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

Imperial architecture, historic cafes, hip nightlife and some of the best cuisine in Europe… Britta Pichler reveals the best of Vienna, from the formal winter balls to the trendy underground bars. On the surface Vienna is elegant, traditional and slow moving. However, dig a little deeper and you’ll find that…

With its relentless reinvention, creativity and ‘anything goes’ attitude, Berlin is more of a state of mind than a city. Thankfully, resident writer/photographer Craig Robinson is on hand to teach us how to “Be Berlin”… Before you arrive in the capital for the weekend shake off any pre-conceived notions of…

A Latin paradise of cigar-chomping, rum-swilling, salsa-dancing revolutionaries? Or an impoverished nation living in the shell of a glorious past? Sasha Arms discovers the cliches – and the realities – of life in Havana. The largest city in the Caribbean, with 2.1 million inhabitants, it’s no exaggeration to say Cuba’s…

This city of skyscrapers is famous for its blues scene, baseball teams, Lake Michigan – and of course the legendary Chicago hot dog. Pola Henderson of Jetting Around advises us on how to spend a day off in the metropolis. The Windy City is neither as big nor glamorous as…

Modern and sanitized, Singapore’s lack of Asian adrenaline doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. Richard Tulloch discovers botanical gardens and billion dollar developments, alongside serious street food and a shopper’s paradise. When I first began travelling, Singapore was not a favoured destination. If the rumours of the 1970s were correct,…