Tag: Cities

In Deep: A Brief History of Lecce, “The Florence of the South”

With stunning baroque architecture, gorgeous views and an abundance of Puglia’s famous wine and olive oil, Lecce is a work of art unto itself. more…

Things to Do in Copenhagen: The World’s Most Liveable City

Frequently deemed the world’s most liveable city, the plethora of things to do in Copenhagen also makes it an exceptional place to visit. more…

In Deep: What You Need to Know About Beijing

Named by emperor Yongle and expanded by the Manchu emperors, today Beijing is the capital city and cultural hub of a country poised to become a super power. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Honfleur

There are more things to do in Honfleur than whiling away an afternoon sampling Calvados. (Though we have to admit, that’s not a bad strategy, either.) more…

In Deep: Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)

Beginning as a small fishing village, Ho Chi Minh city, formerly (and still occasionally) known as Saigon, has grown into the largest city in Vietnam. more…

In Deep: Hue, Vietnam

Once considered its cultural, religious and educational heart, Hué, Vietnam remains a vestige of its country’s former dynastic rule and war-torn past. more…

Things to do in Seville

As the capital of Andalucia, there are no shortage of things to do in Seville that demonstrate why many consider this the intense, passionate and sensuous soul of Spain. more…

In Deep: The Hague

With its broad streets, impressive architecture, and chic restaurants and shops, The Hague has a cosmopolitan atmosphere sure to impress. more…

The Top 14 Things to do in Kyoto

Formerly the imperial capital of Japan, there are plenty of things to do in Kyoto that will give you a sense of the city and its history. more…

In Deep: Hanoi

Having celebrated its millennium anniversary in 2010, it’s probably fair to say that Hanoi’s history could fill a blog post or two (hundred). more…

In Deep: Marrakech

It’s changed hands many times, but – forever the subject of Western fantasies – Marrakech has always retained its cultural draw. more…

In Deep: Ajaccio

Ajaccio is a reflection of Corsica: a small place, far from the continent and far from wealthy, but big-hearted and full of authenticity. more…

Things to do in Strasbourg

I’ve listed some of my favourite things to do in Strasbourg, where unique cultures blend together amidst charming timber-framed buildings. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Florence

Whether you’ve got a few hours or a full day, there are plenty of things to do in Florence, home to some of the world’s greatest pieces of art. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Dubrovnik

In the first of my three-part Insider’s Guide to Dubrovnik, I’ve rounded up a few of my favourite things to do in Dubrovnik. more…

Insider’s Guide:
Madrid Hotels

As B&R Trip Planner Nancy Towns explains, Madrid hotels offer an eclectic mix of authentic comfort to state-of-the-art luxury. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things
To Do in Madrid

With an assist from B&R Guide Oscar Biedma (a true Madrilenian), Trip Planner Nancy Towns provides an insider list of things to do in Madrid. more…

Insider’s Guide: Madrid Restaurants

In the first of our three-part Insider’s Guide to Madrid, we recommend a few of our favourite Madrid restaurants where you can revel in the local cuisine. more…

Insider’s Guide: My 5 Fave Reykjavik Restaurants

Trip Designer Orsolya Kako continues our three-part Insider’s Guide to Reykjavik with a few of the city’s coolest restaurants. more…

Insider’s Guide: Top 3 Reykjavik Hotels

In the first of our three-part Insider’s Guide to Reykjavik, Trip Designer Orsolya Kako reveals a few of her favourite Reykjavik hotels. more…


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