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

skopje things to do macedonia

Long time Macedonia resident, and Urban Travel Blog’s Balkan expert, Chris Deliso, shares his tips on what to do in Skopje, from culture to cult hangouts…. (Photos by Chris Deliso). Strung along the River Vardar and marked by cultural monuments old and new, Skopje is a friendly and increasingly visited…

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leipzig-weekend-break

Hailed as the ‘new Berlin’ and ‘Hypezig’, Leipzig is a post industrial city positively brimming with creativity, from visual arts to the world’s largest Goth festival. Sasha Arms, author of guidebook Carl Goes Leipzig, reports with pen and lens. Leipzig is a former industrial city of the German Democratic Republic…

birmingham-weekend

Britain’s second city too often plays second fiddle to its celebrated siblings around the UK. But for tasty food and drink, great shopping options, lively nightlife and plenty of cultural things to do, it’s an ideal weekend break, says Chris Osburn. More canals than Venice, more trees than Paris and…

prishtina travel guide

The capital of Europe’s youngest country makes for an unconventional city break. Chris Deliso introduces us to the hip bars and live music venues that live alongside Ottoman-era mosques and bazaars in this cosmopolitan meeting point. While still a lesser-visited Balkan city that won’t win many aesthetics awards, Pristina (spelled…