Europe
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...
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....
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...
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...
Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour

Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour

Radisson Blu winner Liz Martinez is living the holiday of a lifetime as she enjoys a customised 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...
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