Two days in beautiful Athens

Athens; in what other city would you see a policeman in uniform doing the morning frappé run for himself and his colleagues? That’s right, nowhere. Because Athens is special. Find out how to make the most of 48 hours in this beautiful, chaotic city

the best brunch in London

Dishoom is an institution in London and its breakfast naans are the stuff of legends. As far as I’m concerned, no London itinerary is complete without brunch at Dishoom

How to explore magical Malta

With its elegant narrow streets, baroque architecture, rich history, stunning beaches and tales of knights, Malta will whisk you away to another world. Here's a quick guide of the places you have to visit while you're there

How to eat pintxos in San Seb

There are two ways to eat pintxos. First you can do it like a tourist – timidly stack a plate with a heap of pintxos on display and pay for them straight away. Or you can do it like a local. This guide tells you how

Hamburg: the perfect weekend getaway

Vibrant, glamorous, grungy and utterly delightful, Hamburg is the perfect place to escape for a weekend away

Copenhagen city guide

A trip to Copenhagen will never be cheap, but it doesn't have to be super expensive. To keep prices low

A visit to Berlin's Reichstag

The Reichstag, or Bundestag as it’s sometimes known, should be at the top of your list when visiting Berlin. Find out why...

A perfect weekend in Porto

Porto is the perfect city to visit for a weekend escape. Why? It offers plenty to do in 48 hours, but not so much that you’ll feel like you missed out...

Top things to do in Bruges

If you want great – okay let’s be honest Instagrammable – pics, this is the city. Forget the itinerary: just walk around with camera in hand… 

Spending a weekend in Helsinki

Helsinki is quirky, artistic, full of functional design and effortlessly cool. It’s a city of experiences rather than things you have to see...

Top 9 things to do in Lisbon

The Portuguese were the modern world's first explorers, so take a leaf out of their book and arm yourself for a perfect weekend in Lisbon


How to travel more, for less

Want to avoid spending your hard earned cash on things like bank fees while travelling? Here are a few tips I’ve learnt along the way that might help


'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in you sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.' – Mark Twain

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