Europe
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...
A foodie guide to Gothenburg

A foodie guide to Gothenburg

Gothenburg might be known as Sweden’s second city, but it’s the capital for cuisine. To whet your appetite, we’re serving up a list of the city’s best home-grown specialties and culinary experiences for you to look out for. Gothenburg’s cobbled streets buzz with a vibrant café culture and the sounds of street vendors touting pickled...
Coolest Eurovision parties and viewing venues in Copenhagen

Coolest Eurovision parties and viewing venues in Copenhagen

This year, Copenhagen will host the Eurovision Song Contest: an annual riot of fun, frivolity, music and (occasionally) madness. The city is already buzzing with excitement thanks to an impressive programme of parties and events surrounding the competition.  Considering the contest’s historic record of big, theatrical statements – and the fact that Copenhagen hasn’t hosted since...
Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour - Rome

Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour – Rome

Radisson Blu winner Liz Martinez is living the holiday of a lifetime as she enjoys a customized trip to a collection of dream destinations courtesy of last year’s ‘Turn Your World Blu’ competition. Liz won the competition for her creative description of her daughter’s dream destination – Greece – whose love of the ancient myths...
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...
A Maritime Museum Day in Oslo

A Maritime Museum Day in Oslo

Visit the Bygdøy peninsula on Oslo Fjord for a day of cultural fun. Bygdøy is famous for its maritime museums, including the Fram Museum, Kon-Tiki Museum and Viking Ship Museum. Norway is very proud of its heritage and cultural history. This is evident when you visit the country’s capital city, where you will find museums...
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...
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...
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