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

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Pop up breweries, hipster boutiques and rocking music festivals… there are plenty of places to visit, and things to see and do, during a weekend break in Gothenburg. Hanna Johnson guides us around this progressive port town. As the second largest city in Sweden, Gothenburg is often compared to it’s…

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Kick back on La Concha beach, pig out on Michelin-starred pintxos and revel in the local fiestas like La Tamborrada. Sam Howe gives us his expert take on what to do in San Sebastian during a long weekend break… San Sebastian, or Donostia as it’s known to locals, was a…

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Krakow is one city that casts a charm over all who visit. Duncan Rhodes experiences the allure of Poland’s ancient capital, with its myths, magicians and medieval architecture. “Magiczny Krakow” (Magical Krakow) is how Poles refer to their ancient capital (Warsaw only took over in 1596), and the epithet fits…

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Poland’s grand eastern city looks destined to be the last discovered by travellers. A one time bastion of Jewish culture, and now lively University city, Stuart Wadsworth finds plenty to recommend in Lublin. Long in the shadows of hipper, more well-known destinations in Poland such as Krakow, Wroclaw and Warsaw,…

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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…