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The Expat Guide to Milan

The Expat Guide to Milan

Enjoy the best of Milan with expert tips and suggestions from expats living in this vibrant Italian city. Off the Beaten Track Nerys from the Welshie in Italy blog suggests heading to Milan’s Chinatown. ‘Food other than Italian isn’t as easy to come by in Italy, but recently in Milan ethnic food (especially sushi) has...
Where To Eat In Ash Sharafiyah, Jeddah

Where To Eat In Ash Sharafiyah, Jeddah

The Ash Sharafiyah district of Jeddah is home to a variety of restaurants offering diners a range of delicious local and international cuisine. Take It Away Head to Al Baik for some of the best fast food in Jeddah. For over 40 years this restaurant in Ash Sharafiyah has been serving up tasty, affordable food...
Ex-pats guide to Paris

Ex-pats guide to Paris

What’s not to love about Paris? It’s the place where culture, fashion, architecture, top cuisine and world famous landmarks combine to form one of the world’s greatest cities. Add in the countless museums, galleries and the city’s rich history and it’s little wonder so many people choose to make it their permanent home. We spoke...
Top 15 Things You Can't Afford to Miss in Istanbul

Top 15 Things You Can’t Afford to Miss in Istanbul

Istanbul is the jewel of the Bosporus; a city of such historical grandeur and importance that a visit there will take you from the heady days of Byzantine dominance through the prosperity of the Ottomans to the establishment of the modern Turkish Republic. With such rich cultural heritage all around there’s almost too much to...
Enjoy Cologne's Festival of Lights

Enjoy Cologne’s Festival of Lights

Watch as fireworks light up the Cologne sky Cologne is a fabulous city that offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy regional cuisines and customs all year round. One of the most magical events is the Cologne Festival of Lights or Kölner Lichter. The festival includes a huge firework display in the night sky above the...
Dance the night away in Oslo

Dance the night away in Oslo

Planning a night out in Oslo? Norway’s capital city has a vibrant nightlife scene with a wide range of bars and clubs to visit. If you really want to experience a city, then the best way is to delve into its nightlife scene, when it’s bustling with party-goers. Every capital city should be flooded with...
Best romantic markets year-round in Riga

Best romantic markets year-round in Riga

With their handcrafted jewellery and decadent culinary treats, markets are perfect for lovebirds. Riga is home to some of the best – these are our top picks. Home to one of the world’s largest collections of Art Nouveau buildings, the Latvian capital of Riga is one of those rare historic cities where it’s still possible to...
How to find a quiet place along the Great Wall of China

How to find a quiet place along the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of the most iconic structures in the world. Try slipping away from the crowds to see a different side of this spectacular landmark. For anyone exploring the riches of Chinese history, architecture and geography, the Great Wall is a must-see attraction. Unfortunately, this Wonder of the World draws such enormous...
Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

The theme of this year’s Lagos Black Heritage Festival is indigenous music. With so many Euro-American pop influences in Nigerian music, the festival organisers hope putting the focus squarely on traditional music forms will help spread enthusiasm in the African film and music industry. Celebrating indigenous music This year’s Black Heritage Festival will be held...
Top 5 Museums in Sofia

Top 5 Museums in Sofia

Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria and is home to a plethora of interesting, intriguing and unmissable museums. The history of Sofia starts in antiquity, and as one of the largest cities in the Balkans it has long been a focus for cultural and artistic movements in the region – so it’s no surprise...
Discover Literary Dublin

Discover Literary Dublin

Dublin is rightly famous for being one of the world’s most literary cities. Just a few of the world famous authors associated with Dublin are James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Sean O’Casey and Jonathan Swift. And it’s not just the books that bring this city to life; there are numerous literary attractions throughout the city for...
How to do business in Lucerne

How to do business in Lucerne

It can often be daunting to travel to another country on business. Corporate culture can vary dramatically in different destinations so it is always good to be prepared. Switzerland is a small and diverse country but when it comes to business it is known as a lucrative and successful place where business etiquette is important....
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