Category: Going Out

Top 5 afternoon teas in Scotland

Top 5 afternoon teas in Scotland

Top of the list of truly outstanding experiences in Scotland has to be a traditional afternoon tea. Taken in a bright drawing room or on a sunny outdoor terrace, it should include an entirely home-made selection of delicious finger sandwiches, delicate pastries, soft scones and sumptuous cakes. Additional highlights like views over elegant hotel grounds,
michelin star barcelona

The best Michelin star restaurants in Barcelona

Why not try some of the world’s best quality dishes whilst indulging yourself in the beautiful city of Barcelona? These places are the type of locations where you will never have the same meal twice, due to their consistent innovation and focus on seasonal products. Here we have narrowed down the very best Michelin star
Short stay: Aloft Birmingham Eastside, Birmingham, UK

Short stay: Aloft Birmingham Eastside, Birmingham, UK

Opened just 12 months ago in the Eastside area of the diverse city of Birmingham, the 195-bedroom Aloft Birmingham Eastside is one of just four Aloft hotels in the UK (the others being in London, Liverpool and Aberdeen) – a music-inspired, stylish hotel brand from Marriott. The welcome We were warmly welcomed by cheerful, smiling
Treasures of Saqqara

Treasures of Saqqara

Saqqara, located 40 kilometers southwest of Cairo, is one of the most important cemeteries of Memphis, which was one of the most important towns in ancient Egyptian history. The name of the location is most likely derived from Sokar, the god of this necropolis. Saqqara is a true open-air museum, displaying the entirety of ancient
9 local gems along the east coast of Australia

9 local gems along the east coast of Australia

The East Coast of Australia stretches over 4000 kilometres. If you drive from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland to Melbourne in Victoria, it would take approximately 30 hours. This stunning stretch of coastline is filled with astonishing places, many of which you may have already heard of. From the glamour of Australia’s largest city, Sydney,
San Diego: 7 destinations in 1

San Diego: 7 destinations in 1

With vacations, it always seems to be about trade-offs and choices. The beach or the mountains? What about the desert instead? Small town feel or big city vibes? Family friendly or action-packed nightlife? Arts and culture offerings or outdoor activities? When it comes to San Diego, travelers don’t have to choose. It’s all right here.
The 9 most charming spots to visit in Umbria, Italy

The 9 most charming spots to visit in Umbria, Italy

Umbria isn’t much like the rest of the country. “Green Heart of Italy”, “Land of Saint Francis” are just some of the names often defining the enchanting region of Umbria. Umbria is the only region of central Italy that does not touch the sea, featuring landscapes very similar to those of Tuscany, but with more
The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Historic Centre of Rome is the most Instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Site, a new study has found. The study, conducted by creative resources expert Design Bundles, selected the 145 most popular World Heritage Sites, and analysed how many times each place has been tagged in Instagram posts. Rome, whose World Heritage Site also includes
9 reasons to visit Lisbon, Portugal

9 reasons to visit Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, has many faces. Rebuilt after the earthquake and tsunami of 1755, much of that historic era of reconstruction remains. Today, Lisbon continues to expand along the banks of the River Tagus, towards the Costa Caparica heading for the Atlantic. Although Lisbon is one of Europe’s smaller cities, visitors still need to
11 hidden gems in Copenhagen

11 hidden gems in Copenhagen

Shhhh! Don’t tell anyone else about these secret places in Copenhagen! You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. Here are 11 hidden gems for your next visit, as
Short stay: Barrow Hill Barns, near Petersfield, The South Downs, UK

Short stay: Barrow Hill Barns, near Petersfield, The South Downs, UK

It is easy to see why these eight ultra-luxurious detached cottages are given five stars by Visit England. These brick and flint barn-style cottages quietly nestle in 10 peaceful acres at the heart of the South Downs National Park. Barrow Hill Barns are part of the Premier Cottages collection, where a selection of property owners
Spring in the Lake District

Spring in the Lake District

We all have to put up with January and February – the cold, the long dark evenings. No wonder they’re generally considered to be the two least appealing months of the year in the UK. But March to May breathes new life into the landscape, a time when the Lake District National Park truly comes
Top 8 attractions in Sharm El Sheikh

Top 8 attractions in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town located between the Sinai Peninsula’s desert and the Red Sea. It is the main tourism hub in Sinai and one of the world’s top diving destinations. However, if you just want to relax on the beach, this is also one of Egypt’s best destinations. Non-divers will find
Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Çırağan Palace, the home of many great love stories, is offering some exciting surprises with glorious romantic stay and dinner experiences on Valentine’s Day. Romance with a gourmet menu and live music at Tuğra Restaurant With a soul-soothing vista of the Bosphorus composing the background, the fairy-tale Tuğra Restaurant has unsurprisingly been chosen as the
Seattle Museum Month

Seattle Museum Month

Join Visit Seattle, more than 60 downtown hotels, and over 30 area museums for the highly anticipated return of the monthlong celebration of arts, heritage, and culture in the region. February is the month for substantial savings on Seattle’s iconic cultural offerings and downtown lodging experience. Whether you are traveling to Seattle or a resident
New ways to escape the everyday in England in 2022

New ways to escape the everyday in England in 2022

From a world-class year of sport and landmark Jubilee celebrations to a nationwide festival of creativity, new outdoor adventures and brand new family and cultural attractions; 2022 in England has all the ingredients for a holiday or break to remember. Here’s our (tip of the iceberg) round-up of England’s top new offerings for 2022. City