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

Its beers, waffles and frites are world renowned, whilst flea markets, summer festivals and a slew of new museums provide visitors with plenty of things to do in the capital. Laurent Vermeesch shares his tips for a Brussels city break. Hellhole? Boring bureaucrat town? Forget whatever you heard about Brussels.…

The United States’ second biggest city has got it all. Beaches, boulevards, baseball and Beverly Hills. Vince Robbins guides us through the iconic American metropolis for one helluva wild weekend break… People relish in passing judgement on Los Angeles; maybe they think they’ve seen it all on the screen. “It’s…

Stunning natural scenery and royal architecture, seasoned with hipster culture and a pinch of Swedish pop are the perfect ingredients for a Scandinavian city break. So says Wailana Kalama as she shares her Stockholm recipe… Known for its startup scene, trendy clubs and strong coffee, Stockholm’s nickname as the “Capital…

Classically charming, freshly hip and eminently affordable, there’s never been a better time to take a city break in Lisbon. Local expert Lucy Bryson shares her insider tips on the Portuguese capital… Lisbon’s transformation from low-profile, old-fashioned, somewhat down-at-heel city to Hipster Capital of Europe has been nothing if not…

With a resplendent Market Square, two castles, ribald nightlife and even a touch of hipster culture (check out the container village on the beach!), Kai Warmbold says it’s time to pay attention to Poznan… Located almost exactly between Warsaw and Berlin, Poznań is naturally overshadowed by these two major central…