Things to do in Fabulous Florence

Florence is known all over the world as a city for art lovers and history buffs: Home to ancient pre-Roman civilisations and the city at the centre of the Renaissance. Florence also has some of the most beautiful natural surroundings of any European city; the hills and vineyards of Tuscany. Whether you are coming to…

New York Beyond Manhattan

Think of New York and you’ll most likely picture, Times Square, The Empire State Building or Central Park. Although it’s certainly a place to miss out on entirely, the city does not end at the shores of Manhattan, its central island borough. There are plenty more areas worth getting to know, and with some fantastic…

Don’t Miss Out on the Best of Munich

Munich, the capital of the Bavarian region, is one of Germany’s wealthiest and most important cities. Each year in late September tourists from all over the globe flock to the city for the legendary Oktoberfest parties, a tradition which has lasted more than 200 years, starting out as the celebration of a Royal marriage. Whatever…

Where Should I Stay in Florence?

The city of Florence has a fascinating history and has been known worldwide as world center for arts and culture: The birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci and the setting for the famous Pinocchio fairy tale. According to UNESCO it is home to almost one third of the world’s most treasured works, from the Renaissance right…

10 Great Things to do in Berlin

Berlin has a seemingly endless array of activities for visitors to get stuck into. The city’s fascinatingly turbulent past mingles with a vibrant modern scene. There’s always plenty to do, for culture vultures and dedicated beer drinkers alike. Here, we’ve picked out 10 of the German capital’s top attractions, which anyone planning to stay in…

A Marriage Proposal Dipped in Chocolate

Most stories involving chocolate are already sweet enough; but when Bavarian couple Daniela and Johannes won our competition for a weekend trip to Berlin, the story unexpectedly took a beautifully romantic turn. The competition was the result of a collaboration between Wimdu and the Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop, down in lovely Schöneberg; one of the most…

Impress Your Mates With These Useless Facts About London

London, the United Kingdom’s sprawling capital city, is full of surprises. It’s a city that’s constantly changing, with a fascinating history and cultural scene. Whether you’re staying in London for the first or the 50th time, there’s always something new to discover here. Let these seemingly useless facts inspire you to find something new in…