City Guide

Below are our latest “Long Weekend” City Guides, penned by our destination experts. Get the low down on how to spend a wild weekend in some of the world’s best cities, from the unmissable attractions to lesser-known secrets. Each guide has tips on the best hotels, restaurants and bars in the city – and much more. For a full A-Z list of our weekend city guides click here

cape-town

Table Mountain, township tours and the best tea in the world are just a few great reasons to visit Cape Town. Sasha Arms advises us on these and many more, as she reports from South Africa’s splendid coastal city.  “The great outdoors, of course.” Ask anyone from Cape Town to sum…

wroclaw-city-break

German archictecture and Polish culture combine in this wonderful city of gnomes, nightlife and non-stop festivals. Duncan Rhodes reports back from one of his favourite small cities.  Something of a bastard son in Poland, Wroclaw (pronounced Vrots-warv) was born to Slavic parents but raised in Germany as the city of Breslau…

barcelona-guide

Modernista masterpieces, medieval streets and Mediterranean sands are just three reasons why the Catalan capital is the perfect playpen for the urban explorer. Duncan Rhodes shares his tips for a fun weekend break…  If Barcelona were a woman she would be a ravishing but rebellious Miss World misfit, one who regularly neglects…