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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...
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...
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...
Top Tips For Business Travel To Kaliningrad

Top Tips For Business Travel To Kaliningrad

The Russian enclave of Kaliningrad is becoming a popular destination for business meetings and events. This unique city has a rich history and culture, and boasts lots of great attractions to see after meetings. Getting There Kaliningrad is served by the international Khrabrovo Airport, which lies just over 20 kilometres from the city centre. Frequent...
Exploring the Architecture of Düsseldorf's Media Harbour

Exploring the Architecture of Düsseldorf’s Media Harbour

Düsseldorf’s Medienhafen (Media Harbour) is a brilliant example of how a run-down neighbourhood can receive new life and be transformed into a thriving community that is also a must-see destination for visitors to the city. The city’s Rhine Harbour was traditionally a busy centre for industry and trade, until the departure of several key companies...
An Evening Walk Along Dubai Deira Creek

An Evening Walk Along Dubai Deira Creek

Dubai Creek winds through the city from the Persian Gulf to the Ras al Khor wildlife sanctuary in the outskirts of central Dubai. The Deira side of the creek was once the commercial centre of Dubai; a bustling port and home to the city’s markets. Its famous souks and markets are still bustling with life...
A day trip to Gozo

A day trip to Gozo

Gozo is the second largest island in the Maltese archipelago that includes the main island of Malta, Comino and Gozo. Located to the north of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea, this compact island is an easy day trip for holidaymakers staying on Malta. Visit beautiful beaches, fantastic natural rock formations and ancient archaeological sites. Getting...
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