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Muscat's new shopping center: Oman Avenues Mall

Muscat’s new shopping center: Oman Avenues Mall

Last May, the Oman Avenues Mall opened in Muscat and quickly established itself as one of the area’s most impressive and modern shopping centres. Here’s what you can expect from the hottest new retail destination in the Middle East. Quality and quantity With 80,000 square metres of retail space set over five floors, the Oman Avenues...
Roman history and more in Harlow

Roman history and more in Harlow

Don’t be fooled by stories of Harlow’s post-war origins. This unassuming Essex town goes right back to the days when the country was known as Anglia and the Romans ruled the land. With its ‘New Town’ status, Harlow isn’t exactly synonymous with ancient history. Built after World War II to ease housing pressure on the...
Guide to Northampton food

Guide to Northampton food

Northamptonshire’s beautiful countryside doesn’t just look pretty – it also presents the county with plenty of delicious fresh produce, which the restaurants of Northampton are only too happy to put to good use. On your next visit, don’t miss these top five foodie havens.  Franks Steakhouse For carnivores with class, there’s not a lot that...
Manchester's best cheap eats

Manchester’s best cheap eats

You don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy a great meal in Manchester. From juicy burgers to spicy curries, tongue-tingling burritos to nourishing Asian soups, there’s something to suit every taste. The undeclared capital of the north, Manchester’s world-class museums, galleries, pubs and clubs ensure that visitors are kept busy from dawn ’til dusk....
Planes, trains and automobiles in Telford

Planes, trains and automobiles in Telford

Named after the celebrated civil engineer Thomas Telford, it should come as no surprise to learn that this Shropshire town is a magnet for aviation enthusiasts, history buffs and trainspotters alike.  RAF Museum Cosford The RAF Museum Cosford is home to over 70 of the world’s most historically important aircraft, dating back to the very earliest fighter planes. Their collection...
Go Medieval in Nuremberg's Old Town

Go Medieval in Nuremberg’s Old Town

Bavaria’s second city, Nuremberg, is bursting at the seams with history: both ancient and modern. Take a stroll through the old town’s cobbled streets to discover fascinating traces of the city’s medieval past.  Nuremberg may have become infamous as the favoured location for Nazi Party rallies and the resulting war crime trials after WWII, but its history stretches...
A guide to eating and drinking in Frankfurt's trendy Nordend district

A guide to eating and drinking in Frankfurt’s trendy Nordend district

Frankfurt might be known as a financial hub, but focusing on all those figures can be hungry work. With sizzling sausages, wonderful wine and delectable desserts, business lunches and after-work drinks could be the highlight of your trip in Nordend.  Welcome to Nordend Few people know this city as well Phanny Ngo from Eat the World, which has...
A chocolate lover's guide to Antwerp

A chocolate lover’s guide to Antwerp

When you mention the ancient city of Antwerp, many images spring to mind – from its handsome medieval architecture and historic port, to its booming fashion industry, world-renowned diamond production and tasty Belgian beer. However, for those with a sweet tooth, Antwerp has a far more delicious association – chocolate. Originally introduced by Spanish occupiers...
Action-packed day trips from Solna

Action-packed day trips from Solna

If you’re looking for something a little more adventurous than afternoon fika and boutique shopping in Stockholm, you’re in luck. From Solna, you’re within striking distance of some of Sweden’s most impressive castles, lakes, and stunning scenery. There’s plenty of action-packed adventure to be found just outside the Stockholm city limits, as well as unique...
The Munich Marathon

The Munich Marathon

This autumn, the echo of the starting pistol and the cheering of crowds will resound through the streets of one of Europe’s great cities. The Munich Marathon takes over the Bavarian capital on 11 October, and whether you’re a competitor or spectator, it’s a great time to see the city.  Take on the challenge, take in...
Lund's cultural highlights

Lund’s cultural highlights

Lund may be small, but it punches well above its weight when it comes to cultural attractions. Its compact size means there’s no excuse for missing any of these celebrated sights, so set off bright and early for a day of fascinating exploration.  One of the oldest cities in Sweden, Lund’s origins can be traced...
Where to try traditional Bavarian food in Munich

Where to try traditional Bavarian food in Munich

The Bavarians know exactly what they’re doing when it comes to comfort food. Hearty sausages teamed with sweet and tangy mustard, doughy dumplings paired with rich roast meat, and crisp pastry desserts loaded with whipped cream make Bavarian cuisine the foodie equivalent of a big warm hug. As the capital of Bavaria, Munich is the...
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