30 Things to do on Holiday in Tenerife

Known locally as the ‘Land of Eternal Spring’, sun-seekers have been flocking to Tenerife for years in search of its world-class beaches and bars. But look a little closer, and this small Spanish island has so much more to offer. The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife attracts roughly five million tourists a year-…

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…

Where to stay in Barcelona

Planning a trip to Barcelona? Wondering which neighbourhood you should stay in while you’re there? Overwhelmed by the options? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the main districts, to help you easily decide which is the best fit for you. Barri Gòtic Crowded but convenient Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter is a district within the old…

Expert Tips for Oktoberfest 2015

In preparation for this year’s event we have reached out to our network of bloggers to ask for their best recommendations for Oktoberfest 2015. It can be daunting arriving at a festival so ingrained in a country’s identity, so swotting up on all the key questions is important.  What should I wear to Oktoberfest? Which is…

An A-Z Guide to Berlin Fashion Week Summer 2015

 #Allblackeverything Berlin street style is a commitment to the understated. The monochrome crowds at Berlin Fashion Week are testament to the Berliner’s love of all things black. Black-on-black-on-black. In order to fit in to the crowds and also, possibly, gain entrance through some of  Berlin’s notoriously difficult door policies, just remember – #allblackeverything  Brandenberger  Tor The neoclassical…

Where To Get The Best Views Of Berlin

Berlin has very few hills, which is great news for cyclists, but less so for those who want a decent overview of the city. However, with a little imagination and a bit of legwork you can find some fantastic views. From spy stations to drinking spots, here are some of our favourites: #1 The Fernsehturm (and the Funkturm) We’ll get this…

Green Copenhagen: Explore Europe’s Most Sustainable City

Copenhagen received the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award in 2014 and ranks number one on the European Green City Index. It also often tops international happiness surveys. The city is not only on track to be carbon neutral by 2025, it is also designed to be livable and people-friendly. On your next trip to…

Your Essential Berlin Apps

Whether you’re visiting Berlin for a weekend or you’re a seasoned local, there is a huge range of genuinely useful Berlin-centric apps available. Whatever you want to do it seems that some clever developer has sat down and thought “I’ll make that!” We have avoided the more famous apps that are useful when traveling (everyone knows…

Boats, Vespas and Autolibs’: Transport in Paris

There are a myriad of transport options that enable the visitor to explore the City of Light in its entirety. While much of Paris’s famed beauty is found in her walkable central arrondissements – best appreciated, intimately, on foot – bicycles, boats, car rental, scooters and Segways are available to those who want to explore…