious at every meal.   Food with a view Begin your culinary adventure in...
Irish pubs in Brussels: discover the craic

Irish pubs in Brussels: discover the craic

Saying ‘cheers’ to St. Paddy in Brussels! You don’t have to be a native to enjoy the soul of a much-loved country. In fact Brussels is a great place to immerse yourself in the Irish “craic” and get caught up in Irish shenanigans. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick may have its origins in...
A guide to the top 8 festivals in Linz, Austria

A guide to the top 8 festivals in Linz, Austria

Spend some time by the Danube in Linz, Austria, and you’ll never be bored. The city’s packed calendar of events is busiest in spring and summer, with festivals, tournaments and open-air performances entertaining the crowds.  Crossing Europe Film Festival, April 23–28 Crossing Europe has earned a reputation as a platform for innovative new filmmakers, and many...
Discover Zurich’s highlights in a day

Discover Zurich’s highlights in a day

Zurich is the country’s largest city, but that doesn’t mean it’s too big to explore in a day. There are a few places you simply must see, all reachable within three hours. This gives you plenty of time for relaxing, sampling local tasty treats and just enjoying this beautiful city in between its attractions. So...
Antwerp Six: why the Belgium city is a world fashion capital

Antwerp Six: why the Belgium city is a world fashion capital

There are several cities striving to pull the limelight away from Milan, Paris, London and New York, but Antwerp has a head-start on all of them. Tine Van Den Poel from Antwerpen Streetstyle shares the secrets behind this emerging fashion capital’s enviable creativity. Scrolling through photographs on Antwerpen Streetstyle, you’ll see girls posing in fedoras, fur coats,...
Vintage in Belfast

Vintage in Belfast

Drawing together the crème de la crème of Irish vintage designers and dealers, Frock Around the Clock’s Spectacular Vintage and Handmade Fair has become one of the Belfast’s biggest and best events. Since the first Frock Around the Clock event in 2008, fair organiser Becky Moore has noticed “a big growth in the vintage and...
Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway It is hard to avoid the day devoted to all things love. Love it or hate it, and cynicism aside, Valentine’s Day is a day devoted to love and showing that special someone you care. You may be a reluctant romantic, but one sure fire way to impress your partner is...
The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

 The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s day One of the most divisive celebrations will be soon upon us. For decades men have dreaded February 14th, whilst for the converted (and there are many!), Valentine’s Day is about romance and l’amour, or at least the momentary idea of it. It is about showing your partner that...
Shopping Boutiques in York's Shambles

Shopping Boutiques in York’s Shambles

A winding mediaeval passageway of half-timbered houses and ancient hanging signs, York’s Shambles is full of independent shops selling gourmet foods, gifts and souvenirs. Winner of Google’s ‘Most Picturesque Street In Britain’ award, it’s got a whole lot of substance to go with its style.  In places the Shambles is so narrow, you can touch both sides...
Souvenirs and surprises in the markets of Tallinn

Souvenirs and surprises in the markets of Tallinn

Tallinn’s Christmas Market might pull in the crowds each December, but there’s no reason why picturesque stalls packed with local foodstuffs, charming handicrafts and fresh produce should only come out in winter. Head to these five markets to practice your haggling and pick up some bargains all year round. Balti Jaam Market Take a trip...
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