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Culture, Places

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, London. Photograp: http://uk.news.yahoo.com

Europe’s most magical Christmas markets

Christmas is coming early to Europe’s cool capitals and big cities, bringing with it a flurry of illuminations, stalls, parades and firework shows to startle, surprise and delight both young […]

by × November 11, 2015 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Our stay of the week – Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, Algarve

Our stay of the week – Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, Algarve

Design aficionados, hold onto your hats. This striking five-star property may be called ‘Bela Vista’, but with interiors this good, you could easily forget to admire the uninterrupted ocean views. […]

by × September 7, 2015 × 0 comments

Places

24 hours in: Barcelona

24 hours in: Barcelona

8am: Rub your eyes as you sit sleepily in Granja de Viader, the oldest family-run business in Barcelona. It’s not the flashiest place to look at, but then that’s not […]

by × January 20, 2014 × 2 comments

Places

24 hours in: Budapest

24 hours in: Budapest

9am: Start the day in Pest at Taskaradio Eszpresso, a kind of 1970s diner where scratchy Motown is the soundtrack of choice. Glass cabinets full of retro toys line the […]

by × October 28, 2013 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Drink like a local in Europe – what to order and where

Drink like a local in Europe – what to order and where

When it comes to Euro-hopping, we intrepid travellers have to keep our wits about us if we don’t want to stand out like an inexperienced sore thumb. But how to […]

by × January 3, 2013 × 0 comments

Places

Top five: European cycling destinations

Top five: European cycling destinations

Two years ago, I discovered cycling. Even though it was the wrinkle-inducing daily scrum on the tube that got me started (rather than a penchant for exercise), I was hooked […]

by × March 21, 2012 × 0 comments